Nerves on the day are good, make sure you channel the adrenalin and focus on what you need to do.
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Its never too late to think about your body language and the impact it can have on the success of your presentation. I found this online clip a really useful visual tool to demonstrate the difference a few changes to your body language can have.
I am now seeing quite a few students who are beginning to feel anxious about the upcoming event. Try not to panic, there are lots of things you can do to make you feel more in control of the situation. A great way to manage these feelings is to learn and then practice some simple breathing techniques. Don’t forget to also check out
Are you struggling to make your slides stand out? The University Skills Team delivered a recent workshop, which covers the base of all good slide design principles! Remember it’s all about the use of images, so try and use some of these links for inspiration! Photo Credit: Annouchka.Supervielle via Compfight cc
The reality is, that you could potentially find a job at STC next week! There will be a number of external companies and professionals attending – and this will offer a great opportunity to begin networking and raising your professional profile.
Your STC experience will be a fabulous opportunity to develop important work based skills – and more importantly could set you apart from the crowd on your CV and in interviews. Try embrace, appreciate and get everything you possibly can from it! Re-visit the careers blogs from Tony Taylor for more advice and guidance!
Using the universities www.skills4studycampus.com webpage is a great way to build your skills and confidence in presenting. Log in with your university account details and complete the module on ‘Group work and Presenting’ – it covers loads of different areas including the use of visual aids and how to make a successful presentation.
One of the most useful things you can do on the run up to the event is to look into the power of using a very simple technique called ‘Mindfulness’.
Hi I’m Emma, over the next 4 weeks I will be posting ideas and suggestions to help support you on the run up to STC. My posts will include handy tips and techniques on giving a presentation, advice on managing your nerves/anxiety and generally helping you feel organised!