Forthcoming Events

Insight into Deloitte: Work Experience and Apprenticeship Opportunities

27th February 2024 | 6.30 – 7.15pm

With apprenticeship and work experience across Audit, Risk Advisor, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory, you won’t want to miss this webinar with Deloitte!

Come along to our webinar to hear from current apprentices, and take part in a Live Q&A to have all of your apprenticeship questions answered.

The National Grid Unplugged: A Virtual Behind the Scenes Exploration

Tuesday 27th February | 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Have you ever wondered when you switch the lights on at home or power up your TV everything seems to come on? Or perhaps when you charge up your mobile phones, switch the oven or microwave on. Electricity is all around us and a key commodity that we all rely on each day.

Welcome to National Grid, the sole monopoly owners of all the electricity supply within the U.K!

National Grid are a British-based multinational company that delivers gas and electricity to millions of consumers across the UK and parts of the US. From an engineering standpoint, they play a critical role in developing and maintaining infrastructure that powers our homes, businesses, and industries.

We’ve got an exclusive virtual insight to one of the worlds biggest electrical engineering companies, a FTSE 100 Company with over £18 billion and operations all over the globe. Employing over 30,000 people, National Grid are at the forefront of this industry with a rapidly growing renewable energy arm.

This event is geared to all students looking into get into the engineering industry with a big focus on electrical engineering and renewable energies. You’ll get to hear first hand on what engineers get up to as well as hearing top senior professionals on what they do.

If you’d like to secure your spot and have the opportunity to hear from an incredible engineering company in National Grid, click on the application link below to secure your place!

Pathways with the BBC

Monday 4th March | 12:30pm – 1:30pm

To mark the start of National Career’s Week, join this special webinar to meet members of the BBC’s Early Careers team and learn about the apprenticeship opportunities available at the BBC, the world’s largest public broadcasting organisation.

Meet apprentices and apprenticeship scheme managers to gain insight into life at the BBC, the wide variety of apprenticeship schemes available, what the recruitment process is like, and how to make your application stand out from the crowd.

If you’re interested in careers from journalism to project management, data science to production, engineering and much more, there’s a career path for you at the BBC.

Putting the ‘Green’ in Green Skills: Discover Plant-Based Careers in Horticulture

5th March 2024 | 6.30 – 7.15pm

Join us on our webinar where you’ll hear from people working at the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) about finding your career in horticulture.

You will also get to hear of opportunities to gain more practical experience prior to looking for entry-level positions and training at the RHS, such as work experience, volunteering, and paid internships in the Royal Horticultural Society’s world-class garden and science teams. 

Join Siemens for a Live Virtual Career Event

5th March 2024 | 6.30 – 7.15pm

Join us for our live virtual careers talk to understand more about our exciting early career programs at Siemens.

As influencers and parents we guide our young people based on our own experiences. These may have changed and we want to make sure you have all the information you need to guide our future workforce to make informed decisions.

Barratt Developments: Higher and Degree Apprenticeships in Construction

6th March 2024 | 7:00 – 7:30pm

Raising awareness of the higher and degree apprenticeships available with Barratt Developments.

Our higher-tier apprenticeships are a great alternative to full-time university study. And sixth-form and college leavers, career-sidesteppers and ex-Army staff are all welcome to apply. Explore your potential in the construction, quantity surveying, technical or real estate side of the industry.

Degree Apprenticeship Open Evening

Attend our Open Evening to hear more about our programmes from the academic team who deliver them, speak to employers and meet some of our current degree apprentices who will be sharing their insight and experience.

Talks will be given on how to apply, an overview of degree apprenticeships, and on each of the programmes listed below.

Our Programmes

The Manchester Met Student Services Team will also be at Open Evening providing information, advice and guidance to aspiring apprentices about the resources and support available within the University.

CBRE GWS Virtual Insight Session

7th March | 6:00-7:00pm

Are you in Years 11 – 13 (or left school) and looking to work with one of the UK’s largest commercial real estate firms?

Global Workplace Solutions is one of CBRE’s biggest and fastest growing business units.  

They assist building occupiers throughout the life cycle of their buildings, from planning and acquisition, through design and construction, operation, adaptation, and final disposal.  

GWS is redefining workplace because they believe every place of work can be a competitive advantage for their clients. Productivity, reliability, engagement, safety, and brand – the workplace enables business results whether work happens in an office, retail, laboratory, manufacturing plant, data centre, public building, or critical environment. 

They want to invite you to their virtual insight session so you can discover more about the career opportunities available with CBRE GWS! Including their Level 3 Technical Engineering roles.

Event Highlights:

  • Intro to CBRE GWS & opportunities for young people: Including their Technical Engineering roles
  • Hear from current CBRE GWS apprentices   
  • Get ahead of the competition with a live application overview
  • Take the first step today! 

Free Careers Tasters

12th March – 6pm
Breaking into Creative Arts 
Breaking into Psychology

13th March – 6pm
Breaking into Engineering
Breaking into Law

14th March – 6pm
Breaking into Medicine
Breaking into Banking

All webinars will take place online via Zoom at 6pm UK time.

Achieve the Exceptional with an Apprenticeship at Jaguar Land Rover

At JLR, we’re evolving the world of modern luxury. Creating vehicles that are era-defining across distinct brands with profound cultural influence worldwide. Range Rover. Discovery. Defender. Jaguar.

This is a time like no other to begin your journey with us. An apprenticeship programme at JLR opens doors to automotive innovation and technology, enhancing your skills and experience for the future. You’ll be surrounded by other ambitious teammates, working together on projects that fundamentally shape the vehicles of the future.

Join our webinar to hear more about our apprentice roles at JLR, meet our apprentices and understand the benefits of joining as an apprentice alongside some tips to help you succeed in making an application.

Unifrog – University Fair

Wednesday 13 March | 4:30–7:00pm
Year groups: Y10 to Y12

There will be live discussions on topics such as: student finance, creating the perfect arts portfolio, personal statement tips, contextual offers, and a deeper dive into studying specific subjects.

Ask questions directly to our diverse line-up of 40 universities located all over the UK, including University of Exeter, Cardiff University, Lancaster University, Queen’s University Belfast, University of Aberdeen, and Royal Holloway University of London.

Free Revision Masterclass with LJMU

Tuesday 26 March | 6:30–7:15pm

Have you got GCSE’s or A-Level Exams on the horizon?

With nearly 500 people attending last years’ revision masterclass, this year, Liverpool John Moore’s University are here to help you learn the most effective revision strategies, manage your mental health, and ace your exams!