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ARU College Career Month February 2023

We are thrilled to announce that February will be career month at ARU College, and we will be providing students with four invaluable career and employability related seminars throughout the whole month.

The aim of ARU College Career Month is to advise on how best to make the most of your time at university for furthering your career. You will be introduced to ARU’s employability and Careers team who specialise in supporting students and graduates to develop their professional networks and achieve their career goals. Throughout the month you will also learn how to utilise your LinkedIn profile as well as the importance of networking, gaining soft skills, and finding hobbies. The month will finish with an exciting guest talk by Mandie Holgate who is an author, business coach and Founder of The Business Woman’s Network. Mandie will be joining us to speak about gaining the confidence to start your own business.

It’s really important to use your time at university to boost your career prospects and employability skills. We understand it can sometimes be a struggle to fit this in alongside your studies, which is why we wanted to support by bringing you these valuable talks, offering guidance, and ensuring you take advantage of the services provided by the university.


Find out more about our guest speakers and webinars below:

Tuesday 9th February 2023 – 2pm – Zoom Webinar

Khrieu Healy: How to utilise the ARU Careers Centre

Khrieu Healy is an Employability & Careers Adviser at Anglia Ruskin University and will be speaking with us about some of the vital employability resources and services available to you from the university career centre.

Eddie Joseph

Tuesday 14th February 2023 – 2pm – Zoom Webinar

Edison Joseph: How to use your time at university to prepare for your career

Eddie currently works for Tevva Motors on zero-emission trucks and he spans numerous skill sets including drone and game design. Eddie will be talking about his progression from university to the workplace, now working as an Embedded Software Engineer, and will discuss the importance of soft skills, continuous learning, and hobbies for further developing your career.


Jenny Joseph

Thursday 23rd February 2023 – 2pm – Zoom Webinar

Jenny Joseph: LinkedIn – how to utilise LinkedIn to further your career

Jenny is a Senior Tutor with ARU College as well as the subject lead for Engineering /Design. Prior to joining ARU College, Jenny had her own design business and was an active member of networking societies offering training and user experience audits. In this webinar, Jenny will demonstrate how to utilise LinkedIn for furthering networking and furthering your career.


 Tuesday 28th February 2023 – 2pm – Zoom Webinar

Mandie Holgate: Building the confidence to start your own business

Mandie is a Business Coach, keynote speaker, author, broadcaster and Founder of The Business Woman’s Network. Mandie has over 27 years of business experience, success and knowledge helping thousands to achieve exceptional results. She set up her coaching practice 16 years ago and within 2 years was invited to work on projects for the Bank of England, DTi and the Home Office.

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