Archives: Sessions

Wellbeing and a Fulfilling Career

04 September 2020

Our mental health is paramount. Think about it; what are we doing if not figuring out ways to live that have us feel good, satisfied and happy? Chris shares his own mental health story and how your own personal wellbeing links to a satisfying career. He also talks through how we can all incorporate small […]

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How to make a business idea a reality: the do’s and don’ts of starting your own business

08 July 2020

In this session, Anthony talks us through how he set up his company and the lessons he learnt along the way. He discusses the obvious pitfalls to avoid as well as the must do’s and must haves for getting your business idea off the ground. Using his wealth of experience, Anthony answers your questions on […]

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Making difficult requests workshop

08 July 2020

We have all at some point in our careers heard the advice that “If you don’t ask, you don’t get”. Unhelpfully, this advice is rarely accompanied by complementary ideas on HOW you can make that difficult or ambitious request in a way which is comfortable for both parties and which will give you the best […]

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Podcast with Max Wyllie and Amanda Thomson, CEO of Thomson & Scott

04 June 2020

Amanda Thomson is the founder and CEO of Thomson and Scott Ltd and creator of an entirely new sector in the wine industry. Amanda talks about how her business has been effected during the COVID-19 pandemic and what learnings she will take from the experience. She also looks at what key skills you need in […]

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Money Never Did Grow on Trees But That Doesn’t Have to be a Worry

02 June 2020

Richard focusses on two very valuable life skills; how to best manage personal finance and the importance of doing so, then moving on to consider some practical thoughts about managing your physical and personal wellbeing.

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An Introduction to a Career in Property Development

02 June 2020

Richard has over 20 years’ experience in property development in central London, on large complex developments. In this session Richard gives an overview of the full cycle of property development including investment, planning, construction, design, architecture and engineering and talk through what these sectors entail, how they interlink, potential careers and emphasise that property is […]

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The Reality of Entrepreneurship

02 June 2020

Amanda Thomson is the founder and CEO of Thomson and Scott Ltd and creator of an entirely new sector in the wine industry. Robin Chu is the founder and CEO of CoachBright, who support young people from less socially mobile backgrounds to identify and fulfil their potential. This dynamic duo talk about what it is […]

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Growth Hacking for Apps

02 June 2020

Marine and Mauricio share their wealth of knowledge and experience during this fascinating session. Marine is a serial tech entrepreneur with two successful exits. She is the CEO and Co-Founder of YurOn. Mauricio is YurOn Head of Growth and used to have that same role for Musically/TikTok.

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What It Means To Be An OW

02 June 2020

Murray Lindo and Chris Potter will have a chat about what it means to be an OW and what opportunities there are for you once you leave College.

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Career Intelligence

02 June 2020

The better you know yourself the better the decisions you make about your career – avoid getting trapped in an unfulfilling job and understand more about how you can tune in to that inner voice and find a career path that suits you and not be swayed by the pressure from others.

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Tech Start Ups

02 June 2020

Serial tech start up expert and investor Chris Bruce will give the insider view on the ‘dos and don’ts’ when setting up a tech business.

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University Top Tips by OW Georgie Murrin

02 June 2020

Georgie Murrin graduated from wellington in 2018. Georgia is currently studying Sustainable Development with Art History at the University of St Andrews. In this session Georgia will talk us through her first two years at University and her top tips and advice for those just about to start at university.

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Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

02 June 2020

There is a lot of nonsense talked about in Leadership books – and every day there seems to be a new one . Cut through all the hyperbole in this session and share the discussion about the importance of emotionally intelligent leadership and how it can change the world.

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Welly Connect First Steps

02 June 2020

Murray Lindo will talk you through what Welly Connect is and how you can really make the most if it to your benefit.

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Without Sales You’re Nothing

02 June 2020

So you have a great product – without sales it will never succeed – in this session we explore why the art of sales is essential for all organisations, whether you are selling a product or trying to share a vital message.

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CV Skills

02 June 2020

An essential session for all – how to write a winning CV. Paul has very kindly shared the PPT presentation slides and an example CV, which we strongly encourage you to have a look at.

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Utopy: What’s it really like to work for a charity?

02 June 2020

Drawing on their multitude of experiences in the non-profit sector, Thomas & Emma bring the real-life version of working for charity to you. They challenge often held preconceptions of the sector and share their thoughts on how have a career with purpose.

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Settling In – My First Year at University BY ow Miles Chiu

02 June 2020

Miles Chiu graduated from wellington in 2019. Miles is currently studying History and Economics at the University of Chicago. In this session Miles will discuss his reasons for studying abroad and will share some top tips for those considering going to university abroad as well as talking through how he has found his first year […]

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A Career in Investment Banking

02 June 2020

Paul gives us an insight into the world of investment banking; everything you need to know for a career in this industry.

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Serve to Lead – What the Military Can Teach Us

02 June 2020

In recent times we have been reminded of how vital the military are in supporting and protecting the lives of UK citizens – both abroad and domestically as we have seen in the amazing work that the military have done during the C19 crisis. Mr G-C will share with you the core ethos of serving […]

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Top Tips for University by OW Amber Frobisher

02 June 2020

Amber Frobisher graduated from Wellington in 2018 and is currently studying Maths at Cambridge University. During this talk Amber will share her top tips for starting University and how to make the most of your first year.

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Improvisation For Life With Ella Simms, Founder of The Sister Improv Society

02 June 2020

Using her skills as a performer Ella discusses creativity, enhanced listening and effective leadership.

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How To Make A Positive Start In The Workplace And Add Value To The Team You Are Joining

02 June 2020

Richard Banks, Head of Development at Westbourne Capital Partners, will be sharing his wealth of knowledge and expertise in this fascinating live broadcast. This session will cover a range of hugely important topics when entering the workplace post-graduation, including setting yourself ambitious but realistic goals, team dynamics within an organisation, communication, personal development, self-motivation and […]

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Podcast with OWs Max Wyllie and Jack Chong

02 June 2020

OW Jack Chong is interviewed by OW Max Wyllie and discusses studying PPE at Oxford, why he chose that subject and how he is finding life at one of the world’s most famous Universities.

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Tips on University Life and Studying Abroad by OW Gabriel Corradini

02 June 2020

Gabriel Corradini graduated from Wellington in 2017, he went onto study Computer Science at Bath University and is currently on his study year abroad in Seoul, South Korea. Gabriel discusses his course in more detail as well as offering some top tips about university life and what it is like to be studying abroad.

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