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Competition Winners – Art In Isolation

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Aimhigher challenged students to express through a piece of art how they’ve kept motivated and inspired or have changed their future career ambitions during the lock down period. We asked students to create a piece...

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Virtual Work Experience

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You might not be able to do the typical work experience week at the moment but there are lots of other ways to build those important employability skills. Why not look for a virtual work...

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Art in Isolation Competition

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School closure and social distancing has been a strange and difficult experience for many students. Aimhigher would like to challenge your students to express through a piece of art how they’ve kept motivated and inspired...

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Spotlight On: Careers in Sport and Fitness

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Ever thought about a career involving fitness or sport? There are many careers which might suit you! For example, you could be a Sport Scientist, a PE Teacher, a Personal Trainer, a Nutritionist, a Gym...

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Student Voice: Candy’s Lockdown Diary

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  ‘I take this opportunity to urge all of you out there to show compassion to one another… Let all your loved ones know one way or another you appreciate and love them.’ Aimhigher student,...

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Mimzy’s Higher Education Journey

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  Are you a budding entrepreneur? Always liked the idea of being your own boss? Today we look at Mimzy’s journey through university to becoming Founder and Director of Jimmy Trims Barber Shops. Want to...

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Charlotte’s Higher Education Journey

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  Have you heard about social enterprise? Are you interested in a career helping communities and protecting the environment? Today we’re looking at Charlotte’s journey. Charlotte went to university and studied Textile and Surface Design...

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Jack’s Higher Education Journey

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  Considering a degree apprenticeship? Today, we take a look at Jack’s journey. Jack wanted to learn on the job and studied his engineering degree whilst working.     Think you might be interested in...

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Shantelle’s Higher Education Journey

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This week we are going to be sharing people’s higher education journeys. Today, we take a look at Shantelle’s journey. Shantelle wasn’t sure higher education was right for her but take a look at her...

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Apprenticeships and Coronavirus

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CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A HANDY PDF WITH ALL OF THE BELOW INFORMATION Learning and Assessments Training and Learning The Education and Skills Funding Agency is working to increase flexibility on training and end-point-assessment so...

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