UTS Festival of Future You 2019

FOFY is a month-long festival held throughout August, jam-packed full of industry advice, career tips, networking opportunities, and HEAPS more!

FOFY focuses on getting you ready to start your career journey and enter your industry with confidence. Bringing you a long list of exciting events, intimate workshops with career professionals and loads of opportunities to expand your career horizons.

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What’s On This August

You get paid to do whaaat?!!

6 August

5.30-8pm

What can a career in a creative industry look like for you? Scratch that. What CAN’T a career in a creative industry look like! The possibilities are endless, and the adventure that is your professional working life is just on the horizon. Come along to our event and get ready to jet set around the creative industry!

Business Careers Evening

8 August

5-8pm

If you’re considering a career in the “business world” this event will offer you the chance to learn about the recruitment process, meet alumni working in the industry, and get some great advice.

It’s Who You Know: International Students Connecting with International Alumni

9 August

6-8pm

Are you an international student? Are looking at securing your first internship or industry role in Australia? Do you like free food? If so, we welcome you to join us for an evening of networking with fellow international students and alumni

Your Future in Health

13 August

5.30-7.30pm

Your Future in Health aims at providing PG Health students with insights into career prospects and industry challenges, this event will bring together academics and industry partners to share their knowledge of the future of health careers.

Law Interview Challenge

14 August

5.30-8pm

The Law Interview Challenge aims to connect students with industry contacts from a number or organisations that recruit law grads into a variety career paths. It offers a chance for students to network as well as hear tips and practice their interview technique in a series of mock interview rounds.

Finding Your Fit. Volunteering for not-for-profits

14 August

2-4pm

Understand the different pathways that can help you start volunteering, how you can add value through volunteering, and meet employers who work in the not-for-profit industry.

Navigating your visa options after graduation

16 August

3-4pm

Presented by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), this session will provide information on navigating your way around your visa options after you complete your studies

Tech and Digital Careers of the Future

19 August

5.30-7pm

Which tech jobs will be in demand when you graduate? What skills do tech and digital employers look for in students? We’ve assembled an exciting panel of industry professionals from the top 5 emerging career paths in tech and digital.

So You Want to Work for a Cause Not Just a Company?

20 August

5.30-8pm

If you’ve ever thought about using your career to make a real difference, then this is the event for you! Working in the not-for-profit or charity sector opens up new pathways to meaningful and impactful careers that can help you make the world a better place.

Industry Immersion Program Launch

21 August

10.30-11.45am

The Industry Immersion Program offers international students (*who may not have had the opportunity to undertake any formal work experience previously) the opportunity to undertake 3-5 days of voluntary work experience (a micro-placement) within a team/unit/section at UTS.

Your Future in Science and Maths

22 August

3-8pm

Discover a plethora of career paths waiting for you at Your Future in Maths and Science! Hear from Maths and Science graduates who have paved successful careers in industries including health, forensics, data, research and more!

IT Majors Market

19 August

4-5.30pm

Need some advice choosing your IT major? We’ve got you covered! Attend this IT Majors Market to learn about all of the exciting IT majors that you can choose from.

UTS Startups Women in Venture

19 August

6-8pm

Join us as we partner with Reinventure for a fantastic night featuring a panel of Sydney’s leading female venture capitalists followed by interactive breakout conversations.

UTS Startups Prepare to Launch

7 August

12-2pm

UTS Startups has developed a collaborative event to help you find, create and walk away with a viable business idea (or two, three, or four!) that will help you take the next step on your entrepreneurial journey.

Festival Overview

6 August
5.30-8pm
CB01.05.Great Hall

 

7 August
12-2pm

 

 

8 August
5-8pm
CB01.05.Great Hall

 

13 August
5.30-7.30pm
CB01.05.Great Hall

 

14 August
2-4pm
CB01.05.Great Hall

 

14 August
5.30-8pm
CB01.05.Great Hall

 

 

16 August
3-4pm
CB01.05.Great Hall

 

19 August
4-5.30pm
CB01.05.Balcony Room

 

19 August
5.30-7pm
CB01.05.Great Hall

 

16 August
6-8pm

 

 

20 August
5.30-8pm
CB01.05.Great Hall

21 August
10.30-11:45am
CB01.25.23-25

 

22 August
3-8pm
Aerial Function Centre

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