Careers and Employability Celebration Evening 2015

Posted on June 10, 2015 by Kathryn Foot

  During the week before the Careers and Employability celebration evening, sponsored by EY (Ernst & Young), I was really excited.  I think it is important that each employee and student alike is celebrated for the successes they have achieved in the past academic year. Within the three programmes – The Cardiff Award, The Cardiff Read moreabout Careers and Employability Celebration Evening 2015


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Careers and Employability Celebration Event

Posted on May 22, 2015 by Kathryn Foot

In less than 3 weeks Careers and Employability will be hosting its first ever celebration event, recognising students who have completed a variety of employability and enterprise initiatives. The evening recognises their commitment and achievements. This will include students who have: Completed the Cardiff Award  Acted as Mentors through the Student Mentoring Scheme Competed in Enterprise Read moreabout Careers and Employability Celebration Event


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Guest Blogger: Catherine Stephens-Ward explains the fabulous Explore Internships

Posted on May 20, 2015 by Kathryn Foot

The Cardiff Award aims to enable students to recognise skills and strengths through extra-curricular activities.  As Award Manager I make it my mission to find great opportunities for students to get involved with too, so they can maximise their  time on the programme and get valuable experiences that will develop a high level of transferable, Read moreabout Guest Blogger: Catherine Stephens-Ward explains the fabulous Explore Internships


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My day at the NUE Awards: Post by Sophie Timbers

Posted on May 8, 2015 by Kathryn Foot

According to one of the motivational speakers at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards, humans have an attention span of just 8 seconds so I will try my best to keep you interested… Every year Cardiff Award students are presented with the fantastic opportunity to apply to attend the National Undergraduate Employability awards in London. The Read moreabout My day at the NUE Awards: Post by Sophie Timbers


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Hold the phone, a scientist completing the Cardiff Award? Post by Sum Mistry

Posted on March 25, 2015 by Kathryn Foot

You read that title right there ladies and gents, a scientist wanting to complete the Cardiff Award. Not just any scientist, I’m a neuroscientist…I like all things brain and nervous system. What on earth are you doing you crazy fool I hear you say…Actually I’m making the best out of a situation which appears to Read moreabout Hold the phone, a scientist completing the Cardiff Award? Post by Sum Mistry



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Cardiff Awards Creative Industries Networking Event – A night to remember

Posted on February 27, 2015 by Kathryn Foot

On hearing about the Cardiff Award’s Creative Industries networking event I was extremely excited to be given the opportunity to listen and meet such recognised individuals. For those of you who don’t know, the Creative Industries consists of different aspects such as the music, TV and art world. ‘Creative’ being the most important word. At Read moreabout Cardiff Awards Creative Industries Networking Event – A night to remember


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Deadlines Approaching: CVs and Application Forms

Posted on February 24, 2015 by Kathryn Foot

Hello all, As my time with The Cardiff Award is coming to a close the deadline for our CVs and application forms is fast approaching. For many Cardiff Award students this can induce a crazed panic, however if you attended the session held by Kath Foot, you would of left the building reassured and guided Read moreabout Deadlines Approaching: CVs and Application Forms


The all new Cardiff Global Award

Posted on February 23, 2015 by Kathryn Foot

Award HQ has been rather busy lately, last week we brought you news of the new Enterprise strand that has just been developed.  Today I am excited to reveal another strand: The Global Award and we need students for our pilot commencing in March… The Cardiff Global Award supports you to develop global skills through participation in cultural Read moreabout The all new Cardiff Global Award


Roleplay with Frontline – by Lauren Evetts

Posted on February 12, 2015 by Kathryn Foot

My role-play skills were okay, but they weren’t great. Last summer I was unsuccessful in applying for a graduate scheme after attending an assessment centre. I feel that, had I been better in the role-play activity, I might have got the job. So when I found out last November that Frontline was holding a workshop Read moreabout Roleplay with Frontline – by Lauren Evetts