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Titus Salt School get stuck into STEM Day in Bradford

120 students from Titus Salt School in Bradford got a closer look at how STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects can lead to successful and diverse careers with the help of volunteers from Wates, Turner & Townsend, University of Bradford, Let's Get Computing and Yeme Architects.

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27 Jul 2017

Year 9 get an introduction to the world of engineering with WYG

Year 9 students from Abbey Grange C of E Academy in Leeds and Lightcliffe Academy in Halifax took part in an interactive engineering day with business volunteers from global engineering consultants WYG last month.

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27 Jul 2017

Rodillian Academy sixth form tackle life skills

Year 12 students at Rodillian Academy in Leeds took part in an interactive Life Skills Day last week, with 80 young people building vital soft skills with a series of fun, practical activities with employers.

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20 Jul 2017

Sixth form students get a taste of sweet success with Gateley plc

Year 12 students from Bordesley Green Girls' School took on the Just Desserts Challenge hosted by national law firm Gateley Plc at their offices in Birmingham this month.

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19 Jul 2017

My work experience at Ahead Partnership

In July we were asked if Matida, a student at Leeds West Academy, could join our marketing team to get some hands-on learning about the industry and the skills she would need to succeed. Here, she tells us what it was like to do work experience and why she would recommend it to all young people.

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19 Jul 2017

King Edward's School explore the diversity of STEM with Ahead Partnership

Over 100 Year 10 students from King Edward's School in Birmingham took part in an interactive STEM Day last week. The day profiled routes into STEM careers and local employers delivered a series of mini-challenges focused around coding, engineering, mathematics and bioscience.

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18 Jul 2017

Ahead Partnership win top award at Leeds Trinity University Employability Awards 2017

We're delighted that last week Ahead Partnership was announced Most Rewarding Professional Placement at the Leeds Trinity University Employability Awards 2017. The awards were presented by Leeds Trinity University in recognition of businesses and organisations who offer outstanding work experience.

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17 Jul 2017

BUSINESS BLOG: Arup's experience of Make the Grade

We’re a unique and independent organisation because we are owned by our employees, so we can make sound decisions for the future, choose our own clients and deliver solutions that are high in quality and value. We really want to make a positive difference in the world – and that starts with looking for the best and brightest talent to join us.

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04 Jul 2017

White Rose Shopping Centre support students in South Leeds

White Rose Shopping Centre has supported over 1700 students this academic year in a bid to boost employability skills and raise awareness of the career opportunities available in retail, management and property development.

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04 Jul 2017

Crawshaw Academy mentoring success for the sixth year

Year 9 students from Crawshaw Academy in Pudsey, Leeds have completed their sixth Make the Grade mentoring programme with business volunteers from Zenith, aql, Aramark and thebigword.

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03 Jul 2017