Can incorporating factors that influence career choices into the undergraduate curriculum ensure that the University is producing graduates that are better matched to their chosen vocation?

PRESENTATION Author(s) Caryl Richards, Marianne Broderick ( Student Contribution) Abstract Specialty selection by trainee doctors leaves some specialties oversubscribed while others have difficulty recruiting. Although vocational training forms part of the medical school teaching, it does not address all the factors that influence specialty selection. 72 Careers Evening attendees (59 medical students, 13 doctors; 67%…

Start where you are, use what you can: An online professional portfolio in the Spanish class

PRESENTATION Author(s) Tanya May,┬áJames Turner – Student – Victoria Clark – Student Abstract The aim of this session is to demonstrate how we can use readily available technology to consolidate transferable skills, developing employability while teaching specific language. One of the objectives was to provide the opportunity for weekly reflection using online portfolios which were…