Richard Challoner School

Year 12/13 Opportunities


HSBC UK Apprenticeship Programmes

We are pleased to announce we have just opened a new series of Apprenticeship opportunities. Our UK Apprenticeship programmes allow candidates to combine work and study, with the opportunity to gain a formal qualification in a variety of different business areas. All the programmes currently open for applications have an estimated start date of November 2023. All these programmes operate on a hybrid working pattern, with a typical expectation for successful candidates to be in the office 1 or 2 days per week.

We would appreciate if you could encourage candidates to apply for these programmes as soon as possible as we do reserve the right to close applications early.

UK Customer Services

Our Customer Services division is the first point of contact for our Retail Banking customers. The apprenticeship will see candidates providing an exceptional customer service in each interaction; engaging with our customers on their everyday banking queries, alongside helping to resolve any complaints.

This is an entry-level position, meaning customer service experience is helpful, but not essential. Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate a genuine passion for going above and beyond for our customers.

Risk and Compliance programmes

Risk & Compliance is a global function that brings together all aspects of regulatory and financial crime compliance. Risk & Compliance aspires to continuously raise the bar and set leading standards across the industry to help safeguard its customers and the communities within which it operates.

Risk & Compliance is a broad area of the bank, and we have a series of different opportunities for candidates to apply to. Areas include:

·       Chief Administration Office

·       Transformation

·       Centre of Excellence – Management & Governance

·       Shared Services Centre

·       Surveillance

·       Compliance Analytics – Screening & Surveillance

·       Compliance Analytics – Governance and Oversight

·       Assurance

·       Operational & Resilience Risk

·       Financial Crime Investigations

·       Group Sanctions

·       Group Anti-Money Laundering

·       Insurance Risk

·       Compliance Analytics

To apply

To find out more and to apply for an apprenticeship programme, please go to the HSBC Apprenticeships webpage.

Application Hints and Tips Workshops

We are hosting Application Hints and Tips Workshops over the coming weeks where an experienced recruiter will provide candidates with information to ensure that they have the knowledge to complete their application to the best of their ability.

To register for workshop, please follow these links:


·       Wednesday 2nd August 2023, 11:00am-12:00pm - Webinar Registration - Zoom

Contact us

Should you have any other questions, please contact us by emailing: and a member of our team will get back to you.

Best wishes,

HSBC Emerging Talent Team

Job opportunity!

GroundForce has just taken on a big new contract and we’re looking to expand. We’re keen to give a chance to a young person in year  13 leaving Richard Challoner this summer, who might be hoping for a practical, outdoor job who might be interested in training up to be a horticulturalist or sports turf operative but maybe hasn’t decided exactly what they want to do yet. Sadly, we can’t easily offer an apprenticeship as all the colleges that do Sports Turf apprenticeships are at least two hours away by public transport, although we could send someone to Merrist Wood to do a horticultural apprenticeship if they were more interested in that side – or they could just start with us, get a flavour for both and then discuss formal training if they’re fitting in and enjoying it after six months. This is a full time permanent vacancy, not a holiday job. We’re ideally looking for an 18 year-old, even better if they can drive. The most important thing is that they’re decent, hard-working, nice people with a sense of humour who would fit into our team.

come and see Mrs Stansbridge if you would be interested in applying 


Have your students considered a Volkswagen Group apprenticeship programme?

The Volkswagen Group apprenticeship programme offers the opportunity to learn and earn through gaining a nationally recognised qualification while working for one of the world’s leading automotive brands such as Audi, SEAT, SKODA, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Volkswagen Group Paint and Body, and TPS (Volkswagen Group Genuine Parts).

The Volkswagen Group apprenticeship programme are recruiting around 480 apprentices this year for Service Technician, Parts Advisor, Customer Service Advisor, Parts Sales Executives, Paint Technician, Panel Technician and Mechanical Electrical and Trim Technician (MET) roles.

Below are some of the benefits of the Volkswagen Group apprenticeship programme:

  • Earn while you learn without racking up debt
  • Gain work experience from day one of your apprenticeship
  • Receive nationally recognised qualifications
  • Acquire brand certifications from Europe’s largest carmaker
  • Develop life skills and technical knowledge to succeed
  • Training and support provided throughout the learner journey
  • Meet new people and take part in new experiences
  • The first step towards a rewarding career in the automotive industry

Once the apprenticeship is complete, there are many opportunities to progress within the retail network. Jonathan Aitkenhead (Aftersales Manager) discusses how the apprenticeship programme helped him to develop his career. Watch his video here.


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Our FREE Email Etiquette Class is running on the 20th of June at 6:30pm, and we still have places available. Please encourage your students to sign up here.


"The Email Etiquette Class highlighted the habits that I had when writing an email that aren't the best and also showed me things about an email that I previously never knew such as how to use cc." Roel, Barking Abbey School

Open Day


Visit us in New Cross!


Our open days are one of the best ways to find out about life at our university. There is still time to book a place for our final undergraduate open day of the academic year: 

  • 24 June, 11:00-15:00

Your students can join us for student-led campus tours; informative talks and the opportunity to meet academics and have their questions answered.


You can also read more about the benefits of attending an open day.  



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Summer on Campus


Treat your year 12s to a campus visit  


We have a few remaining dates in late June and July available to host campus visits from year 12 groups. This is an opportunity to learn about university life and find out more about our courses. Please contact to inquire. 




Be Bold With Gold


Free mentoring sessions for year 12s


We are piloting 90-minute sessions aimed at year 12s which aim to demystify all things about higher education, enabling them to be university ready.

The session is held at your school or college and will be presented by a Goldsmiths staff member along with current student ambassadors, giving your students a fantastic opportunity to ask any university related questions to real-life, current university students.

Your students will learn about university accommodation, transport and how student finance, scholarships, bursaries and grants work. They will also get to know about day-to-day life as a student - how many hours of study, seminars and lectures they will undertake, how courses and modules work and of course, the all-important university social life - societies and other fun to be had on and off campus. There are even quizzes with prizes! 

If you would like your school to take part, you can drop our Student Recruitment Officer Fay a line on





Online, Interactive Webinars


Through our partners at Channel Talent


We partner with Channel Talent to offer interactive subject-based sessions across a range of academic areas. These events are free and are designed so that a group of students and teachers can take part as a group from a classroom, or as individuals (from home or from school/college).


