Liverpool John Moores University

Student Futures

Welcome to the Student Futures Booking Website

Below is a list of events, workshops and talks currently on offer. Current students can book using your LJMU username/password and graduates can book using the ‘Graduate access’ section.

Grad Academy! Elevate Your Career Journey with LJMU's Two Day Premier Transition Programme - In person

Date: Tue, 14 May 2024
Time: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: Student Life Building - TBC
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Two day in person programme: Tuesday 14 & Wednesday 15 May, 9.30am-3.30pm

Are you ready to unlock the secrets to success with our two-day Grad Academy programme designed to empower you with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in today's competitive job market.

Join us for comprehensive sessions on crafting competitive applications, mastering STAR interview techniques, expanding your professional network, and decoding employer expectations.

But that's not all! Grad Academy offers you the unique opportunity to informally network with leading employers and external professionals, and gain an insight into local organisations first hand.

And the perks don't end there! Lunch will be provided on both days and upon completion of the programme, you'll receive a Grad Academy certificate and digital badge, showcasing your dedication to professional development and setting you apart in the job market.

Hurry, limited places are available! Register now and embark on a transformative journey towards achieving your career goals! Open to LJMU final year undergraduate and postgraduate (PGT and PGR) students and 2023 LJMU Graduates only.

Final year home students (UG, PGR & PGT) attending both in-person Grad Academy days (14 and 15 May) could be entitled to a £50 attendance payment. T&Cs apply (this payment is not available to non-home based UG students or 2023 graduates).

Once you have booked your place we will contact you closer to the programme date to confirm your place and provide room details.

Access this link https://supportfund.ljmu.ac.uk/ to complete the form to claim attendance payment, please ensure you have booked your place on Grad Academy prior to completing the claim form. Payment will be approved on completion of both Grad Academy in person days.

Grad Academy! Elevate Your Career Journey with LJMU's Premier Transition Programme Online

Date: Tue, 21 May 2024
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Online Event
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Online programme: Tuesday 21 May, 10am-4pm.

Are you ready to unlock the secrets to success with our online Grad Academy programme designed to empower you with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in today's competitive job market.

Join us for comprehensive online sessions on crafting competitive applications, mastering STAR interview techniques, expanding your professional network, and decoding employer expectations.

But that's not all! You'll receive a Grad Academy certificate and digital badge, showcasing your dedication to professional development and setting you apart in the job market.

Hurry, limited places are available! Don't miss your chance to invest in your future success with LJMU's Grad Academy. Open to LJMU final year undergraduate and postgraduate students (PGT and PGR) and 2023 LJMU Graduates only. Register now and embark on a transformative journey towards achieving your career goals!

The first 50 final year students (home-based, final year undergraduates, PGTs and PGRs only) who register could be eligible for a £50 attendance payment if you attend the full day (10am-4pm on 21 May), T&Cs apply. Book your place and then complete this form to claim attendance payment. Payment will be approved on completion of the full day.

Grad Academy! Elevate Your Career Journey with LJMU's Premier Transition Programme Online

Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2024
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Online Event
More details

Online programme: Tuesday 23 July, 10am-4pm.

Are you ready to unlock the secrets to success with our online Grad Academy programme designed to empower you with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in today's competitive job market.

Join us for comprehensive online sessions on crafting competitive applications, mastering STAR interview techniques, expanding your professional network, and decoding employer expectations.

But that's not all! You'll receive a Grad Academy certificate and digital badge, showcasing your dedication to professional development and setting you apart in the job market.

Hurry, limited places are available! Don't miss your chance to invest in your future success with LJMU's Grad Academy. Open to LJMU final year undergraduate and postgraduate students (PGT and PGR) and 2023 LJMU Graduates only. Register now and embark on a transformative journey towards achieving your career goals!

The Interview Power Suit Virtual Reality Drop-In/ Taster Session - (Byrom Street - James Parsons Bu

Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2024
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: James Parsons Building - Careers Zone
More details
A Drop-In session using virtual reality to help you become confident at interviews.

