Lifelong Learning Centre

Post Category: Employers

Below is a list of all posts in the category Employers.

Visit to Leeds City Council

Monday, 20 May 2013

Along with several colleagues, I recently attended a drop in session for Leeds City Council staff. This was arranged by John Clark, the TUC Union Learn Coordinator at the Council, following a very successful visit last year. The aim of the visit was to allow members of Leeds City Council staff to come and talk to us about the programmes and services we offer. This was a very busy event with enquiries about a broad range of issues. Some people were happy to talk to our Advice and Guidance team about possible career paths...

Categories: Business and Management, Employers, Widening Participation


Employer engagement – Visit to British Gas

Monday, 25 March 2013

The Lifelong Learning Centre (LLC) has always understood the importance of engaging with local employers. The Business Management team regularly speak to local employers whether it is to discuss work placement opportunities for our full-time students, development of specific courses which the business would like the University to deliver to their employees or simply as an opportunity ensure that the content of our Business Management programmes continues to produce graduates with the skills required by industry. Last week the entire Business Management team descended on British Gas. This was a planned visit to allow us to speak directly to British...

Categories: Business and Management, Employers


Working With Employers

Friday, 15 March 2013

Parkinson Building at Night
On Monday 4th March, a group of our full-time Business Studies students took part in a session run by Jon Hodgson, Director of Spinnaker 198 Ltd. Jon gave an informative and entertaining presentation which looked at the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs and also how to prepare an effective business plan. Jon was able to draw on his own experiences of setting up his own business and the students were provided with real life examples of the trials and tribulations of "going it alone". The session was planned to enable our students to get...

Categories: Business and Management, Employers