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Employability in a digital age: York hosts event

Posted on 28 April 2016

The University of York will host a networking event on 4 May to promote the Yorkshire launch of Northern Hive, encouraging regional businesses to engage with academics and students.

Northern Hive

Employability in a Digital Age will open with a speech by York’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Koen Lamberts, followed by a talk on 'Dancing with Data' from Dr Darren Reed, Lecturer in Sociology and Social Psychology.

A panel of employers from a spectrum of sectors, along with academics, will then share their perspectives on how to make connections in the Yorkshire business community.

Northern Hive is a leading networking and professional community committed to promoting social inclusion and shaping the region's business community to celebrate and support Northern talent.

Kate Dodd, the University of York’s Academic Registrar, said: “The University is thrilled to host the Yorkshire Launch event of Northern Hive. This is a brilliant opportunity to hear the latest thinking on graduate employability, from both academia and industry perspectives.

“This launch aligns with the University's continued aim to enhance graduate employability by engaging effectively with corporate partners and northern businesses.”

The event will be held in Room LMB030, Department of Law and Management, Campus East, University of York, from 5.00 - 7.30pm. To book, visit:

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