Employability Week

13 November 2017 - 17 November 2017    University Campus Oldham

Event Overview:

Employability Week 13th – 17th Nov 2017

  • Do you want to be more employable?
  • Would you like to improve your skills for work?
  • Would you like to meet people who can help you progress your career?
Whether you are a member of the public, a student, an employer, are unemployed or just interested in becoming more employable, you are welcome to join us for our events, talks and workshops.

These events are all free. UCO is a friendly environment where you can find out more about becoming more employable.

Events, Talks & Workshops Programme
Some events are open to all, so just turn up and someone will show you where to go. Other sessions require booking (see programme). To book or ask questions, please email:

Professional Practice: Keeping Children & Young People Safe: MASH

12.30pm – 1.30pm
Employability Skills in the Care Sector: Talk, Q&A, Applications

1.15pm – 2.15pm
Contemporary Theatre Practice

1.30pm -2.30pm
How to start your own business: Support and funding from Oldham Enterprise Trust

3pm – 4pm
Careers in the Armed Forces: RAF Focus

9.30am - 10.30am
Professional Practice: An Introduction to Children’s Services

Professional Practice: Getting into the Games Industry

How an Early Years Degree Shaped my Career

Networking Lunch (free lunch an opportunity for students and local businesses to meet and network) (Taking place in our new UCO Graduate Hub)

1pm – 2pm
Keynote Lecture: Steps to Success

2pm – 6pm
Open Day

10am – 11am
Psychometric Testing: What is it and how does it work

11am – 12pm
Psychometric Testing: Have a go

From Early years to Paediatric Nursing

1.30pm – 2.30pm
HR in Business: A view from Industry

2.30pm – 4pm
Getting Work Ready: For Creatives (Digital, Media, Graphics, Art, Design)

5.30pm -6.30pm
Differentiation in Learning

    Event Details:
  • Monday, 13 November 2017 - Friday, 17 November 2017
  • University Campus Oldham
  • 0161 344 8800