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Skills Fest

Skills Fest In-Person

Pre-register for Skills Fest 2024! First 50 to register get a free Skills Fest tote bag.

What is skills fest?


Skills Fest is an activity-packed fair that showcases the support and skill development opportunities offered to students across the University of Essex. Discover how you can develop skills to support you in your studies and life after university at Skills Fest!

What: Skills Fest Fair

When: 28 February 2024

Time: 12.30 to 14.30

Where: SU Bar (off of Square 3 next to The Kitchen), University of Essex, Colchester Campus

Who will be there:

  • Skills at Library
  • Digital Innovation and Technology Services
  • Skills for Success
  • Careers Services
  • Essex Abroad
  • Sustainability
  • Wellbeing
  • Research Support & Essex Student Journal

Activities programme


How to publish your dissertation/paper in the Essex Student Journal


Kickstart your career with Careers Services


Sustainability ‘How bad are bananas’ carbon footprint game


How to use primary sources from Special Collections


‘Skills Pong’ championship game

Related LibGuide: Skills Fest by Clarissa St Yves

Wednesday 28 February 2024
12:30 - 14:30
Time Zone:
UK, Ireland, Lisbon Time (change)
  Skills Fest  
Registration has closed.

How will Skills Fest benefit you?

  • Learn new skills or perfect ones you already have!

  • Boost your academic development.

  • Enhance your professional skills.

  • Find out how the University can support you as a student.

  • Learn transferable skills that can help you in the future and potential new skills that inspire future passions!


Event Organizer

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Clarissa St Yves

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