We have the following sessions coming up for you and your students to discover:


Film/Media Studies: Reservoir Dogs – Cinematography – Pre-Verbal Storytelling with Gerry McCulloch From Goldsmiths, University of London

Wednesday, 14 June, 17:00 - 17:45


Film/Media: Personal Projects – The Art of Storyboarding – University Tutorial with Alice Dunseath From Goldsmiths, University of London

Thursday 22 June, 15:45 - 16:30


Criminology/Sociology: Why Terror? Examining Terrorism From A Sociological, Criminological Viewpoint  with Professor Abby Day From Goldsmiths, University of London

Thursday 29 June, 16:15 - 17:00 




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Clearing 2023


New adventures, Cleared!


Stay ahead and up to date by registering your interest for our Clearing updates. Clearing at Goldsmiths starts on 5 July 2023. By signing up for our Clearing updates, you'll receive valuable guidance and advice from our friendly team.


You can also secure a spot at Goldsmiths before Clearing even opens by applying through UCAS Extra by 30th June. 



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Degree Shows


Our annual summer Degree Show season is open


Celebrating the best creative work from Goldsmiths students, spanning music, theatre, fine art, design, computing and more, our Degree Shows are a showcase of inspirational talent and achievement. Make sure to check out our BA Design students' Get Lost! exhibit at Copeland Park, Peckham (see Instagram for more info) or the Music department's PureGold Festival 2023 at Deptford Town Hall, among many more.




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CPD Opportunities


Bespoke Professional Development for Schools

We create bespoke professional development to meet specific needs, enable you to involve groups of participants, promote collaborative professional learning.




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Upcoming events at Goldsmiths...


Goldsmiths Library Research Café : Refugee Week

21 Jun 2023, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Study space, Ground floor, Rutherford Building


Goldsmiths academics and students give a presentation about their research in a relaxed, friendly environment, followed by a short Q&A session.

Professor Sue Clayton (Goldsmiths, Media, Communications and Cultural Studies) has worked for many years on refugee issues and supported dozens of campaigns to rescue and welcome refugees to the UK. Her film Calais Children: A Case to Answer was screened in the UK High Court and resulted in two important changes in child refugee law.

In this session, Sue will screen The Stansted 15, a short film she made about a group who protested against refugee deportations. She'll also read an extract from her book The New Internationalists: Activist Volunteers in the European Refugee Crisis, which has interviews from over 100 volunteers whose actions have made a difference.



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Windrush Day Celebration

22 Jun 2023, 2:00pm - 8:30pm

Hillview Community Services, Lower Church Hall, 39 Kitto Road, SE14 5TW 


Join us on Windrush Day to come together, share, and acknowledge the contributions, the heritage, and the rich tapestry that the Windrush Generation and their descendants have contributed to our diverse communities.


At the event there will be Caribbean taster dishes, non-alcoholic beverages, music, dancing, drama, time to shared lived experiences, activities, and a history exhibition.


The dress code: time to sparkle and show off the fashion trends of the day from the Windrush era, 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and beyond; or just come as you are! Please remember to wear comfortable footwear as there will be plenty of activities.


This is a free community event, all are welcome



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Pixel Pride in the Library

27 Jun 2023, 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Library, Ground Floor, Rutherford Building


Help the Library make a collaborative game for an upcoming exhibition focused on positive experiences of LGBTQIA+ / queer people by creating a retro pixel-style game character and sharing a sentence or two about your character’s joyful thoughts and positive experiences in the game. 


The characters can represent your own positive and joyful experiences or someone else's.

To inspire you, we’ll have some LGBTQIA+/queer-themed items on display from Goldsmiths Special Collections & Archives.


Even if you're not a game maker or a coder or have never made a game before, you're still welcome to get involved. No coding or computer skills are needed. We'll be creating the characters on paper during this event, and the game will be put together in Bitsy – a retro pixel-style game engine – before the exhibition launches in 2024.


This is a drop-in session, so attendance for the whole period of the event is not required.




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The University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield

Sheffield Live: Teacher and Advisor Takeover

Join a free online session or a follow up with a trip to our campus - with travel and lunch on us!
Keep informed about key updates and topics in the sector, hear from external speakers, our staff and students and network with other teachers and advisors. All sessions take place in the early evening and are online so you can easily join from wherever you are.

Our first online sessions tackle the important topics of student support at university and the clearing process for 2023. During the online sessions, participants will be warmly invited to our campus for a bespoke visit and tour with your regional student recruitment officer, with travel expenses paid.

Student Support at Sheffield - Weds 5 July
Join us online at 5 - 6:30pm

Going to university can be a challenging time for many students. With potential worries around the cost of living, welfare and wellbeing, mental and physical health, disability and dyslexia support, inclusion and success, religion and belief, to transitioning to university life and study, making friends and making the most of the university experience; it’s helpful for teachers and advisors to understand the level and quality of the support offered by universities.

In this session, you’ll hear from our current students about how the University of Sheffield has supported them through their studies, and learn more about the support that University offers.

There’ll be a chance to meet with our Schools and Colleges team, ask any questions, and shape future sessions around your own interests.


Book your place →

The Clearing Process 2023 - Wednesday 12 July
Join us online at 6- 7.30pm

Join our Admissions team for an overview of the clearing process for 2023.

You’ll have a chance to ask any questions in our Clearing Q&A, share thoughts with colleagues from across the country, and shape future sessions.

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Southwark Open Day 

A chance for your students to meet our academics, speak to current students experience what it would be like to go to university and explore the campus.

When? Saturday 01st July, 09.30 - 3.00pm



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Royal Holloway Newsletter

June 2023



With summer approaching, James, one of our Schools and Colleges Liaison Officers has shared 3 tips for year 12's to make the most of their summer:
1. Start ordering or downloading a prospectus to begin your University research
2. Attend an open day/taster session
3. Engage with your chosen subject

Make sure to scroll down and see how we can support you and your students this term.


Humanities Taster Day



Humanities Taster Day 

Spectres and the Supernatural in Literature, Culture, and Film
Friday 9 June 2023, 10.30 a.m. – 3.15 p.m.
Moore Annexe Lecture Theatre,
 Royal Holloway, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX

Please note: This event is designed for those who might wish to study with us rather than, for example, parents or guardians, for whom the College Open Days are more appropriate.
Event organisers: Richard Hawley ( and Joe Harris (
The Moore Annexe Lecture Theatre is in the middle of the campus, behind no.1 on the Campus Plan, downloadable here.


