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The Royal Navy is recruiting NOW in a number of different roles such as: Catering, Hospitality, Logistics, Engineering, Warfare, Medical, and Royal Marine Commandos.

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Click on the image above for Virtual Army Careers Centre


Your GamePlan provides free digital learning for school students focusing on improving their employability and transferable skills. In short, we have developed a platform to help young people transition from school to the workplace and widen their understanding of the career opportunities available to them. We believe every student should have access to careers and employability training, which is why our services are entirely free for schools and students.

Our platform includes:

  • Skills-based courses focused on enhancing your student’s employability and transferable skills. A full list is available here
  • Industry-based courses which are partnered with top UK employers. These will provide key insights in these industries and the career-options available to your students. This includes an ‘Introduction to Accountancy Careers’ course with our launch partner the ACCA.
  • Each course has been certified by the CPD and will be added individually to our CV builder once students complete them. 

All of this is available to you for free.

For any questions you have, email:


Insight to Sky – Europe’s Biggest Entertainment Brand!

To celebrate our brand new partnership with Sky we will be putting on an Insight to Sky evening event taking place on Thursday 22nd April, 5pm – 6pm. We’ll be covering a variety of opportunities such as: business, tech, digital marketing, TV production, creative media, technical engineering and customer services. As well as this Sky will also be announcing some of their summer work experience / insight day opportunities that you can be part of! This event is open to all Y11 / S4, Y12 / S5, Y13 / S6 & Y14 students.

Top quality shows. Innovative tech. Must-have packages. With 24 million customers across six countries, it’s no surprise that Sky is Europe’s biggest entertainment brand. That’s why they need the next generation of problem solvers, challengers and shakers to lead them into the future.

As well as discussing all their different opportunities they will also give you an overview on the business as a whole showing a clear picture on what life is working for one of the world’s leading entertainment businesses across all of their different departments. 

If you’d like to apply to this event to find out more, please click on the application link below.

Application Link:


Find out more about HSBC’s early careers, please click here.

Investing in Futures: The COVID-19 pandemic has created a real sense of confusion and uncertainty for students, with question marks raised over the state of the employment market and future career prospects. To counter this, the Early Careers team at HSBC have created a series of bite-sized virtual events and material all with the aim of developing your soft skills. This is designed to give confidence on employment prospects, mythbust common recruitment misconceptions and target key employability skills to give you an advantage when looking for a career. 

Find Out More 

The webinars will all be free to attend, and will be hosted via Zoom. Please register in advance through the following links. Spaces are limited, and will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis. Schools/College’s, if registering entire classes for the zoom events you only require one registration per class which will allow more educational establishment/students participation. 

22nd April – How to be the best you?   An exploration of the different type of interviews alongside their purposes. This will cover what signs to look for, and also how you can maximise your chances at success. We will also include different tips and tricks from an employer’s perspective to give you an insight into what is looked for. Register for this webinar: 

More details to follow: 

May – Wellbeing 

June –  Classroom to boardroom, A day in a life? 

July – Progression stories…. 

August – Resilience ‘so what now & moving forward’

Insights Evening (for parents) – Opportunities & Diversity at HSBC
2nd June 18:30-19:30

Insights Day (for young people) – Opportunities & Diversity at HSBC
3rd June 12:00–16:00

Not all banks are the same. At HSBC, our people span many cultures, communities and continents. We are committed to facilitating their growth and enabling them to thrive both inside and outside of the organisation.

In the modern world, Diversity & Inclusion is such an important topic which, for many of you, will be a core driver in your early career decisions. We want to spotlight these themes, alongside detailing what opportunities are on offer at HSBC to help you think about your careers. 

For parents & guardians, we would also like to get you involved as you will be influential in your child’s decision making.

Both of these events focus on Opportunities at HSBC and Diversity & Inclusion; providing a real insight into the people who make up our workforce, and why HSBC believes everyone can find a “perfect fit” irrespective of background.  

Join us to hear from a series of panellists ranging from our own Careers team, ex-Apprentices, current Graduates and different D&I champions within HSBC  

To register, please click the links below:  

Parents event 2nd June  

Students event 3rd June


Virtual Work Experience Programmes

The Talent Foundry

Virtual Insight Sessions with the NHS and DELL!
NHS: 21st April 2-3pm
DELL: 27th April
Now booking for all students in KS4 and KS5.

Please click here for further details.

University of Sunderland – Medicine Summer School

We wanted to let you know that this year, our Medicine Summer School will take place online on Tuesday 6th to Friday 9th July 2021.

Our Summer School is designed to offer Year 12 students the opportunity to experience university life as a medical student and to gain the skills and confidence they need to apply for our Medicine MBChB (Hons) course.

To be considered for the Summer School, students must meet our academic requirements and information on our eligibility criteria can be found on our Medicine Summer School page.

Applications are now open and students can apply here. Our deadline for bookings is Friday 14th May and students who have been given a place will be advised on or around 21st May.

To find out more, visit us at or watch our Medicine Summer School video here

If you would like more information about our Medicine offer, or information on any other subject areas please contact us at