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What is the King's How to… Series? 

Our How to... series welcomes our brilliant alumni to share their expertise with the next generation of King’s graduates. 

What’s in it for you? 

Hear from brilliant alumni and learn ‘how to’ get ahead and prepare for life after King’s with advice, guidance and practical tools from those within our alumni community.  

Event topics have included How to... start a venture, How to... grow your professional network, How to... make good mistakes, and more. 

Watch recordings of recent events below or view the full playlist on our Youtube channel. 

Upcoming King's How to… events 

Our next How to... event is yet to be announced. But keep your eyes peeled: it will be announced on this page as soon as it is confirmed.

Please make sure to check our events page to find out more. You can also subscribe to receiving events, news and fundraising so you never miss the next King’s How to… and further opportunities by updating your details here or emailing at 

Previous How to... events  

How to... Use AI in the workplace

In this webinar, hear from three King’s Alumni who have pursued successful careers in the field of AI.

The session explores how all industries can be using AI to make their work more effective and efficient, asks what the future of AI in the workplace could look like, and encourages you to think about how people from all academic backgrounds can pursue a career in the field.


How to... Get the most from mentoring

This online event is a King’s exclusive with some of our mentors and mentees who have experience in our King’s mentoring programme.

They will give you the top tips on being part of a mentoring relationship, such as how often to request assistance from your mentor, how to use their network to gain access to job opportunities or professional development.


How to... Dedicate yourself to more than one life goal

Olympian Laviai Nielsen (Geography, 2018) returned to King's to give an in person talk as part of King's Edge Festival 2023. She gave advice on pursuing your passions, giving personal insights about how her time at King's shaped her journey. 

You can read about Laviai's visit back to King's here.


How to... Find your authentic professional voice

In this talk, we heard from experienced career coach, Chair of The Reading Agency, former television producer and alumnus Matthew Littleford MBE (MA Politics and Contemporary History, 2019), who shared his top tips for finding your authentic professional voice.

Matthew summed up his thoughts for us in our alumni blog. You can read this back here.






From networking events to lectures to social events. Find all our alumni events here.