Forthcoming Events (Careers)

Insight to KPMG

Have you ever wondered how major business leaders make some of the most important strategic decisions? 

Does working on some of the world’s most high-profile mergers and acquisitions sound exciting? Who do you think provides them with professional services and advice to be able to execute these deals?

KPMG is one of the most prestigious professional services and accounting firms in the world. They offer audit, tax, legal and advisory services to enable brands to grow, succeed and maintain their global status. Forming one of the Big 4, KPMG has some huge profile clients, such as PepsiCo, Barclays and Pfizer. KPMG operates in over 150 countries, with over 200,000 employees, with revenues in excess of £30 Billion a year. 

On Monday 5th December from 5PM – 6PM we will be hosting our first event of the year with KPMG; this virtual webinar will be held via Zoom so you can join us from anywhere in the country! This fantastic evening will give you an insight into what KMPG do and what a career at such a huge global firm can look like. They will be sharing tips on how you can succeed in your future, and we will be hearing from top professionals who will be sharing their personal insights to a Big 4 firm. 

Providing such a range of professional services all in-house, makes a lifetime career at KPMG so exciting and vibrant, full of opportunities. Future ‘you’ could be auditing or advising global brands like Rolls Royce, Unilever or even Royal Mail!

If you’re interested in a high-flying career at one of the Big 4 – you don’t want to miss this event! To find out more on how you could begin your career at KMPG…

Summer Career Experiences in London: Live Q&A

For Students and Parents: Tuesday 6th December

We are pleased to invite parents and students to attend a live online Q&A about our once-in-a-lifetime Summer Career Experiences for ages 12-18.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn all about the immersive experiences on offer, the professionals students will work alongside, and the industry sites they will visit. The creators of the experiences – our expert Programme Managers – will be on-hand for live Q&A. 

This webinar is for both parents and students and will take place twice to accommodate different availability. Teachers are welcome to attend tooAll registrants will receive a recording even if they cannot attend on the day.

Date: Tuesday 6th December
Time: 10:00am or 6:30pm UK Time

Click below to register for either the morning or evening session

How to register and apply for apprenticeships

Tuesday 6th December, 3:30 pm

A step-by-step guide to the Find an Apprenticeship site and tips for the application process.

UEA – Personal Statements webinar

Tuesday 6 December, 4.30pm
Not started? Nearly finished? Wherever you’re at with your personal statement, this friendly webinar will help you get your UCAS personal statement sorted. You’ll also receive a free digital workbook.

An introduction to actuarial careers with the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries – insight webinar

6th December 2022 | 6.30 – 7.30pm
For:
 Students and parents of those in years 10 to 13. 

Join our ‘Count Me In’ event this December and hear our brightest minds explain how they became an actuary, find out how companies will support you and discover how you can begin a fulfilling career that really makes an impact.

As an actuary you’ll solve real world problems that can make a huge difference in areas including financial services, climate change, cyber security, population growth and so much more. Actuaries use cutting edge mathematical theory combined with real world experience and understanding to help governments, businesses and organisations protect themselves against the unknown and succeed in a fast-changing world.

  • What is an actuary and how to get started (Institute and Faculty of Actuaries) 
  • Employer insights 
  • Graduate Insights 
  • Q&A

‘Get Into’ Tech, Digital & IT

Thursday 8 December | 5:00-7:30pm | Live streamed

Looking for an event where you can learn more about the Tech, Digital & IT industry?

Look no further! We are hosting a PHYSICAL multi-brand event in London where YOU have the opportunity to gain an insight into the world of tech, digital & IT! Join us for an evening alongside the BEST brands in the industry and learn more about the opportunities available for you!

What will I get out of it?

  • Learn more about how to get into the tech, digital & IT sector.
  • Hear from the best of the best with a panel of employers.
  • Network with industry professionals.
  • Q&A session.

Insight to Bloomberg – Careers in TV, Media, FinTech & Business

Would you be interested in a career at one of the most successful limited partnerships in the world? 

We have an exciting opportunity to announce with Bloomberg, the global financial, software, data, and media company. On Monday 12th December at 5pm-6.30pm we will be hosting an online webinar with Bloomberg, to give you an insight into this global tech, finance and media firm and the career opportunities available to you. 

Being such a huge global company comes with a huge range of roles. Bloomberg has opportunities available in Global Data, Financial Products, Engineering, Operations, Media and News, Corporate Functions and External Relations and many other business functions.

Not only is Bloomberg noted as one of the most important tech firms in history, but they also continue to harness the power of technology today and connect the world’s decision makers to accurate information on the financial markets, to help them make faster and smarter decisions.

You could possibly find yourself working at Bloomberg’s European headquarters in London, which achieved the highest sustainability rating of any commercial building in the world when it was built!

