Career Activator modules and activities develop students’ career management competencies, and increase employability. The programme offers a variety of activities including seminars, modules, and one-on-one appointments to suit individual needs and learning styles. We also encourage participants to seek work experience.
Hours involved in the activity
Up to 2 modules of minimum 12 hours per module. For every 12 hours of active learning you can claim recognition for one skill and one attribute. NB: opportunities only exist to develop the skills and attributes specified for this activity in the grey areas of the table below.
Work readiness skill/Graduate attribute
By actively engaging in this activity, you can claim against the pre-determined intersection points detailed below. You should reflect on your experience and select the WRS/GA intersection point(s) that best represents your learning outcome.
- B1 - Communication - Participants develop effective written and verbal communication skills that meet recognised workplace standards and needs.
- B2 - Initiative and Enterprise - Participants reflect on the needs of future employers and workplaces, and focus on developing sought-after skills.
- B4 - Learning - Participants build their career management competencies to meet the needs of employers in their field of interest.
- C1 - Communication - Participants develop effective written and verbal communication and recognise the importance of these skills to their career development.
- C2 - Initiative and Enterprise - Participants use knowledge gained through the programme to improve their career management competencies.
- C3 - Leadership - Participants develop an understanding of the role of leadership in work, leadership styles and their own leadership attributes.
- C4 - Learning - Participants develop career management skills and competencies to improve their employability in their future career path.
- C5 - Planning and organising - Participants plan, prioritise and organise programme activities, and identify and use resources that will help them achieve their career goals.
- C6 - Problem solving - Participants identify obstacles to employment, apply that knowledge to resolve issues, and reflect on the success of their problem solving strategies.
- C7 - Self-management - Participants identify and apply effective self-management to successfully complete this Programme and their academic course load.
- C8 - Teamwork - Participants reflect on their own role in the team, their working style, contribution, and preferred team settings.
- C9 - Technology - Participants use of a range of technologies during the Career Development Programme.
- D1 - Communication - Participants learn and develop appropriate and effective communication strategies for connecting with the international workplace.
- D4 - Learning - Participants learn about international work opportunities, the relevant skills and competencies for these, and the importance of cultural intelligence.
|Co-curricular Record (CCR)||
UC Graduate Attributes (GAs)
|Bicultural Competence & Confidence||Community Engagement||Employability Innovation & Enterprise||Global Awareness|
|Work Readiness Skills (WRS)||Communication||A1||B1||C1||D1|
|Initiative and enterprise||A2||B2||C2||D2|
|Planning and organising||A5||B5||C5||D5|
- UC affiliated
- Not an academic prerequisite
- Not for academic credit
Are you interested in participating in this activity?