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Do you want to study at university in the USA?

As part of the US Department of State’s EducationUSA network, the US-UK Fulbright Commission offers students from the UK accurate, comprehensive, and current information about opportunities to study at universities in the USA.
Many students who study in the US are able to partly fund their studies through scholarships and financial aid schemes.
Their website has all the information you need to apply to universities in the USA, plus they also regularly attend large university fairs across the country, details of which can be found on the events calendar at Please read on to find out more about two upcoming opportunities, and forward this email on to anybody who may be interested.
The Pure Potential Team
The US-UK Fulbright Commission also have programmes and London-based events to help your students achieve their dream of studying in the US:
Study in the USA Seminar: Finding Financial Aid
This seminar offers an in-depth view of the undergraduate admissions process, with a focus on financial aid and the generous student funding schemes available at US universities. Sutton Trust US Programme alumni will also be speaking about their experiences as low-income, state-school educated students in the USA.
Date: Tuesday 10 July 2018
Time: 4:30 to 7:30pm
Tickets: Free
Save the Date for USA College Day
USA College Day is the largest US university fair in Europe. USA College Day 2018 will see over 150 US universities exhibit at this free-to-attend event for prospective undergraduates, parents and teachers. It’s a great opportunity to speak to university representatives, and get questions answered.
Date: 28-29 September 2018
Time: Friday 4:30 to 7:30pm, Saturday 10:30am to 3:00pm
Tickets: Free
Registration for College Day 2018 will open in August 2018. You can sign up for a College Day reminder to be notified when tickets are available.

Careers in the Creative Industries

Creative Careers

If you love KitKat this is the break you’ve been looking for

Level 4 Finance Higher Apprenticeship

Degree and Higher Degree Apprenticeship Opportunities 2017-2018

CV Library –

CV Library

TeenTech – are you interested in helping people and protecting your country’s national security?

Wednesday 15th November 3.00 – 5.00 pm – Surrey Sports Park Guildford


To confirm your place at this event please complete the booking form attached in the flyer and return to


ULAS Autumn Entrepreneurship Conference

Are you interested in:

Banking & Finance

Business Administration

Computing & IT Consultancy



Life Sciences

Marketing & PR



ULAS invites you to the ULAS Autumn Entrepreneurship Conference


yr 13 Well being careers presentation – 4 Oct 17

Are you interested in a career in Investment Banking or Law

Year 12 – National Healthcare – 18 and 19 November – register now

National Healthcare Careers Weekend

University of London

Taster courses –

Moving on Magazine – results day guide

MO Results Day Guide 2017 (2)

Are you considering applying to Medicine?

Check out the two presentation on changes to applying:



If you want to watch the presentation it is also available on You Tube:


This is an exciting, paid opportunity for school leavers who have a passion for journalism, and who are not going to university. Successful applicants will be paid throughout the apprenticeship, will receive journalism training, and offered a fixed-term contract at The Sun after completion of the scheme. The full details – including those of how to apply – are pasted below.

Here’s what The Sun is looking for in its apprentice journalists:

  • A passion for news or sport
  • Knowledge of new media – including social media
  • At least 5 GCSEs or equivalent, grade C or above, including English
  • Good command of the English language
  • Confidence in your writing
  • Willingness to listen and learn
  • A great work ethic and be self-motivated
  • Willingness to study and work simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Be presentable
  • Have the right to work in the UK and the right to hold a valid passport
  • Be able to live within commuting distance of south and central London
  • Be willing to travel without notice
  • A full driving licence is desirable but not essential

Need help choosing a career path?

Use Future Finder

You can search based on your A levels, personality or job.


EY Apprenticeships

Join EY for one of the choices evenings to gain an insight into life at EY!
They will be hosting a number of open evenings for students in their offices across the UK during June and July (including London and Southampton).
If you are thinking about applying for a business apprenticeship or want to understand if this might be an option for you, this is a great opportunity for you to join us and learn more about it.  During the evening you will have the opportunity to hear from current apprentices, as well as getting some all-important tips for the application process!  This event is open to current year 12 students and parents.  Spaces are limited, so to find out more and register, please visit the website:


The UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) is required by the majority of University Medical and Dental schools in the UK and must be sat in the summer of 2017 by candidates who want to apply to member universities for entry in 2018 (or deferred entry in 2019).


Summer Term University Taster Days

University of London – Taster Days

University Open Days

LSE – 6th July –

Reading –  Open Days

University of Exeter, Penryn Campus, Cornwall – Open Day on Saturday 10 June. Open Days

University Summer Schools 2017

Pathways to Property Summer School – applications now open – deadline 31st May 2017.

Architecture – Reading University B18359 Architecture Summer Masterclass flyer final version

Universtiy of London –

Royal Holloway – Year 12 Computer Science Insight Day – 27 June 2017 –

Apprenticeships seminar presentation

Application Form for Collingwood Sixth Form

Parents guide to options after sixth form

Loud! is a free educational, careers and teen lifestyle magazine

Results Day Rescue Pack – Level 3 Qualifications

Current Information on Student Finances 2014

Applying to Higher Education

Super-curricular ideas to enhance your application to Russell Group universities

Gap Years