In the third episode of The Access Factor Podcast, host Emily is joined by Janahan Sivanathan, Sanctuary Project Officer at King’s, to discuss forced migration and what it means for students’ future careers. Janahan tells his own story of migrating to the UK as a torture survivor and his struggles with obtaining the right to… More Discussing Forced Migration & Careers with Janahan Sivanathan
Looking to boost your employability, kickstart your career, or push for a promotion? Upskill yourself with one of Leonard Cheshire’s free online Google courses! Partnering with INCO Academy-Work in Tech, Leonard Cheshire is offering free access to one of four Google certificates. Eligibility The courses are available to anyone who meets the following criteria:… More Boost Your Employability with Leonard Cheshire’s Google Courses
At King’s we recognise that any legal background of forced displacement can have a significant impact on educational and career-related opportunities and outcomes. It is vitally important to the Careers & Employability department to ensure that students who have faced forced displacement have access to appropriate education and opportunities regarding their future career. If you… More What Careers resources are available for forced migrants at King’s?
If you have a story to tell but think voices like yours aren’t heard, HarperCollinsUK has opened applications to their free-to-attend Author Academy Spring 2023 for writers from underrepresented ethnic backgrounds, with an aim of helping motivated and dedicated writers to become commercially successful in the publishing industry. They are delivering an expert programme… More Opportunity Highlight: HarperCollins’ Author Academy
If you’ve got a keen eye for design, you’re a current student and want a chance to build your design portfolio with potential for grand prizes, then read on! (Deadline Friday 23 July!)… More Competition alert! Design the cover for the next Best Student Employers Guide from RateMyPlacement
Are you a budding tv writer, hoping to get your foot in the door? Well, how does a talent fellowship at Netflix sound? We thought so! The Screenwriters’ Fellowship is looking for budding tv writers from underrepresented backgrounds, to shape a more diverse and inclusive industry in High End TV & Film. … More Opportunity Highlight: Apply now for The Screenwriters’ Fellowship from Netflix, Bisha K Ali & Sky!
Tech company Adobe have launched the Digital Edge Award to celebrate, enhance and showcase students’ digital skills. The winner will receive £9,250 cash – the equivalent to a year’s undergrad tuition – along with an industry-recognised highlight on their CV. Find out more here. To enter the award, students should submit a piece of coursework that they think exemplifies their… More Competition Highlight: Adobe Digital Edge Award
In our previous blog, we explored the topic of disclosure and debunked myths about being open to a potential employer about your personal circumstances that may have affected your CV – but certainly not your potential! Today, let’s explore 3 example-based tips on describing gaps in your CV in a positive way.… More Three steps to describing your mitigating circumstances with confidence (Part 2)
Today’s blog is celebrating the opening of King’s Experience Awards applications for 2021 – with a special case study from its current showrunner! Read on to see what takeaways George himself got from the King’s Experience Award, and what advice he has for current students.… More KCL alumnus George’s experience with King’s Experience… from student to running the programme!
Change100 offers great opportunities for applicants with disabilities or long-term health conditions to seek exciting, meaningful and inclusive work. Applications for their summer 2021 internships are open now!… More Change100 programme is open for applications for 2021 internships!