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Croydon School of Art

Fashion designer John Rocha visits Croydon College to relaunch Croydon School of Art. “Coming to Croydon College allowed me to follow my dream - and for that dream to come true.”

Working in security

OPTIMA Defence & Security Group, specialists in counter threat security and a trusted advisor to the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD), has developed bespoke BTEC courses for young people who have an interest in working in security.

Opportunities in the fashion and textile industry

The UK Fashion and Textile Association has launched a new programme with universities across the country to offer support to students taking their first steps into the fashion and textile industry.

Opportunities at B&Q

B&Q, the UK’s largest home improvement and garden centre retailer announces it has introduced over 100,000 young people to practical home improvement and gardening skills through its investment in youth programmes and initiatives.

Retail apprenticeships

The Hut Group's Apprenticeship Program has flourished since it's launch in 2010, creating jobs and opportunities for over 500 young people across the UK.

British youths' work ethic

London Mayor Boris Johnson has slammed Britain's youth for their poor work ethic and suggested they should learn from hardworking foreigners who have taken their jobs.

Jobs at NEXT

With the graduate job market becoming increasingly competitive, the University of Leicester has launched a new initiative with NEXT to enhance employability skills of its students.

Looking for a job? Ask your mates!

Using your personal contacts is still one of the most effective ways to land a new job, an online YouGov survey of nearly 2,000 British adults has revealed.

Diplomas in Enterprise

Oldham College will be offering the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy BTEC Level 2 and 3 Diplomas in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship. Students will work on real life business challenges as well as taking part in workshops.

Youth jobs scheme

The Government is launching a £1 billion scheme that will help tackle the UK’s youth unemployment crisis. Nick Clegg is unveiling his youth contract programme that will see wage subsidies offered to employers to take on 160,000 young people over 3 years.