Events

Once in a lifetime events to
kickstart your career.
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Vita Student Manchester First Street

Saturday 4th May

Industry & Networking Day

This May Vita Student and Elite Open Academy bring to the students of Manchester and beyond an EXCLUSIVE industry & networking day. We are welcoming professionals from a range of industries, from marketing to technology and management consulting, retail, property & real estate to investment banking and so much more. With careers talks from globally renowned companies, Q&A’s, one-to-one advice, competitions and more… Get the inside track on what it takes to make it in your dream job from career experts and industry experts. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to network and connect with some of the biggest names in business. Talks start 1pm. Drinks & nibbles, career stands & networking in the hub all afternoon. Friends and guests of residents welcome.

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Vita Student Portswood

Tuesday 30th April

FILM SCHOOL: How to Make a Movie on Your Smartphone

Introducing our first ever Vita Student film-making class. Head down to the hub at 7pm to learn from screenwriter & film-producer Dominic Morgan the basics in how to shoot amazing videos and even your very own movie. What you’ll learn… 1. London, Hollywood, China: Dom’s film-making journey 2. Shot Sizes – after a quick master class it’s your turn! Shoot your partner in the new angles you’ve learnt 3. Camera angles and scene psychology – using what you learn in the class, work in pairs to create the coolest and most impactful shots in the group 4. “The Dutch Tilt” – a favourite for all film makers, learn to create tension by shooting your partner with the famous Dutch angle With activities, quizzes, competitions and prizes, come along with your friends to create your own content and learn a new skill. Book your place now. Next stop, Hollywood!

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Vita Student Liverpool, 5-7, Crosshall St, Liverpool L1 6DQ

Monday 1st April

Expert Careers Coach: Shauna Purdey

Finding your dream job isn’t easy, but Vita Student and UP are here for you! We’ve invited renowned career coach and mentor Shauna Purdey to Vita Student Liverpool to guide you along the first steps of your career. Shauna has 20+ years’ experience in global companies like Virgin Media and Yorkshire Water. With expert insights into finding an internship, job search and application advice, what skills you need to make your application stand out and more - don’t miss the opportunity to kick start your career. Afterwards connect one-on-one with UP careers advisers who will be in the hub all evening. Head down to the hub at 6:30pm for welcome drinks and networking. Friends of Vita Students are welcome.

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Vita Student Bristol, Colston Avenue, Bristol, BS1 4TT

Wednesday 20th March

PricewaterhouseCoopers & UP

Thinking of pursuing a career in the Big 4 but wondering how to make your job application stand out from the crowd? Well look no further! Join us at Vita Student Bristol for exclusive job application advice and industry insights from the world’s biggest professional services firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers. After the talk, introduce yourself personally to UP career coaches to have all your CV, job application, visa and careers questions answered! Head down to the hub early for welcome drinks and networking. Friends of Vita Students are welcome.

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Vita Student Newcastle Westgate, Westgate Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1TT

Thursday 28th March

BIG TALKS: CAST

Calling all aspiring entrepreneurs! On Thursday 28th March CAST co-founders visit Vita Student Newcastle Westgate to share their start-up story, with exclusive advice, inspiration and insights for Vita Students and their friends. Head down to the hub at 7pm to have all your start-up questions answered. After the talk, experience the business for yourself with an interactive demonstration and showcase of all things CAST. Priority tickets for the full CAST experience the following evening will be available on the night. Spaces are limited, so book now!

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Vita Student Manchester, B10 Circle Square, 2 Nobel Way, Manchester M1 7FA

Thursday 7th March 2019

Start-up Talks: TeaLab

Thinking of starting your own business? Want to learn from successful entrepreneurs? Join us in Vita Student Manchester Circle Square, Building 10 on Thursday 7th March. From 7pm, our friends from TeaLab will join us to share their story of starting their own business. Unleash your inner entrepreneur and head down to the movie room for exclusive insights, tips and tales from the TeaLab team about what it really takes to be a successful entrepreneur. Fresh loose-leaf teas will be available in the hub all evening. After the talk, join the team for an exclusive tea making and tasting experience with the TeaLab team to discover the secret science behind what makes TeaLab teas so special. Spaces for the experience are limited so book your place now on the App or at reception!

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Vita Student Edinburgh

Wednesday 6th March

Praesto Consulting CEO talk & Harvey Nichols interview wardrobe pop-up shop

Considering a career in Consulting, Business Intelligence or Business Analytics? Join us on Wednesday 6th March from 6:30pm in the hub at Vita Student Edinburgh to listen to Praesto Consulting CEO deliver an exclusive talk for Vita Students and their friends. Listen to first-hand advice from a senior industry professional and entrepreneur, get your careers questions answered and introduce yourself personally. For those of you who are ready to embark on the first steps of your career, a Harvey Nichols fashion guru will kick off the evening, demonstrating “how to dress to impress for an interview”. Bring your friends along to enjoy a drink and browse your new professional wardrobe in your own personal pop-up shop whilst networking with industry professionals.