Students experience the world of work – virtually

Students experience the world of work – virtually

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A group of students from the University of Chester have marked the completion of their virtual work experience with an online farewell ceremony. With new and different ways of working devised due to the pandemic, a project was trialled to offer students on the Global Digital Entrepreneurship learning programme a virtual work experience internship as part of their studies.The programme is non-credit bearing and supports second career seekers, current entrepreneurs and students to become competent global digital entrepreneurs.The interns were degree and visiting students from the UK and abroad studying at the University of Chester, with one student from the University of Oxford. Students joined the online ceremony from the UK and China.The virtual work experience placements ran for four weeks with a start-up education company to help developing curriculum…
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Letter from Australia: July 2020

Letter from Australia: July 2020

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Professor Andrew McAuley, CEO IFET, Brisbane, Australia and Advisory Board MemberLetter from Australia: July 2020 We all have already recognised that 2020 is not what we thought it was going to be. Wherever we started the year, this is not the place we thought we would be by July. Being a good Celt I was at Stirling Castle, in Scotland, watching the fireworks with my daughter and her sister, full of optimism for the year ahead as many of us are at that time of year. Now we have come to have to recognise many new words and phrases as they enter our common language. When the Oxford English Dictionary picks it word of the year for 2020, be sure that ‘Social Distancing’, ‘Self-isolation’ and ‘Abundance of Caution’ will be…
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Holly Wang from Miss Patina

Holly Wang from Miss Patina

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The Business Research Institute China Centre (BRICC) is delighted to invite students and scholars who are interested in the topic of Entrepreneurship to attend a webinar with award-winning designer and fashion entrepreneur Holly Wang from Miss Patina.  Holly will talk about her 11-year Entrepreneurial Journey - from a small market booth to a global independent designer brand, how she identified a niche market and how she created original designs with personality and lifestyle, how she utilised social media platforms to promote her brand.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQJrakUHPYg&feature=youtu.beHolly is the founder of the UK-based fashion brand Miss Patina www.misspatina.com which is known for its vintage inspired women’s wear with a modern twist.    Its cat-inspired lines are the brand’s signature design. Miss Patina is worn by many influential celebrities, such as Taylor Swift, Sienna Miller, Pippa Middleton, Doctor Who…
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BRICC Webinar with Thomas Clayburn of CBBC

BRICC Webinar with Thomas Clayburn of CBBC

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V__Z7OvpUvU&feature=youtu.beThomas is China Market Business Adviser – Education for the China-Britain Business Council. A fluent Mandarin speaker with significant experience working in the Education sector, Thomas holds a master’s in Politics and Media in East Asia from the University of Sheffield, a bachelor’s in Chinese Studies from the University of Manchester and has spent 4 years studying and working in China. Thomas previously worked for the British Council in Beijing; upon returning to the UK he worked for the University of Derby before joining the China-Britain Business Council. For more information please refer to https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-clayburn/?originalSubdomain=uk This webinar session will provide useful information for participants to understand high level collaboration between China and UK, particularly at the strategy and policy level. Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on…
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BRICC Virtual Work Experience Project

BRICC Virtual Work Experience Project

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Are you looking for a valuable work experience opportunity to link your study with potential employer?Are you looking for an opportunity to improve your research skills, business skills and social skills?Are you looking for an opportunity to have UK Employer, University Mentor and Academic support to develop your 3-Year Career Development Plan?This opportunity has arrived!!!Business Research Institute China Centre runs a FOUR WEEK virtual work experience project with British businesses from 29 June 2020 to 24 July 2020. Role – Digital Marketer Number of vacancies – 5What is the UK Business/Employer?Meris Education is a branch of Meris Capital Ltd based in London.  It was started by current and past educators with the mission to maximise the power of youth around the world, through the Spiritual, Moral, Social, and Cultural development of young…
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