The School provides an outstanding, inclusive student experience which enhances employability and inspires our students to become socially responsible citizens.

Through the ULMS Extracurricular Engagement, Careers, and Skills Award (ExECS) you will develop skills in the areas of careers and employability, personal development, network practice, and take part in social and cultural activities. These are areas that ULMS believes will provide you with the skill-set and knowledge needed to enhance your student experience.

The award has three categories:

  1. Skills Development
  2. Engagement
  3. Innovation and Employability

The activities involved in the ExECS Award are listed below, you will be required to undertake a minimum of five activities in total:

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    Skills Development (two from the list below)

    You will need to attend a minimum of two Skills Enhancement sessions. These should be made up from the list below.

    • Finding Academic Information
    • Group Work
    • Critical Thinking
    • Critical Reading
    • Critical Writing
    • Critical Reflection
    • Essay Writing
    • Planning for Exams
    • Report Writing
    • Using Feedback
    • Reading and Evaluating Information
    • Presentation Skills
    • Planning your Dissertation
    • Writing your Dissertation.
    Engagement (one from the list below)

    You will need to engage in a minimum of three hours of social activity. These should be made up from the categories below:

    • Selfies in the City (PDF) - arrange a social activity with other members of your programme and/or the wider student body
    • Management School activities - become a course representative, attend alumni networking events, or represent your programme at an open evening
    • Clubs and Societies - get involved with one of the many clubs and societies with the Guild of Students
    • Volunteering - join one of the fun and rewarding volunteering opportunities through Volunteering Liverpool or the Guild
    • Events in Liverpool - attend a public event or festival in the city and the Merseyside area
    Innovation and Employability (two from the list below)

    You will need to attend a minimum of two Careers and Employability sessions. These should be made up from the categories listed below:

    • Career: plan to take action!
    • The UK Graduate Jobs Market  
    • Successful job applications
    • Introduction to psychometric tests
    • Mock Assessment Centre and/or interviews
    • The China Jobs Market
    • Creating a winning CV and covering letter
    • Effective networking for you and your career
    • Finding work experience
    • Presentation Skills
    • Enterprise in the UK
    • Enterprise in China
    • LinkedIn: A profile like no other.