The Better Future Tour

Careers are changing quickly. A student graduating today will change careers 6 times, is more likely to work in a freelance capacity in their career and will be rewarded for skillsets that didn’t even exist when they started at school.

Better Future is a tour that will make bold predictions about the world of work in 20 years' time. Will there still be a gender pay gap? How will automation affect the engineer? What does globalisation mean to your career? Find out.


Gender in the Workplace

Manchester, 3rd October, 6pm

Emma Rosen, founder of 25before25 is a careers expert. She trialled 25 different careers before she turned 25 in a bid to advocate for a more diverse careers education for young people. She’ll be making predictions about the world of work in 20 years' time with a particular focus on gender issues. Will the gender pay gap have been removed? If so, what will have caused it? Will maternity/paternity rights have changed?

The keynote talk will be followed by a panel made up of a mixture of employers. You can ask them about their careers, what they’ve seen change and advice for how to start your own.

In partnership with Oil and Gas Society, Women in Physics, Women in Business and Bright Futures


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Diversity in the Workplace

London, 11th October, 5pm

This evening event will consist of an introduction to Shell and the energy industry, a panel discussion on BAME diversity in the workplace and application tips for applying for roles. You will have the chance to ask the panel about their careers, what they’ve seen change and advice for the future. You will also learn more about Shell and what they look for in their candidates.

Sonia Meggie is a multi-award winning business and diversity leader, granted the BE Mogul prize for being one of the most influential and successful black business people in Britain. She will be joined by Izzy Obeng, the creator of ‘Foundervine’ which helps entrepreneurial talent to flourish and two senior leaders from within Shell. On the occasion of Black History Month, each will discuss some of the key barriers to diversity specific to race/ethnic minorities/BAME. What are the difficulties facing BAME candidates in the workplace? What is being done to remove these?

In partnership with LSE British People of Colour, UoG BAME Network, Brunel Nigerian Society and QMU ACS.


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Gender in the workplace

Aston, 15th October, 6pm

Emma Rosen, founder of 25before25 is a careers expert. She trialled 25 different careers before she turned 25 in a bid to advocate for a more diverse careers education for young people. She’ll be making predictions about the world of work in 20 years' time with a particular focus on gender issues. Will the gender pay gap have been removed? If so, what will have caused it? Will maternity/paternity rights have changed?

The keynote talk will be followed by a panel made up of a mixture of employers. You can ask them about their careers, what they’ve seen change and advice for how to start your own.

In partnership with Women in Business, Bright Futures, Enactus Society and Women In Tech.


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Engineering: the evolving skillset

Aberdeen, 22nd October, 1pm

Dr Ozak Esu is an electrical engineer working for Cundall and the 2017 Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year. She will be making predictions about the of world of work in 20 years' time with a particular focus on the world of engineering. She’ll answer questions like, how will automation impact job availability? Will it impact the types of job available? Will the skillsets that make a good engineer have changed?

The keynote talk will be followed by a panel made up of a mixture of employers. You can ask them about their careers, what they’ve seen change and advice for how to start your own.

In partnership with BioMedical Sciences Society, Chemical Engineering, Women In Science and Engineering and Robogals.


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Engineering: the evolving skillset

Herriott Watt, 23rd October, 6pm

Dr Ozak Esu is an electrical engineer working for Cundall and the 2017 Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year. She will be making predictions about the of world of work in 20 years' time with a particular focus on the world of engineering. She’ll answer questions like, how will automation impact job availability? Will it impact the types of job available? Will the skillsets that make a good engineer have changed?

The keynote talk will be followed by a panel made up of a mixture of employers. You can ask them about their careers, what they’ve seen change and advice for how to start your own.

In partnership with Physics Society, Women in STEM, HWUTECH and Chemical Engineering.


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The Future Workplace: Asia

London, 24th October, 2pm

Hear from Siti Sulaiman, General Manager, Global Operations and Commercial Services for Shell about her experience of being Asian in the UK, balancing aspirations in Asia and across Europe.

This will be accompanied by career coaching provided by Emma Rosen, a careers coach and blogger who trialled 25 careers before she turned 25! You’ll also hear from people who work for Shell and have the opportunity to network with them.

In partnership with SOAS Malaysian Society, QMU Singapore Society, UCL Sri Lankan Society, KCL Chinese Society and UCL Singapore Society.


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Engineering: The Evolving Skillset

Strathclyde, 29th October, 6pm

Dr Ozak Esu is an electrical engineer working for Cundall and the 2017 Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year. She will be making predictions about the of world of work in 20 years' time with a particular focus on the world of engineering. She’ll answer questions like, how will automation impact job availability? Will it impact the types of job available? Will the skillsets that make a good engineer have changed?

The keynote talk will be followed by a panel made up of a mixture of employers. You can ask them about their careers, what they’ve seen change and advice for how to start your own.

In partnership with Physics Society, DMEM, Civil Engineering and EME.


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