Interview with Brian Royson Mayne, CIWM

EP Wales caught up with Brian Royson Mayne, Chair of the Chartered Institute for Wastes Management, Wales ahead of his appearance at the All Wales Virtual Careers Fair. Brian reveals all about the CIWM, his ‘plan B’ dream career, what’s helped him through lockdown this last year…and his enthusiasm for extremely spicy chili peppers.

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EP Wales speakers at All Wales Virtual Careers Fair: ‘never stop learning’

Speaking ahead of the first ‘All Wales Virtual Careers Fair’ on Monday March 1st, science communicator/presenter Huw James and Forbes Under 30 finalist Jessica Leigh Jones MBE have underlined how students emerging into the job market can gain a competative advantage by blending career passions, being agile and viewing their future careers as ‘jungle gyms’ rather than traditional career ladders.

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EP Wales February 2021 News update

All Wales Virtual Careers Fair – exhibitors and grads/students wanted! Environment Platform Wales has been working with other Welsh University Careers Services and UK’s student employability experts GTi group to deliver an ‘All Wales Virtual Careers Fair’ on March 1st (10am-3pm) and bookings for this event are open for employers and students. It’s a great way…

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Green shoots and new horizons at the All-Wales Virtual Careers Fair

Large-scale Welsh businesses, micro-employers and organisations are being encouraged to join the first pan-Wales careers fair which is being co-produced by all Welsh universities and HEIs. Working together for the first time in partnership with GTI, the virtual fair will promote a range of opportunities, graduate schemes and pathways into employment open to students and graduates.

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Environment Platform Wales unveils new ‘Curious Minds’ Careers-focused podcast

As part of our work to support the next generation of environmental professionals in Wales, Environment Platform Wales (EP Wales) is producing a series of bite-sized talks focused on careers and skills development. The guest podcast series feature early career environmental professionals from across the public, private and third sectors. Review the shows and enter a draw to win a £50 Amazon voucher in time for Christmas.

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In:conversation Episode 6 – International Year of Plant Health 

plant seedling in a hand

Register your interest to join us on Feb 16th 2021 for another live webinar marking International Year of Plant Health. Plants are the source of the oxygen we breathe, the food we eat, and ultimately of all life on earth. Despite their importance, we do not pay enough attention to keeping them healthy. The United Nations declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). The event was intended to be a once in a lifetime opportunity to raise global awareness on how protecting plant health can help end hunger, reduce poverty, protect the environment, and boost economic development. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, original programmes and partner events were postponed or cancelled, but EP Wales is shining a light on this important work and bringing some important discussion to the table through a Welsh lens.

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