Here’s 5 amazing opportunities that you should apply for or book N-O-W including winning a trip to California’s Silicon Valley (pictured above).
1. Learn how to network Women Up: British Asian edition on 7 March
Not keen on networking or want to learn more about how to network well?
Join us to receive exclusive tips and advice on the art of networking! You’ll meet and hear from accomplished professionals from different industries who want to share their stories and advice with you.
Please note, although this event is targeted at female British Asian QMUL students, it is open to all QMUL students.
2. Meet Oliver Kent and hear about heading up BBC Continuing Drama (Eastenders)
Oliver Kent, outgoing Head of BBC Drama at is in conversation with Oliver Kent, 12 March, Harold Pinter Studio, Arts 1, Mile End Campus, 6.30-8pm.
Oliver will demystify the television industry, explain what work you could do and how to navigate the different opportunities. Oliver will draw from his experience overseeing all five continuing drama shows for BBC Studio’s portfolio – EastEnders, Holby City, Casualty, Doctors and River City – after graduating from QM in French and Drama. Oliver will be interviewed by Dr Caoimhe McAvinchey, QMUL Head of Drama in this SED event, organised by the QMUL alumni team.
To hear him discussing his career and ask your questions about working in TV, the BBC and drama book here.
3. Go on a start up Tech bus tour of London of London’s hottest start ups
On Wednesday 20 March 2019, 300 students from 12 London universities will embark on a unique entrepreneurial journey…
the course of 12 hours, 8 iconic Routemaster buses will take students
to some of London’s top innovation hubs and workspaces to experience
London’s startup ecosystem first-hand and meet top entrepreneurial
We’re offering 20 students from Queen Mary University of London the opportunity to take part in this year’s Venturecrawl.
You would visit the following amazing startup spaces:
- Bethnal Green Ventures – an early stage investor in ventures using technology to radically change people’s lives for the better
- MakeShift – transforming derelict areas and empty buildings into new communal spaces that offer lasting opportunities to small businesses and local people.
- Experience Haus – Dedicated to delivering affordable education and spaces for self-improvement.
- Allia – Have run learning opportunities for hundreds of entrepreneurs, start-ups and ventures over the years.
- Cockpit Arts – Award winning social enterprise & business incubator for craftspeople.
There will also be a series of entrepreneurs joining us on the tour across London to offer inspirational talks, advice and networking as we travel. Limited tickets available. Successful applicants will be informed by 13th March.
4. Write for Roman Road LDN
Roman Road Ldn looking for voluntary contributors for our online magazine Roman Road Ldn, to write food reviews for places in the local area. It’s a good opportunity for aspiring writers to get something in a magazine and bulk up their portfolios. Review contributions can be casual (once a month or every two months) or even a one-off. If people are interested, could they please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. Win a trip to Silicon Valley to use technology to make an impact on society with QEnterprise
‘On 17th – 21st June, QEnterprise is inviting two of the brightest students from Queen Mary University of London to the world’s biggest tech hub to explore what it’s like to enter and thrive in the global innovation economy.
To apply to the Immersion Program, you will need to be working on an idea that uses technology to make an impact in society – your project can take any form!
What happens on the Immersion Program?
– Access and interact with tech companies including Google, WeWork and Weebly through site visits, workshops, networking dinners and more
– Enhance your employability through high-impact learning sessions run by our partner Colorintech
– Get support to build upon your ideas through workshops on building a tech product
– Get real feedback from recruitment teams and mentors
– Applicants must be a current QMUL student or recent graduate (<2 years) of any discipline
– Undergraduate applicants must be predicted a 2:1 or above
– Applicants must be working on a tech idea that can make a positive impact on society
– Applicants must be prepared to develop or continue developing their product or service following the programme and be willing to enrol on the QIncubator program in October 2019
When? 17 – 21 June 2019
What we’ll pay for: Flights, accommodation, breakfast & 3 lunches
What you’ll pay for: The rest of the food costs, spending money & any costs for obtaining the US visa.’