This September we’re exploring opportunities and resources to help you secure your dream future. Start browsing below!


This September we’re exploring opportunities and resources to help you secure your dream future. Start browsing below!


Careers events across the country

The UK Careers Fair

Browse careers fairs across the country to find one near you!

“Hosting Events in 50+ Locations throughout the UK; The UK Careers Fair is the UK’s #1 Platform for Face-to-Face Recruitment.”

Visit the UK Careers Fair Event Finder

Find youth opportunities

Youth Employment UK

Search for work experience or paid opportunities by location!

“Find youth-friendly employers near you. Select your interests… then see your employer matches.”

Visit the Youth Employment Opportunity Finder

Candidate events

Even Break

Accessible careers support for disabled candidates delivered by careers professionals with lived experience of disability.

“We hold regular events for employers and candidates. These may be round table discussions, workshops and webinars or ‘Meet the Employer’ events.”

Visit the Even Break Event Calendar

Career days

Online Work Experience and Career Days for students.

“We formed to offer students the chance to experience a career that may be of interest and give them an honest insight into the field.”

Visit the Career Days website

Works for Me

Thomas Pocklington Trust employment programme

Free employment advice service for blind and partially sighted people.

“We support blind and partially sighted people to develop skills and offer advice to transition to the workplace, navigate the job market or further their careers.”

Visit the Thomas Pocklington Website

Supporting transitions


Read the RNIB guide – Your Future, Your Choice: Bridging the Gap – RNIB

“Supporting your transition from school to college, university and work.”

Download the RNIB pdf


Disabled Student Allowance (DSA)

Questions about DSA? UCAS have lots of information to give you the answers.

“Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) is a grant to help with any extra essential costs you may have as a direct result of your disability, long-term health condition, mental-health condition, or specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia.”

Visit the UCAS website

Latest employability stories on the Student Portal

Careers video hub

Hear from young people studying, volunteering and currently in employment!

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Further helpful links on the Student Portal

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