Biological Sciences Taster Day 



Biological Sciences Taster Day 

Wednesday 28th June 2023, 9:30 am - 16:00 pm
Bourne building

Come and get a taste of being a student in the Department of Biological Sciences. Sit in on lectures delivered by experts from our three research centres Biomedical Sciences, Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour and Plant Molecular Sciences. Then finish off the day in one of two practical sessions in our teaching labs and chat with some of our students to find out what it's really like to study here.

Please book using the link below:
For more information, please contact:
Dr. Shobana Dissanayeke



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Department Resources


Biological Sciences - Our academics have created short films based on their research, to give A level teachers valuable classroom resources, including learning outcomes and discussion points to raise and engage with your students.

Classics - Members of the classics department have recorded videos on hot topics from some of their most popular talks for you to watch as well as PDF hand outs bursting full of information for your students.

Computer Science - Keen on motivating young people across all age groups, our computer science department host lectures, taster days, practical activities and much more to engage and inspire your students.

Earth Sciences - The earth sciences team have created crib sheets, full with fun practical exercises aimed at year 12 and 13 to get them thinking about our planet. Sharing the enthusiasm for the world around us.

Economics - Producing world leading research, our economics team have banded together to create a page filled with videos as well as external sources and recommended reading to help your students delve deeper into the economy.

Electronic Engineering - Including some great examples of the work the students do on this course as well as poster resources, the electronic engineering team have fun filled taster days for year 12 giving them an incite to life at Royal Holloway as an engineering student. 

English - Our English department have created a teacher hub, filled with over 30 resources on books that are part of the required reading for the top exam boards such as OCR, Excel and AQA. 

Geography - The Department of Geography is committed to inspiring the next generation of geographers through a wide programme of activities every year. Including taster days and webinars.

History - Our History Hub on both our website and Youtube has hundreds of resources linked directly to the curriculum and exam boards (AQA, OCR, EdExcel). With over 2.4million views on Youtube, this resource is so beneficial to you and your students.

Languages - Regularly running taster days, events and outreach initiatives. The Languages, Literatures and Cultures team work with schools and colleges delivering fun and engaging activities. 

Law and Criminology - Built on strong traditions in the College of criminology, psychology and sociology. Our department have put together work designed for easy consumption, including video examples as well as a podcast produced by the academics.

Maths - Taster days, lectures, readings and talks. The maths department has it all, exploring the hot topics of the subject with chances to ask the academics questions and chat one to one.

Media Arts - StoryFutures is an 8-part series that gives listeners a practical look at how VR and AR productions get made. Make sure you and your students subscribe to one of the well known platforms to listen and get involved.

Music - Keen on forging links with schools and colleges the music academics are pleased to offer campus tours as well as taster days and other events related to Music.

Physics - From Key stage 3 right the way through to A Level, have a look through the wide range of resources and events available to you and your students from the department of Physics.

Politics, International Relations and Philosophy - Produced by the academics within the team, explore the stimulating ideas and discussions that you can have with your students about a variety of blogs, newspaper articles and podcasts.

Psychology - Running a number of research projects within schools and colleges, as well as resource and competitions. A great experience for any students aspiring to study Psychology at a degree level. The department have also created their brand new Teacher Hub to support you.



Royal Holloway Student Newsletter



Scroll down to take a look at all that's on offer this term as well as all the exciting opportunities we have coming up!


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Monday 5 June - 4pm (General Q&A – week of UCAS deadline)
Wednesday 21 June - 4pm (Wellbeing)
Wednesday 5 July - 4pm (Academic transition/CeDAS/BigRead)
Wednesday 19 July - 4pm (Getting ready to come to campus)


Make sure to scroll down and see how we can support you and your students this term.


Our next on Campus Open Day is taking place on Saturday 17 June 

Please sign up here


Open Days run 9.30am-4pm and you’re welcome to stay for just a morning or afternoon or the entire day – it’s completely up to you!

Highlights include:

  • Full programme of talks at each academic department
  • Chance to chat individually with academics, students and support teams
  • Campus tours led by our friendly and knowledgeable ambassadors
  • Accommodation visits
  • Drop-in sessions, activities and performances
  • And much more!




Meet us at an Exhibition Fair

We are back travelling across the UK with UCAS and UK Uni Search events. Take a look at where we will be this year and make sure to come see us to discuss all things Royal Holloway!


Come find us!



Academic & Other Sessions


Social Sciences on demand 

Studying Social Science at Royal Holloway means that you will learn from leading experts from within sociology, criminology, law, social policy and social work who will share their research and experience so that you gain invaluable skills, such as research and data analysis, which are highly sought after by employers. Click here to get a taster of what studying Social Science at Royal Holloway is like!

Online resources on demand
As a team we have created a wide range of online resources to support your university journey. Including personal statement support, UCAS support and much more.



Speak with us directly



Speak with current students studying at Royal Holloway and find out more information on student life, accommodation and any other burning questions you may have. There is also the opportunity to speak with subject-specific students which is a really good opportunity for you to understand what the course entails from a student perspective. Chat here



Your guide to Bar courses and barrister training is available in this week’s Feature and if you want to know whether the Bar is right for you, read The Oracle. Meanwhile, the LCN Says outlines how ChatGPT is changing the future of law, as well as the risk and potential of the platform.

PS – Don’t forget to register for our upcoming Bootcamps for second/third-year and non-law students.

Meet the Lawyer

Hannah Cockle – Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

"During my M&A seat, I worked closely with an associate and Ben Perry – the firm’s training principal who was also my supervisor at the time. We worked together on the closing of an M&A deal that was a year in the making – the closing actually ran the course of my six-month seat."

Commercial Question

A look at Project Red Card

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Barristers' practice areas

Chancery – Trinity Chambers

Paul Kerfoot

“You’re involved with people all the time. It’s a very personal area of law. You could come across families arguing over a will, or landlords in a dispute with tenants, so it affects peoples’ personal lives, which is what I really enjoy about the work.”

