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Newbury College offers an excellent careers service for all students, whether they are looking to apply for further or higher education courses, apprenticeships or gain employment. The advice is confidential, free and impartial, and available to all.

Before starting College

  • Open Evenings - drop-in careers, advice and guidance
  • Individual Interviews - we'll help you choose the perfect course for you
  • Careers Events at Local Schools - you'll meet our information advice and guidance team and have opportunities to hear about the career pathways available to you

While you are here

  • Induction Interview - Checking, tracking, transfers
  • KUDOS - we work with an online careers programme that is embedded within tutorials
  • One-to-One - careers guidance interview
  • Drop-in Careers Support - careers officers are available to speak to students every day throughout term-time and at key events such as exam results days, find us in the LRC or Student Services office
  • University & UCAS - our team are available to give help and advice with your universiting and UCAS applications
  • General Guidance - we provide guidance on work experience, voluteering, taking a gap year, creating and maintaining your CV, searching for a job, interview tactics and much more, just ask! 
  • Apprenticeship Guidance - supporting you with apprenticeship applications, listings and choosing the right programme
  • Result Days - our team are ready to support you with any questions and hold drop-in sessions on GCSE and A-Level results days
  • Employer Engagement - they'll be an opportunity for you to explore options with local employers as they provide workshops and talks throughout the year
  • Careers Events - there are a number of careers fairs including the West Berkshire Careers Fair held on campus for students to engage with local employers in their familiar College surroundings
  • Notice Boards & Literature - the College offers a huge array of booklets and leaflets, and job and apprenticeship opportunities are displayed on notice boards within the campus, to help you discover your future career path

When you leave

  • Results Days - our team are ready to support you with any questions and hold drop-in sessions on GCSE and A-Level results days
  • University Applications - one-to-one support available for Uni applications
  • CV & Job Applications - one-to-one support to assist you with building your CV and applying for a job
  • E-guidance - website
  • Phone Interviews - we provide impartial advice for all, contact the careers team on 01635 845000

For parents

  • Parents' Information Evenings - available for courses, apprenticeships and higher education options
  • Open Evenings - parents are invited to join their son/daughter in exploring the College offer at our open events
  • Progressions Evenings - the progress evenings are held three times a year
  • Parents' Survey - as part of the progress evenings we provide parents with the opportunity to provide feedback to help us continuously develop our offer and understanding of how best to support parents

 

To discuss any of the above, book an appointment with one of our advisers by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or pop in and see us in the Student Services office just off the Street.

Accredited by Matrix

Newbury College is Matrix accredited. This provides independent recognition that the information, advice and guidance we offer supports students with both their career planning and choosing the best qualification routes.

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