The Parent Perspective - A Careers Podcast

“The Parent Perspective” is an exciting podcast series for parents and carers, helping them to support their children with careers advice and guidance. Series 2 is bigger and better than ever, led by our brilliant new host, Rachel Burden!

Together with Not Going to Uni, we want to make sure that we are supporting parents to feel informed and confident in providing careers support and guidance to their child, so that they ultimately make the best decisions for them.

Through the podcast Rachel and guests offer a fun and informative space for listeners to:

  • Explore which careers are available today
  • Showcase the experiences of interesting and diverse role models
  • Provide real-time insights into how the world of work is changing

Each episode Rachel speaks to a diverse mix of parents, bringing their burning questions to expert speakers from the careers world. Together they uncover practical solutions and informative answers, to help you and your child make informed decisions on those all important next steps.

Apprentice - Aircraft Maintenance London Heathrow Applications Open!

Application Closing Date: 30 November 2022

Start Date: September 2023

Duration:  3 Years

Location: London Heathrow

The programme: You’ll work alongside, and learn from some incredibly talented engineers. Every day, you’ll develop your skills on real aircraft, in a real job. Over a series of placements, you’ll work on all our aircraft fleets, gaining the experience and knowhow to help keep them in perfect working order. You’re going to be busy. As well as comprehensive on-the-job training, you’ll be studying towards the qualifications you need to become one of our future Aircraft Maintenance Technicians.

Do you have any questions or need advice? We will be running weekly virtual drop in centres for applicants to talk to our recruitment team. Come along any Tuesday between 4pm-5pm by joining the MS teams link.


City, University of London 'GoingToUni' Personal Statement Course

Personal statements are a large part of the application process and can often be quite daunting for students. On our GoingToUni site we have a whole module dedicated to supporting students writing their personal statement- whether they are drafting, re-drafting, finalising, or starting with a blank page. Students can access the module by clicking here.

Morgan Sindall Vacancies Now Open!

Build your career with Morgan Sindall Construction.

Take a look at their vacancies and click to apply.

From here you’ll be taken to our Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to complete your application. What’s more, you can also register your interest for upcoming vacancies.

Mace Apprenticeships - Applications now open!

Several of the apprenticeships are based at Heathrow Airport:

2023 Apprenticeship – Commercial Management – Construction – Heathrow Airport

2023 Apprenticeship – Construction Management – Heathrow Airport

2023 Apprenticeship – Mechanical, Electrical and Public Health (MEP) Engineer – Heathrow Airport

All candidates will go through the same recruitment process, which is Application Form > Video Interview > Assessment Centre, and they recruit on a rolling basis, so the sooner candidates apply, the stronger chance they’ll have.

To view all vacancies at Mace, click here.

Join PwC's Virtual Classroom Event Series

PwC are delighted to announce that their Virtual Classroom event series is back, prividing students, parents and teachers a true insight into building a career at PwC.

Targeted at those in Years 10-13, students will have the opportunity to learn about who PwC are, what they do, and the opportunities they have available. You’ll also have the chance to ask questions to our recent Flying Start and School and College Leaver joiners.


Virtual Work Experience with Springpod - October 2022

Springpod have put together an easy PDF for you to view where you can browse and apply for all employer programmes in October 2022.

Enrolment deadline is 21st October!

Vast range of programmes in many different fields, such as STEM, Healthcare and even Real Estate. These course can be completed flexibly around student studies. Whatever your passions, you will find something that appeals to you. Completion of each programme is rewarded with a certificate that you can put on your CV or personal statement.


Webinar - Medical School Interviews

The main learning outcomes from this webinar are:

  • The difference between MMI and panel interview
  • How different universities conduct interviews
  • How to prepare for interviews, how to get through the day
  • How to answer the ‘Why medicine?’ question
  • How to dress for interviews
  • Are online interviews still a thing?

Registration link

Kick-start your career with a Network Rail Apprenticeship!

An apprenticeship with us can set you up for a career full of possibilities. From engineering to finance, business to IT, as one of our apprentices, you’ll earn a competitive salary, while studying towards qualifications. You’ll also play your part in delivering projects that matter to families, friends, colleagues, and businesses across the UK.

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London Spring UK University & Apprenticeship Fair

Aimed at students in years 13, 12 & 11, this exciting and informative event will provide attendees with the opportunity to speak to a multitude of exhibiting universities and apprenticeship providers. These will include; Russell Groupred brick and modern institutions, as well as apprenticeship providers and local colleges.

The fair will feature a wide range of vital seminars including: UCAS Personal Statement & Application Advice, Why take an Apprenticeship, Choosing a University Course, Higher and Degree Apprenticeships and Student Finance.

Please see full event details (including seminar timetable) here


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