Meet the Recruiter

Skye Fenton-Wells – Womble Bond Dickinson

"We have a section on our application form that’s called ‘life experience’, rather than ‘work experience’. There’s more to a person than the legal experience they've had and applicants mustn't underestimate their non-legal work experience."

Law School Focus

The University of Law

The University of Law prides itself on top tuition, facilities and door-opening opportunities. Read on to find out more.

LCN Says

How ChatGPT is changing the future of law

Mathew Game

The acceleration of AI technology has been one of the many surprises of 2023. Bill Gates described it as “revolutionary” and the beginning of “the age of AI”, while others, such as Elon Musk, have warned for the past decade of the dangers of such technology without proper regulation. Both have a point. Just because we can do a thing, should we?

First steps for those considering a LEGAL CAREER | LawCareers.Net

Brochure Focus

Burges Salmon LLP

Burges Salmon prides itself on its top-quality work, high-profile clients and cutting-edge training. Find out what you can expect from Burges Salmon’s award winning training programme in this brochure.


Bar courses: a student’s guide to barrister training 2023-24

To become a barrister, students must pass a Bar course approved by the Bar Standards Board. All approved Bar courses lead to the same destination – being ‘called to the Bar’, which enables you to apply for a pupillage. Here’s LawCareers.Net’s guide to Bar courses.

The Oracle

How do I know whether the Bar is right for me?

I’m considering becoming a barrister, but how do I know whether the Bar is right for me?

LCN Podcast

Episode 31: a beginner's guide to mooting

In this episode we speak to Nikesh Tiwari and Sarah Nadia from the University of Bristol Law Club all about mooting.

Vacation Scheme Insiders


Oluchi Nnadi

"I spent my first week in the commercial and banking litigation team, during which I was able to work on live matters. Examples of my tasks include carrying out legal research on a provision of the Companies Act 2006 for a partner and producing a court bundle for an upcoming hearing."

LCN Blogs

Could ‘gamifying’ application processes be an accessible way forward?

Phil Steventon

In one application cycle, I made it all the way to the assessment centre. But one of those stages stuck out to me, and I believe that this step could be applied to more job application processes to benefit neurodivergent applicants. Not just for training contracts, but for any job. That stage of that particular application process was a ‘gamified’ behaviour-based assessment.


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Upcoming events

Online / Tuesday 13 June 2023

LawCareers.Net x The University of Law Bootcamp for second/third-year law students

Online / Wednesday 14 June 2023

LawCareers.Net: Real Estate Masterclass – with Trowers & Hamlins LLP

Online / Thursday 15 June 2023

LawCareers.Net x The University of Law Bootcamp for non-law students

The University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield

At the University of Sheffield, we still have a number of opportunities this term for your students to experience what it's like to study different subjects at University 


All of the activities are completely free of charge and will provide students with a good insight into their chosen subject or area of interest at university. Please ensure that interested students fill out the booking forms individually using the links below.

We will be running more online and on-campus sessions in the Autumn so please register your interest or keep an eye on our webpage for updates.





Urban Studies and Planning

Monday 26th June 2023

4.30pm - 5.50pm


Should you have any questions about any of the activities please feel free to contact the team at


Inspiring the Future are running some virtual events for London Careers Festival 2023 and there are still some spaces left on our sessions!


These activities are aimed at secondary school students- Years 10-13 Students and will feature exciting volunteers such as; Sustainability Managers, Head of TV productions, Data scientists, and Sports Club Managers, plus many more.


All our activities are completely free; Sign up today to reserve your student’s place!


We also have some student posters:

Poster 1: Includes details of what to expect in the activity.

Poster 2: Includes key and transferable skills from each sector.


Please feel free to share these posters, and register on behalf of your students for the activities below:


Jobs in Sports Sector 

Tues 27 June, 9:30 - 10:30 am Year 10-13 
Register your students to join our Sports Sector Panel Discussion! 


Working towards Sustainability
Tues 27 June, 1:30 – 2:30 pm Year 10-13
Register your students to join our Sustainability Career Chats!

Pathways into Healthcare 

Wed 28 June, 9:30 - 10:30 am Year 10-13 

Register your students to join our Health Care Careers Chat! 


Creative Jobs Panel Discussion

Thurs 29 June, 9:30 - 10:30 am Year 10-13

Register your students to join our Creative Panel Discussion!

Latest jobs at Jaguar Land Rover

Become a Parts Advisor, Customer Service Advisor or Service Technician:

  • Work for the UK's largest automative manufacturer, 
  • Receive a professional qualification, and, 
  • Earn a competitive salary! 

Locations: Norwich, Oxford, Southend, Stockport, Stafford, Ribblesdale, Watford, Hereford & Brighton

Click here to apply!

Latest jobs at Volkswagen

Become a Service Advisor:

  • Work for some of the UK's largest car retailers like Audi, Bentley, SEAT & Volkswagen, 
  • Begin your careers in vehicle manufacturing, and;
  • Earn while you learn!

Start your career as a Sales Executive:

  • Become a part of the sales team at some of UK's largest car retailers like Audi, Bentley, SEAT & Volkswagen, 
  • Develop life skills such as communication, team work, leadership and management.

Locations: Wales, Bristol, Leeds, York, Glasgow, Manchester, Ipswich and more!

Click here to apply!

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I hope you are well.


Career Compass has partnered with Oxbridge Applications, the world leader in supporting applications to Oxbridge, for a third year in a row. We are offering current Y12 students free support on their applications to Oxford or Cambridge.


“This was an amazing programme, which helped me right through my Oxbridge application. It covered all the areas of the application well and provided ample support and resources. The communication was fantastic and I knew I could always ask for help.” Nisarg


Entries close on the 20th of June and spaces are limited. The first event is taking place on the 27th of June.

Build a future in construction

There is high demand for workers in the construction industry with something to suit everyone and a career for life.  Apprentices earn while they learn and gain an academic qualification so their ready for work on completion.  The National Construction College has been providing training for over 50 years and offers a selection of trades with experienced Instructors and a dedicated on-site team for all our apprenticeships. So what happens next -
Decide on the right apprenticeship Scaffolding/access, plant, drylining, groundworker and many more from NCC. 

See what we can offer you

Find an employer on the button below or contact local companies near you to see if they are taking on apprentices

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Once employed Apply for training with NCC or if you need more information email

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CITB will take you through the enrolment process and co-ordinate your training

Don’t just take our word for it, read what our apprentices have to say. 

