Careers Network Canvas courses

On this page you will find a number of eLearning courses and information resources, designed and put together by Careers Network.

Expand the tabs on relevant topics to find which courses you may be interested in. Some courses are public, and for some you need to enrol.

In addition to these courses, you will find lots of careers information on your School-specific Careers Network canvas course, which you should have been automatically enrolled on. You can access this course through your Canvas dashboard - look for a course called 'Careers Network for [name of your school]'.

Canvas courses for all students

Apply Yourself

The ability to effectively sell your skills and experience is essential to success in the world of recruitment. This course is designed to help you navigate the world of recruitment and provide you with the tools you need to help you succeed.

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Making Career Choices

This course has been developed to guide you in picking the career option most suited for you. 

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My Career Journey

This tool introduces you to the various activities that you can take part in to increase your employability prospects, grouped by year and time period.

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Psychometric Testing

This course has been designed to inform and help you prepare for the prospect of Psychometric Testing, a popular method of assessment used by employers to gauge the suitability of potential job candidates.

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Using LinkedIn in Your Job Search

This course will help you to make a really good LinkedIn profile, and provide advice on how to go about building your network and contacting people on LinkedIn.

Self-enrol on the Using LinkedIn in Your Job Search Canvas course

International Students Careers

There’s no shortage of definitions of global mind-set and competencies, and of intercultural skills, a closely-related idea. With this course, you can gain skills that will benefit you, whatever your career plan.

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Preparing for Work Experience

The course is split into three key modules on what you should do Before, During and After your work experience. We've designed them to be quite fun and interactive, and based on actual student feedback and queries.

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Considering Further Study

There are many reasons why you may think of pursuing further study. This course aims to support you with information and resources on further/ postgraduate study.

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Considering graduate entry to medicine or dentistry

If you are thinking of applying to medicine or dentistry as a graduate, these pages are designed to help you research your options. Use the pages to explore what the work of a doctor or dentist involves, discover more about entry requirements and gain an insight into your funding options.

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NHS Scientist Training Programme Recruitment

This course provides information and resources to help you when applying to the NHS Scientist Training Programme.

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Canvas courses for postgraduate students

Masters Careers Online

Resources for Postgraduate Taught students. Find out how to make the most of your Masters year, get information on the world of work, case studies of previous masters students, and presentations from our Masters careers events.

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Career Action Planning for Masters Students

This course will help you to prepare for the next step after your Masters and to make the most of your Masters year. It will help you to create your personal career action plan, to consider your employment and further study options.

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Considering Further Study

There are many reasons why you may think of pursuing further study. This course aims to support you with information and resources on further/ postgraduate study.

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PGR Careers Beyond Academia

Tips, case studies, and advice for researchers looking at careers outside of academia.

Self-enrol on the PGR Careers Beyond Academia Canvas course

Personal Skills Award (PSA) Canvas courses

PSA Points and Activities

The Personal Skills Award is the University's award winning employability programme for undergraduates. The PSA Points and Activities course provides a directory of activities for which students can claim points and gives extra information on how to get involved in these activities.

Self-enrol on the PSA Points and Activities Canvas course

Employability Essentials

This course will help students to develop their understanding of employability, learn about the value of reflection, and enable them to reflect on their own experiences in order to articulate them more effectively in the recruitment process. Compulsory to achieve PSA (Foundation).

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Dealing with Conflicts in Groups and Teams

This course will help you to deal with conflict as and when it arises, and to identify how you can learn and develop through dealing with conflict effectively.

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Developing Commercial Awareness

In this course you will develop your understanding of what is actually meant by ‘commercial awareness’, and learn the techniques for developing your knowledge and skills in this area.

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Recognising the Value of your Sport

This course will help students to recognise and articulate the value of their skills gained through participation in sports, and will help them reflect on how they can use their sporting experiences in a professional context.

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Time Management

This course will help students to evaluate and articulate their own time-management skills, and understand how to develop strategies in order to maximise their productivity, in both their studies and extra-curricular involvements.

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Supporting and Developing Others

Supporting others is a key part of being a leader. This course will help you recognise how you already support and develop others in different areas of your life.

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Developing Resilience and Adaptability

This course will help you learn how to cope with uncertainty and ambiguity, in order to manage your emotions and avoid getting stressed. It will make you reflect on how resilient and adaptable you already are.

Self-enrol on the Developing Resilience and Adaptability Canvas course

Effective Networking

Meeting people and making connections is essential in today's job market. This course will help you build your confidence in networking situations, and will present you with many tips for networking your way to success.

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Enterprise and business start-up Canvas courses

B-Start-Up

Here you will find workshops slides, information and resources to help you with your start-up ventures.

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