Come along to our drop-in session where you can practice your Employability Skills in Virtual Reality.

Features: Choose from several Scenarios:

  1. Three Steps to answering almost any interview question
  2. Landing the perfect job
  3. Managing interview anxiety
  4. Career mindset development
  5. Interview simulation

These sessions run Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 2-3pm. Places are limited so book in as soon as possible.

When you arrive, you will be given a virtual reality headset and you will have an opportunity to explore the simulations available at your own pace. Student Futures staff are on hand to guide you through the session if required and provide support should you need.

CV Café (Student Life Building)

Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2024
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Student Life Building - Career Zone Reception
Format: Drop-in
More details
Everyone is welcome to visit us at CV Café that takes place every Tuesday and Thursday between 2pm - 3.30pm at the Student Life Building Careers Zone.

*no need to book*

The CV Café is ideal for short enquiries and advice about CV & Cover Letters, but we can also discuss topics such as:

  • Job-searching
  • work experience
  • job and course applications
  • personal statements
  • postgraduate study
  • course changes
  • placements and internships
  • graduate schemes

For help with CVs please have a copy of your CV and cover letter ready, or a job description/person specification with you.

CV Café (Byrom Street - James Parsons Building)

Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2024
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Byrom Street Building - Careers Zone
Format: Drop-in
More details
Everyone is welcome to visit us at CV Café that takes place every Tuesday and Thursday between 2pm - 3pm at the James Parsons Building Careers Zone.

*no need to book*

The CV Café is ideal for short enquiries and advice about CV & Cover Letters, but we can also discuss topics such as:

  • Job-searching
  • work experience
  • job and course applications
  • personal statements
  • postgraduate study
  • course changes
  • placements and internships
  • graduate schemes

For help with CVs please have a copy of your CV and cover letter ready, or a job description/person specification with you.

Successful Job Applications

Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2024
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Online Event
More details

Submitting an application form is often the first stage of the graduate recruitment and selection process, and recruiters can receive applications in the thousands.

This online class will show you how to develop your personal brand to make sure your graduate job application form has a positive impact in order to get you through to the next stage of the recruitment process.

Please note this session will run as an online class/webinar. Instructions on how to join the session will be sent to you when you register to attend.

Careers Drop-In- Student Life Building

Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2024
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Student Life Building - Careers Zone
Format: Drop-in
More details
Come along to chat to us in the Careers Zone at the Student Life Building (SLB).
*no need to book*
The drop-in is ideal for short enquiries and advice on topics such as:Job-searching; work experience; job and course applications; CV and cover letters; personal statements; post-graduate study; course changes; placements and internships; graduate schemes.

For help with CVs please have a copy of your CV and cover letter ready, or a job description/person specification with you. Our friendly team can discuss this with you face to face during the session.

Careers Drop-In- Byrom Street - James Parsons Building

Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2024
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Byrom Street Building - Careers Zone
Format: Drop-in
More details
Come along to chat to us in the Careers Zone in the James Parsons Building.
*no need to book*
The drop-in is ideal for short enquiries and advice on topics such as:Job-searching; work experience; job and course applications; CV and cover letters; personal statements; post-graduate study; course changes; placements and internships; graduate schemes.

For help with CVs please have a copy of your CV and cover letter ready, or a job description/person specification with you. Our friendly team can discuss this with you face to face during the session.

CV Café (Student Life Building)

Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2024
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Student Life Building - Career Zone Reception
Format: Drop-in
More details
Everyone is welcome to visit us at CV Café that takes place every Tuesday and Thursday between 2pm - 3.30pm at the Student Life Building Careers Zone.

*no need to book*

The CV Café is ideal for short enquiries and advice about CV & Cover Letters, but we can also discuss topics such as:

  • Job-searching
  • work experience
  • job and course applications
  • personal statements
  • postgraduate study
  • course changes
  • placements and internships
  • graduate schemes

For help with CVs please have a copy of your CV and cover letter ready, or a job description/person specification with you.

