CAREER CENTRE AND ALUMNI
The Career Centre and Alumni - "A bridge to success"
The Career Centre at University "Fan S. Noli" was established in November 2012, as an office whose main mission was to help students make their first professional steps.
The Career Centre and Alumni serves as a connecting bridge between students (job seekers) and employees (business, public administration). It aims to encourage students to plan their career through trainings, forums, employment projects, workshops and individual meetings with the students.
The main goal of the Career Centre and Alumni is to support students and to prepare them how to face the labour market.
The Career Centre and Alumni cooperates with the public and private institutions in the District of Korça such as: the Regional Directorate of Education, the Municipality of Korca, Job Office, banks and medical clinics, and other organisations from Albania and abroad.
The Career Centre offers:
- Provides information for scholarships, student’s conferences and trainings
- Provides to students the possibility to do voluntary work at CCA
- Organises informative sessions with students
- Organizes the Career fair
- Organises lectures for career advising
- Organises individual meetings with students and advices them on new vacancies.
Sector of Studies and Career Development on the occasion of beginning the new academic year, from 26 to 28 October 2016, has developed open lectures to the students of the first years of the University "Fan S. Noli" entitled "General Information for the Students of First Years".
The lecture aim to present the University Regulation, inform students about the examination process, assessment and Bologna System. Also, a general information about the service of Career Centre, orientation about offices in the respective faculties and at the University "Fan S. Noli". At the end of the lecture the students had the opportunity to ask questions on unclear issues.
SUR-PLACE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME PROVIDED BY WUS IS PRESENTED TO “FAN S. NOLI” UNIVERSITY
On April 20, at the premises of the Conference Hall “Teodor Laço” at the Faculty of Education and Philology, representatives of WUS in cooperation with Career Centre and Alumni of “Fan S. Noli” University held a meeting with the 3rd year bachelor and 2nd year Master degree students in order to present the Sur-Place scholarships for Albanian students. The purpose of this meeting was to identify talented people and to provide them with the necessary support to prepare for taking on responsibilities in various fields. According to Eda Terezi, representative of WUS, the scholarship program aim is to provide winner students with the financial support for 6 months at a value of 250 Euro / month. In this framework, in June, it is planned to be organized the first training activity with 30 selected students of Korҫa region.
Promotion of University “Fan S. Noli” in the High Secondary Schools of Korca District
From February 27, 2017 to March 10, 2017, the Career Centre and Alumni in University “Fan S. Noli” organized some visits in the High Secondary Schools of Korca District in terms of Career Counseling. It was in the interest of the high schools graduates or student candidates, based on a specified graph which was preliminarily approved by the Education Directorate of Korca District. These visits, with the representatives of the faculties, consist on the promotion of the study programs offered by University “Fan S. Noli” as well as the distribution of the informing leaflets. The Faculties presents the specifies of their study programs and they invite the high schools’ graduates to be part of this university with values and traditions. A great importance was given to the Criteria of Admission in the First Cycle of Studies for the academic year 2017-2018 issued by the University of Korca. It was prepared a leaflet, which presents all the criteria determined by the departments including the average grade of the optional subjects and the average grade of the three years of study divided in percentage. The high school graduates had also an opportunity to ask questions about any uncertainty in this decisive process concerning their future career.
THE ACTIVITY “FOR A SAFER CITY” – In November 15, 2016, THE STUDENTS OF “FAN S. NOLI” UNIVERSITY PARTICIPATED IN THE BOOTCMAP ACTIVITY ORGANIZED FROM UNDP ALBANIA AND BUSINESS INCUBATOR OF KORCA
In November, 15 2016 the students of “Fan S. Noli” University participated in the Bootcamp activity organized from UNDP Albania and Business Incubator of Korçë titled “FOR A SAFER CITY”. The aim of the activity was training students in identifying a safety challenge they face in their daily life in Korca and resolving this challenge. The most interesting and sustainable idea was financed and it was presented by the students of the English Language Study Program in the Second Year under the topic “THE SOCIETY'S AWARENESS THROUGH THE WALL ART”. It was decided that the Municipality of Korca will give its assistance in evidencing three facades at the intersection of which the problem of the citizens’ safety is very serious. There will be transmitted sensitizing messages to reduce vehicle speed and other risks.
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT :
Msc. Ersida Çuka
Career Centre and Alumni
University "Fan S. Noli" of Korçë,
Faculty of Economy, 5th Floor
Office nr. 16