Tech Solent

In this "trial format" event, Tech Solent are looking for local Tech Professionals to bring their children (11-16 years old) on Thursday 8 June 17:00-18:30 to listen to local VFX firm, Dark Cosmos, discuss how cool the world of tech really is with their Visual Effects work, what skills and career paths there are in to the Creative Tech sector, and what supporting tech jobs there are around the edges of this brilliant industry.  

We are looking to inspire a new generation of technology professionals to set their sights on the local Technology scene, and have the opportunity to ask any questions on how they get into this sort of career. The event will be taking place in Whiteley, PO15 7AJ.

This is a free event. Please book as many tickets as you need for yourself and any children you are bringing so we can gauge numbers correctly.  We will need a parent, carer or guardian to accompany all child attendees at all time.

You can register for tickets here

The maritime industry is vital to global trade and plays a significant role in our economy, with an estimated 90% of world trade carried by sea. Within the UK, the sector supports over 1 million jobs, however women remain underrepresented in many parts of the industry, and in particular in STEM based roles.

To raise the profile of STEM based careers and inspire young females into STEM roles, there is a new set of videos launching in 2023.

QinetiQ has created the first video which gives an insight into the typical day of an Associate Naval Architect based at Haslar. 


Watch the full video here

Hold the date : Careers in Maritime evening event

Where : Southampton

When : Tuesday 19 September

Who : Students and adult jobseekers

Further details to follow 

Interested in a career in nursing?

Health Education England our holding a virtual taster day on Thursday 1 June 10:00am-15:00pm

During the day you will get to learn about wat a career in nursing could look like for you, speak to nurses in smaller gorups during their breakout sessions. Find out more on the different routes into nursing including university and apprenticeships, take part in a practical task that will help you build skills to become a nurse, and get all your questions answered during the Q&A panel. 

Sign up here 

This event will be recorded by Pathway CTM. Any issues or questions please contact them via events@pathwayctm.com

Gosport Marine Festival:

There is a Marine Festival in Gosport on Saturday 20 May 2023 10:00am-17:00pm.

Booking is now open and typically fills up quickly. The festival has the support of both Gosport Borough Council and Hampshire County Council. It is free and non-profit. 

Activities included - Sailing, Kayaking, Paddling, Boarding, Wheelchair Accessible, Live Music, Art Show. A fun day out for all ages celebrating marine activity, heritage and culture.

You can book online here

Summer Schools for Lower Sixth Students:

The application window is now open for students in Lower Sixth who want to take part in summer schools at the University of Southampton. These free-of-charge 4-day and 3-night events take place from Tuesday 18 to Friday 21 July 2023. 

Further details, degree subject areas and application forms can be found here 

School Leavers' Hub for Year 11 students:

The University of Portsmouth has a School Leavers' Hub to help guide students in Year 11 with their home study, Post-16 choices and pathways.


Sidley - International Law Firm Undergraduate Bursary Programme

If you are in Year 13 and hold an offer to study law at a UK university, you could be eligible to apply for Sidley's Undergraduate Bursary programme. 

Sidley's bursary programme will provide financial support to talented law students from less advantaged backgrounds for the duration of their undergraduate study. 

The scheme will also guarantee work experience and mentoring opportunities for up to five successful candidates. 

Check the eligibility criteria and submit your application here

SUN - Southern Universities Network

Supports student to prepare for & manage the change to post 16 education. 

This website gives you information about making a plan for your future, SEND support & pathways, resources to help you learn about the different qualifications and training routes and so much more!

It might seem a little early to start thinking about what you might do in post 18 education but there is no harm in doing a little bit of research.

There is information on looking after your health & wellbeing and local organisation that can help as well as a parent/carer information area.

You can find all of this information here