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Sprint programme

Closing date 14 May 2017 at 5pm.

This Sprint programme has been introduced for all female postgraduates, to help you take hold of your personal development and help realise your ambitions. Next academic year we will be scheduling 3 undergraduate programmes and 1 postgraduate programme. The September undergraduate Sprint programme will open on the 24th April.

Across 3½ action packed days, the programme covers a range of key development topics, to help you:

  • increase your confidence and learn how to use assertiveness positively
  • build your image and increase your personal power and influence
  • identify your core values, attitudes and direction
  • manage your time effectively, learn how to cope with stress and change and foster a healthy lifestyle
  • practise networking skills with fellow students, role models and industry professionals
  • work with a mentor (provided by sponsoring companies) to keep you on track to achieve your goal
  • work in small groups via hands-on exercises and discussions, establish support networks
  • Each day of the programme, you will hear from senior professional female role models
  • Day 1-3 take place in the same week and Day 4 (half day follow up), takes place on Monday 25th September
  • You will be given an A4 folder covering the programme and exercises for future reference.

Find out more:

Sprint is primarily a personal development programme. Please note it does not cover the following areas:

  • CV writing
  • Job applications/ applying for graduate schemes
  • A guide to assessment centres
Next programme dates:

Dates are: Tuesday 27th June to Thursday 29th June inclusive. (Post Graduate female students only)

Day 1-2 Venue: Occulus 0.004 (9-4.15pm)

Day 3 Venue: Occulus 0.004 (9-4.30pm)

Day 4 Venue: Argent Court AC.02/AC.03 (25th September, 1-5pm)

Places are limited. A £50 refundable deposit is payable if your application is successful and will be returned to you at the end of the programme.


Closing date 14 May 2017 at 5pm.

If you’re in need of confidence, motivation and/or inspiration within any aspect your life, I would highly recommend applying to the Sprint Programme. For me, the course has really put me on track for planning my future

Courtenay Barron-Cutts, Languages student, Nov 15

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