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OPPORTUNITIES NOTICE BOARD
This page is updated with any relevant career related opportunities that may be of interest. We are keen to pass on details of these opportunities to our students as we are made aware of them and make every effort to ensure that the information comes from a reputable source, however the decision to pursue one of these opportunities and the responsibility for checking that they have appropriate health and safety checks and safeguarding in place rests with parents and carers.
INSPIRING WOMEN IN LAW EVENT: Thurs 6th Feb 2020To mark the centenary of women's entry into the legal profession, Canterbury Christchurch University is hosting an event where four successful and inspiration women speakers share their thoughts, view and their respective journeys into and through law. From diverse backgrounds, the speakers provide a holistic and inclusive picture of 'women in law'. There will be a Q&A session giving opportunity for further lively discussion. This event is open to students of CCCU, students of UKC, members of the Kent Law Society, local law firms and the general public as well as Sixth Form students considering a career in law. Spaces are limited, so booking is essential.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to book.
Speakers: Stephanie Boyce, Deputy VP of the Law Society, Professor Susan Millns, Professor of Law and Dean of Graduate college at CCCU, Pero Ramadan, Mature Graduate - LLB with honours, CCCU, Sally Penni - Founder of Women in Law.
KENT LAW SCHOOL VIRTUAL OPEN DAY: Sat 30th Nov 1.00pm
Students are invited to join academic staff and undergraduate students from Kent Law School at the University of Kent for a Virtual Open Day, live streamed on YouTube this Saturday at 1pm. To access the event, please click here:
Kent Law School Virtual Open Day
The event should be of interest to any students who are considering studying Law at university, as viewers will get to hear about the content and structure of an undergraduate law degree and hear the experience of current students. We are also encouraging viewers to get involved by asking their own questions of the Law School lecturers and students through the live chat that will be accompanying the event.
Kent Law School is highly ranked and regarded law school, based within the 300 acre Canterbury campus of the University of Kent. Kent is ranked in the top 20 for law in each of the three major UK league tables, as well as 51st in the world for law in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 by Subject. We have a multi-award winning pro-bono Law Clinic which enables students to help assist real clients under the supervision of qualified lawyers, and a critical approach to law which encourages students to discuss and debate the role and impact of law, enhancing an already fascinating subject and developing a wealth of skills to help students succeed in their future careers.
Please feel welcome to contact me if you or your students have any questions about the Virtual Open Day, or about studying Law at the University of Kent.
POLICING DEGREES AT CANTERBURY CHRIST CHURCH UNIVERSITY
For any students interested in pursuing a career in Policing, please see the following letter and flyer from the Director of Policing at Canterbury Christ Church University.
THE SOCIAL MOBILITY FOUNDATION RESIDENTIAL INTERNSHIP
The Social Mobility Foundation (SMF) is a charity that runs a range of completely free of charge programmes for high-achieving students from low-income backgrounds. Young people in Year 12 interested in Accountancy and Buisness, Banking and Finance, Engineering, Law, Medicine and Digital can apply for the Aspiring Professionals Programme (APP) Residential Internship in summer 2020. If this is something that you would like to apply for, please see Mrs Ireland for further details. The deasline for applications is Wednesday 18th December 2019.
KRESTON REEVES TRAINEE ACCOUNTANCY POSITIONS
Kreston Reeves Accountants are seeking to promote our Trainee Accountant apprenticeship positions which are currently open across their offices. These are fantastic opportunities for any students who may be interested in pursuing a career in accountancy. Students will study either the ACCA or CFAB qualification, depending on their office location. More information about our training can be found on their website here.
"STEP INTO THE FUTURE" WEEKEND
InvestIn are offering immersive half day sessions for 12-14 year olds interested in pursuing a career in Law, Investment Banking, Medicine and Engineering. For further information and cost, please click here.
UNIQ - FREE PROGRAMMES FOR STATE SCHOOL STUDENTS AT THE
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORDIf you are considering making an application to the University of Oxford, please look at this website which provides details of UNIQ Spring & Summer Schools designed for Year 12 students from state schools to support their Oxford applications.
MORRISONS DEGREE APPRENTICESHIP SCHEME
Students that would like to earn whilst they learn may be interested in the range of Degree Apprenticeships being offered by Morrisons Supermarkets. Courses are offered in the fields of Retail, Corporate, Logistics and manufacturing. Please click here for further details.
IMMERSIVE CAREER EXPERIENCES FOR AGES 15-18
Various dates in Autumn 2019InvestIn offer Career Experience Programmes for some of the most sought-after careers in the world: Medicine, Law, Investment Banking, Engineering, Journalism, Architecture and many more. The days take place at UCL and Manchester University and are attended by industry professionals. There is a cost of usually £135 per student. Click here for full details of the programmes on offer.
ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT TRUST YEAR IN INDUSTRY EMPLOYABILITY WORKSHOP:
Thursday 18th April 2019An email has been sent to all Year 13 students to make them aware of the above workshop run by the Engineering Development Trust which takes place in Central London on the 18th April. Students will learn how to develop their CV's, prepare for future interviews and learn about Psychometric Testing and Assessment Centres. The workshop costs £60.00 and students that are interested should email the workshop organiser, Nicola Harris on N.Harris@etrust.org.uk
ST ANSELM'S CAREERS FAIR - SPORTS HALL, WEDNESDAY 27TH MARCH 2019We are very proud to be hosting our Careers Fair on Wednesday 27th March in conjunction with Education Business Partnership, Kent. With over 50 stands including national companies and organisations such as Lloyds Bank, BAE Systems, NHS, Kent Police, The Law Society, Royal Navy, Pfizer as well as a range of higher education providers such as Hadlow College, British Institute of Modern Music, this fair offers a unique opportunity for our students to learn more about a huge range of careers, seek advice from the experts and learn how to prepare for opportunities.
For the student passport to the Fair, please click here
UNIVERSITY OF CREATIVE ARTS (UCA) EASTER SCHOOLS 2019
Applications are now open for our 2019 Easter School programme. The Easter Schools are for students in Years 10, 11 and 12 who are interested in pursuing creative subjects when progressing on to college or university and are a great opportunity to start building work for a portfolio. Easter Schools will run from Monday 15 April to Thursday 18 April across all of our campuses. The deadline for equal consideration is 22nd March 2019. Apply here
APOLLO MOTOR GROUP (DOVER) - APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITY
Apollo Motor Group are seeking three Apprentices at their Dover location; CT17 0HL. Start date to be towards the end of this academic year (2018-19):
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MEDSTART4U - SELECTED DATES AVAILABLE
MedStart4U offers invaluable opportunities for Year 11 and 12 students to gain visits and experience in East Kent Hospitals. For many young people a potential barrier when applying for Medicine is a lack of relevant Work Experience, this scheme is a local solutions designed and provided by the NHS.
MedStart4U & MedStart Plus 2019 Parent Letter
MedStart4u & MedStart Plus 2019 Poster
ENGINEERING TALK - KING'S SCHOOL, CANTERBURY: 21st MARCH, 6.30pm
The Extraordinary Technologies Of The Modern Jet Engine
Dr Mike Percival, Global Head of Manufacturing Engineering at Rolls-Royce, will discuss some of the extraordinary technologies which make a modern jet engine work. From hollow titanium fan blades with an internal girder structure, to turbine blades which operate in gas above their own melting temperature and are each made of a single crystal of nickel.
He will also discuss how they assure the safety of their products, and the contribution made by all branches of “STEM”.
If you are interested in attending this course, please see Miss Penfold or Mrs Day as soon as possible.