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Milkround Accountancy Parents (and students) Evening – 6 September 2017


Accountancy Parents (and students) Information Evening

6-8.30pm in London

On the 6th September 2017, Milkround will be hosting an Accountancy Parents Evening. This will be a great opportunity for parents, students and career developmental professionals to gain an insight into school leaver opportunities available within the Accountancy sector. ICAEW, EY and KPMG, amongst other top employers, will be there to answer all your questions.

The evening will include information about:

  • Higher Apprenticeships
  • Degree Apprenticeships
  • School Leaver Training Schemes

For more details and to book, click here.



Thinking of taking a gap year? Follow the blog of one of our recent graduates to get an insight into what you could do….

St. Clare’s Alumni – Gap Year Blog

Yasminia O’Sullivan who graduated from St. Clare’s this summer has now started her Gap Year in earnest.  She is raising money in the first few months to then enable her to participate in a Project Trust project in India from January.

Yasmina is blogging about her experience and her first posts suggest that it will not only give a great insight into her Gap Year experience but also be incredibly interesting to read and follow.

You can follow Yasmina’s Blog here.

So if you are thinking about undertaking a Project Trust Experience, are looking for some Gap Year inspiration, or just want to read about what Yasmina gets up to, have a read and follow her blog.

SOAS World Music Summer School 2017

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World Music Summer School 2017

15 years of SOAS World Music Summer School!

For well over a decade now, SOAS is proud to offer an exciting summer school of world music. Our course programme is unique, varied and truly multi-cultural. If you are passionate about music and cultures, there is something for everyone; this summer we offer a more varied programme than ever:  Intensive and inspiring courses, practical workshops, taster sessions and master classes for students of all backgrounds, beginners to advanced, amateur and professional. Take your pick!

The are different courses taking place between the 19th of June and 24th of July. Many are 1 day long and you can book onto several, others are up to a week long.

To view the timetable click here.


E-mail: musicevents@soas.ac.uk, Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4500
For the fastest reply, please contact us by email!

Do you dream of becoming a pilot? Go along to the Generation EasyJet Information session – Sat 3 June at CAE Oxford


Information Session

Saturday 3 June 2017

Do you dream of becoming a Pilot? Join us on Saturday 3rd June to find out everything you need to know about starting your career as a Pilot with easyJet.

CAE Oxford Aviation Academy will be open throughout the day and you will have the opportunity to:

  • Join one of the presentations with current Generation easyJet cadets
  • Participate in Q&A discussions with First Officers and Captains who trained with CAE Oxford Aviation Academy through the Generation easyJet programme
  • Speak to our experienced flight instructors
  • Have a tour of the facilities
  • See our on-site flight simulators
  • Have your photo taken with one of the training planes.

To book your free place, click here.

CyberFirst courses for 11-17 year olds to introduce you to the world of Cyber Security – Free – book now

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Free Courses for 11-17 Year olds

There are a number of CyberFirst courses running this summer across the UK.

CyberFirst Defenders is a 4 day course aimed at 14-15 year olds and provides a valuable introduction to the tool, knowledge and skills required to build and protect small networks and personal devices.

CyberFirst Futures is a 5 day course aimed at 15 to 16 year olds interested in the study of computer science at A-Level (or equivalent) or degree level. Students will explore advanced cyber security threats to devices, apps and software and investigate ways of protecting them.

CyberFirst Advanced is a 5 day course aimed at 16 to 17 year olds and is designed to expand the knowledge of anyone studying computer science at A-Level (or equivalent) or who has an interest and aptitude in computers.

All of them require booking, click here for more details.





Guide to UK Degree Apprenticeships


Guide to UK Degree Apprenticeships

A Degree Apprenticeship is quite simply, an apprenticeship scheme where you work and earn a salary, that includes study for a degree within the apprenticeship framework.

If you want to enter a profession that needs a degree, you are willing to put in the effort to study and work at the same time and feel that going to university full time is not right for you, then a Degree Apprenticeship might be the right answer.

For a UK Degree Apprenticeship you do need to have the right to work in the UK.

The Scholarship Hub have put together a great guide to the different degree apprenticeships that are available and the companies that offer them.

Access the guide here.

Getting started on your Personal Statement – have a look at the great subject specific advice from the experts at at WhichUniversity


Personal Statement Subject Guides


Writing your personal statement can seem daunting but the earlier you start the easier it is to get it completed in time and to a high standard.

There is no 1 specific way to write a good statement but there are things that are important to think about when writing a statement for a particular degree subject area.

The team at Which have put together handy subject guides written by Alan Bullock – who will speaking at our HE fair in the Autumn.  It is certainly worth having a read of these handy tips.

Access them here.


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