CV Café (Byrom Street - James Parsons Building)

Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2024
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Byrom Street Building - Careers Zone
Format: Drop-in
More details
Everyone is welcome to visit us at CV Café that takes place every Tuesday and Thursday between 2pm - 3pm at the James Parsons Building Careers Zone.

*no need to book*

The CV Café is ideal for short enquiries and advice about CV & Cover Letters, but we can also discuss topics such as:

  • Job-searching
  • work experience
  • job and course applications
  • personal statements
  • postgraduate study
  • course changes
  • placements and internships
  • graduate schemes

For help with CVs please have a copy of your CV and cover letter ready, or a job description/person specification with you.

Preparing for Interviews

Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2024
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Online Event
More details

Congratulations you’ve been invited to an interview! (Or are going to be soon)

Interviews are a great opportunity to present yourself as the best candidate for a job, but they can be a daunting experience.

This session will give you an insight into how preparation and practise can help you to succeed at in person, telephone and online interviews.

CV Café (Student Life Building)

Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2024
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Student Life Building - Career Zone Reception
Format: Drop-in
More details
Everyone is welcome to visit us at CV Café that takes place every Tuesday and Thursday between 2pm - 3.30pm at the Student Life Building Careers Zone.

*no need to book*

The CV Café is ideal for short enquiries and advice about CV & Cover Letters, but we can also discuss topics such as:

  • Job-searching
  • work experience
  • job and course applications
  • personal statements
  • postgraduate study
  • course changes
  • placements and internships
  • graduate schemes

For help with CVs please have a copy of your CV and cover letter ready, or a job description/person specification with you.

CV Café (Byrom Street - James Parsons Building)

Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2024
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Byrom Street Building - Careers Zone
Format: Drop-in
More details
Everyone is welcome to visit us at CV Café that takes place every Tuesday and Thursday between 2pm - 3pm at the James Parsons Building Careers Zone.

*no need to book*

The CV Café is ideal for short enquiries and advice about CV & Cover Letters, but we can also discuss topics such as:

  • Job-searching
  • work experience
  • job and course applications
  • personal statements
  • postgraduate study
  • course changes
  • placements and internships
  • graduate schemes

For help with CVs please have a copy of your CV and cover letter ready, or a job description/person specification with you.

Careers Drop-In- Student Life Building

Date: Thu, 02 May 2024
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Student Life Building - Careers Zone
Format: Drop-in
More details
Come along to chat to us in the Careers Zone at the Student Life Building (SLB).
*no need to book*
The drop-in is ideal for short enquiries and advice on topics such as:Job-searching; work experience; job and course applications; CV and cover letters; personal statements; post-graduate study; course changes; placements and internships; graduate schemes.

For help with CVs please have a copy of your CV and cover letter ready, or a job description/person specification with you. Our friendly team can discuss this with you face to face during the session.

CV Café (Student Life Building)

Date: Thu, 02 May 2024
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Student Life Building - Career Zone Reception
Format: Drop-in
More details
Everyone is welcome to visit us at CV Café that takes place every Tuesday and Thursday between 2pm - 3.30pm at the Student Life Building Careers Zone.

*no need to book*

The CV Café is ideal for short enquiries and advice about CV & Cover Letters, but we can also discuss topics such as:

  • Job-searching
  • work experience
  • job and course applications
  • personal statements
  • postgraduate study
  • course changes
  • placements and internships
  • graduate schemes

For help with CVs please have a copy of your CV and cover letter ready, or a job description/person specification with you.

Graduate Schemes Uncovered

Date: Tue, 07 May 2024
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Online Event
More details

Graduate schemes offer some of the highest quality job opportunities.


They can offer graduates employment with structured training and progression often alongside competitive salaries and benefits. With over half of these graduate schemes open to those who have a degree in any subject discipline, this online session will cover the basics of what types of graduate schemes are available across various job areas.


This information could help you decide if a graduate scheme is for you and how to increase your chances of making a successful application.


