Tuesday, 4 September 2012

Careers in Sport & Exercise Conferences

Careers In Sport & Exercise Conferences

Free to attend and offer careers guidance from leading organisations in the industry.

·         Wednesday 5 October – Brunel University

·         Thursday 25 October – University of Worcester

·         Friday 2 November - UEL

Below is just a sample of some of the organisations that are attending and the topic's they will be presenting. Tickets are going fast! To book a ticket for one of the three conferences, visit www.careers-in-sport.co.uk/conference


·         Fitness Industry Association - Working in the Fitness Industry

·         British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences - Careers in Sport Science

·         Association of Physical Education - Becoming a PE Teacher

·         News Associates - Careers in Sports Media

·         Sports Coach UK - Sports Coaching as a Profession

·         Lawn Tennis Association -  Pathways to a Career in Tennis

·         The Training Room - Personal Training and Beyond

·         Snow Skool - Working as a Ski & Snow Instructor

·         Sports Xtra - From Graduate to Business Owner in to Sports Industry

·         Sporting Opportunities - Volunteer Sports Coaching Projects Abroad

·         Premier Training - Becoming a Personal Trainer

Do you have an interest in the Construction Industry?

Do you have an interest in the Construction Industry?  If the answer is "Yes," then you should check out this address for an Open Day event near you in the autumn. 


Careers Team

UKCAT - Book your test now!

Dear Careers Department,
September 2012
We would be grateful if you could inform students wishing to apply to study Medicine or Dentistry for entry in 2013 (or deferred entry in 2014) of the requirement to take the UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) this summer.
The 26 University Medical and Dental schools that require candidates to take this test as part of the admissions process are as follows:
University of Aberdeen, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Cardiff University, University of Dundee, University of Durham, University of East Anglia, University of Edinburgh, University of Exeter, University of Glasgow, Hull York Medical School, Imperial College London, Keele University, King's College London, University of Leeds, University of Leicester, University of Manchester, University of Newcastle, University of Nottingham, Plymouth University, Queen Mary University of London, Queen's University Belfast, University of Sheffield, University of Southampton, University of St Andrews, St George's University of London, Warwick University.
Details of courses for which these institutions require applicants to take the test can be found at www.ukcat.ac.uk/who-takes-the-test.
This year we have developed a new downloadable guide to the UKCAT which you may wish to draw to the attention of your candidates: Click here to view the guide.

UKCAT test Locations

The test is offered at a choice of over 150 UK high street test centres and over 300 testing centres worldwide. The closing date for registering to take this test is 21 September 2012. However, due to high demand, students should register to take this test immediately to ensure they get a test slot at their chosen test centre.
Registration opens
01 May 2012
Testing begins
03 July 2012
Registration deadline
21 September 2012
Bursary application deadline
21 September 2012
Exemption application deadline
21 September 2012
Last testing date
05 October 2012
UCAS application deadline
15 October 2012

To enable candidates to register and book a test, please direct your students to the UKCAT website at www.ukcat.ac.uk.
Your Sincerely,
Rachel Greatrix
Chief Operating Officer, UKCAT Consortium

Welcome back!

The Careers Department would like to welcome you all back to college for the 2012/13 academic year.  We are available as usual, Monday to Friday, and already answering lots of queries from students who are thinking about their futures. 

Do you need help? - If so, pop in and see us on C corridor.

The Careers Team