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National Student Conference 2018 - Summary of Sessions

RO Central Team - Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Posted 9 months ago

University of Liverpool – Saturday 24 February

Research at RIUs – facilitated by Hannah Mantle with support from Bushra Almari and Leonie Smith

In this session Hannah explored the unique benefits of studying at a research intensive university (RIU). Both Bushra and Leonie, two PhD students from the University of Manchester introduced you to their research and shared with you their experiences of RIUs.

Here is a link to the presentation which was covered in this session

Career prospects at RIUs – facilitated by Iwan Williams with support from Nikki Beattie, Civil Service and Nancy and Jen, two current undergraduate students at the University of Liverpool

This session got you thinking about how attending an RIU can benefit your career prospects. Iwan, a careers adviser at the University of Liverpool and Nikki, a graduate recruiter for the government gave you their perspectives on how studying at an RIU can add value to your future.

Here is a link to the presentation which was covered in this session

 

University of Exeter– Saturday 10 March

Research at RIUs – facilitated by Hannah Mantle with support from Bo Kelestyn and Jon Bebb.

In this session Hannah explored the unique benefits of studying at a research intensive university (RIU). You heard from Bo and Jon, two academics from the University of Warwick and the University of Manchester respectively who shared with you their research and experiences of RIUs.

Here is a link to the presentation which was covered in this session

Career prospects at RIUs – facilitated by Paul Blackmore with support from Emily Collie, an undergraduate student at the University of Exeter

This session got you thinking about how attending an RIU can benefit your career prospects. Paul, the Head of Student Employability at the University of Exeter and Emily gave you their perspectives on how studying at an RIU can add value to your future.

Here is a link to the presentation which was covered in this session

 

David Hodgson – Keynote Speaker at both conferences

In the keynote you heard from David Hodgson on how motivation and resilience can lead to success in life. David showed you how you can build on these essential skills in an interactive and entertaining session which is designed to help you make the most of the RO programme!

For a recap on what David covered please see here.