By attending this session, you will:
1. Find out what graduate schemes are
2. Identify the benefits of gaining a place on a graduate scheme
3. Understand the recruitment process for graduate schemes

CV Café (Student Life Building)

Date: Tue, 07 May 2024
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Student Life Building - Career Zone Reception
Format: Drop-in
More details
Everyone is welcome to visit us at CV Café that takes place every Tuesday and Thursday between 2pm - 3.30pm at the Student Life Building Careers Zone.

*no need to book*

The CV Café is ideal for short enquiries and advice about CV & Cover Letters, but we can also discuss topics such as:

  • Job-searching
  • work experience
  • job and course applications
  • personal statements
  • postgraduate study
  • course changes
  • placements and internships
  • graduate schemes

For help with CVs please have a copy of your CV and cover letter ready, or a job description/person specification with you.

Careers Drop-In- Student Life Building

Date: Thu, 09 May 2024
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Student Life Building - Careers Zone
Format: Drop-in
More details
Come along to chat to us in the Careers Zone at the Student Life Building (SLB).
*no need to book*
The drop-in is ideal for short enquiries and advice on topics such as:Job-searching; work experience; job and course applications; CV and cover letters; personal statements; post-graduate study; course changes; placements and internships; graduate schemes.

For help with CVs please have a copy of your CV and cover letter ready, or a job description/person specification with you. Our friendly team can discuss this with you face to face during the session.

CV Café (Student Life Building)

Date: Thu, 09 May 2024
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Student Life Building - Career Zone Reception
Format: Drop-in
More details
Everyone is welcome to visit us at CV Café that takes place every Tuesday and Thursday between 2pm - 3.30pm at the Student Life Building Careers Zone.

*no need to book*

The CV Café is ideal for short enquiries and advice about CV & Cover Letters, but we can also discuss topics such as:

  • Job-searching
  • work experience
  • job and course applications
  • personal statements
  • postgraduate study
  • course changes
  • placements and internships
  • graduate schemes

For help with CVs please have a copy of your CV and cover letter ready, or a job description/person specification with you.

The Interview Power Suit Virtual Reality Drop-In/ Taster Session - (Student Life Building)

Date: Mon, 13 May 2024
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Student Life Building - Careers Zone
More details
A Drop-In session using virtual reality to help you become confident at interviews.

Come along to our drop-in session where you can practice your Employability Skills in Virtual Reality.

Features: Choose from several Scenarios:

  1. Three Steps to answering almost any interview question
  2. Landing the perfect job
  3. Managing interview anxiety
  4. Career mindset development
  5. Interview simulation

These sessions run Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 2-3pm. Places are limited so book in as soon as possible.

When you arrive, you will be given a virtual reality headset and you will have an opportunity to explore the simulations available at your own pace. Student Futures staff are on hand to guide you through the session if required and provide support should you need.

CV Café (Student Life Building)

Date: Tue, 14 May 2024
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Student Life Building - Career Zone Reception
Format: Drop-in
More details
Everyone is welcome to visit us at CV Café that takes place every Tuesday and Thursday between 2pm - 3.30pm at the Student Life Building Careers Zone.

*no need to book*

The CV Café is ideal for short enquiries and advice about CV & Cover Letters, but we can also discuss topics such as:

  • Job-searching
  • work experience
  • job and course applications
  • personal statements
  • postgraduate study
  • course changes
  • placements and internships
  • graduate schemes

For help with CVs please have a copy of your CV and cover letter ready, or a job description/person specification with you.

Careers Drop-In- Student Life Building

Date: Thu, 16 May 2024
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Student Life Building - Careers Zone
Format: Drop-in
More details
Come along to chat to us in the Careers Zone at the Student Life Building (SLB).
*no need to book*
The drop-in is ideal for short enquiries and advice on topics such as:Job-searching; work experience; job and course applications; CV and cover letters; personal statements; post-graduate study; course changes; placements and internships; graduate schemes.

For help with CVs please have a copy of your CV and cover letter ready, or a job description/person specification with you. Our friendly team can discuss this with you face to face during the session.