From NCC apprentice to social media superstar

At the age of seventeen, Amy Underwood made a bold decision. While her friends were readying for university, she joined the family business, taking her first step into construction. 

Now better known as the ‘Digger Girl’, Amy is a veritable social media star. Showcasing her day-to-day life as a plant operator to help inspire the next generation, she has become one of the best-known construction influencers, amassing over 450,000 followers across Instagram and TikTok

Ten years on from completing her apprenticeship at CITB’s National Construction College (NCC),  Amy promotes the value of an apprenticeship, encouraging others to follow her path. Read more here.

NCC’s Andrew wins Plant Mechanic Apprentice of the Year award

Andrew, an apprentice at CITB’s National Construction College in Inchinnan received his prestigious award at the Scottish Plant Owner’s association annual dinner in February.

Andrew, who began his career as a labourer, is studying a Plant Mechanic Level 2 apprenticeship course while working for A&D Sutherland Ltd Caithness.

Andrew says he enjoys solving plant-related problems and working on the tools. Read more here. 

Train with the best and kickstart a construction career today!



Medicine Summer Experiences


 In hospitals and clinics across London

Students on different medicine summer experience programmes

 Medicine I Veterinary I Dentistry I Psychology I Forensic Science


Last year was described by medical school heads as the hardest year "in living memory" for UK medical school applicants, with fewer than 16% of applications resulting in an offer. The Medical Schools Council says that it is "essential" for students to get meaningful, real-life experience of medical practice before submitting an application.


Your students can get all the hands-on work experience they need with us this summer, with immersive medical experiences in hospitals and clinics across London alongside doctors, dentists, vets, psychologists and more.


Our Summer Experiences are almost fully-booked and we expect to close registration in the next few days.

View & Register: Ages 15-18


View & Register: Ages 12-14



Students who require accommodation will stay at UCL halls, with full meals and guardianship included. Our Summer Experiences qualify as a residential activity for Duke of Edinburgh Gold award purposes.

InvestIN Young Doctor Summer Experience


Watch The Experiences in Action


Listen to testimonials from our alumni and watch footage of the 2022 Summer Experiences 

InvestIN Summer Experiences Testimonial Video




St Mary's University - primary teaching open day-please see poster at the end of this page. 




Law & Finance Summer Experiences: For Ages 12-18


 In courtrooms and skyscrapers across London

Students on different summer experience programmes

 Investment Banking I Law I Entrepreneurship I Politics I International Development


Do you want to experience life as a top lawyer or banker this summer? We have a range of immersive opportunities for you in these highly-competitive fields that you simply cannot get anywhere else!


Law: argue a case in London's Supreme Court; experience human rights law at Amnesty International; work on a commercial contract with corporate lawyers; cross-examine witnesses in a murder trial


Investment Banking: trade the stock market in a London skyscraper; work on an entire M&A deal from start to finish; learn how to value a multi-billion dollar listed company; meet some of London's best financiers


Plus experiences in Entrepreneurship, Politics, and International Development are also available!


Places are highly limited. We are now over 80% full and will close registration soon.


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Experience in 18 Industries


We have experiences available in 18 different careers. From Medicine and Engineering to Architecture and Filmmaking - there's something for everyone! 

InvestIN Summer Experiences


Watch The Experiences in Action


Listen to testimonials from our alumni and watch footage of the 2022 Summer Experiences 

InvestIN Summer Experiences Testimonial Video









Join us this London Careers Festival

London Careers Festival is back again and we're excited to be hosting four virtual activities for Years 10-13 with our volunteers who can’t wait to share their career journey and insights with your students.

London Careers Festival (27 June - 7 July) is a free annual summer event, perfect for helping students explore the different career opportunities that are out there and sparking their imagination for the future.

Check out the details for our activities below and register to secure your place!

Jobs in Sports Sector

Tues 27 June, 9:30 - 10:30 am

This session offers students the chance to meet a number of volunteers who have jobs in the sports sector such as physiotherapists, policy advisors and business professionals.

The session will be held as a panel discussion with some set questions the volunteers will answer, interactive poll and quiz questions and Q&A from students. We'll discuss the volunteers' experiences, the skills and qualifications they obtained and the issue of tackling gender stereotypes in the sports sector.



Register for this session


Working towards Sustainability

Tues 27 June, 1:30 – 2:30 pm

This session aims to showcase the growing need for sustainability related jobs across sectors in London such as construction, healthcare, tech and beyond.

In this ‘Classroom Chats’ styled activity, our volunteers will deliver a presentation about their career pathway, the importance of sustainable jobs, and their experience of working in the sector. Students will have time for Q&A, as well as answering quiz questions related to the sector.



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Pathways into Healthcare

Wed 28 June, 9:30 - 10:30 am

This session will introduce students to a wide range of roles in the healthcare sector, connecting them to volunteers from across the NHS. Students can hear about the essential skills and subjects that are useful in jobs in the NHS, as well as learning about the different pathways into such roles.



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Creative Jobs

Thurs 29 June, 9:30 - 10:30 am

This session offers students the chance to meet a number of volunteers who are not just creatives but have a range of jobs in the creative industry.

The session will be held as a panel discussion with some set questions the volunteers will answer, interactive poll and quiz questions and Q&A from students. We'll hear about the volunteers' skills and experiences, tackle the idea that breaking into the creative industry is about “who you know” and discuss how creativity is an essential skill that cuts across industries.



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Morgan Stanley, a top investment bank, are offering an array of amazing programmes in August for your Year 11 - Year 13 students to gain an insight into the finance and technology industries, as well as Morgan Stanley.


Step In, Step Up: Foundations in Finance

Who: Year 13 Students from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds

Programme Dates:  29th August – 1st September

Deadline: Applications must be completed and submitted by 23:59pm on Sunday 9th July Studying

Check the eligibility criteria and apply here


Studying STEM

Who: Year 11 Computer Science or STEM Students

Programme Date: 15th August

Deadline: Applications must be completed and submitted by 23:59pm on Sunday 9th July

Apply here


Summer Academy

Who: Year 11 – 13 Students

Programme Dates: 26th July – 30th August

Location: Virtually via Zoom Webinar

Deadline: Applications must be completed and submitted by 23:59pm on Sunday 9th July

Apply here


Please ask your students to mention that they heard about these opportunities through Career Compass on their cover letters and CVs to increase their chances of being accepted onto the programmes.



