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A Degree is for Life, Not Just for Uni: Preparing Students For a 21st-Century Career

A Degree is for Life, Not Just for Uni: Preparing Students For a 21st-Century Career

This session discusses some of the wider elements/learning you'll get from your course/university that you may not have considered, including factors that contribute to a richer university experience and preparation for life after graduation.

Main Stage Careers Y11 Y12 Y13

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Baasit Siddiqui: Lessons Learnt as an Educator and Entrepreneur

Baasit Siddiqui: Lessons Learnt as an Educator and Entrepreneur

Baasit Siddiqui shares lessons learnt and insights gained from his life in education, entertainment and business. There may also be a few peeks into the world of Gogglebox!

Main Stage Inspirational speaker Y9 Y10 Y11 Y12 Y13

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Careers in Context – Can Do Guide for Gatsby Benchmark 7

Careers in Context - Can Do Guide for Gatsby Benchmark 7

Hear from the CEC about the "Careers In Context 2020: Can Do Guide" for BM 7 - Encounters with Further and Higher Education. The session also covers how a school has implemented Gatsby BM 7 and what support is available locally from your Enterprise Coordinator.

Main Stage Teacher session CPD Gatsby All

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HeppFest Launch

HeppFest Launch

HeppFest 2020's launch event with fascinating thoughts and insights from Chris Millward (Director for Fair Access and Participation, Office for Students), Professor Brendan Stone (Deputy Vice-President for Education, University of Sheffield, and Hepp/HeppSY Board Chair) and Professor Sir Chris Husbands (Vice-Chancellor, Sheffield Hallam University).

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How to Practically Embed Careers Into Your Curriculum Area

How to Practically Embed Careers Into Your Curriculum Area

This session will include practical hints and tips to help curriculum staff incorporate careers into everyday lessons, and also help meet Gatsby benchmark 4.

Main Stage Teacher session CPD Gatsby Careers All

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Jordan Lee

Jordan Lee

Jordan Lee is a successful radio and TV presenter. In this talk he shares his experience of higher education and tips for pursuing your dream career, as well as the advice he would give his 16-year-old self!

Main Stage Careers Inspirational speaker Y9 Y10 Y11 Y12 Y13

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Justin Rowntree

Justin Rowntree

Justin Rowntree studied Behavioural Science at university, but after several career changes ended up running Silversmiths restaurant in Sheffield and getting a lashing from Gordon Ramsay on his Kitchen Nightmares show! Hear his fascinating and inspiring stories, as well as lots of insights and advice that might help you take some less painful shortcuts to career satisfaction and success.

Main Stage Inspirational speaker Y9 Y10 Y11 Y12 Y13

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Living the Dream: Overcoming Challenges and Taking Opportunities

Living the Dream: Overcoming Challenges and Taking Opportunities

Ayo was Blue Peter’s first ever black presenter (2006-11), born in Nigeria and educated in Birmingham, before studying BA Media Studies at Sheffield Hallam University. He is currently presenting sport for C4 and Amazon Prime (2020). Listen to him share his passion for education, pursuing your dream career and overcoming challenges.

Main Stage Inspirational speaker Y9 Y10 Y11 Y12 Y13

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Picturing Your Career

Picturing Your Career

An innovative session exploring future possibilities and building confidence to shape your career in an uncertain world.

Main Stage Careers Gatsby Y9 Y10 All

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Preparing for Virtual Higher Education Interviews

Preparing for Virtual Higher Education Interviews

As higher education interviews are likely to take place virtually this year (2021), this session will help you prepare, know what to expect and allow you to use a virtual interview to your advantage.

Main Stage Sleigh Shed Careers Y13

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The University of Oxford Explained

The University of Oxford Explained

This session covers everything from how the University of Oxford teach their courses to how to apply, and aims to highlight key areas that makes Oxford different from other universities.

Main Stage Careers Gatsby Y10 Y11 Y12 Y13

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University Admissions: Supporting the Class of 2021

University Admissions: Supporting the Class of 2021

Graeme Atherton presents his recent report ‘University entry and the class of 2021’. He discusses the possible future policy changes including Post Qualification Admissions.

Main Stage CPD Teacher session

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