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Meet Your Future: Digitober and the Digital Sector

Meet Your Future: Digitober and the Digital Sector

Meet Your Future is all about giving you a taste of careers that you could go into. This blog post features resources to read and watch, tasks you could do to gain insight and experience, and some things you could think about. It’s a great way to hear from people who...

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T Levels Week 2022: All About T Levels

T Levels Week 2022: All About T Levels

This year is the first time that T Levels Week is happening – so it’s an exciting time to get involved. In this article, we’ll give you a quick primer on what T Levels are and why you might like to study one. We’ll also introduce you to a few people studying T Levels...

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Results Day 2022: An Apprentice’s Journey

Results Day 2022: An Apprentice’s Journey

I’m Aimee Hodgkinson and I’m currently an apprentice in Digital Marketing. I work at Space HR where I have the role of Marketing Executive. Space HR is a start-up which means we have a small number of staff. Because of this my responsibilities extend outside of the...

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Results Day 2022: Student Perspectives

Results Day 2022: Student Perspectives

Results day can be a time of stress and worry for many, but remember that you're not going through it alone. It can be helpful to hear from people just like you who have also gone through the process of getting their results and making decisions about their future. In...

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Results Day 2022: Exploring Your Options With GMACS

Results Day 2022: Exploring Your Options With GMACS

It's that time of year again! Results day means thousands of students across Greater Manchester will be making decisions about their future. If you’re getting your results this year, you might be feeling stressed and worried or relaxed and unconcerned – and either is...

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The GMACS Team Meet Students at Parklife

The GMACS Team Meet Students at Parklife

Recently, at the Parklife festival in Heaton Park, the GMACS team met some students from Greater Manchester and asked them some quick questions about their experience. Read their responses below to find out a bit more about what pathways you could take in the future,...

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How to Play it Safe on the Internet

How to Play it Safe on the Internet

Your personal privacy and online safety matter. Don’t let criminals and bullies abuse your basic human rights while on the internet. These tips can help. A lot of us spend a lot of time online. Whether that’s for fun, work, school or finding a job – the internet has...

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Tips for Staying Resilient in Your Job Search

Tips for Staying Resilient in Your Job Search

Sometimes job hunting can take up quite a bit of your time and mental energy. How can you make the most of your job search while still making sure it’s sustainable, and that you have enough energy to keep giving your best? Job hunting can be tricky at the best of...

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Support for Young Disabled People in Greater Manchester

Support for Young Disabled People in Greater Manchester

See what kinds of support you can get in Greater Manchester if you are a young person with a physical or learning disability. Disability Stockport This organisation is a great starting point if you live in Stockport. They can help you keep you up to date with issues,...

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Support for BAME Young People in Greater Manchester

Support for BAME Young People in Greater Manchester

Need help with getting a job or putting together an interview outfit? Or need extra support of any kind? These organisations in Greater Manchester could help. Back on Track Back on Track is a Manchester-based charity that helps people who have been disadvantaged in...

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Looking After Yourself While Studying

Looking After Yourself While Studying

It’s important to look after your mental health as a student – especially in tricky times! These tips and resources can help. Wellbeing tips to help you look after yourself These quick tips could help you stay on top of your mental health while you study. Mornings...

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Looking After Yourself While Looking for Work

Looking After Yourself While Looking for Work

Young and looking for work in Greater Manchester? These tips and resources will help you manage your wellbeing while you’re job hunting. Looking for work is never an easy time. And especially recently with the pandemic putting everyone under extra pressure. So how do...

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How to Boost Your Skills

How to Boost Your Skills

Learn how to build new skills in Greater Manchester, and make the most of the skills and personal strengths you already have. Finding a job can feel like a challenge. Especially when it feels like employers expect you to have a lot of experience, and you’re still...

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Get Connected With Travel Across Greater Manchester

Get Connected With Travel Across Greater Manchester

Make sure you know exactly what help you can get with travel costs in GM as a young person. Are you looking for extra help with travel around Greater Manchester? There are a few things that could help you: If you’re under 16, you can sign up for the igo card If you’re...

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