What do you aim to achieve?

Academic and Personal Learning 

Enhancing the quality of your academic knowledge, learning and the application of that learning to the workplace. Here are some examples:

  • Investigate vocational training and funding opportunities such as postgraduate awards
  • Apply your academic discipline in the real world, in other words, the work place
  • Continue with an existing academic interest
  • Further develop knowledge of a specific subject area
  • Broaden academic learning
  • Gain the ability to transfer academic skills to new situations
  • Seek academic or other credit such as NVQ, or a professional qualification
  • Gain the confidence to apply knowledge in the work situations
  • Take a greater responsibility for your own learning and development
  • Improve research skills, perhaps develop new methods of gathering and analysing information

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SMILE Preparing for placement by Leeds Metropolitan University Employability Office, modified by Marion Kelt GCU is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Based on a work at http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk/metoffice/employability/resources/learning_objects/workexperience/index.htm