About the event

The 2021 RCSLT National Student Study Day covered:

  • Which essential skills and knowledge will be in demand in the future
  • What managers are looking for in NQPs
  • Practical tips from NQPs on finding your first role
  • What an average day/week is like for an NQP
  • How to build your resilience and manage your health and wellbeing in your first role
  • How roles are changing as a result of the pandemic and how this will affect you
  • Unique networking opportunities to help you begin your journey in the profession

Event resources and recordings

View the programme, biographies and workshop activity in the Student Day 2021 Delegate Pack (PDF)

The videos below have been recorded by RCSLT staff to support the content presented at the event.

Welcome and introduction

NQP panel and Q&A

Manager panel

Workshop Q&A

RCSLT NQP competency framework

Presented by Tom Griffin, enquiries officer

RCSLT networks and communities

Presented by Kaleigh Maietta, events and engagement manager

Why policy and public affairs matter to you

Presented by Padraigin O’Flynn, external affairs officer

Supporting your evidence-based practice

Presented by Sarah Lambert, research and outcomes officer

RCSLT website and CPD diary

Presented by Mark Singleton, learning officer

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