Weekend Experiences





A Week in the Workplace





Summer Career Experiences





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Paid work experience opportunities



Saturday Academies for 13-16 year olds

Saturday Academy

We hold Saturday Academies for 13-16 year olds at Nescot in Ewell, near Epsom. The Academies are fun and instructive Saturday courses that last four weeks. They start at 10am and finish at 1pm on consecutive Saturdays.

Our Academies cost £95.00 for all four Saturdays. Click on the subject below for full details and booking.

All our Academies lead up to a final project. You’ll be taught by our expert staff using the latest technologies and resources and you’ll be producing work that you can take away with you. As well as being enjoyable you’ll also learn new skills that will help towards your education or career choices.

If you have an EHCP or any other special requirements please contact Lynn Simmons  before booking.


Refunds Policy

Please note that as our academies are in high demand we do not issue refunds once a course is booked. We are happy, however, to allow a student name change on the booking should a friend/relative wish to take the place instead or, in exceptional circumstances, we can transfer the place to the next round of Saturday Academies.


Animal Management (1)

Beauty (1)


Carpentry + Joinery (1)

Chef Academy (1)


Film Making (1)

Media Make Up (1)


Care & Early Years (1)

Animation Skills (1)


Music Production (1)

Travel & Tourism (1)

Chartered Accountancy Apprenticeship with National Audit Office

These days there are several routes into the professional workplace and whilst university is still a popular route, apprenticeships are becoming more prevalent amongst students.

University is not right for everyone, and apprenticeships are a great way to earn a salary and gain a professional qualification combined with real work experience.

With that in mind, have you heard about the fantastic Apprentice Accountancy Scheme with the National Audit Office (NAO) based in London and Newcastle?


Click here to apply





Insight Webinars for students, parents and career leaders!

We are hosting webinars with Zurich Insurance and EDF Energy. Find out more and sign up through the links below.






Explore opportunities with bp
Location: Nationwide
Deadline: Ongoing
Latest opportunities: Business, Product Design, Data Scientist, Enterprise Technology and Marketing apprenticeships





Explore opportunities with EDF Energy
Location: Bridgewater, Gloucester
Latest opportunities: Radiation Protection, Maintenance and Operations, Nuclear Engineering, Chemistry, Project Controls, DevOps and Business apprenticeships


Explore opportunities with PwC
Location: Nationwide
Latest opportunities: Multiple School Leaver and Work Experience opportunities




VWG Apprenticeships
Location: Nationwide
Latest opportunities: Customer Service, Parts Sales Executive, Service Technician, Parts Assistant apprenticeships




Explore opportunities with Rolls-Royce
Location: Nationwide
Latest opportunities: Engineering, Manufacturing, Software Engineering, Digital & IT, Electrical & Electronics, Supply Chain, Nuclear Engineering, Finance, Project Management, Commercial, Materials Engineering, Non-Destructive Testing, Nuclear Business, Aerospace Services, Marketing, Quality Management apprenticeships



Apprenticeships with the Met Police
Become a Police Constable through the 
Metropolitan Police Apprenticeship Programme


Amazing Apprenticeships has launched a series of new and exciting resources showcasing the brilliant police constable apprenticeship opportunities available with the Metropolitan Police.

As one of the UK’s biggest police services, the Met are looking for individuals with the right values and who want to make a positive difference to join as a Police Constable through its exciting apprenticeship programme. Working with the Met is a rewarding career like no other.

Those who join the Met’s Police Constable Apprenticeship Programme will:

  • Make a real difference to the lives of people every day
  • Be a paid police officer from day one with a full range of support
  • Earn a starting salary of c.£33,500 with generous allowances
  • Gain a fully funded BSc (Hons) Degree in Professional Policing on completion of the 3 year apprenticeship programme
  • Have a range of opportunities open to them to progress their career in exciting roles that are hugely varied day to day


A new film
Watch our inspirational 5-minute film to learn about the experiences of Police Constables, Akeem, Olivia and Gagandeep.






Visit our website
Keep up to date with the latest information regarding the Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship and other gateway programmes into the Met by visiting our website. Here you can access the links to our upcoming webinar, find resources and information about the degree apprenticeship programme and hear from other apprentices about their experiences.  





Whether you are looking for a technical or a professional role, take that first step onto your career ladder at Jisc.

Jisc is the UK's digital, data, and technology agency focused on tertiary education, research, and innovation. We're on a mission to improve lives through the digital transformation of education and research and innovation. That's why we exist. It's what drives us everyday. 

Earn while you learn with our professional and technology apprenticeships between one and four years. Explore opportunities in ICT, legal, finance, project management and service delivery.


Find an more


We are a not-for-profit organisation and believe education and research improves lives and that technology improves education and research. 

Our culture is one of lifelong learning and if you join our team, you'll be part of a supportive working environment where everyone's voice is heard. We'll help you carve a meaningful career where you can try new things, collect new skills and keep us at the cutting-edge.

We're a tech company, but our graduate and apprenticeship schemes are broad and varied. We offer professional and technology apprenticeships between one and four years in length. You can study for qualifications from level 3 (the equivalent to an A-Level) to level 6 (the equivalent to a degree) from marketing, IT, procurement and law. 

We want to hear from you, no matter what your journey has been like up until this point. Your ambition is our future and we can't wait to see you grow. 


Find an more



You can now access our free Army assembly

In case you missed it, our Army live assembly on 17th January, that was live streamed by thousands of viewers across the UK, is now available to watch for free whenever you want.

Centred around the theme of ‘Developing character for the future’, our panel of Junior Soldiers Coombes and Reid, Private Nash and LCoH Flanagan discussed the core skills they have learned at the Army Foundation College Harrogate and how their character has changed. They also busted some common Army myths and answered a range of interesting questions from the audience both online and in person.

How to access the assembly

The assembly is available to watch here

You can also still ask questions on the live chat feature

Why not try our assembly resource with your students?


Want to know more about Army careers?

Discover how your students can gain an experience like no other for 16 & 17 year olds starting their careers in the British Army at AFC Harrogate.

An Army Office Scholarship Scheme can provide sponsorship through sixth form or university, before joining the Army in a leadership role.

The Army Officer Internship offers the chance for students aged 17 years 9 months and older to experience the role for 6 to 18-months before, during or after university. Gain unrivalled insight into the life of an Army Officer, with plenty of support from our team.

Check out our BASE (British Army Supporting Education) Facebook page to keep up to date with further educational news from us here.



Know any exceptional STEM students looking to accelerate their career with an apprenticeship? We are welcoming applications from curious, creative and bright minds to join us in September 2023 for the start of an exciting journey of creating the next generation of luxury, sustainable cars.

Applications are open for:

  • Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship (Manufacturing or Automotive)
  • Level 6 Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship
  • Level 6 Applied Professional Engineering Degree Apprenticeship Programme
  • Level 6 Supply Chain and Logistics Degree Apprenticeship

Find out more about each of our apprenticeship programmes below.



Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship (Manufacturing or Automotive)

Students can broaden their mind with brand new concepts at college and put them into action here at Jaguar Land Rover. One day, they'll be learning about the latest technologies in their field, and the next they'll be actually interacting with them - propelling their experiences beyond other people their age.

There are four opportunities to choose from within our Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship:




Level 6 Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship

As well as working in key teams within our Product Engineering and Digital functions, your students will study for a BSc in Digital and Technology Solutions (DTS) with the highly-respected University of Warwick (Warwick Manufacturing Group).

There are four different pathways to choose within our Digital and Technology Solutions apprenticeship:




Level 6 Applied Professional Engineering Degree Apprenticeship Programme

As well as working on ground-breaking projects, alongside expert minds, your students will study for a BEng (Hons) Applied Professional Engineering Programme at the prestigious University of Warwick (Warwick Manufacturing Group).

There are four different pathways to choose within this apprenticeship:




Level 6 Supply Chain and Logistics Degree Apprenticeship

As well as working in key teams within Supply Chain and Logistics, your students will study for a BSc in Supply Chain Management (Professional Practice) with Aston University, Birmingham which has been awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellent Framework and delivers a leading Supply Chain degree course.




Drop-in events with Jaguar Land Rover

Are you a careers leader, teacher or educator? Would you like to find out more about the apprenticeship opportunities available at Jaguar Land Rover? Join us for our morning drop-in events.

Are you a Year 11 or a Year 13 student? Are you currently considering an apprenticeship? Do you want to know what it is like to be an apprentice at Jaguar Land Rover? Drop into our ‘Inspire Me’ afternoons to find out more about our apprenticeship opportunities.

Apprenticeships at Jaguar Land Rover. Be the future of movement.





Insight Webinars for students, parents and career leaders!

We are hosting webinars with National Audit Office, Jaguar Land Rover, Rolls-Royce, EDF Energy, Google, Zurich Insurance and Deloitte. Find out more and sign up through the links below.




At KPMG, we’ve got exciting and rewarding Apprenticeship opportunities in Audit, Consulting, KPMG Business Services, Tax & Law and Technology. And we need your help to spread the word.


Our nationwide apprenticeships offer the chance to do work that makes a positive difference for organisations, people and communities.  At KPMG, we use our insights, ideas and innovative technologies to deliver impactful solutions. We help transform businesses, develop trust and confidence in markets, and build stronger, fairer communities.


Our Apprentices gain qualifications – including degrees - and work experience that gives them the opportunity to grow, feed their curiosity and gain skills that will last them a lifetime.


We want people from every walk of life, to join and build a career with us. Our supportive teams consist of inspiring and diverse colleagues, and we offer a competitive salary and broad range of employee benefits too.


To discover more about our Apprenticeship and work experience opportunities, please encourage your students to visit our Careers portal at:

HSBC, a world leading investment bank, offers sixth form students a Summer Work Experience. The programme provides opportunities to gain some hands-on experience, develop knowledge of banking and financial services, and explore the careers available at HSBC in the UK. Please encourage your students to find out more and apply here.


Programme dates:

Week A: 10th-15th July 2023

Week B: 7th-11th August 2023


Please ask your students to mention that they heard about this amazing opportunity through Career Compass to increase their chances of being accepted onto the programme. I would be more than happy to help them with their application to increase their chances of securing a spot.

We have partnered with Kaplan, a leader in providing training in accountancy and financial services, to deliver an Apprenticeships Overview Webinar. 


The workshop will help your students, who are considering an apprenticeship, to understand what benefits it brings compared to an university degree and learn whether this is the right path for them. They will discover how apprenticeships are organised and run and where they can apply for one.


Please encourage your students to sign up HERE. Spaces are limited. 


Law & Finance Career Opportunities for Ages 12-18


At UCL or Live Online



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Law & Finance Summer Experiences 

in London


Summer Career Experiences


For the ultimate experience in Law & Finance-related careers, students should register for our Summer Experiences in London:


- Argue a case in the Supreme Court
- Trade the stock market in a skyscraper
- Learn about human rights at Amnesty International
- 'Model UN' alongside Foreign Office staff


We are now more than 50% full for these so we would recommend booking your place as soon as possible.


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Discover why an apprenticeship could be the right path for your students and hear why Amazon may have the apprenticeship route they are looking for 🙌

The webinar will include:

👉 An introduction to NGTU and Amazon

👉 Why an apprenticeship may be right for you

👉 Information on Amazon 2023 Apprentice programmes including -  Digital and Creative, Sales and Marketing, Operations, Engineering, Technology and Business

👉 Access to tools and tips to help you select the right scheme for you

👉 Information on how to succeed in your application

👉 A panel discussion with Amazon apprentices

👉 Q&A

You don’t want to miss this one… sign up now to register for the webinar.


Help your students embrace the opportunity to launch their future career


We’re a skilled, collaborative, and increasingly diverse community of over 90,000 people in over 40 countries, creating some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace, marine, land and security solutions. And like you, we're passionate about helping young people embrace STEM subjects and discover careers in engineering and technology.


Together we can inspire bright minds from all backgrounds to access opportunities in our industry.


We know apprentices are our future, so we invest in theirs. We recognise the vital part they play in our success, so they’ll be encouraged to bring their unique perspective and showcase their ideas right from the start.


Why BAE Systems?


  • We’re ranked an outstanding provider by Ofsted
  • 9th in the Department of Education’s Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers, 2022
  • 3rd in RateMyApprenticeships Top 100 Employers 2021-2022, Engineering/Manufacturing


But don’t just take our word for it, hear from some of our past and present apprentices who have embraced the opportunity to build a better tomorrow.