CV Café (Student Life Building)

Date: Thu, 16 May 2024
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Student Life Building - Career Zone Reception
Format: Drop-in
More details
Everyone is welcome to visit us at CV Café that takes place every Tuesday and Thursday between 2pm - 3.30pm at the Student Life Building Careers Zone.

*no need to book*

The CV Café is ideal for short enquiries and advice about CV & Cover Letters, but we can also discuss topics such as:

  • Job-searching
  • work experience
  • job and course applications
  • personal statements
  • postgraduate study
  • course changes
  • placements and internships
  • graduate schemes

For help with CVs please have a copy of your CV and cover letter ready, or a job description/person specification with you.

The Interview Power Suit Virtual Reality Drop-In/ Taster Session - (Student Life Building)

Date: Mon, 20 May 2024
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Student Life Building - Careers Zone
More details
A Drop-In session using virtual reality to help you become confident at interviews.

Come along to our drop-in session where you can practice your Employability Skills in Virtual Reality.

Features: Choose from several Scenarios:

  1. Three Steps to answering almost any interview question
  2. Landing the perfect job
  3. Managing interview anxiety
  4. Career mindset development
  5. Interview simulation

These sessions run Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 2-3pm. Places are limited so book in as soon as possible.

When you arrive, you will be given a virtual reality headset and you will have an opportunity to explore the simulations available at your own pace. Student Futures staff are on hand to guide you through the session if required and provide support should you need.

CV Café (Student Life Building)

Date: Tue, 21 May 2024
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Student Life Building - Career Zone Reception
Format: Drop-in
More details
Everyone is welcome to visit us at CV Café that takes place every Tuesday and Thursday between 2pm - 3.30pm at the Student Life Building Careers Zone.

*no need to book*

The CV Café is ideal for short enquiries and advice about CV & Cover Letters, but we can also discuss topics such as:

  • Job-searching
  • work experience
  • job and course applications
  • personal statements
  • postgraduate study
  • course changes
  • placements and internships
  • graduate schemes

For help with CVs please have a copy of your CV and cover letter ready, or a job description/person specification with you.

Careers Drop-In- Student Life Building

Date: Thu, 23 May 2024
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Student Life Building - Careers Zone
Format: Drop-in
More details
Come along to chat to us in the Careers Zone at the Student Life Building (SLB).
*no need to book*
The drop-in is ideal for short enquiries and advice on topics such as:Job-searching; work experience; job and course applications; CV and cover letters; personal statements; post-graduate study; course changes; placements and internships; graduate schemes.

For help with CVs please have a copy of your CV and cover letter ready, or a job description/person specification with you. Our friendly team can discuss this with you face to face during the session.

CV Café (Student Life Building)

Date: Thu, 23 May 2024
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Student Life Building - Career Zone Reception
Format: Drop-in
More details
Everyone is welcome to visit us at CV Café that takes place every Tuesday and Thursday between 2pm - 3.30pm at the Student Life Building Careers Zone.

*no need to book*

The CV Café is ideal for short enquiries and advice about CV & Cover Letters, but we can also discuss topics such as:

  • Job-searching
  • work experience
  • job and course applications
  • personal statements
  • postgraduate study
  • course changes
  • placements and internships
  • graduate schemes

For help with CVs please have a copy of your CV and cover letter ready, or a job description/person specification with you.

CV Café (Student Life Building)

Date: Tue, 28 May 2024
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Student Life Building - Career Zone Reception
Format: Drop-in
More details
Everyone is welcome to visit us at CV Café that takes place every Tuesday and Thursday between 2pm - 3.30pm at the Student Life Building Careers Zone.

*no need to book*

The CV Café is ideal for short enquiries and advice about CV & Cover Letters, but we can also discuss topics such as:

  • Job-searching
  • work experience
  • job and course applications
  • personal statements
  • postgraduate study
  • course changes
  • placements and internships
  • graduate schemes

For help with CVs please have a copy of your CV and cover letter ready, or a job description/person specification with you.