Apprentice 19 – Guildhall London
Apprenticeship 19 at London’s Guildhall, The Stationers’ Company was invited by the City of London Corporation to hold Apprentice 19 at the Guildhall. Over 60 potential employers together with existing apprentices were there to tell thousands of students about apprenticeship and employment opportunities. Our sixth form students were able to talk to Google, Accenture, The Telegraph, Aon, Bloomberg,
Barclays, Capgemini, KPMG, Shepherds Bookbinders, The Army and many more.
Industries covered alongside the print sector will include journalism, design, publishing and more. Our students were outstanding ambassadors for the school and asked many challenging questions to support their own destination decisions.
Norman Foster and Partnership Employment Insight
As part of the STEM mentoring programme (Level 3) engineering students had the unique opportunity to visit the world renowned Architects – Norman Foster and Partnership. For over five decades Norman Foster has established a sustainable approach to design. He believes that the quality of our surroundings affects the quality of our lives, driven by his passion for innovation and excellence. Echoing the values and attributes we offer our young people.
Students found the experience very informative and it provided them with a broad insight into the possibilities and realities of working in such an esteemed environment. Students commented ‘The best moment was… the vast and innovative office space, it was very impressive to stand on the balcony and look down on the professionals at work’. The students came away from the experience with a renewed motivation that they too could achieve and make an impact in the world of architecture.
Greenwich University Open Day
The first schools open day was an opportunity for students to explore all that is available at Greenwich University. Students were offered a range of taster workshops delivered by academics and student ambassadors, including Engineering, Business, Humanities, Maths, Science, Sports and more. The day allowed students to experience a lecture and interactive engineering workshop, talk to student ambassadors and find out about the wide range of support available at the university.
Sixth form students commented – ‘The visit was an extremely helpful experience and gave a feel for university life. It also allowed us to learn about the different departments and venues available, as well as impressing the strong academic values the university holds’.