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AirSupply: Boarding Lounge – Creative Meet Up Facilitated by Lois Weaver
Since 2013, AirSupply has offered a bridge between graduation and a professional arts career to young artists and QMUL alumni by providing them with a creative platform, networking opportunities and spaces for skill sharing and work experience.
Starting Wednesday 31 March we will be opening up the AirSupply Boarding Lounge from 6-7pm every Wednesday.
The Boarding Lounge is an easy going hang out session on Zoom. Aside from a general check-in conversation, we will share thoughts and concerns about our lives and livelihoods and flag any opportunities, events, or performances that we find interesting.
We will also start planning and talking about QMUL’s upcoming Peopling the Palaces Festival, 9-19 June 2021.
Please join us.
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Register for the weekly Zoom here: https://qmul-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMld-msqTkvGNQqRXaM-kV0vsN2opS77FxC
The Student Consultancy Project Sprint 2021
Join a student team and help a business or charity, solve a real-life business challenge The Student Consultancy Project Sprint (SCP Sprint) offers you the opportunity to collaborate in a team and tackle a real-life business challenge over one week. Whilst on the programme, you will benefit from training, coaching and the opportunity to interact with a business who will act as your client.
We will support you during the programme to develop work-related skills such as;
– Commercial awareness
– Problem solving
– Project planning
– Collaboration and teamwork
– Presentation skills
Why take part?
– Gain experience of working with a client on a real-life consultancy project.
– Receive support, training and advice on a range of work-related skills.
– Add the SCP to your digital transcript, the Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR).
Who can get involved?
The programme is also open to all QMUL undergraduates from any academic school.
Hear from our past Student Consultants:
“It was quite invigorating and a refreshing experience because it helped me see into a profession that I didn’t previously know about thus having no experience in that field. Now, it has helped me to apply to several consultancy companies and secure a few places.”
English and Drama, Autumn 2019
For further information and to apply, please click here. The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 25 April 2021.
A lunchtime celebration of William Shakespeare’s 457th birthday
Join us for an online celebration of Shakespeare’s birthday by joining a discussion with theatre practitioners and theatre historians.
Black Queer History events from University of Westminster
21 April 6pm, Chocolate Babies (dir. Stephen Winter, 1997) screening, introduced by filmmaker Rabz Lansiquot. Details and booking: https://bit.ly/30fItJW
29 April 5pm, ‘Black Queer Fictions and Selves’, a panel discussion with Paul Mendez (Rainbow Milk, 2020) and Michael Donkor (Hold, 2018). Details and booking for that event here: https://bit.ly/2OpaU5g.
Event Recommendations from our very own Cathie Kayakumar-Hazra
The Global Movement for Black Lives by The New School on April 6
ENGLISH TEACHER OPPORTUNITY
“I have a position to teach English for an excellent independent school in South Korea. The position would entail teaching English (Language and Literature) from Year 3 to Year 9.
Essential: An excellent academic background including an undergraduate degree in English.
Desired: A postgraduate degree in English or related discipline (or in the midst of completing one), a background tutoring, or any experience working with children would be a bonus, however, this is certainly not essential.
The successful candidate will be able to convey his/her own enthusiasm, encourage self-motivation, and a genuine love of learning and enquiry to students of all ages. The school is set on stunning surroundings with cutting edge, state of the art facilities available . A lucrative package is on offer for the chosen candidate including a very competitive salary (£30K-£45K, depending on experience), free flights, and free, furnished accommodation.
If you are enthusiastic about English and would like the opportunity to teach academic pupils overseas , please forward your CV asap to firstname.lastname@example.org or please ask for Devra for an informal chat on: 020 7820 7308 or Mob: 07795 221266.” www.harrishill.co.uk
Further sources of interesting events, opportunities and jobs are…
Apples & Snakes Artists Newsletter | Arts Admin E-Digest | ArtsJobs | Creative Access (Jobs) | JournoResources | Lectures.London | MediaBeans (media jobs) | QMUL Careers | Presspad | Tower Hamlets Arts | Write at Home (freelance writing opps)