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Price Waterhouse Coopers provides student with access to lots of useful information on career options, careers advice as well as tips on how to prepare for each step of the recruitment process.  The website is interactive and contains podcasts, live chats, videos and a number of different people profiles which enable students to get a real idea of the work done and the people at PwC.

Flying Start Programme  A degree at Newcastle University Business School in collaboration with the ICAEW helps student to qualify as a Chartered Accountant more quickly.

Headstart  Are you a student who loves science, technology and maths (STEM) subjects and is currently in Year 12,?  Are you thinking about what you might like to study at university, but find it difficult to make up your mind?  Then find out how a Headstart course might be able to help you!

Etrust providing opportunities for young people in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Through real life hands-on experience of the working world we help you open doors to the future. For more information about EDT schemes, visit the scheme websites: www.go4set.org.uk  www.thescheme.org.uk  www.headstartcourses.org.uk   www.yini.org.uk

Ace Medicine  The Ultimate Interview course to secure a place at Medical School.  Contributed to by over 150 Lecturers, Doctors and Medical Students!  Topics Covered: current issues in Medicine; medical law and ethics; history of medicine; NHS past, present and future; answers to Medical interview questions including Oxbridge interviews and information on how universities select candidates. Venue:  University College London

Smallpiece Trust is an independent charity providing exciting programmes to promote engineering careers to young people.  Residential courses at universities take students interests in engineering a step further by exploring specific areas such as Aerospace or Supercomputing in Engineering, placing them alongside real engineers, professional and technical specialists.

Army Officer Insight courses A five-day residential course for potential recruits (14-19 years) interested in joining the Royal Signals. The course aims to provide the potential recruits with an overview of the opportunities available within the Royal Signals. Potential recruits can be loaded onto one of our courses through their local Army Careers Advisor (ACA)/ Armed Forces Careers Office (AFCO). 

University Summer Taster Courses vary in length: some are one-day courses only, whereas others are held over a weekend, or sometimes over a whole week. There are also a number of summer courses available. You'll often have the opportunity to stay overnight on campus, and to meet lecturers and undergraduate students – while finding out what the course really involves.

EPOC Careers Conferences organises events for students who want to become doctors or lawyers. These events will help you maximise your chances of being accepted into the university and profession of your choice.  We help you decide whether medicine / law is the career for you and make the very best UCAS application you can.