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Learning to learn: how to future-proof your career

Learning to learn: how to future-proof your career
Description
Given the consequences of Covid-19 and the rise of the fourth industrial age, many of us find ourselves considering how our careers might unfold. Dr Terri Simpkin, Associate Professor at Nottingham University Business School, explores how we can harness the power of effective learning to improve our employability in the wake of the pandemic peak.
Date:
27/08/2020

What the post-Covid-19 world of work might look like and five ways to prepare

What the post-Covid-19 world of work might look like and five ways to prepare
Description
What's next for the workplace, what does work mean, and how is work done? Your guide for a tour across the post-Covid-19 recruitment landscape is Dr Terri Simpkin, HR specialist, Associate Professor and Head of MBA Programmes (International) at the Nottingham University Business School.
Date:
30/07/2020

My Office: Emily Seto

My Office: Emily Seto
Description
We're taking you behind-the-scenes in our series, My Office, exploring the working spaces of alumni around the world. In the second in the series, Emily Seto takes us behind the scenes at iconic NASA where she works in the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Date:
29/07/2020

Shifting goalposts: A world without the Olympics

Shifting goalposts: A world without the Olympics
Description
Great Britain hockey international and University of Nottingham psychology student and Sports Scholar, Esme Burge, 21, was just four months away from her Olympic dream when her world turned upside down. Esme talks about her personal journey through lockdown and how the unique experience has helped her find a new focus and positive philosophy for the future.
Date:
29/07/2020

Stranger than fiction

Stranger than fiction
Description
Carrie Cracknell (History, 2002) is one of the West End's leading lights and since treading the boards here at the New Theatre, became the youngest Artistic Director in Britain, directing the likes of Jake Gyllenhaal, Helen McCrory and Andrew Scott along the way. She takes us behind the scenes of her career up to now and shines a light on the sector post-pandemic
Date:
29/07/2020

It's systemic

It's systemic
Description
Kike Oniwinde shares her first-hand experiences as a young black woman and her work to end discrimination in the workplace.
Date:
23/06/2020

My Office: Madeline Pizzoni

My Office: Madeline Pizzoni
Description
We're taking you behind-the-scenes in our series, My Office, exploring the working spaces of alumni around the world. In the first of our series, we meet Captain Madeline Pizzoni to talk becoming a Wildcat pilot, helping the emergency services as part of the Covid Support Force, and taking part in the flyover for Captain Tom Moore's 100th birthday.
Date:
04/06/2020

From Normandy to Nottingham - a VE Day story

From Normandy to Nottingham - a VE Day story
Description
Read about the remarkable life of Normandy veteran and Nottingham alumnus Dr Ronald Fearn (Physics, 1952). He shares his stories from his time at the University as well as his moving and vivid war poetry.
Date:
06/05/2020

Positively empowering

Positively empowering
Description
We meet Mary Dinah, businesswoman and humanitarian, to chat about how she is helping thousands of young Nigerians to achieve their ambitions by changing the system at each step of the chain from education to employment.
Date:
30/03/2020

We're helping in the fight against Covid-19

We're helping in the fight against Covid-19
Description
During these unprecedented times, our University is more committed than ever to supporting our communities, both in the UK and internationally. Here are some of the ways our University community is helping in the fight against COVID-19.
Date:
30/03/2020
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