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National Careers Week 2021

National Careers Week: 1st - 5th March 2021 #NCW2021

National Careers Week will host a series of exciting sessions to inspire young people about the different industries, roles and careers within GM and how they link to the subjects they are studying!

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Engie UK's Commitment to Young People in Manchester

The energy company, Engie UK, has made a commitment to the Young Person's Guarantee to give you practical experience of the workplace.

Young Professional - Journey to Work Programme

Young Professional - Journey to Work Programme

Young Professional Journey to Work - the FREE new virtual learning programme for young people from Youth Employment UK.

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A reassuring message from Greater Manchester Colleges' Group

"You will not be left without a place and the colleges will be able to work with whatever system of grading is ultimately put in place." Watch the full video here.

Back to school – are you nervous or excited?

Pupils who have been going to school throughout lockdown share their experiences and advice on how to go back to school with minimum stress.

Diane Modahl consults young people about their guarantee

What do you need for a fantastic future in Greater Manchester? Olympic runner Diane Modahl is listening!

Advice for A Level results day

So how are you feeling? Shocked good or shocked bad or pretty chilled. Whatever you feel here's some top tips for results day.

BBC young reporter competition

The BBC is looking for young people aged 11-18 who want to report on a story or issue which is important to their life or the world around them. Closing date Saturday 31 October 2020

Virtual Apprenticeship Week GM 12 - 21 August #VAWGM

Getting your results this summer? Not sure about apprenticeships? This series of virtual events can help - and we’ve turned a week into 10 days! Full programme is right here.

Kickstart grant to study at UA92

22/10/20

Liam, 24, lost his job in a warehouse as COVID hit but got a £5k grant, launched by Manchester United’s Class of 92, and is now loving his PE degree course and wants to be a teacher.

Workplace Opportunities Week 9 - 14 November #WOWGM

Workplace Opportunity Week offers virtual sessions to inspire you about the different industries, roles and careers within Greater Manchester.

Replay all videos here.

Find My Future

Salford's 'Find My Future' Virtual Week Mon 5 Oct - Fri 9 Oct

23/09/20

Are you 16 to 25 years old and live in Salford, and you’re not sure what to do next? Then the #FindMyFuture events are for you.

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