CareerS Events

Please find below events for a range of careers. 

The University of Law

Virtual Criminal Investigation Day (The Jill Dando Unsolved Murder Case) — Wednesday 17 June between 16.00 – 18.00

21 years ago, English journalist, TV presenter and newsreader Jill Dando was shot dead outside her home. Join us as we uncover the facts & analyse evidence in what was the biggest murder enquiry conducted by the Metropolitan police at the time.

As part of this interactive session, students will:

  • Understand the roles of Senior Investigating Officers and complete a briefing log
  • Explore the topic of cognitive bias
  • Analyse and interpret evidence
  • Strengthen their understanding of the courtroom process and how trials work
  • Take part in a cross examination scenario
  • Create closing statements acting as either the defence/prosecution

This session is perfect for students in Y11/12/13 interested in a career in Law/Criminology/Policing or for those who have an interest in real life true crime cases.

Students will need to individually register their places via and will be emailed the details on how to join this exciting event.

HSBC Insight Evening: Wednesday 5 May 5pm to 6pm

Interested in a career in Banking & Finance? How does the idea of working for Europe’s largest bank sound? On May 5th from 5pm - 6pm, we’ll be hosting an online webinar event with HSBC as they will be letting us know all about their UK-wide Summer Work Experience and Apprenticeship opportunities.

With more than 200,000 employees and offices worldwide, HSBC is one of the world’s leading international banks. HSBC offer roles across all of their major business areas, including retail, private, commercial and investment banking, as well as jobs in operational and support functions such as audit, compliance, risk management, legal, finance, human resources and technology.

If banking and finance is something you think you might be interested in, this event is for you!

Register here:

Thames Water - World Water Day - Monday 22 March 2021

World Water Day has been marked every year since 1993, with the aim of focusing on the global water crisis. This year’s theme is “Valuing Water”, and we’re teaming up with other UK water companies to bring you our “Hidden Water Menu Challenge”.  Throughout March, we’re inviting you to design a family-friendly menu with the lowest possible water footprint. There is an additional challenge for KS3 students, how about also considering the carbon footprint of your family meal?  

The best entries will be featured in our free, live online celebrations on Monday 22 March. If interested, please email FAO Mrs Sandhu, as we will need to register as a school to book your place at the event.

Virtual Routes into STEM for Years 9 and 10.

Applications are open until 31 January 2021 for Virtual Routes into STEM

Not only the course provides guided learning for students to work through flexibly and find out all about college, university, apprenticeships and careers in STEM from the experts, students will also have a selection of tailor-made STEM projects and activities at their fingertips. Throughout the duration of the course students will have a unique opportunity to access content from:

University of Hertfordshire

Cornwall College


University West of England

Blackburn College

BAE Systems

Sheffield Hallam University

North Herts College


Solent University, Southampton

Plymouth City College


University of Westminster

Mid Kent College


University of Suffolk

Suffolk One College


University of Bedfordshire

West Suffolk College

Balfour Beatty

University of Birmingham

Coventry College


University of Cambridge


Network Rail

We have a variety of live sessions running in half-term week (w/c 15th Feb) for student to join and ask their questions to the panels of experts, students and apprentices. We are also delighted to announce that students participating in the Virtual Routes into STEM February course will have the chance to join an exclusive webinar with His Royal Highnesses’ Industrial Cadets Ambassadors. 

For more information please do contact the team at

'Success Beyond School' -Thursday 10 December 2020, 'Live Online'

We are delighted to announce InvestIN's very first careers evening for parents.

Parents can register now to gain insider knowledge from top recruitment experts on how to guide their children towards a successful career. The event is free-of-charge and for parents of students aged 12-18.

InvestIN provides students aged 12-18 with immersive work experience in some of the world's most competitive and desirable careers - medicine, law, engineering, investment banking and more. More than 40,000 students from 81 different countries have attended an InvestIN programme.

You are cordially invited to our free-of-charge, 'Live Online' event for parents aged 12-18. You will hear our expert panel share their knowledge on: 

  • Why your child's career starts at school
  • The most in-demand skills top employers are looking for, and how to get themsss 
  • The role you can play in helping them achieve their aims 
  • Guidance on work experience, interview techniques, LinkedIn profiles and m ore

Date: Thursday 10 December 2020
Time: 19.30 - 21.00 (GMT)

Register here

View the programmes available here

‘Tri Service’ Virtual Live Careers Presentation

This important and informative live link will feature The Royal Navy, The British Army and The Royal Air Force. You are invited to watch on for a Careers information day on Thursday 5 November starting at 10:00 hrs. You can also leave a question in the 24/7 live chat.

Virtual Law Discovery Day - Friday 30th October 2020  1pm to 4.30pm

Are you interested in a career in law and becoming a barrister? Then sign up for our free upcoming online Discovery Day!

The Inner temple are pleased to host another Discovery Day for Schools - taking place online on Friday 30th October 1-4.30pm, and including:

  • Q&A panel discussion on progression to and life at the Bar
  • Interactive workshop looking at a variety of legal exercises to give you an insight into being a barrister

It’s a brilliant opportunity to learn from professionals in the industry, and ask the burning questions you have on the realities of being a barrister.

All places for this day are free, and it will be held online via Zoom.

Sign up here: