Upcoming events and opportunities
There are many events designed to give students an opportunity to find out more about universities or careers; to enhance your CVs and personal statements or to give you the necessary skills to succeed at an interview. It is well worth spending some time exploring what is on offer. If you wish to attend something during school hours, please speak to Tanya in the school office so we can update your attendance record accordingly.
The events below are all run by external organisations. Please ensure you check eligibility before applying.
Careers, Apprenticeships and Work Experience
21 May, 11am to 2pm: NMITE Engineering Open Day: Look around their campus; learn about their degree programme and explore student life in Hereford. For more information and to book a place, see here.
Mon 8 to Fri 12 August - CMS Connect (formerly PRIME work experience) Available to Year 12 students. Offering up to 50 individuals paid work experience, mentoring and skills workshops in our London, Bristol, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen offices. Packed with opportunities to learn, discover, meet new people and lay the foundations for a future career in law. You can find out more and apply here. Closing date 10 July.
CMS Law Scholarships Available to year 12 students who are intending to study at university. An opportunity to be provided with £2500 per year toward your university course, mentoring and a chance to join the First Steps insight week. More details can be found here and eligibility criteria applies. Closing date 13 July.
Mon 25 to Fri 29 July 2022 - SMBP Work Insight & Skills programme: Aimed at students from low income families, this programme will provide you with the opportunity to visit four high-profile businesses to learn about their organisation, career entry programmes and develop key skills which employers look for when recruiting, plus one day with the Bristol Sports Foundation where you will learn about resilience and goal setting. If you have an interest in a professional career, be it in law, finance or other industry sectors, this may interest you.
To find out more see here. To register an interest, complete the application form here. Places will be allocated by May for the summer programme.
PwC have a range of opportunities for students, including apprenticeships for those looking to start their career. They also have upskilling sessions for students wanting to develop their employability skills. You can find out more here.
Aon Apprenticeship Programme: Opportunities for year 13 students to earn a salary whilst studying. See here for more information.
The University of Law website has some useful resources for students studying history, sociology & psychology as well as career guides which include employability tips, examples of different jobs in each sector, and related course information. Find out about the two different types of lawyer, different areas of law, jobs within business such as Human Resources and Marketing, and much more. See here.
25 May, 8 June & 15 June - Year 12 Natural Sciences Taster Sessions (via Zoom): these are for students considering studying Natural Sciences at Cambridge University, giving attendees the opportunity to explore their subject areas of interest in more depth, gain insight into the course at Cambridge, and ask questions to our academics. You can find out more and register here.