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Open days and events

This page is for students and visitors with information on upcoming events and career news. 
For more information, please contact Gisèle O'Connor, Careers Lead: or call 01323 465400

Virgin Media Career Event  

On Wednesday 12th of January from 5:00pm - 6:00pm we’ll be hosting Virgin Media’s UK-wide Virtual Insight Careers Event showcasing all of their many different career paths.

Virgin Media is a British Telecommunications / Media company with 47 million UK connections across broadband, mobile, TV and home phone. 

Learn more about the opportunity to earn while you learn, picking up qualifications to kick off the career you want. This year, they’re looking for hundreds of young talented people to start their careers, in areas including analytics, engineering, finance and beyond.

We’ll be hearing from the Head of Future Careers at Virgin Media who’ll be giving us an overview to the company as a whole and sharing a bit about their career journey and from there we’ll dive into the various business departments.

If you’re open to hearing about a variety of career routes then this insight to Virgin Media could help clear things for you on what it is you’d like to do after school. 

Sign up using the link below:

School Leaver Fair

Live Webinars | Virtual Careers Fair - AllAboutSchoolLeavers

This event is designed for students who will be 18+ in September 2022, have achieved or are predicted 2 x A Levels in STEM subjects at grade C or above and have a passion for software development/coding.

RAF Virtual Event

In association with Apprenticeships Week 2022, join us for an interactive, FREE virtual experience, and explore our exciting opportunities!

In association with World Space Week, RAF Access All Areas is back again on:
Thursday 10th February 2022 at 18:30 - 20:30!

The RAF is responsible for protecting the UK's air and space capabilities, and Access All Areas is a fantastic opportunity to uncover an immersive, interactive 360° experience. With nine must-see locations and the opportunity to chat directly with RAF Recruitment Personnel, explore where the RAF could take you.

Secure your FREE ticket now to join us.

RAF Virtual Event - Access All Areas Tickets, Thu 10 Feb 2022 at 18:30 | Eventbrite


Learn Live UK

Watch live careers broadcasts and see the latest events on the Learn Live Channel.

Apprenticeships Roadshow - Wednesday 14 July, 6pm

  • BOOK A FREE PLACE for you, parents/carers and friends for this online Roadshow event.
  • Find out about live vacancies, and hear from local employers, training providers and apprentices.
  • Access post-event information on apprenticeships and vacancies on the Careers East Sussex website Roadshow page.
  • Get information and book a free place at the Apprenticeships Roadshow

Take part - Glyndebourne

Glyndebourne offers opportunities for all ages including youth opera, community projects and talent development schemes. See their website for more.

East Sussex College (ESC)

The college has a number of opportunities coming up.

You can sign up for Taster Days and select your options.

See the Get to know ESC document attached below for details.


Online Plumpton College Information Event 

The event is for students thinking about applying to start in September 2021. 

View a video of the Online Plumpton College information event 

University of Brighton undergraduate open days

See what it would be like to study at the University of Brighton and explore their subjects at their summer online open days. There will be subject talks, Q and A sessions and virtual tours.

Open days are on Thursday 27 May, Saturday 19 June and Saturday 10 July.

Future Leaders Project

The  Ivy House, London is a competition and resource portal. Be informed, developed and inspired to step up and become the leader of your life. It is fee to join, the project has over 60 speakers, influencers and businesses on board.  Register your interest in the Future Leaders Project

Routes into STEM course

This virtual course is for students aged 13+. It shows you the opportunities open to you after your GCSEs. The live interactive sessions with professionals take place in the half-term or summer holidays. The course involves around 20 hours of study to complete over 3 weeks and on completion you will receive a Bronze Industrial Cadets award. 

Find out more about the Routes into STEM course

University of Law School - Law in Action event 

The University of Law is one of the UK’s leading providers of legal education and training.  

Find out more about The University of Law and the employers they work with.

Virtual Careers Fair

Take the opportunity to meet employers, ask questions and watch videos to help you decide what you would like to do once you leave school or college.

Explore the virtual exhibition hall to engage with lots of top apprenticeship employers and leading course providers. Find out about their incredible school leaver opportunities. 

Claim your free place


Start your journey into games. Find out about careers, opportunities and programming for game development.  Find all this and more on the intogames website.

Year 11 Open Events

For more information please visit the website:

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Engineering & STEM

STEM career opportunities and Engineering Taster Weeks hosted by BAE Systems Air Business Unit.

The Engineering Taster Weeks are aimed at developing young people’s perceptions of engineering whilst providing a unique insight into the world of aerospace and aviation.

Applications are currently CLOSED.

More information on the taster weeks and how to apply can be found at:


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