Careers UK Magazine October Edition

Aviation Academy Open Evening Wednesday 16 October 5:30pm – 7:30pm.

Craven College

Please note if students are interested in courses in Aviation, please visit our Aviation Academy Open Evening on Wednesday 16 October at 5:30pm.

To register beforehand for any of our events, visit:

These events are an opportunity for all those interested to speak to tutors, tour facilities, learn about courses and make an application for September 2020.

OPEN AFTERNOON SUNDAY 13 OCTOBER 2019 – 59 Huddersfield Squadron Royal Air Force Air Cadets

59 Huddersfield Squadron Royal Air Force Air Cadets 
are celebrating our 80th anniversary.
We are hosting an Open Afternoon 2pm to 5pm 
Sunday 13 October 2019
The Cadet Centre
The Army Reserve Centre, 
St Pauls Street, 
HD1 3DR.
We will be recruiting for new starters for our November intake prospective cadets need to be aged 12 in year 8 upto age 17.
We are hosting the open afternoon for all past members, friends of the squadron, present cadets family and friends and new recruits.
There will be displays and refreshments will be available, everyone is welcome.
Please contact Flight Lieutenant Kirsty Piccavey for any additional information or go to
We look forward to seeing you!

PwC – Launch event – Flying Start Accountancy Degree with University of Manchester – Monday 14th October Manchester

As you may have seen over the summer we launched our 4th Flying Start degree programme in Accounting and Finance and the first one in the North West. Our latest addition to the Flying Start brand is with Manchester Alliance Business School (MBS) at the University of Manchester and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), and the programme is open now for applications via UCAS.
To promote this programme, we are hosting a launch event on Monday 14th October at 5:30pm in our Manchester office. We would be grateful if you could please share this with your students to help us spread the word about this event and the programme. The sign up link is here for anyone wishing to attend the event, I have also included a link here to a LinkedIn post you may wish to share. This event is also open to parents and teachers
The Flying Start degree programme with MBS will be a BSc Honours Business Accounting with Industrial/Professional Experience (UCAS code N403). It’s a 4 year programme, during which students undertake 3 paid work placements with PwC’s Audit team. By the end of the degree, they’ll be well on their way to becoming a fully qualified Chartered Accountant, as well as having a degree and lots of valuable work experience. that will enable students to combine the best of both worlds – paid work experience and a university degree 
You can find out more about our Flying Start degrees here, including our similar Accountancy and Technology Degrees at other top universities.

Voluntary Saturday staff wanted! Brighouse Rest Home, Park Row, Brighouse HD6 1AB


 1 student to work every week or

2 students to work alternate Saturday mornings.

Take your CV with and drop in to speak directly with Marlene or Derek or ring 07548 789738 / 01484 713678 after 4pm to arrange a visit.

Duties will involve working for approximately two and half hours 9.30am to 12noon on a voluntary basis either weekly or fortnightly to gain experience of working with the elderly in serving teas, coffees and light refreshments including washing up.

Stubbing Court Training Ltd – Apprenticeship Taster

Stubbing Court Oct 19

Calling All Young Lawyers – The Young Lawyer Programme University of Manchester – 30th November – costs involved

Enter the Courtroom. Now.
On The Young Lawyer Programme, students aged 15-18 will be immersed in a 360-degree experience of legal practice, delivered powerfully by leading lawyers from across the board.
This is an excellent opportunity for aspiring lawyers to gain a real-life experience in some of the most prestigious areas of law, including criminal, corporate, human rights and divorce.
The Young Lawyer Programme is historically one of the most popular programme run by InvestIN and places are filling up quickly.
We kindly ask that you forward this email to your students so that they can register their places (links below). We expect to be fully-booked in the next 2 weeks.

Programme Highlights

Participate in a live murder trial and cross-examine witnesses

Challenge opponents in a high-profile human rights cases

Experience the reality of being a corporate lawyer

Public speaking coaching by expert barristers

Personal Q&A time with leading lawyers

Career coaching on how to become a top lawyer, starting now

The Young Lawyer Summer Internship 2020

InvestIN will be hosting the Young Lawyer Summer Internship in 2020. Interns will embark on a variety of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, including: arguing a human rights case in the Supreme Court, meeting partners at the London headquarters of international corporate law firms, and embarking on an ‘International Law’ trip to the Netherlands, with visits to the International Criminal Court and International Court of Justice.

Click here for full details. Students who register before December 31st will receive a 15% discount if they enter the code UKINTERN15 at checkout.

University of Leeds – FREE Arts and Humanities Outreach Opportunitie

Please find below information regarding some of the free events and outreach opportunities offered by the University of Leeds Arts and Humanities Outreach Team this academic year.

More information about our team, our activities and how to book our events can be found on our website ( and the attached Outreach Programme.

Please pass this information on to relevant colleagues and if they would like to receive details of these opportunities directly, please ask them to sign up to our mailing list.

Upcoming Activities and Events

University of Leeds Open Day – Saturday 5th October 2019
Explore campus, talk to staff and students and find out about the Arts and Humanities subjects at our autumn open day. Join us for the day to start thinking beyond.

For more information and to book, please visit the Open Day webpage.

