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Upcoming Opportunities

The following links provide fantastic opportunities and useful information about the choices students can make at post 16 and 18, including universities, apprenticeships and professions.


1st to 6th March 2021



National Careers Week



National Careers Week (NCW) is a celebration of careers guidance and free resources in education across the UK. The aim is to provide a focus for careers guidance activity at an important stage in the academic calendar to help support young people leaving education.

1st to 6th March 2021


Virtual Careers Fair


The Virtual Careers Fair will go live on day 1 of Careers Week. There is no registration required, and no data is collected. We’ve shared an early prototype with you here. All you need to do is access this website address:

13th February 2021






Girls into STEM (Siemens)






Meet the Stemettes with Siemens Energy is a Stemettes style panel discussion in celebration of some of the inspiring women in Siemens Energy across various areas of STEM. We’ll discuss different ways people begin their STEM careers and hear from an impressive panel about their unique experiences in the industry. We'll then head over to Remo for a follow-on networking session (Please note certain regions will be given priority for the networking session, therefore, a limited amount of participants will be able to join this follow-on session and will get a separate e-mail confirming their spot ).

10th February 2021




Meet the Russell Group Virtual Event




This online and interactive experience will allow you to explore all 24 Russell Group universities and chat directly to their representatives and ambassadors. You will be able to view information and videos about each university, link directly to Virtual Campus Tours to explore university facilities and accommodation, download prospectuses and take part in 13 live webinars in the virtual auditorium.

9th February 2021



Riseholme College



Virtual Open Events are events which have staff available, via live chat, to answer all your questions, such as information about our courses and facilities, transport, funding, student support, industry links and why we are one of the best land-based colleges in the country and much more.

8th to 14th February 2021




National Apprenticeship Week (NAW)




National Apprenticeship Week 2021 is all about celebrating apprenticeships and highlighting the work done by employers and apprentices. This is an opportunity for employers to promote their apprenticeship schemes and jobs. Employers from all sectors come together to present the diverse range of career options available, giving employers the chance to engage and inspire future apprentices. 

3rd and 10th February 2021


University of Lincoln Live Lounge with the Cowley Brothers The brothers, who guided Lincoln City FC to two promotions and a historic FA Cup quarter final, will be discussing secrets of motivation, teamwork, and performance in a new three-part series of livestreamed talks.
1st February 2021 Access Creative College Limited spaces remaining for their 'February Open Day', plus here is a link to a supporting video.

27th January 2021






Apprenticeship Virtual Careers Fair by Springpod






Join the hundreds of other schools that are switching to online and give your students the opportunity to learn from companies such as HSBC, Network Rail, EY and Cancer Research UK. Some of the companies providing talks and interacting with students are also either due to run Virtual Work Experience Programmes in the coming months or are already accepting applications. This means that, not only will students be able to learn about potential apprenticeships at each company, but also find out about current programmes and insight days that they can get involved with from home!

27th January 2021







UK University & Apprenticeship Search Virtual Fair 






This event will feature a wide range of universities, colleges, and apprenticeship providers from across the UK, allowing you to explore all your post-18 options in one place. Universities will include Russell Group, red brick, modern and specialist institutions, as well as colleges and apprenticeship providers. You’ll be able to explore exhibition stands, live chat with admissions officers, student ambassadors, academics and recruitment teams to ask any questions you have, view prospectuses and information, and take part in 10 live and interactive webinars in the auditorium. Please use the provided 'Activity Sheet' at the bottom of this page.

21st January 2021



Q&A session for young people with Tim Peake



Facilitated by Tim Campbell MBE, the first winner of TV’s The Apprentice, Tim Peake will be answering questions from young people (aged 11-18) about space, STEM careers, and his chances of joining NASA’s Artemis Program to return astronauts to the moon by 2024.

20th to 29th January 2021






Army Careers Centre






The Army Careers Centre is hoping to engage with schools throughout 2021 to discuss careers available within the British Army. This would include in date information regarding apprenticeships and options to study up to Degree level. Also covered would be information on the Army Foundation College Harrogate (AFC) which is our Junior Entry Phase 1 training establishment. The AFC plays a vital role in providing basic military training while developing future leaders. It provides skills to succeed within the Army and beyond in future careers by offering a mix of military training, personal development and education.


19th January 2020




NHS Lincolnshire Talent Academy



NHS Lincolnshire Talent Academy are hosting a virtual Aspiring Mental Health programme. The programme will consist of multiple sessions/workshops, hosted by professionals within Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Sector.

17th December 2020






Access Creative College






Offering the option of virtual open days in addition to open days that we run on campus. You will be able to see what ACC is all about, view cutting edge equipment and facilities, find out important information about our courses and find out about creative industries from our subject specialist. We will have a full team on hand to answer any questions you have and arrange individual advice and guidance sessions. Once you’ve booked our engagement team will get in touch with an open day session key and they will be able to pick up any questions you have in advance. 

5th to 6th December 2020


Health and Care Careers


Interested in a career in health and care. Join one of our many sessions throughout the weekend to find out more about the different roles available. Start at 9am all the way until 5pm.

2nd December 2020


National Apprenticeship Show


This will give you the opportunity to chat with exhibitors by voice/video or text chat as well as download useful information and view online video content. You can also download content relevant to the exhibitors they are interested in, view videos and apply for positions.

1st December 2020


The National School + College Leaver Show


Students can register online now for either/both events and will have the opportunity to chat with exhibitors by voice/video or text chat as well as download useful information and view online video content. Starts at 9:30am until 4pm.

30th November to 3rd December 2020




LiNCHigher’s Parent and Carer Higher Education Information Week 



LiNCHigher has gathered together Universities, Colleges and Higher Education providers & experts to create a week of talks designed to inform parents/carers and your child(ren) about a range of topics relating to higher education. The event is designed to provide parents/carers with everything they need to know in order to support  young people to make informed next steps towards their future in education.

28th November 2020



Riseholme College



Virtual Open Events are on Saturday 28th November 2020 at 10am - 1pm. Subject zoom presentations at 11am and live chat to staff 10am-1pm and much more for you to explore and discover.

26th to 28th November 2020

WorldSkills UK LIVE

Join us from the 26-28 November for WorldSkills UK LIVE online: Spotlight Talks on Careers, Apprenticeships and Excellence in partnership with BAE Systems. Students will be inspired as leading employers, influencers and role models share their career journey stories and discuss the skills needed to be where they are today.