Workshops for Bronze USSU Skills Awards

There are six bronze awards up for grabs to celebrate your skills. Achieve them by making an SU volunteering profile and attending two relevant workshops. Impress your tutors, future employers, and yourself. 

For example, as a registered USSU volunteer, attending 'Presentation Skills' by the Library and 'Personal Branding' by Careers will get you the USSU Bronze Communicator Award. 

Workshops for Awards 

Date

Session

Time

Soft Skill

7th October

 Idea Generation

6-7pm

 Problem solver

8th October

 Short Introduction to Academic Resilience

2-3pm

 Emotionally Intelligent  

11th October

 Word, Excel, Powerpoint… Try Online courses with LinkedIn Learning

12-1pm

 Digitally Skilled

14th October 

 Graduate Scheme Series – The Civil Service Fast Stream

1-2pm

 Professional

15th October

 Battling procrastination and boosting motivation

12-1:15pm

 Professional

27th October

 Constructing an argument

12-1:15

 Problem solver

28th October

 Time Management

6-7pm

 Professional

28th October

 Personal Branding

1-2pm

 Communicator

4th November

 Negotiating & Influencing

TBC

Communicator

8th November

 Emotional Intelligence

1-2pm

 Emotionally Intelligent

9th November

Networking for success

1-2pm

Professional

11th November

Reflecting on your Volunteering for Reps

TBC

14th November

Time Management

7-8pm

Professional

15th November

How to Bounce Back and Build Resilience

11am-12:15pm

Emotionally Intelligent

16th November

Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills

12pm-1pm

Problem Solver

16th November

Social Media and Marketing

2-3pm

Communicator

17th November

Digital Notemaking

12-1pm

Digitally Skilled

23rd November

Idea Generation

8am-9am

Problem Solver

 

Volunteering trainings for awards

Workshop Who delivers it? Which Skills Award does it contribute to? Which skills does is develop
Presenting with
confidence
USSU Communicator Verbal communication,
confidence, public speaking 
Presenting with
confidence online
USSU Communicator  Verbal communication,
confidence, public speaking 
Managing difficult
conversations 
USSU Communicator  Verbal communication,
negotiation and influencing, listening 
Rafiki training 1 USSU  Emotionally Intelligent Listening, verbal
communication, confidence 
Rafiki training 2 Samaritans  Emotionally Intelligent Listening, verbal
communication, confidence 
Committee Induction USSU Problem Solver Planning and organising, teamwork
Committee Training  USSU Problem Solver Planning and organising, teamwork, leadership, emotionally intelligent, problem solving, IT skills, budgeting/handing finances
Committee Briefing USSU Problem Solver Planning and organising, teamwork
School Rep Training USSU  Professional  Networking, Other skill, please state (knowledge of
governance and quality assurance), Planning and organising 
Committee First Aid Training USSU - Hire External Professional  Communication, working under pressure, leadership, teamwork, positivity. 
MIDAS Training USSU - Hire External Professional  Practicality, Driving
School Rep Training  University  Professional  Other Skill, please state
(Knowledge of governance and quality assurance)
Engaging Girls and Young Women  Girls Friendly Society Communicator Teaching and Training
Running a Session Girls Friendly Society Communicator Teaching and Training
Planning a Programme Girls Friendly Society Communicator Teaching and Training