In Autumn 2011 academics from the Centre for Career and Personal Development were invited to host a symposium at an International conference entitled: “Vocational Designing and Career Counselling” at the University of Padua, Italy.
One of the keynote speakers at this well-attended event was Professor Mark Savickas. Hazel Reid said, “He gave an excellent presentation expanding on his ideas about decision-making and career as part of life.”
University of Padua
As Jane Westergaard, CCPD Senior Lecturer, observed after the conference: "I felt excited by the move towards career counselling as a broader concept. The days of 'what do I want to do when I grow up?' are behind us. Now the focus has to be on 'How do I manage my future effectively?”