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Careers guidance

Planning your career is an integral part of your programme at NewVIc. Our career adviser will explore your options, help you make decisions and plan your next steps in education, training or employment.

In addition to individual interviews with a careers adviser, there are scheduled tutorials for you to engage in careers, higher education and employability to research your options and develop career management skills. Careers has partnerships with a wide number of universities to deliver workshops, events, taster lectures and access to scholarship schemes.

The careers service also has strong links with employers to help you develop your employability skills, learn about careers, participate in mentoring programmes and learn about alternatives to university such as higher and degree apprenticeships.

The Careers service is available to all students in the college. There is an interview booking service as well as a daily lunch time drop-in session for quick queries.

Supporting you to apply to university

You will be supported in writing your personal statement and choosing the right universities to maximise your offer chances. Support is provided by your personal tutor, careers team and Higher Education advisers from when you start college right up to the point that you take your place at university.

Supporting you to apply for work and apprenticeships

Our careers advisers will help you research employment and apprenticeship opportunities. They will support you to make informed decisions and to develop your employability skills including CV writing, completing application forms and interview techniques.

You can book a session to see an adviser or drop in any lunchtime.

The careers team offer employability workshops and talks from employers that will help you in your career progression.

Advice and guidance

Our trained advice and guidance specialists are able to offer support to all applicants and students continuing within NewVIc. They provide impartial advice about the options available to you based on your interests, aims and predicted grades.

Meet the team at our open days, our advice evenings and at our summer induction.

You can contact a member of the team by calling 020 7473 4110 or by email advice@newvic.ac.uk.

Work experience

Our work experience team secures work placements that provide useful first-hand experience of the demands of the modern workplace.

Work experience is available to all students and the team works with a wide range of employers from local government to corporate firms in the City and Canary Wharf as well as many small and medium enterprises in the local area and across London.

The team offers a unique service to help students prepare for apprenticeships and applications for high-value programmes with prestigious firms such as KPMG, Ernst & Young and BT.

“The placement helped me get more accustomed to the practical side of engineering. I was able to see how the knowledge I have learnt on my course is being put to use by engineers on a daily basis.

I am really grateful to the work experience team for providing me with the opportunity to work in such an environment.”