CAL GS Employability Workshops & Lectures

“The College of Arts and Law Graduate School will be running a number of employability workshops and lectures throughout Semester 1 and 2 with University of Birmingham Alumni speakers, who will give talks about their career, employment sector and life experiences. Further details of guest speakers will be advertised in the PG Newsletter shortly.”

The first of these sessions will run on Wednesday 16 October 2013 at 3.30pm – 5pm in Room 201, Arts Building. The speaker will be Chris Packham, Careers Consultant – Arts and Law, Careers Network – University of Birmingham. Chris will explore how your postgraduate degree can open up opportunities in careers outside academia.

If you are interested in attending the above workshop, please email ( as soon as possible, as places are limited.

Below are details of the call for a speaker for the second of these employability sessions.

“Call: CAL Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress Seminars for PGRs

The workshop is an opportunity to establish a dialogue between new and existing doctoral students drawn from disciplines across CAL. It offers an opportunity to disseminate empirical findings and theoretical insights derived from both completed and ongoing research.

The seminar will be on 13th November, 3-5pm, Arts Building, Room 201.

Presentation of research will last approx. 15 minutes with 10-15 minutes for feedback.

If you are a PhD student who would like to discuss your research with your peer group from CAL please can you let the CAL PGR team so that we can advertise the papers.

Those who wish to take part in the workshop without presenting are welcome, but please notify us also.”


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