Monday 1 to Thursday 4 March 2021

As part of the National careers week 2021, the University of Worcester offered a number of careers focussed sessions, aimed to provide year 12 and 13 students a better understanding of the careers our courses can lead to. 

If you would like any further information, please e-mail insiders@worc.ac.uk

Details of the sessions that took place are as follows:

Occupational Therapy - with Sophie Smith 

To find out more about a career as an Occupational Therapist and the wide variety of roles and opportunities available.

Nursing - with Anita Hobday

Our Nursing admissions tutor discussed various careers in Nursing and the wide variety of opportunities and experiences available in this exciting career.

Biological Sciences - with Mike Wheeler

Dr Mike Wheeler discussed the various career options open to graduates in the Biological Sciences. The discussion included input from recent graduates who explained the career pathways they chose and how they began their chosen careers. 

Alternative Careers in Education - with Jenny Hatley & Jo Smith  

This session explored the full range of careers in the education sector.

Geography - with Cheryl Jones

Geography graduates are highly employable because they can either pursue a career related to the geographical topics studied on their degree, or use the transferable skills developed during their degree within a wide range of sectors. This talk introduced a wide range of career opportunities in Geography.

Midwifery -  with Lynne Mason 

Our Midwifery admissions tutor discussed careers in Midwifery and the wide variety of opportunities and experiences available in this exciting career.

Law - with Bill Davies and Josie Kemeys

This session discussed the wide range of careers in Law and some of the opportunities and pathways taken by University of Worcester graduates.

Psychology and Criminology - with Daniel Farrelly 

This session discussed the range of careers in Psychology or Criminology and some of the opportunities and pathways taken by University of Worcester graduates.

Teaching - with Andrea Holloway  

This session discussed the various Career in Teaching and the exciting opportunities available.

Nursing Associate - with Valerie Nixon

Nursing associates work with healthcare support workers and registered nurses to provide care and treatment in a wide range of health and care settings. This session discussed the various careers as a Nursing Associate.

Careers in Sport - with Jaime Guinan

An exciting round table discussion with the Alumni of the School of Sport & Exercise Science.  The Alumni shared their educational journey and experiences, where they are now and how they reached their goals.

History, Politics and Sociology - with  Luke Devine  

Our Senior Lecturer, Luke Devine, discussed the careers and the opportunities available to those who choose to study History, Politics and Sociology.

English, Creative Writing & Media & Culture - with Lucy Arnold, Jack McGowan and Barbara Mitra

This is session focussed on those interested in studying courses in English, Creative Writing and Media & Culture and which careers these courses lead to. 

The Arts - with David Broster   

David Broster, Head of the School of Art discussed careers and opportunities available to those studying courses in the Arts.

Business and Computing - with Sally Docherty, Jo Murphy and Richard Wilkinson 

This is session focussed on those interested in studying Business and Computing and where these courses could lead to.