Graduate Diploma in Law Course Open Afternoon

Wednesday 11 March 2015 from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

Did you know that if you have a degree in a subject other than Law, you can take a conversion course called the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL)? Once you have passed that you will be able to go on to take the Legal Practice Course (if you want to become a solicitor) or the Bar Professional Training Course (if you want to become a barrister).

De Montfort University are holding an Open Afternoon for current De Montfort University (DMU) students who are interested in taking the GDL, either through full-time or part-time study, to enable you to find out more about the course offered, the careers provision and pro bono opportunities available.

The event will be held in the Hugh Aston Building and will start with registration in the main reception area from 2.00 pm – 2.15 p.m. Hugh Aston is No.18 on the Campus Map

The event will include a presentation at 2.15 pm about the GDL and Careers and Finance (including a Question and Answer session).   This will be followed by drinks and the opportunity to talk to members of staff who teach on the GDL who will be available to answer any individual questions you may have.

Please download an Open Day Acceptance Form. If you are intending to attend this Open Afternoon could you please complete and return this form to the main reception in the Hugh Aston Building by no later than Friday 6 March. If you would prefer to respond via e-mail, details of how to do that are included on the Acceptance Form.


Decathlon Recruitment Event for International Students

China, India, Brazil, Russia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia & Vietnam Decathlon poster Feb2015_vn1 2

23rd February 2015 6.30pm U005, Brockington Building

(Decathlon presentations – you will need to attend this event first)
24th February 9.00am JJ004, Anne Packer
(start of recruitment events – Table Tennis)

Decathlon the international sports designer, manufacturer and retailer is recruiting the following roles:

  • Store department manager(China)
  • Dialogue Leader(China)
  • Production leader/ Quality/ Supply / Development / Industrialisation
    ( China, Brazil, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Russia, Vietnam, Cambodia)
  • Information System Engineer(China, Brazil, India, Russia, France)

Decathlon brings together two different activities, creating international sports products and brands and local on-line retail.

Decathlon controls the whole of the product development chain: from Research & Development to the sales floor, including design, production and logistics and support services, Finance, IT and HR.

Decathlon recruits for internship or full time jobs in production.

Decathlon welcome students from any discipline,
in particular Sports, Business/Economics, Engineering, Materials and IT

Book via Careers Online

The Writer – two-day workshop

Word Experience is back and we’re ready for your applications.
Here are some details about how you can get involved.

Hello, we’re The Writer (, the world’s largest language consultancy.

The world’s best (and most humble) language consultancy is running a two-day workshop on 26th and 27th March 2015. We’re looking for 20 undergraduates who love writing to come and get inspired to write for a living. And if you’re really good, we might ask you to be one of our two paid apprentices.

We’ll show you how you can make a career out of writing for business. There’ll be plenty of writing exercises, linguistic brainstorms and home-made pecha kuchas* to get your teeth into.

(*Google has the answer.)

Keep reading if:

You already write for your course

Maybe you study English, journalism or creative writing. Or maybe you just write a lot of essays.

You write in your spare time too

You might write for your student paper, a blog, or fiction. It doesn’t matter as long as you write.

You’re a bit of a word geek

You have a tendency to get excited or properly riled up by all kinds of writing. From tube ads to tubes of toothpaste, Booker Prize winners to Charlie Brooker.

Yes that’s me. What do I need to do?

Send us 300 words telling us why we should pick you (and a way for us to get in touch with you) to Make sure ‘Word Experience’ and your name are in your subject line. And get it to us by 1st March 2015.

Spring Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair – 24th Feb


The Spring Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair is just over a week away! The Careers and Employability Centre have organised this one day event to give you the unique opportunity to meet and network with over 80 national and international companies.

You can find out about:

• Internship Opportunities
• Graduate Vacancies
• Post-graduate study
• Placement Opportunities
• Paid Summer Work

Plus MUCH more….

The event is FREE and you don’t need to pre-register to attend. Doors are open at 11am and the event closes at 3pm

Many organisations attending recruit students from ALL study disciplines giving you great variety and choice of organisations to consider for the future.

There is an opportunity for you to have your CV checked on the day by our Careers Consultants so make sure you have plenty of copies with you.

If you need more reasons to attend……… we are pleased to welcome Mondalez (Cadbury’s) to the Fair who are bringing their chocolate fountain plus we have a shop selling sandwiches so you don’t need to miss out on lunch!

For tips of how to make the most of the event please visit our Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair webpage

Study in the USA

Ways Fulbright can help you apply to American Universities:

USA Grad School Day – London 10 March 2015 – learn from experts in the field about the US postgraduate admissions process and hear more about the Fulbright Awards

Fulbright Awards – Application deadline: 6 November 2015 – Scholarships tenable for postgraduate study or research in any field, at any US university in the 2016-17 academic year

Online guide – A step by step guide to applying to US universities

See for more information