The National Sports Roadshow
Students from all full time sports courses had the opportunity to attend The National Sports Roadshow at Leeds Beckett University. The Roadshow provides a platform for employers, trainers, students and professionals to interact with each other as well as the opportunity to hear from inspirational guest speakers such as Sir Steven Redgrave.
The event was primarily made up of 3 interactive zones:
The Careers Zone highlighted the diversity of careers available within the sport and fitness industry, with experts from different sectors delivering presentations on what their role involves and offered helpful advice on the right qualifications and experience required. These included areas such as Sports Business Management, Sports Marketing, Sports Development, Sports Coaching, Sports Science, Social Sciences, the Fitness Industry, Physical Education and working abroad for companies, this included Camp America and BASI (British Association of Snowboard Instructors).
The Sports Zone offered students the opportunity to observe and/or participate in taster sessions in a diverse range of sport and leisure activities.
The Fitness Zone provided guidance on how students can achieve their career and personal fitness goals.
Overall, the event gave students the opportunity to hear from and question professionals working in the industry. They received information first hand on the skills, qualifications and experience required to progress into their sector of choice, whilst taking part in practical, fun activities.
Are you good with people and can you motivate and inspire others?