Source: http://www.hesa.ac.uk/70% get a 2:1 - http://www.hesa.ac.uk/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1897&Itemid=239Graduate Unemployment: http://www.hesa.ac.uk/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1899&Itemid=239http://www.statistics.gov.uk/hub/index.html95% of business: http://stats.bis.gov.uk/UKSA/ed/sa20110524.htm - BUSINESS POPULATION ESTIMATES FOR THE UK AND REGIONS 201075% survey of Russell University Alumni
Some facts• 2,493,415 students in Higher Education• 60% of you will get a 2:1 or above• Most of you will have a student loan• Most of you will present the same or similar CV to employers• Most of you will have the same career path• Only 7.6% of you will be unemployed• 95% of businesses in the UK have less than 10 people• 75% of you will be seriously consider self employed or start a business within the next 10 years
What does it mean?• Think now! – How do I make my CV stand out? – How do I get sector experience?• Plan: – Develop the skills while you are at university – A strategy to achieve your learning outcomes – What and when• Start being enterprising• Record your activities
Help is at hand• There are awards, accreditation, and recognition for enterprising students at your university.• Check out www.theessa.com for more details.• ESSA is providing support for society, so join one today!
5 minutes videoWHAT DO ENTERPRISING PEOPLEHAVE?
Focus Social Advantage Enterprising Team Creativity EgoDiscussHOW DOES THAT APPLY TO ME?
How to fill it out• You will have 24 questions – Score yourself 1-5 on each • 1 = low • 5 = high• Add up each section (FACETS)• You will then have six numbers, one for each section• You have 10 minutes
Stay in touch with us at: URL: www.theessa.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @ESSAtweetingFacebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-ESSA/Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/ESSAContest This presentation has been developed by Dr. David Bozward and derived from: Bill Bolton and John Thompson, Entrepreneurs: Talent, Temperament, Technique. 2nd Edition, Elsevier (2004) Bill Bolton and John Thompson, The Entrepreneur in Focus: Achieve Your Potential. Thomson Learning (2003)