Thursday, 22 October 2009

Know your rights at work

Please click on the film below for information regarding films in the Careers Department after half term.

Wednesday, 21 October 2009

University Scholarships, Awards & Bursaries

How do the following sound to you...

"£1800 if you sing in the Bath Abbey Choir"
"£5000 if you are the first in your family to do a degree"
"£1500 if you have a golf handicap of 3, or less"
If these sound interesting and you intend going to University, come and read our new book, University Scholarships, Awards & Bursaries in the Careers Department and find out if there are funds out there that you can access.
Careers Department
Autocity - bringing automotive careers to life

The Institute of the Motor Industry have a huge careers resource called Autocity which covers every job imaginable in the motor sector. It is the best place to direct anyone who has an interest in working in the motor industry.
For every job role you’ll find information on salary, skills and qualifications required and details of career path opportunities as well as case study film interviews with people who actually do the job.

Visit for everything you need to know about careers in the motor industry and sign up for Autocity Live to receive updates on the sector.

Click here to watch the message from the Institute of the Motor Industry’s Careers Manager

Friday, 9 October 2009

Good websites for Fashion and Textile students
Visit Skillfast-UK’s dedicated website to find:

  • Job profiles
  • Case studies
  • Facts and figures
  • Training and qualification information
  • Resources
Interested in design or science? This is a good website if you are interested in a career in textiles.
For those with an interest in a career in fashion. Here you will job profiles, case studies, advice on work experience AND information on relevant qualifications. You can also read and listen to “top tips”, from leading names in the fashion industry, including Lulu Guinness and TopShop, who tell you what you need to do to succeed in what is an extremely competitive industry.

0800 06 88 077 (CanUCutIt)
A direct dial number for those aged 18 or over who want specific advice about a career in fashion.

Becoming a Solicitor or Barrister

The 2009/10 edition of The Lawyer Guide to a Career in Law is now available in the Careers Library. This is a valuable resource for Year 12 and 13 students who are interested in training as solicitors or barristers.
Another valuable resource to check out is The Lawyer's student website, , which can be used alongside the guide. The website is also packed with news, features, analyses and blogs on all the latest developments in the legal market. All the articles are pitched at a level that is suitable for non-qualified lawyers whatever the age.

Wednesday, 7 October 2009

Vega Science Trust - science careers videos

Various science related career videos recently broadcast on BBC2's Learning Zone:

Biochemist, Building Services Engineer, Computer Engineer, Cosmologist, Ecologist, Entomologist, Environment Scientist, Food Scientist, Mass Production Engineer, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Physicist, Psychologist, Quantum Chemist, Robitics Engineer.