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National Grid and City Year UK hold festival to inspire children’s love of science

On Friday 15th July, over 30 pupils from Seven Sisters Primary School in London, took part in our annual National Grid Science Festival… Read more ›

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Bridge builders nominated for special award

Each year our volunteers are matched with a mentor – or bridge builder – from one of our partner organisations. Our bridge builder programme gives volunteers the chance to interact with professionals, explore career development goals and plan for life after City Year… Read more ›

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City Year UK Spring awards evening

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Manchester Events

Teaching Futures – Routes into Teaching Event

Date: Wednesday 14th October 2015 Time: 1pm – 2.30pm Location: University of Salford

Insight into Charity & 3rd Sector Careers

Date: Tuesday 20th October 2015 Time: 1pm – 5pm Location: Lancaster University

University of Bolton Career and Opportunities Fair

Date: Thursday 19th November 2015 Time: 11.30am – 2.30am Location: University of Bolton… Read more ›

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Birmingham Events

Aston University Teaching Fair

Date: Wednesday 14th October 2015 Location:Aston University

University of Wolverhampton Recruitment Fair

Date: Wednesday 21st October 2015 Location:University of Wolverhampton

Aston University Placement Fair

Date: Wednesday 28th October 2015 Location: Aston University

University of Derby Volunteering Fair

Date: Wednesday 4th November 2015 Location: University of Derby

Staffordshire Uni Business School Careers and Placements Fair

Date: Wednesday 11th November 2015 Location:Staffordshire University

Aston University: Language & Social Sciences Careers Insight Event

Date: Wednesday 25th November 2015 Location:Aston University… Read more ›

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London Events

The London Graduate Fair

Date:Tuesday 13th October 2015 Time: 11am – 6pm Location: Senate House South Block, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Career Exploration Fair 2015   Date: Friday 13th November 2015 Time: 1pm – 5pm Location: Lift, 45 White Lion Street, London, N1 9PW Download the full programme here.

Brunel: Placement & Careers and Part-Time Jobs Fair

Date:Tuesday 20th October 2015 Location: Brunel University

Kingston University Public and Third Sector Careers Uncovered

Date: Wednesday 28th October 2015 Location: Kingston University… Read more ›

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Alumni Q&A

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City Year UK volunteers open ‘the Oscars for responsible business’

Thanks to our longstanding partnership with National Grid, City Year corps members from London, Birmingham and Manchester, took centre stage at the Responsible Business of the Year Awards at the Royal Albert Hall on 7th July, highlighting both the power of social action and potential of young people.

In his speech, National Grid Chief Executive, Steve Holliday, told the audience to look to the younger generation to find solutions for the future as well as “promise, passion, hope and ambition”.

The event, which was hosted by National Grid as last year’s winners, was opened by 75 of our young volunteers … Read more ›

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City Year UK corps member represents voice of young Londoners at St Paul’s Memorial Service

On 7th July our thoughts went out to all those affected by the London bombings in 2005. We were very proud of corps member Aaron Grant-Booker who represented the voice of young Londoners at the special memorial service at St Paul’s Cathedral.

Aaron spoke about London as “an international cross roads of diversity and ingenuity, tolerance and respect, challenge and opportunity.” He continued “When four bombs exploded on 7 July 2005, lives were destroyed and the flame of hope faltered for what seemed like an eternal moment. For many people, nothing was the same again and yet everything was the … Read more ›

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Bank of America Merrill Lynch visit City Year UK in school they sponsor

Serina Ramkhelawon, Foreign Exchange Sales Product specialist, Bank of America Merrill Lynch went back to school to see the City Year London team – that is sponsored by her firm – in action. Here’s what she had to say about her experience at William Ellis School in Highgate:

“I had the opportunity to speak to some of the young people City Year supports – they clearly value the presence of the volunteers, finding them very approachable and people to whom they can turn when they’re perhaps slightly overwhelmed by school-work. ‘If I don’t understand a subject in the classroom, Miss … Read more ›

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