Everyone’s welcome. We’re committed to recruiting the best and most diverse talent to our team, bringing their unique insights and perspectives to build a better tomorrow.

Join us - this is a place where you can make a real difference. We look forward to receiving your application very soon – and good luck!



As your students start to think about their future careers, they might not be sure

what path is right for them. Should they start their career or go to uni? Perhaps

they want a combination of both? Here at PwC, we offer a variety of professional

opportunities for students straight out of school.

Opportunities at PwC

Flying Start degree programmes

Our Flying Start degree programmes offer students the chance to earn a salary and fast-track their career while gaining a degree in Accounting or Technology at the same time. Whichever programme they choose, they’ll work on a range of projects in a culture that embraces difference and encourages them to think imaginatively. Remember to encourage your students to apply before the UCAS deadline on 25 January.

School and College Leaver opportunities

Our full-time School and College Leaver programmes are designed to help students develop their business skills through real client work, while also completing formal training and studying towards qualifications. They’ll earn a competitive salary, benefit from our excellent support networks and have the opportunity to continually progress their career.

Opportunities at PwC

Learn through experience. Find the skills you’ll use to solve challenges today and tomorrow.



HSBC Festive Newsletter!

As we enter 2023, you may be setting new goals and aspirations for the year ahead. Perhaps you will be looking for a work experience placement for next year, or looking to further develop your skills.

HSBC Work Experience Programme 2023

Our Work Experience Programme is going live for applications on 23rd January 2023!

If you are looking for a week’s work experience during the Summer, where you can meet HSBC colleagues, find out more about our different business areas, develop your skills and attend 2 physical placement days, the HSBC Work Experience could be for you.  To find out more and to apply, please visit:

UK Work Experience Programme | HSBC Holdings plc

For any questions please contact

HSBC 12 Days of Winter Work skills

Attached to this email you will find 12 Days of Winter Work Skills.

These are some of the skills that employers are looking for in their applicants.

You may wish to spend time over this festive period by implementing some of the hints and tips given in our Winter Work Skills document.




 Kick-start your career with a Network Rail Apprenticeship!

About the roles

Roles available: Level 3 Engineering Apprenticeship, Level 6 IT and Business Services Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship Scheme


Engineering - Reading, Romford, Shenfield, Shipley, Shrewsbury, Slough, Westbourne Park, West Ealing, Stratford, Swindon, Cornwall, Wakefield, Bristol, York, Ely, Llandudno, Lowerstoft, Exeter, Norwich, Pitsea, Port Talbot, Paddington, Mirfield, Newport, Westbury, Machynlleth, Gloucester, Hereford, Hull, Knottingley, Leeds, Liverpool, Ipswich, Cambridge, Bletchley, Cheshunt, Colchester

IT and Business services - Milton Keynes

Entry requirements: 

Engineering - You’ll need at least GCSEs in English Language and Science at Grades 9 – 4, Maths at Grade 9 – 5, and one other subject at Grades 9 – 4. Or you’ll hold an NVQ or BTEC Level 2 or above in an Engineering subject or equivalents.

IT and Business Services - You’ll need to have achieved 5 GCSEs Grade 9-5 (including Mathematics and English) and 3 A Levels which should include 1 STEM subject. (BCC or 104 UCAS points equivalent). BTEC equivalent qualifications at Distinction* are also acceptable. General Studies A Level is not accepted for this opportunity.







Welcome to our Virtual Events



Our Autumn virtual events series is now live! Join us at one of our different types of event to find out more about Deloitte, your future options after GCSEs or A Levels and what’s right for you.



Explore the events



Your Choice of Virtual Events

This year we are running 4 different types of events! All events are open to anyone; whether you're currently at school thinking about what next, recently finished school or a parent, teacher or careers advisor - everyone is welcome to join. All events are focused on helping you learn more about your career options.


Deloitte: Upskill Live - These interactive Skills Workshops will introduce you to key skills you'll need in the working world and help you feel confident going into the assessment process.

Deloitte: Your Opportunities - Each week we'll explore a new area of Deloitte, from business areas to office locations to student programmes. Deloitte representatives will be on hand to chat about their career journeys and roles.


Meet Deloitte - In these sessions you'll hear directly from our people, which will give you a greater knowledge and understanding of a career at Deloitte. 

Deloitte Upskill: On Demand - A range of skill-focused sessions that are available to watch today. From presentation skills to time management, these will help you achieve a career with meaning and boost your personal and professional growth.




Explore and sign up to events


We look forward to seeing you there,

Deloitte Early Careers Team



PwC Flying Start degree programmes offer you the chance to go to university and start your career at the same time. You can join us in Accounting, Business Management or Technology, where you can earn a salary and fast-track your career while studying for your chosen subject.
Studying at university you’ll get to experience the full-time student lifestyle but with integrated paid placements at PwC, meaning you’ll have some money to enjoy it too. You’ll gain a degree, and hopefully impress us enough to secure a graduate job with us after you graduate.

To find out more please visit the website, or you can apply here.


Year 12 careers cafes

On Monday 4th July 2022 John Harris (Deputy Head of Science, Engineering and Technology at Kingston College who leads L4 and L5 courses in engineering and Schools Partnership Co-Ordinator Richard Fisher from Kingston College and Gareth Burden from National grid came to do our first careers café.

The premise being a relaxed opportunity to hear about sectors of industry and for students to be able to ask questions.

Those that attended found it interesting, but I think the turnout didn’t make for a great start.  Rolling these out next academic years they will be open to years 11,12 and 13 and run once a term.

On Thursday 7th July we had David Anstee (Family Law Solicitor at KWW Solicitors)
Susie Burley (Future Family Law Barrister) come to talk to students about legal careers and Vera Bermingham, speak about admissions hints and tips and what applicants should think about.
Feedback was positive from both and would love to run these sessions again for a wider audience. 

Student feedback included:

  • More research into my career
  • Look into volunteering and research projects more in preparation for my UCAS application.

What areas of industry would you like to have a cafe session on?

  • Maths and Computer Science
  • Apprenticeship
  • Biology/science

Dates for 2022/23 to be confirmed soon- programme for the year will appear here. 

National University Week