Careers & Employability Day - Thursday 13th January 2022
10.00-11.00am CV and Cover Letter Writing - Virtual
This workshop is a complete guide to understanding how to write a CV and a Cover Letter. Students will learn how to successfully apply for career opportunities on today’s competitive job market and tailor their skills and experiences to each position.
11.00-12.00pm How to Recognize and Create Speaking Opportunities – Virtual
Guest speaker Katharina Hicker, Founder and Managing Director of Castleforbes Communications, will show you how you can identify speaking opportunities that will build your confidence when addressing an audience. Katharina will delve into the exciting world of public speaking and showcase the why, how and what of build your speaker platform!
12.00 – 1.00pm Interview Tips and Tricks – Virtual
This workshop will show you how to ace your job interview. Learn the best tips and tricks for before, during and after the interview. Preparation makes perfect!
1.00 – 2.00pm Meet the Middlesex Alumni – Virtual
Hear from Middlesex University Dubai alumni working currently in a range of industries about the nature and scope of the work they do and the path they took to build their dream career.
2.00-3.00 Middlesex Interns Panel Discussion – Virtual
Interns working across Middlesex University Dubai will share their experience of working at the University, what they do, and how it has helped them develop skills outside the classroom.
‘Launch your Career’ Workshop with Careers Coach Ziad Moghrabi
Careers coach Ziad Moghrabi delivered a fantastic and informative on-campus workshop about building your CV and making yourself stand out on the job market to our students. Ziad focused on how our students could find more clarity and self-motivation to boost their career, offering practical tips and advice.
DIFC Future Talent Week
22-24 November 2021
The DIFC Future Talent Week saw the participation of many companies like McKinsey and Co, Emirates NBD,Tabby etc. seeking to hire candidates. More than 90 Middlesex University Dubai students and alumni registered through the CES. The event also saw panel discussions led by industry leaders on topics such as sustainable growth strategies during the pandemic, employee retention, and upcoming UAE regulations.
MDX Dubai Accounting and Finance Career Day explores ethical finance with Louis Vuitton
We held our 10th Virtual Career Day for 2021 this week, our Accounting and Finance Career Day, which took place on Tuesday 25 May 2021. The event began with a fantastic guest speaker, Jawad Nasir, Financial Business Controller at Louis Vuitton, who engaged students in an exciting and highly-informative discussion about the importance of ethical practices and what it’s like to work in the field of finance.
Following this, students took part in a virtual networking session. This gave our future financial leaders the chance to gain the career insights and employability advice of different industry professionals (including Middlesex University Dubai Alumni) from notable global financial and business companies such as Deloitte & Touche, KPMG, Ernst & Young (EY) and Boston Consulting Group.
We are nearing the end of this incredible series of events, and we look forward to continuing to make our students 100% employable and supporting them along their journey.
Virtual Career Fair with L’Oréal
5 April 2020
Students had the opportunity to be part of an online Virtual Career Fair with L’Oréal Middle East and find out more about various graduate and management trainee programmes at L’Oréal.
Law & Politics Career Day
27 February 2020
Law & Politics Career Day featured prominent professionals from across the legal sector who spoke to our students about career pathways, placement and internship opportunities. Panelists and guests speakers included Dr Jan Knop (Head of Legal and Compliance, Airbus), Nicolas Pieri (Trainee Solicitor, DWF Middle East LLP), David Galea (Partner, Ince & Co) and Dr Laura Voda (Associate in Corporate and Commercial, Fichte & Co).
Psychology Career Day
13 February 2020
Psychology students benefited from a wonderful panel discussion with faculty and practitioners which looked at the different career paths available for psychology graduates. This was followed by a Q&A session with industry leaders and a network session with organisations from across the psychology sector.
LinkedIn Strategies: Optimising your profile
4 December 2019
Michael Estafanous and Luan McArthur from Microsoft hosted an interactive workshop on building an effective LinkedIn profile and gave Middlesex University Dubai students tips on how to tap into the power of networking.
Graduate Networking Event
4 December 2019
At this networking event, over 80 Middlesex University Dubai graduates and postgraduate students had the opportunity to meet and network with 14 employers from companies across various industries in Dubai.
Career Coffee Hour
27 November 2019
At 'Career Coffee Hour' students had the opportunity to talk with industry professionals and explore carious career topics in a casual environment. The workshop was hosted by Nikheta Gokuldas, HR Professional at Michael Page, who talked about the qualities that employers look for in an ideal candidate and the ways in which students can succeed in their internships.
Professional Communication Etiquette
13 November 2019
This ‘Professional Communication Etiquette’ workshop was conducted by Rebecca Shaw, HR Manager at Fidor Solutions, who provided tips on how to communicate with prospective employers, interview etiquette, and professional communication in the workplace.
Meet Debbie Standford, CEO of the Year 2019
10 November 2019
Debbie Stanford, CEO of Novo Cinemas, visited the campus to talk about her career journey; sharing the significant changes she made at Novo and the value she created for the customers and employees. She also gave insight into leadership, female empowerment, and the importance of teamwork.