Final Reflection: A Summary of the Bio Enterprise and Employability Module

As part of my Bio Enterprise and Employability module for my third year at Bangor University, I was required to create this blog and posts based on five seminars and five modular activities. This posts marks the final task of the module; looking back on the entire module and reflecting on how it has affected … Continue reading Final Reflection: A Summary of the Bio Enterprise and Employability Module

Assignment #1: CV Writing Skills

The Assignment: Following on from the interview skills workshop, Bio Enterprise students began the process of writing mock CVs and covering letters. The bulk of the information on how to write a CV and covering letter came from a lecture presented by Dewi Jones of the Bangor Employability Award. The lecture briefly went over each … Continue reading Assignment #1: CV Writing Skills

Workshop #1: Careers Cafe

The Workshop: The format of the first Bio Enterprise and Employability workshop had 4 guests, Bangor graduates who had attained various jobs, sat at the front of the room full of students and spoke about their experiences in the workplace and how they attained their various employments. To begin, Bethan Jones who did gained her … Continue reading Workshop #1: Careers Cafe

Seminar #2: Unlikely feasible to grow oneself out of poverty

Growing one’s way out of Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: Feasible or not? -28/10/2016                 Presented by Dave Harris – Bangor University, World Agroforestry Centre Nairobi The Seminar: Dr. David Harris, Senior Research Fellow at SENRGY Bangor University and a Senior Adviser at the World Agroforestry Centre in Nairobi presented a seminar explaining whether using advanced … Continue reading Seminar #2: Unlikely feasible to grow oneself out of poverty