KS4&5 Schools Question Time – Leeds Minster – 8th November 2019
Suitable for students across all subjects, this event will get them involved in debating the big social, philosophical, religious and political issues of the day. Students submit questions to a diverse panel of guests in the style of the popular BBC show at an event which promotes their spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.

This year’s panel includes Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP, Cllr Salma Arif and Rev. Heston Groenewald.

Bookings are now open for school groups, please visit our webpage for more information and to book places.

Artists and Storytelling – New in-school workshop for KS4&5
*Only available in certain regions – check website for details*
A thought-provoking, hands-on experience for your students, this workshop explores the role of artists in today’s society and the importance of being politically aware within our practices.
Delivered by our post-graduate students in your school, we can be flexible with dates and times to suit your timetable.

For more information and to request a visit, please visit our webpage.

Hepworth Creative Careers – 21st November 2019
21st November for Year 8 students

A collaborative event with the Hepworth Wakefield, delivered at the extraordinary gallery. The day includes practical workshops and the chance to learn about the range of careers in the arts sector.
For more info and to book a school group please visit the Hepworth website.

Media Teacher Network Meeting – 27th November 2019 – 16:00-18:15
Film & Media teachers are invited to attend a seminar delivered by Professor Helen Wood of Lancaster University, followed by a network meeting where the details of our KS5 Outreach event will be launched. Teachers have the opportunity to network with media teachers and academic staff at the University.

Please save the date for this event! For more information, please visit our webpage.

Year 4 – Year 13 Classics Competition and Workshops – 19th March 2020 – 17:00-19:30
An exciting opportunity to join us on campus for a celebration of Classics and performance! Students will either prepare a Latin/Greek reading of a given text (Reading categories) or devise a short performance in English on a given topic (Drama categories) and compete with students from all across the country.

If you are interested in finding out more information about this event and expressing your interest, please click here.

Express Your Interest/Save the date

KS5 Media Study Day – 2nd April 2020
MFL Teacher Conference – 23rd June 2020
Year 12 Linguastars Languages Residential – 30th June-1st July 2020
Drama Teacher Conference – 3rd July 2020

Announcements and News

Discover ARTiculation Challenge – Submissions now open!
An annual competition dedicated to engaging Key Stage 4 students with art and to develop their confidence, Discover ARTiculation submissions are now open! Students submit a 2-3 minute film of themselves speaking about a work of art, and our judges choose which entrants compete on campus in our grand final.
For everything you need to know about the competition, and how to prepare your school’s submissions, please visit our webpage.

Exploring the Slap – Free Online Course for Drama Teachers and KS5 Students
A course which introduces learners to the world-renowned Russian director Meyerhold’s technique of biomechanics. This free, two week, online course opens for enrolment on 30th September 2019 on Future Learn.

Click here for more information and to sign up.

Further Information

We also work closely with our other subject teams and our general outreach team to offer a wide range of opportunities to schools and colleges. More information about other subject specific and general opportunities can be found at the following pages:

If you require any further information about any of the above, please do feel free to get in touch.

Best wishes and kind regards,

The Arts Outreach Team

Study, work and volunteer abroad event: Stand Out in a Global market 2019 – 25th October 2019  at St George’s Centre, Leeds, LS1 3DL

Remember Stand Out in a Global Market 2016? Your students found it really insightful and motivating! It will be taking place again this year in Leeds so register now to secure places for your students and help them see the benefits of international experience!

Organised by Euroguidance UK, the event will inspire young people to kick-start their careers by gaining experience abroad. This free one-day event is open to all young people aged 16-18 and is being held on the 25th October 2019  at St George’s Centre, Leeds, LS1 3DL – the same place as last year.

Talks and workshops will take place alongside an exhibition, with topics to be covered ranging from how to make the most of international experience at home and abroad, gap year options, applying to universities overseas and the impact Brexit may have on your plans. Click here for more information and to see videos from past events, or read our blog post about last year’s event to get an idea of what the day will be like!

How to register:

Places at the event are limited. Therefore, early registration is essential. To register your school, please email or reply to this email.

All registered schools are guaranteed places for 10 students (+ 1 staff place). If you wish to bring more students, please get in touch to discuss your requirements. Whilst we believe that the event is as interesting for staff as it is for students, we are also happy for young people to attend unaccompanied.

What Young People Say About the Event

  • “It was superb! Very welcoming, helpful and interesting”
  • “It was great to hear people’s experiences around the world. It was inspiring!”
  • “I found that the real-life stories and personal presentations given were incredibly useful in realising how achievable and fairly straightforward a gap year really is”
  • “I’m no longer afraid; I feel more confident about pursuing my dreams of working abroad”

We hope to see you and your students there again this year!


Please can you cascade the details of this new course to appropriate students interested in Medicine from a widening participation background information. Minimum requirements BBC

Gateway Year to Medicine MBChB Leeds University

At the University of Leeds we know that finding a place to study Medicine can be challenging and very competitive. To help more non-traditional applicants enter the field of Medicine, we have launched a new Gateway to Medicine course. This course is designed specifically for students from widening participation backgrounds hoping to take their first steps into Medicine

 Full details of the course and requirements at:

Application via UCAS

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