Professional Development Week- 31 October – 4 November 2016

It’s Live! Professional Development Week- 31 October – 4 November 2016

Professional Development Week activities for the Faculty of Business and Law are now open for booking.

And for the first time ever, the week includes hands-on workshops for staff as well as students to master MyShowcase, the faculty’s chosen online Professional Development Portfolio.

The event goes live for bookings at 12 noon on Monday 10 October 2016 and sessions can be booked at

Sessions are organised around a specifically themed day for each groups of students –

  • Monday 31 Oct: AFE and Law students
  • Tuesday 1 Nov: Management students
  • Thursday 3 Nov: MODB and STEHM students
  • Friday 4 Nov: Postgraduate students

Here is a taster of what students can expect to attend during the week-

Commercial Awareness

Applying for Graduate Schemes and Managing Your Final Year

Lear to Network

Essay Writing

Starting to be Critical

Reflective Writing

Professional Presentations for Interviews

Building the Brand of You

Learn to use MyShowcase

LinkedIn in 60 minutes

Public Speaking

Telephone Confidence

Awakening the Confidence in You

Referencing right (UG)

Using Images in Your Work


The aim of Professional Development Week is to help students get a better degree and become even more employable in a competitive graduate jobs market.

For more information please contact any member of this year’s organising team: