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Opportunities at City

In addition to CULSU's many Student Societies, there are loads of other co-curricular opportunities to get involved in at City, University of London, including Sports Clubs, CitySpark, Volunteering, CityBuddies, the Careers Service, Unitemps and many others. This section gives you useful links to the university-led services and projects that will help you get ahead and make the most of your time at City.

The University have a useful site, called Experience City, with a whole collection of opportunities for you to get involved in.

Sports

At City University you can join competitive sports teams or partake in social sports sessions with no commitment or both! City University’s sports teams are not managed by the Students’ Union, but are supported by the Sports Development Team, which is part of the university’s sport and leisure services. Sports activities are normally located in the university’s sports centre, called CitySport. For more information on sports teams and social sports sessions please use the following link:

Click here to find CitySport on the University website

Contact the Sport Development Team on 0207 040 5656 or sports@city.ac.uk

CitySport, The Franklin Building, 124 Goswell Road, London, EC1V 7DP

CitySpark

CitySpark is a business design and doing competition that helps City students and recent alumni to develop a business idea, test it out with potential customers and then make it happen!

Take part and you can:

  • Win cash prizes for your team's ideas
  • Get skills to make you more attractive in the job market
  • Understand what it takes to start your own enterprise
  • Learn how to make your entrepreneurial dreams a reality!
  • Past winners have even used their prize money to launch their own businesses!

[Click here to find out more about CitySpark]

Contacts for CitySpark:

UniTemps

Are you looking for a temporary, part-time or short-term assignment?

As a graduate, you are eligible to apply for roles within City, University of London and with companies in London that advertise through Unitemps.

Since launching in June 2012, some of Unitemps recent graduates are currently working in the Careers, Finance, HR and Marketing departments at City; we are also working with companies in Tech City and the wider London area to generate opportunities.

If you do not live in London you can also apply for roles nationwide and as we have offices in several universities in the UK.

For more information, please visit www.unitemps.co.uk or call +44 (0)20 7040 4684

Careers, Student Development & Outreach

The Careers, Student Development & Outreach service provides a professional, high quality careers and information service for students and recent graduates of City, in collaboration with employers and other University academic and service departments. Our aim is to support and develop our students by providing the tools they need to enhance their employability.

Careers, Student Development & Outreach provides a professional, high quality careers and information service for students and recent graduates of City, in collaboration with employers and other University academic and service departments. Our aim is to support and develop our students by providing the tools they need to enhance their employability. 

For full details of all City's Career & Skills Development Services, please visit  www.city.ac.uk/careers or call +44 (0) 207 040 8093, or come and speak to them in E125, Drysdale Building.

Cass Business School societies

In addition to societies supported by the Students’ Union (available to all City students), students at Cass Business School

Cass clubs and societies offer students at the Cass Business School the chance to meet and network informally with each other, with academics and with professionals from across the financial world. Cass clubs and Societies are not just about professional development - many clubs encourage sport and leisure activities ensuring the Cass experience is both rewarding and fulfilling. Friends made at Cass socialising or playing sport can develop into networks and friendships for life.

On occasion it may possible to set up a new society if it would benefit the students and the school - to do so you will be required to complete an application form and if accepted attend an interview panel to discuss the proposal.

Click here to see a list of Cass Business School clubs and societies

To find out more about a Cass Business School Club or Society, you can contact the club or society directly or contact Leon Cuthbertson - leon.cuthbertson.1@city.ac.uk

Volunteering

Become a volunteer with the University and sugn up to a whole host of opportunities in the local community and wider area. From helping out with befriending projects to stewarding local marathons, there's an opportunity for everyone to gain skills, give to the community and get involved in making real change. Find out more on the University's Volunteering site.

CityBuddies

Going to university for the first time or moving to a new city can be pretty daunting. Become a Buddy or Mentee to give and gain insight into your course, have your questions answered and act as an advocate for fellow students, and gain an instant friend when you join the University. Getting involved in CityBuddies is the perfect way to immediately be put at ease and settle in to your new surroundings. Full information on the CityBuddies site.

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