Summer School in China

Applications are now open for the 2018 ACU Summer School, hosted by The Chinese University of Hong Kong on the theme of Designing and Creating Sustainable Communities.

Brunel University London students have access to bursaries and a discounted registration rate, and applications close on 14 January 2018.

Taking place from 1-9 July 2018, the Summer School will feature: expert lectures by local and international speakers, skills development, social events providing insights into Hong Kong’s fascinating culture, group work, networking opportunities, and field trips to key local sites.

For full details, including eligibility criteria and how to apply, visit

Are you a L1 student? Step-Up

Interested in developing personal skills for studying and beyond?stickiesskills

Join a 3-day Intensive Personal Development Programme on 28-30 November 2017, 9:00am-5:00pm each day on campus in the Hamilton Centre.  The course can help you:

  • understand how to really achieve your potential as a student
  • get exceptional results, and will give you the push to achieve them
  • gain new insights into who you are as a person, and what drives you in life
  • be supported in taking ownership for your future, and set achievable goals
  • learn how to break cycles of behaviour that do not produce the results you want
  • increase your self-esteem and confidence by understanding how to express yourself clearly and powerfully
  • create relationships with students from across the faculty who will support you in being the best you can be.

How to book:  To find out more register to attend just one Enrolment Session, where you will:

  • hear more about the course and what it entails
  • begin to consider how you can personally benefit
  • have an opportunity to ask questions
  • be able to make an informed choice about the opportunity.

Monday 20 November 2017
Lecture Centre

Please only book one of these Enrolment sessions12-1pm (LECT 209) /  1pm-2pm (LECT 112) / 3pm-4pm (LECT 209) / 5pm-6pm (LECT 209)

Thursday 23 November 2017
Lecture Centre
Please only book one of these Enrolment sessions: 12-1pm (LECT 006 ) /  1pm-2pm (LECT 116) / 3pm-4pm (LECT 011) / 5pm-6pm (LECT 106)

Don’t give up!

Keep on applying!  This article on eFinancialCareers site has some useful tips. Change your game play, get a system!
Don’t be put off because the article relates to the finance sector as the tips could set you on track to improve your chances of getting that job!

Do you have it?

currency-successIt’s a skill that employers want…  commercial awareness.

Do you understand the role that money plays in business success?  Join a free online course delivered through videos, animations, interviews, hints and tips, quizzes and discussions with other learners around the world – just four hours per week over four weeks – starting on 28 September 2015!

The course will enable you to map your skills and gain evidence of your experience, to create a comprehensive record of learning and develop your CV.

Are you aware?

officeWe all need a little help sometimes!

Take a look at some practical tips from the ICAEW to help you boost your employability, develop your key skills and improve your job prospects.

Not just relevant to students who are studying finance or accountancy!

Who’s my career consultant?

grads_jumping_800_8157Simples!  Contact them to see how they can help you!

Recent Brunel graduate?  You can get help from the PDC for up to two years after graduation though it’s best to get in touch with us sooner rather than later to maximise the help we can give you.

At handholdingkeyhome and not able to get into uni?  No worries!  Get some help by email or ‘phone (some careers consultants also use Skype)!

Consultants can talk to you about your career options, check applications, give you interview advice, and more…