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Mon 21st January

Brew Monday Stand
10am - noon
Guild Reception
Come and grab a free hot drink from our stand in Guild Reception.
Guild Skills - mastering your global career (getting started)
1pm - 3pm
Harvey Milk Room
This certificate programme for International Masters Students supports your job search and career progression with skills development, global job market information and employer related events.
Blue Monday: Beat the Blues
4pm - 8pm
Duck & Scholar (The Vale)
Shake away those January blues!

Tue 22nd January

FREE Yoga
10am - 11am
JC's Lounge Room (The Vale)
Free yoga - book your place online!
Student Mentors Takeover - Host Metalworks
4pm - 6pm
Host Metalworks Common Room
Drop in to your social space to chat to a Student Mentor!
Snack & Chat: A Speed-friending Event
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Bournbrook Conference Room (Bournbrook Pavilion)
Come along and try something new!

Wed 23rd January

Global Buddies Launch Party
2:30pm - 5pm
Guild of Students, Amos Room
Fancy joining The Guild’s fantastic mentoring programme for international students at the University of Birmingham? Now’s your chance!
Student Mentor Online Chat
4pm - 8pm
Student Mentor Facebook
Chat to your Student Mentors from the comfort of your own room!
Student Mentors Takeover - Liberty Court!
5pm - 7pm
Liberty Court Social Room
Head to your Social Space for a brew, snacks & a chat to a Student Mentor.

Thu 24th January

CV checking for part time jobs
10am - noon
Guild Advice
Book your 20 minute 1:1 appointment to prep your CV for applying for part time work
FREE Yoga
10am - 11am
Leo's Lounge - Pritchatts Park
Free yoga - book online!
Student Mentors Takeover - Liberty Park
noon - 2pm
Liberty Park Social Room
Come & talk to us!
Careers In & Out of the Lab
5pm - 7pm
Biosciences NG08
UG and PG Biosciences students welcome! Five 10 minute talks (listed below), followed by a networking opportunity! - NHS Scientist Training Programme - Toxicology Careers and Industry Insight - Healthcare Communications - Bioninformatics

Fri 25th January

Quiz Night!
7pm - 9pm
Leo's Lounge - Pritchatts Park
Think you've got what it takes?!

Mon 28th January

Guild Skills - applying for work experience
1pm - 3pm
Harvey Milk Room
This workshop is specifically for international students. It will explain the UK recruitment process for placements and give you top tips on how to sell yourself during the selection process.

Wed 30th January

Global Cafe
4pm - 6pm
Costa Coffee, Guild of Students
Global Cafe is an opportunity for International Students to meet other students over a FREE Costa Coffee hot drink! Come along between 4pm and 6pm to unwind, have a chat with fellow International Students and get to know our volunteers.

Thu 31st January

CV checking for part time jobs
10am - noon
Guild Advice
Book your 20 minute 1:1 appointment to prep your CV for applying for part time work

Mon 4th February

Guild Skills - assessment centres overview
1pm - 3pm
Harvey Milk Room
This workshop is specifically for international students. Find out about the activities that employers use in Assessment Centres as part of the selection procedure.

Tue 5th February

Careers Network drop-in
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Guild reception
For quick careers questions and info about how Careers Network can help you

Thu 7th February

CV checking for part time jobs
10am - noon
Guild Advice
Book your 20 minute 1:1 appointment to prep your CV for applying for part time work

Mon 11th February

Guild Skills - successful applications
1pm - 3pm
Harvey Milk Room
This workshop is specifically for international students. Don’t lose out to opportunities due to faulty English.

Mon 18th February

Guild Skills - working in India
1pm - 3pm
Harvey Milk Room
This workshop is specifically for international students. It examines issues to consider when looking for work back home after graduation.

Wed 20th February

Global Cafe
4pm - 6pm
Costa Coffee, Guild of Students
Global Cafe is an opportunity for International Students to meet other students over a FREE Costa Coffee hot drink! Come along between 4pm and 6pm to unwind, have a chat with fellow International Students and get to know our volunteers.

Thu 21st February

CV checking for part time jobs
10am - noon
Guild Advice
Book your 20 minute 1:1 appointment to prep your CV for applying for part time work

Mon 25th February

Guild Skills - professional etiquette at work
1pm - 3pm
Harvey Milk Room
This workshop is specifically for international students. Gain a better understanding of expected behaviour in the UK and international workplaces.

Thu 28th February

CV checking for part time jobs
10am - noon
Guild Advice
Book your 20 minute 1:1 appointment to prep your CV for applying for part time work

Mon 4th March

Guild Skills - working in the Middle East
1pm - 3pm
Harvey Milk Room
This workshop is specifically for international students. It examines issues to consider when looking for work in the Middle East after graduation.

Tue 5th March

Careers Network drop-in
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Pod
For quick careers questions and info about how Careers Network can help you

Thu 7th March

CV checking for part time jobs
10am - noon
Guild Advice
Book your 20 minute 1:1 appointment to prep your CV for applying for part time work

Mon 11th March

Guild Skills - how to be enterprising
1pm - 3pm
Harvey Milk Room
This workshop is specifically for international students. It will provide you with tips and advice to help you understand what makes a successful entrepreneur.

Thu 14th March

CV checking for part time jobs
10am - noon
Guild Advice
Book your 20 minute 1:1 appointment to prep your CV for applying for part time work

Mon 18th March

Guild Skills - developing your international network
1pm - 3pm
Harvey Milk Room
This session aims to introduce you to ways you can build a strong and effective professional network. It aims to introduce you to ways you can build a strong and effective professional network.

Wed 20th March

Global Cafe
4pm - 6pm
Costa Coffee, Guild of Students
Global Cafe is an opportunity for International Students to meet other students over a FREE Costa Coffee hot drink! Come along between 4pm and 6pm to unwind, have a chat with fellow International Students and get to know our volunteers.

Thu 21st March

CV checking for part time jobs
10am - noon
Guild Advice
Book your 20 minute 1:1 appointment to prep your CV for applying for part time work

Mon 25th March

Guild Skills - successful applications
1pm - 3pm
Harvey Milk Room
This workshop is specifically for international students. Don’t lose out to opportunities due to faulty English.

Thu 28th March

CV checking for part time jobs
10am - noon
Guild Advice
Book your 20 minute 1:1 appointment to prep your CV for applying for part time work
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