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Fuelling Your Abilities

Throughout your studies, extra-curricular activities and life after graduation, you will use and develop certain knowledge and skills. This can include, but not be limited to abilities such as leadership, teamwork, time management and conflict resolution. UPSU’s programme of training events looks to provide you with inspiration for developing such transferable abilities, to benefit you now and in the future.

Maybe you have a skills set that you’d like to share with your fellow students? Click here, to find out more about becoming one of our student peer to peer trainers.

The calendar of training sessions below is updated frequently, so check back often, or sign up to our mailing list, so as not to miss out on any opportunities. Add fuel to what you are capable of achieving – Book onto a session today!

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Peer To Peer Trainers

UPSU’s Peer to Peer Trainers are students from a range of year groups, disciplines and backgrounds, who bring their own experiences to provide skills based training sessions. Find Out More

Upcoming Training Sessions

Workshop: Project Management
25th February 6pm - 8pm
Babbage 416
Keep on top of that important deadline! Find out how you can manage your project effectively.
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Workshop: Help Resolve Conflict
26th February 6pm - 8pm
Babbage 409
A two hour workshop offering tips and strategies on how to find a way forward whenever conflict arises.
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Training: Emergency First Aid At Work
27th February 1pm - 7pm
Room 201 - Fitzroy Building
Acquire a Level 3 Qualification in Emergency First Aid At Work
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Workshop: Your Leave Entitlement in the Workplace
27th February 3pm - 4pm
Rolle 205
Make sure you get the breaks you deserve!
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Workshop: Look After Your Mate
28th February 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Babbage 114
A workshop to give you the necessary tips and tools to support a friend in need - Book on via e-mail.
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Workshop: Face-to-Face Communication
28th February 6pm - 8pm
Babbage 404
Do you need to get a point across, promote your society/club/activity or run a stall? Effective communication skills are a vital part of being able to get your message heard.
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Student Elections: Voting Open
1st March 12:09pm - 8th March noon
The SU
The Student Elections voting is open from the 1st-8th March 2019. Now is the time for University of Plymouth students to choose who should represent them as a part of the Sabbatical Officer Team in the 2019/20 academic year.
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Workshop: Train The Trainer (Part 1)
2nd March 10am - 3:30pm
TBC (On Campus)
Need to train up your fellow students, colleagues etc. around a particular topic/skill? Join us to learn how to provide effective and engaging training that your learners will engage with, no matter what the content is.
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Workshop: Train The Trainer (Part 2)
3rd March 10am - 3:30pm
TBC (On Campus)
Need to train up your fellow students, colleagues etc. around a particular topic/skill? Join us to learn how to provide effective and engaging training that your learners will engage with, no matter what the content is.
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Workshop: Mood Boost
5th March 11am - 12:30pm
Rolle 116
A four week course that will provide you with tips and strategies designed to promote happiness - Book on via e-mail.
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Workshop: Brexit and your workplace rights.
5th March 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Rolle 101
Understand the potential impact of Brexit on your workplace rights.
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Workshop: Powerful Public Speaking
6th March 6pm - 8pm
Babbage 417
Improve your public speaking skills and grow your confidence.
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Workshop: Mortgages - All You Need To Know
13th March 2pm - 3:15pm
TBC (On Campus)
Want to own your own home in the future? Get to grips with what a mortgage is and how it can help you achieve home ownership.
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Workshop: Get the Most Out of Meetings
13th March 6pm - 8pm
Babbage 018
Time is precious, don't let a meeting waste it.
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Workshop: Budgeting and Sourcing Funds
19th March 6pm - 8pm
Babbage 409
A workshop offering tips and strategies about how to manage and source funds for your society, sports club or student group.
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