RCSLT National Student Study Day 2013


Thursday 28th March 2013

De Montfort University, Hugh Aston Building, Leicester, LE1 9BH

Packed full of interactive sessions, this exciting event offered students the chance to hear from speech and language therapy managers about what they look for in job applicants. Students also found out what it’s really like to be a newly qualified practitioner.

The National Student Study Day gave delegates the opportunity to meet and network with other SLT students from across the UK, as well as learn more about their professional body, meet staff and trustees from the RCSLT.


Learning objectives


This study day helped speech and language therapy students to:

  • Learn how to apply for new posts and what managers are looking for in application forms
  • Understand the role of the RCSLT and the benefits available throughout their career
  • Hear from SLTs whose careers have taken them from clinical work into a range of areas including political campaigning and research
  • Understand the political landscape regarding speech and language therapy and the current job situation 
  • Gain information on completing the NQP framework 
  • Consider how students and NQPs can add value in supporting service users to contribute to service enhancement 
  • Learn the importance of networking and career aspirations/progression
  • Understand the expectations of an NQP in their first year


For more details, please see the day’s agenda



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