During the month we have pre-recorded videos from our very own Apprenticeship and Higher Education team, we also have guides and resources including how to apply to University, Apprenticeships, Student Finance and employment tips from making a CV to interview skills.
Visit an apprenticeship information stand at our Trowbridge campus, every day of National Apprenticeship Week!
You will find us at reception:
Monday 7th - Friday 11th March
12.00 - 1.30pm
Drop into a Careers Hub from 12.00 - 1.00pm see the dates for each campus below (7th - 11th March).
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Monday - Friday
Monday and Wednesday
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
1. It is predicted that by 2024, more than half of all jobs will require some level of higher education qualification, so further study is an investment in your future opportunities.
2. On average, graduates have higher rates of employment overall, are more likely to be employed in a high skilled jobs and can earn around £10,000 more a year than non-graduates.
3. Overall, research has shown that graduates have more positive outcomes, including better physical health, wellbeing, resilience and overall life satisfaction. There’s even research showing graduates have a longer life expectancy!
4. The UK has an extremely high standard of higher education – 17 of the top 100 universities in the world are located here.
5. There are hundreds of societies available at university to connect with like-minded people, follow an existing interest or explore a new one. You could join robot football, beekeeping, quidditch or the hummus society!
Link to Webinar – pending National Citizenship Service
Link to Webinar – ASK Apprenticeships
External event link
Interested in studying a STEM subject? View the STEM LMI here to browse future job prospects and information.
Please complete this survey so we can establish how you feel about your next steps, whether you’re progressing to further education, an apprenticeship or employment.
The WIN programme and Careers are organising a trip to the UCAS Exhibition in Bristol on Thursday 28th April and Friday 29th April, for all year 1 level 3 students.
With over 130 University and College stands to explore, sign up to experience:
- Live application clinics and personal statement workshops
- Course and careers taster sessions
- Student talks and Q&As
- Expert advice on how to research and choose what’s right for you
- The chance to explore and meet universities, colleges and employers face-to-face
This a free event open to all Level 3 Year 1 students, however we have limited spaces on the coaches so tickets will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
Keep an eye out for announcements from your WIN and Careers advisors for more information.
We understand that deciding what course or career to do can be overwhelming or a little daunting.
The team will be offering free, impartial advice and guidance throughout the year. So, if you are not sure what to do next, or would like more knowledge on where your course can lead then please book your appointment.