So you’re a careers leader – webinar series!

Careers Leader webinar series

This term, we are pleased to be running a series of free CPD webinars designed to help the new or established Careers Leader to understand the new statutory requirements for careers education and start working towards outstanding careers leadership that meets the Gatsby Benchmarks. This series of eight webinars, from Tristram Hooley and David Andrews, the authors… Read more »


Step by step practicalities for applying to Oxbridge – a student’s guide

By Matthew Carmody So finally you are ready to apply. The next stage is arguably the one that causes students the most anxiety, until they are invited to interview of course. Your UCAS application will need to be submitted by the closing date for all Oxbridge applications of 6 p.m. on 15 October. Let’s go… Read more »


Planning a gap year? Some top tips and advice

Most good gap years comprise a medley of activities which complement one another, work and play, earning and spending, challenge and self-indulgence, worthiness and fun. The marketplace is full of companies offering structured gap years of all kinds that might include lemur-monitoring in Madagascar, teaching in China, orphanage placements in Ecuador, picking fruit in Australia,… Read more »


Writing your personal statement when applying for Business and Economics

You’ve decided that Business & Economics is the course for you, you have managed to whittle down your choices to your top five and are in the process of writing your UCAS application. Probably the most important part of your application is your personal statement. You are introducing yourself to the people that may be… Read more »



How to talk academic when working with Universities

I spend my life writing about how to grow ideas, build a business and compete internationally. For several months, I had the chance to talk to universities and entrepreneurs all over the country about the possibilities and limitations in their relationships. Here are a few thoughts on some key words in lining up projects and… Read more »