Key event details: 

  • An insight into Global Finance, Tech and Media firm – Bloomberg
  • Monday 12th December from 5pm – 6.30pm 
  • Online webinar so you join us from anywhere in the country (via Zoom)
  • Find out more about Fintech, media and the limitless career opportunities 

With offices all-round the globe, and career opportunities in almost every sector – this is not an opportunity to miss! 

Lloyds Banking Group Apprenticeship Webinar

On: 13th December 2022 at 6.30 – 7.15 pm
For: Students and parents of those in years 10 to 13.

Join us to learn about apprenticeships at Lloyds Banking Group:

  • Hear from current apprentices – a day in the life of an audit and data apprenticeship
  • Organisation insights including what skill sets Lloyds are looking for, their culture and values, how they want to build the bank of the future and where an apprenticeship with Lloyds could take you
  • Discover apprenticeship opportunities
  • PLUS a Q&A session, where you’ll be able to ask questions directly to their recruitment teams

Deloitte Virtual Taster Day

Thursday 15 December 2022 | 10:00am-3:00pm

Want to work for the UK’s leading professional services firm?

Then come along to our VIRTUAL Taster Day with Deloitte! On the day you will get to learn more about Deloitte as an organisation and the Early Careers Programmes that they offer!

What will I get out of it?

  • An insight into what programmes Deloitte offer.
  • A certificate for attending the event to put on your CV.
  • A chance to network with potential employers.

Virtual Insight Event with PwC

Tuesday 10 January 2023 | 18:00-19:00

How much do you know about PwC?

This is your chance to learn more! Join us for our VIRTUAL Insight Event where for one hour PwC will be talking to you about the opportunities/programmes they offer as well as tips and tricks when it comes to the application process!

This is a great opportunity for you learn more about the company and ask your questions – you don’t want to miss this!

King’s College London Medicine and Dentistry Lecture Series 2023

Lectures will be held online on Tuesday evenings at 6:00-7:15pm and will run in blocks of three to four lectures throughout 2022. You only need to apply to the programme once. If accepted, you will be invited the entire programme of lectures.

The first three lectures will take place on the 31st January, 7th February, and 14th February. The remaining three blocks of lectures will take place in Spring and Summer.

Over the course of the lecture series you will hear from a variety of guest speakers from different specailites in medicine and dentistry. You will also learn about the application process with sessions on the UCAT, Personal Statements, and Interviews.

Those who come to 50% of our live lectures will recieve a certificate of participation.

The deadline to complete your application is Friday 16th December 2022.

Programme Eligibility

Before starting your application, please ensure that you are eligible for the programme. Students must:

  • be in Year 11, 12, or 13 as of September 2022, or on a gap year prior to applying to university.
  • attended only non-selective state schools, sixth forms, or colleges since age 11.

Ideally you are also currently studying (or have studied) Biology or Chemistry, or are completing the access to medicine programme.

UK University Search | Manchester Fair 2023

Friday 3rd February 2023 – Old Trafford

Event Time: 9.30 am – 2.30 pm

Venue: Manchester, Old Trafford Stadium, M16 0RA

Our Spring Manchester Fair is the perfect way for students to choose which university or apprenticeship is right for them.

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.

The event is ideal to inspire and motivate Year 12s and 11s who are starting to make decisions about their post-18 education and career choices. The fair is also a great opportunity for any undecided Year 13s who need help and guidance. Please note this event is not suitable for year 10 students.

The event is completely free to attend.

UCAS DISCOVERY MANCHESTER 2023

28 February – 1 March 2023, Manchester Central, Manchester (9:30am to 3:00pm)

UCAS Discovery exhibitions bring together the experts to help you shortlist your options, all under one roof.

At this Discovery exhibition you will be able to:

  • meet over 100 unis, colleges, and apprenticeship employers face-to-face
  • find out about different options and pathways
  • listen to live expert talks
  • get the latest advice and information on different career choices.

‘Get Into’ Creative Arts & Entertainment | National Careers Week

Thursday 9 March | 17:00-19:30

Is the Creative Arts & Entertainment industry calling your name?

Then come along to our PHYSICAL multi-brand event hosted in Manchester for National Careers Week! This insightful event will give you all YOU need to know about a career in creative arts and entertainment. Join us for an evening alongside some incredible brands in the industry and learn more about the opportunities available for you!

What will I get out of it? 

  • Learn more about careers in creative arts & entertainment
  • Hear from the best of the best with a panel of employers
  • Network with industry professionals
  • Q&A session

If you’re unable to attend the event in Manchester, then do not worry as we will be livestreaming the whole event! Details on the livestream will be emailed closer to the event date!

UCAS DISCOVERY LIVERPOOL 2023

9 June 2023, ACC Liverpool, Liverpool (9:30am-3:00pm)

UCAS Discovery exhibitions bring together the experts to help you shortlist your options, all under one roof.

At this Discovery exhibition you will be able to:

  • meet over 100 unis, colleges, and apprenticeship employers face-to-face
  • find out about different options and pathways
  • listen to live expert talks
  • get the latest advice and information on different career choices