Interviews with alumni

1. Law

We kicked off with former Bay House pupil Becky Heaysman, a corporate lawyer working at one of the top law firms in the UK. Please click here to access the recording of this brilliant interactive session.

2. Sports & Fitness 

Former Brune Park and Bay House Sixth Former, Adam Greenslade, gave a fantastic presentation about his career progression in the sports and fitness sector, and his current role at Leicester Tigers rugby club.  Please click here to access the recording.

3. Project Management 

Ex-Bay House student Hannah Douglass shared her experiences of getting into Project Management with BAE Systems on their Graduate Scheme. Many of us don't know what we want to do in life when we leave school, college, or even after we graduate, so her story is particularly reassuring for students who don't yet have everything planned out! Click here to access the recording.

4. Apprenticeships

We were joined by Bethany Ingham, a former Brune Park student who applied for various apprenticeships in Year 11, and was accepted onto a placement with Airbus. Still only 17 years old, she is already well on the road to a successful career in engineering, and talks to us about the application process and her day to day role as an apprentice. Click here to access the recording.

5. Music Industry

For this very insightful session  on non-performing careers in the music industry, we were joined by Cameron Hamilton, Founder and Events Manager of Arclight Promotions, UK Charity Music Event Management, who talked to us about his career to date and different pathways into this competitive industry. Click here to access the recording.

6. Engineering

Former pupil Andrew Carr led this dynamic and highly insightful session on engineering careers and apprenticeships. From Brune Park, to CEMAST, to BAE Systems, the story of Andrew's journey is unmissable for anyone thinking about engineering, higher apprenticeships or the apprenticeships application process in general. Click here to access the recording.

7. Marketing, Social Media & Advertising

This extremely engaging session featured former pupil Abbi Robinson, who talked about her unexpected journey to becoming a social media strategist and copywriter, working with some of the world's top brands.  Ever wondered about the difference between marketing and advertising? Or what it's like to work on a freelance basis? Click here to access the recording of this brilliant webinar.

8. Politics / Civil Service

We were extremely proud to welcome back Matt, a former Bay House pupil who is now a Policy Advisor in the Cabinet Office, working to coordinate foreign and defence policy across government, including the international response to Covid-19. We are so grateful to him sparing some time for us during this critical time, for what proved to be a truly fascinating and dynamic session. The recording can be access here.

9. Finance

Ex-pupil Rushabh Amin, a Junior Portfolio Manager at multi-national company  Wells Fargo Asset Management, joined us for a truly enlightening session on the world of careers in Finance, his pathway through school and University, and the different careers available in this sector.  Please access this extremely engaging session here.

10. Work with Animals

For this lively and very informative session, we were joined by former pupil Tasha Halsey, who talked to us about her role as a Senior Coach with The Dogs Trust, the qualifications and skills you need to succeed in this field, and other career pathways in animal care and welfare.  Click here to access the recording of this inspiring interview.

11. Teaching

Former Bay House student Hannah Bowser joined us for this very enlightening session on different routes into teaching, and her life as a Primary School Teacher and Head of PE. This webinar is an absolute must for anyone thinking of a career in education! The recording can be accessed here

12. Performing Arts

We were so excited to be joined for this session by James Hume, a former student who is now a successful musical theatre actor, and has played principal roles in the West End and internationally, in shows such as Les Mis, Phantom of the Opera and Mary Poppins.  You can hear his extremely helpful and inspiring talk here.

13. Nursing

For this brilliant session, we were joined by Laura Jay - a former student who is now a children's nurse at Southampton General Hospital. Laura talked to us about routes into nursing and her life in this extremely challenging, demanding but rewarding job. Her talk can be heard here.

14. Civil Engineering / Working Abroad

Former student Oliver Poynter joined us for this highly informative session, not only to tell us about his fascinating career in the coastal and maritime sector, but also about living and working the other side of the world. His talk can be accessed here