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Check out the latest news from across Greater Manchester, including college information and updates, online experiences, plus much more!

Apprenticeships haven't gone away!

Employers are still looking for apprentices to join their businesses. So don't think apprenticeships have gone away because of coronavirus - they haven't and there's plenty to choose from.

What will Uni be like in September?

We asked Vic Geary, a Career Consultant at Manchester University, what to expect if you're starting university in September. She has loads of reassuring advice here.

Want to find out about careers that address our environment crisis?

To support the Great Science Share, GMCA are hosting a live Q&A panel with Greater Manchester employers whose roles are within the sustainability industry or are addressing the climate emergency on June 16th.

New BBC ‘Own It’ app has emoji and gif keyboard!

The new BBC Own It app has a keyboard which gives you support and advice as you type.

Now Live- NCS Virtual Experience

You won’t miss out on the NCS (National Citizen Service) experience this summer!

Thinking about Uni

GMHigher are an organisation who can help you decide if Uni is for you. Normally they come into school or college to talk to you but you can still get advice from them online.

Get Digital Skills

Everyone knows digital skills are what many employers are looking for. Don’t worry if you need extra help- check out these free online courses.

Tools for parents and teachers

Prince's Trust have done it again. They have put together a large variety of tools and resources to help parents and carers with things such as: Employability, CV writing and Presentation skills.

Free Mini-courses (You'd actually want to do)

Podcasting, health, money, confidence, a career in healthcare, becoming a leader. Princes Trust have got ‘how to get into’ mini-courses on all of them.

Kindness Matters Everyday

It’s Mental Health Awareness week 18th – 24th May 2020 and the theme this year is kindness #kindnessmatters

School at home made easier

If you haven’t got a laptop, tablet or internet at home, it’s pretty hard to join online classes, research courses or ask for help. Books are great for home study but it’s even better to ask a teacher online when you get confused.

Apprenticeships across Greater Manchester

Discover different apprenticeship types, get application hints and tips, and apply for vacancies.

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