Graduates

24th June 2015

Animator academy draws local talent to a brighter future

A new animation academy will help upskill 16 individuals with the skills needed to take up opportunities in the growing industry. The 2D Animation Academy will offer an intensive 16-week training programme including a company placement. Successful participants will gain industry recognised qualifications and increase their potential for employment in the sector. In addition NI...

22nd June 2015

How to… Choose a Student Bank Account

University years are some of the best of your life. And for once, the banks are playing ball. Their generous offering of a special student bank account often comes with many perks, but making the right choice can be a little bewildering. THE BANKS WANT YOU Most people stick with just one main bank over...

15th June 2015

University opening its doors to new students

THE Open University has launched its first ever Open Week to coincide with Adult Learners’ Week. Taking place in its Belfast headquarters, Open Week will run from June 15-19 and will provide prospective learners with information on courses, qualifications, fees and more. Welcoming Open Week, the Minister for Employment and Learning, Stephen Farry, highlighted the...

15th June 2015

SERC Students Selected for Year in the States

TWO SERC students are cele-brating after being selected to study in America for a year. Samuel George and Hope Bradley, from Newtownards, have been chosen for the Study USA Programme, a scholarship to spend a full academic year at an American college or uni-versity studying business and management. Samuel, a second year Liver-pool John Moore’s...

15th June 2015

Graduates take Centre Stage

THE Minister for Employment and Learning, Stephen Farry took to the stage recently to congratulate Performing Arts students from South Eastern Regional College (SERC). The students from the college’s student theatre company The Glass Umbrella were performing excerpts from Little Shop of Horrors at the Career Academy UK’s Belfast Graduation at Stormont as part of...

8th June 2015

ACADEMIES BOOST JOB PROSPECTS

THE promotion of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (Stem) subjects across Northern Ireland’s Career Academies is helping young people max-imise job opportunities, according to the Employment and Learning Minister. Stephen Farry was speaking as host of the Career Academies UK graduation where he presented certificates to over 60 graduates of the Career Academy Programme....

3rd June 2015

Part-time and Full-time Open Evening for Postgraduate Study at Queen’s Management School

Part-time and Full-time Open Evening for Postgraduate Study at Queen’s Management School Monday 15th June 3pm to 7pm Riddel Hall, 185 Stranmillis Road, Belfast To register to attend this event please complete the online registration form. Come along and find out more about our postgraduate programmes by talking to lecturers who are experts in their respective...

30th March 2015

Pupils get financial tutoring at Stormont

Young people brought their business skills to Parliament Buildings this week as part of a financial education and enterprise programme organised by Ulster Bank. Part of Ulster Bank’s MoneySense for Schools initiative, which is used by more than 300 Northern Ireland post-primary schools, the session taught pupils about business, teamwork, delegation and presentation skills. Pupils...

30th March 2015

Minister Hails New Software Graduates

THE latest batch of graduates from the Software Testers’ Academy have been recognised at a recent awards ceremony. The 16-week long academy trained 34 students with the skills and accredited qualifications identified by the 21 participating employers for new job opportuni-ties in their respective companies. The course, which comprises 10 weeks of classroom-based training and...

23rd March 2015

Peter Mark Career Opportunities

A Northern Ireland hairdressing group is offering 20 spaces on its apprenticeship training programme for wouldbe stylists. Students on the Peter Mark Academy for 2015 will undertake a three-year on and off the job training programme with support from highly trained colourists and stylists to help develop their career. With seven salons across Northern Ireland...

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