Your career needs a passport. And the University of East London can help you go places...
The University of East London (UEL) knows the world of work is changing. The rise of artificial intelligence and increased automation mean that it is the uniquely human skills that will set future graduates apart in the job market.
Emotional intelligence, critical thinking, and digital proficiency are some of the highest valued traits in the jobs of the future. This revelation isn’t lost at East London. In fact, it’s something the University pride itself on actively encouraging amongst its students through the various value-added services that are provided, and the careers passport will give you the advantage of developing these essential skills in securing a job.
Learn more about careers and employability at UEL below. If you want to begin your application, arrange a free consultation with SI-UK London today.
Professional Fitness & Mental Wealth at East London
We are now in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, also known as ‘Industry 4.0’ and characterised by the application of communication and information technologies to industry. This leads to ‘cyber-physical production systems’ and smart, nearly autonomous factories. The growth of artificial intelligence, the internet of things, cloud computing and cognitive computing will all also have a huge impact on the world of work.
Jobs that can be better done by machines will decline – in Industry 4.0 you need to be more human than ever to thrive. Today critical thinking, emotional intelligence and resilience are king.
The University of East London has embedded these future-proofed tools at the heart of every one of their degrees – from accounting to tourism – counting towards the final qualification. UEL call this the Professional Fitness & Mental Wealth programme. It’s part of a vision to be pioneers of future careers and sustainable innovation for a changing world.
Whether you’re a future graduate or a prospective employer, Mental Wealth will enable you to reimagine your tomorrow today.
How does it work?
With a little help from East London's Mental Wealth programme, you will get the chance to work on those best-loved soft skills that will stick out on your CV. The Mental Wealth programme is part of your curriculum and it is tailored specifically to your degree. This means that the digital output you produce will be the proof of your level of mastery in each skill you learn during your degree. You will earn online badges and build a digital portfolio that will be your passport to future employment.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently collaborated with the University of East London to provide every future student with access to AWS Educate, an online platform providing self-paced learning in cloud computing skills. With the increasing demand for cloud-savvy employees, this provides an academic gateway for the next generation of IT and cloud professionals.
And here’s a bonus: in addition to the digital passport, the University connects employers with talented students and graduates in order to promote graduate roles, internships, part-time and casual jobs.
So what are you waiting for?
Study at the University of East London
Learn more about studying at the University of East London by arranging a free online consultation with SI-UK London today.