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Careers Programme Calendar 2022/23

John Ruskin College is dedicated to offering students a programme of high quality careers information, advice and guidance delivered by highly skilled staff, local employers and Universities. Students will have the opportunity to meet, network and connect with employers, industry experts and universities for the chance to develop their professional skills for the workplace and beyond.

If you are a college, school or Higher Education provider and would like to participate in our Careers Programme, please contact the Careers team at

Careers Lead for Orbital South Colleges:
Kam Dehal – Executive Director – Commercial & Partnerships (College Group)

Take a look at our Careers Programme Calendar below to see what's happening throughout the year. Click here to download a copy.

Activity Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July
Careers Advice & Guidance
Information, Advice & Guidance - when you make an application to the College  
Information, Advice & Guidance - when you have an interview at the College  
Careers Guidance interview available by appointment
Course Advice drop in service
Classroom visits to introduce Careers Service  
EHCP Learners offered Next Steps interviews            
At Risk Learners offered Next Steps interviews  
Progression support for Next Steps within classroom            
Development of Employability Skills
Understanding Employability Skills, Qualities and Values  
Creating CVs / Covering Letters  
CV / Covering Letters Updating Drop In service  
Interview Preparation  
Job Searching  
Understanding the London Job Market  
Work Placement  
Guest/Employer Talks (organised by Curriculum)  
Support for Moving on to Higher Education
UCAS Application Registration & Support Group Session            
UCAS Application Drop In Service    
UCAS Personal Statement Support Session    
UCAS Application Checking    
Interview Preparation, HE          
Understanding the UCAS Track Service          
Student Finance Presentations Groupwork            
Student Finance Drop In Service            
HE Course Advice    
UCAS Clearing                      
HE Fair                      
Other Services & Events
College Open Events - Days & Evenings                  
Parents Evening                    
Apprenticeship Week                      
National Careers Week                      
Taster Days                      
Progression Events                      

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