Careers Links for this week.

Posted on: 5th November 2018

University of Warwick London base, Opportunities available for Pre-University students (aged 16-18).

There are a number of dates available for two-three day taster programmes in Economics, History and History of Art for which there are discounts for paid places and bursaries for free places available to students from a widening participation background. Tasters are delivered during the school holidays and the next ones are at February half term and Easter.

University of Warwick in London – Taster Programmes and Subject Information Evenings


Intellectually curious, keen to make new friends, have a thirst for knowledge and wish to test-drive university learning in the heart of London’s exciting Knowledge Quarter?  The University of Warwick – one of the UK’s leading Russell Group Universities offers several two and three-day Tasters in a range of subjects, delivered in London during the school holidays.  The tasters are designed for students who will be applying (or have applied) to university and who wish to enhance the school curriculum with teaching delivered by Warwick staff.    

·Monday 18 – Wednesday 20 February 2019
·Monday 8 - Wednesday 10 April 2019
·Wednesday 29 – Friday 31 May 2019
·Thursday 21 - Friday 22 February 2019
History of Art
·Thursday 11 - Friday 12 April 2019

Find out more and apply now. Bursaries and discounts available.

Subject Information Evenings

We are also hosting a number of Subject Information Evenings for students interested in studying in Warwick. All are at 5pm – 7pm and you have the chance to meet staff and students from the Department and find out about studying the subjects at Warwick.

  • English – Tuesday 27 November 2018 and Wednesday 27 February 2018
  • History – Thursday 29 November 2018 and Tuesday 22 January 2019
  • Theatre – Thursday 6 December 2018 and Thursday 7 February
  • Classics and Ancient History – Tuesday 5 February 2019
  • Philosophy –Wednesday 6 February 2019
  • Film – Tuesday 12 February 2019
  • Cultural Policy – Tuesday 26 February 2019

Register online.

The University of Edinburgh Scholarship for Widening Access


The University has reviewed and strengthened its widening access scholarships for students entering from 2019. Every student from England, Wales and Northern Ireland who has applied for funding from their regional funding body, and has a household income below £35,000, will be automatically awarded a scholarship of between £1,550 and £8,500 for every year of their degree.


There’s no separate form to fill in, the money is on top of any Student Finance England, Wales or Northern Ireland funding, and the scholarship doesn’t have to be repaid. Check our website for more information at


Cambridge University MasterClasses targeted at academic Year 12 students cost of £20 running October, November and December

For Year 11's considering Oxbridge to help with their post GCSE choices cost £7.50  Saturdays in November

Healthcare wor experience:  organisation that sets up work experience in healthcare here and abroad. 

Pearson College Taster Days

Would you like to see what it would be like to study on one of our industry-focused Business, Accounting, Marketing or Law degrees? Learn more about the modules, explore the application process and take part in fun group activities at one of our Taster Days.


Book your place for 8th December


Tomorrow’s Engineers Week Big Assembly, offering schools across the UK the chance to simultaneously take part in the same assembly on engineering careers.

Taking place at 10.30am 7 November 2018 this is a live video stream, featuring a panel of inspiring engineers who will discuss their careers and the positive impact engineering has on the issues young people care about most, such as protecting the environment, animal welfare, safety and security, health and entertainment.

As a professional services firm, we help organisations make better decisions about business, finance and technology. In a fast-changing world, it's an exciting place to be. We have 21 offices across the UK, so you'll find us at the heart of business communities across the country.

Whether you want on-the-job experience without going to university, a tech career while earning a degree (and getting paid), paid summer work experience or to start your career and get a professional qualification we have a programme for you, and we're open right now!

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Our application process

We think application processes should be a two-way street. That's why we reward your time and effort with industry insights on the changing world and tips to start a fulfilling career that keeps evolving. As you complete each stage, we'll share feedback with you, so you get to know your individual strengths and how to develop them.

First choose your programme and then start our four-stage application process:

  • Learning about you
  • Learning in the changing world
  • Learning on the job
  • Learning in person

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Want to know more?

Get in touch in person or online. We'll give you helpful advice and answer any questions you have on our student programmes. Meet us at upcoming events or speak directly with grads and apprentices from the business online.

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GSK Apprenticeships  open the link to register.

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