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This page will showcase the breadth of sustainability in the economy, give you an insight into industry challenges and the role of sustainability in innovation, business, waste, energy and urban design; as well as helping you to adapt a more sustainable approach to your own lives.  

Check out what our experts had to say, how they got their job and where their passion has taken them.


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Panelists include:

  • LivEco -  Daniel Ball, Developer of Ecological and Low Energy Housing
  • Bluestone – Head of Corporate Responsibility Marten Lewis
  • Durisol – Managing Director Neil Bussey

  • Aviation/Motor industry - Self Employed Engineering Consultant in Aerospace, Motorsport, Film and Television Nigel Jones

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Panelists include:

  • Stephen Carr (SERC – Baglan Energy Park)
  • Jasmine Seaforth (Graduate from the BSc Renewable Energy Systems course. Renewable Energy Engineer at the Ministry of Public Utilities, tuning in all the way from Trinidad & Tobago.
  • Dr Matthew Phillips (SESS Programme Manager)
  • James Reed (course leader on MSc Renewable Energy & Sustainability Technology)
  • Alex Olean and/or Siva Gunalan (Electronic Engineers at CEPE- Centre for Electronic Product Engineering)
  • Natalie Lubbock Lecturer in Ecology

Our Green Graduates

USW Careers are here for you

We can help you find your career direction, you can get your CV checked, book a mock interview, explore your freelancing options, secure a placement, build your experience, develop your network, be employable and get inspired.

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Our website is the best place to start with lots of resources and signposting to all of our services. 

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Appointments for USW students and graduates via Microsoft Teams (video) and via telephone.

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Range of webinars to improve your employability with the recruitment process. Employers may also host webinars to introduce themselves and provide information on the roles they have available.

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Our career and skills development system. It is jam-packed with resources, tools and learning materials to help you understand yourself better and the options open to you, develop your skills, and present yourself well to employers – including great resources to help you create a fantastic LinkedIn profile.

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Complete our online employability award, the GradEdge Award, which will help you to develop the skills employers are looking for.

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Jobs board where you can find all the latest opportunities posted by organisations both on a local and national level.  

TAKE ACTION

Climate Change - Want to make difference?  Have an idea that could change the world?  

Then why not enter the SYNIAD challenge for a chance to get your idea out there and changing things for the better.  The winning idea will receive an IPad and £100 cash.

Use your creativity to present your world-changing idea that can contribute to improving one of 4 areas: 

  • Food and Diet 
  • Material consumption 
  • Transport and mobility 
  • Heating and cooling 

Your solution could be industrial, social, educational, or cultural – it could be global or local, radical or subtle. 

Growing powerful ideas and being able to share them in an inspiring way are valuable skills needed across all parts of society, work and business.   

The competition is open from 2nd November 2020 until February 2021 – so start creating!!

The competition is led by Cardiff University, funded by Welsh Government and open to all university students studying in Wales. 

If you need any help with developing and presenting your idea, then drop the Student Enterprise Team an email enterprise@southwales.ac.uk

If you want to start developing and testing your idea or perhaps developing it as a business idea then Student Enterprise can advise how to go about it and link you into the right people both within and externally to make your ideas happen

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