Autocar-Courland Next Generation Award

The Autocar-Courland Next Generation Award is a national competition to identify, next_generationsupport and develop top automotive talent of the future. 2013 winner Jake Larsson recently headed up the M1 to Peugeot UK’s headquarters in Coventry for the second stint of his five-month paid internship prize. He was soon heading back south again: across the Channel in fact, to Velizy and PSA’s R&D department, home of the company’s remarkable CAVE (Cave Automatic Virtual Environment) facility, where science fiction is science fact. “It was amazing,” he said. “The innovation was mind-blowing. The engineers there are living five to ten years into the future.”

Entrants from UK universities are invited to answer the brief below as set by Autocar’s editor-­in-­chief Steve Cropley. This year’s winner will receive £7,500 and one month’s work experience at each of the leading automotive organisations supporting the award: McLaren Automotive, Jaguar Land Rover, Peugeot, Skoda and Toyota.

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Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi (BTMU) and Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (MUS) Female Insight Day

Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi (BTMU) and Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (MUS) are part of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, the second largest financial group in the world.

Together they are holding an insight day for 1st and 2nd year female students with an interest in working in corporate or investment banking. All degree disciplines are accepted and all the event attendees will be fast-tracked to the first stage of the selection process in the autumn.

The event takes place in Central London on Tuesday, 15th July 2014. To apply, please send your CV and cover letter detailing why you’re interested in corporate or investment banking and BTMU / MUSI to by Friday, 11th July 2014. Early application is advised. Travel expenses reimbursed.

To learn more about Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi (BTMU) and Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (MUS), please visit and

Preparing for a global career: developing inter-cultural competence workshop – Wednesday

Preparing for a global career: developing inter-cultural competence, This workshop will run on Wednesday 21st May 2014 from 2pm – 4pm, Room SMB 103, Stewart Mason Building

This workshop focus on finding a job overseas and how to cope with culture shock and its effects. We will provide tips to help you find jobs overseas, provide you with resources and give you some interview questions to practice.

Click here for details and to book

Women in Tech Training Day – Google

‘Women in Tech Training Day’ has been designed to offer female students in technology the chance to network and share stories, improve key skills as well as learn about Google opportunities. This event will be a great opportunity for students who are looking for advice on how to prepare a CV as well as tips on what to expect from a technical interview. The day will also bring the chance to hear from Google engineers about their experience. We aim to bring together students with similar interests and help excite and prepare you for the opportunities awaiting in the tech world.

For more information on the day as well as details on how to apply take a look at the website.

Due to space there are limitations on the number of students we can invite to attend so we encourage students to register early before the 30th May deadline

International Summer School programme

The ISS is an intensive, six-week academic programme which aims at promoting international goodwill and cultural understanding among tomorrow’s leaders as they learn about India and its role in the twenty first century.  Our 2014 session is scheduled to take place between Sunday, June 15 and Friday, July 25, 2014.  Our course modules include Indian Politics, The Indian Economy, Indian Sociology and Indian History.  A fifth module, Fieldwork, will allow students to engage with India through a series of seminars, workshops, excursions and a volunteer experience as well as to build on the knowledge gained from the other four modules.  The entire academic programme will contribute towards academic credits being earned from the Jamia.

For this year’s programme, we have set aside five full scholarships exclusively for students who are currently at one of our partnering institutions, Loughborough University being one of them.  The scholarships will cover the entire programme fees (airfare, visa fee and other such costs will still have to be borne by students or their sponsor).

Nominations can be emailed directly to by Friday, May 16, 2014 along with the following information:

  1. Brief CV or Resume, preferably one page
  2. Scanned Copy of Passport
  3. Contact Details including email address, postal address and mobile number

A visit to our website – – will provide further information about the programme

Find out about the Loughborough Employability Award

The Employability Award scheme provides you with University recognition of your volunteering, work experience and student roles and helps you to prepare your skills examples ready for those vital employer application forms and interviews.

Find out more about what is involved through our web pages.

If you would like to ask any questions or find out how to be enrolled on the Award, make a 15 minute Award appointment to see one of the team via Careers Online.

We also have a drop-in session in Bridgeman Building on Tuesday 21st May 1:30-2:30pm
The award scheme is open until the 18th June 2014 this academic year for first, second and penultimate year undergraduate students.

Global Business Challenge 2014 UK final

The CIMA Global Business Challenge is an international business competition for undergraduates around the world, designed to bring out the best in the young business leaders of tomorrow.

You are invited to attend this full day event at which you will see the top four teams from UK universities compete to win the UK final. The winners will go on to attend the global final in India in August 2014.

Each team will present a business case with questions from a judging panel of influential business leaders. There will also be presentations from CIMA representatives, our sponsors, and a graduate panel discussion providing a first-hand insight into the life of a graduate trainee.

As an audience member you will be invited to vote in the ‘Best Video’ category of the competition. You will also have the opportunity to enter a prize draw to win a course of your choice from tuition provider Kaplan.

After the winner has been announced, guests will be invited to stay for a drinks reception and networking.

Plenty of opportunities to network with top graduate employers!

We are expecting high demand to the event and places are available on a first come first serve basis. To reserve your place now visit