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Face-to-face help for over 700 students

It’s been a busy year for MyBigCareer with our volunteer careers advisors helping 737 students by delivering over 200 face-to-face guidance sessions, at 15 different schools across Hackney, Tower Hamlets and West London and 75 volunteers have given up 663 hours of their time between them. We have organised a number of presentations on higher…

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1st Birthday

We are delighted to say that MyBigCareer has reached its first birthday. We will be holding a 1 year anniversary event. The Lord Lucas of Crudwell and Dingwall, the Rt Hon. the Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke, the Baroness Benjamin OBE, Rt Hon Vince Cable, Graham Allen and Meg Hillier will be among the attendees.

Results Day 2014

Congratulations to all students who got their results on the 14th August! It’s been a successful year for many schools in the Hackney and Tower Hamlets area. The Urswick School boasted a 100% pass rate, as did BSix Sixth Form College in 13 subjects. A-level students at Clapton Girls’ Academy achieved the highest number of…

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Welcome to Our New Recruits!

Sarah Newbery Head of Careers and Work Experience at St Marys, Cambridge, Sarah Newbery has generously offered to give up one day a month for the charity. In addition to this Sarah has helped recruit new volunteer careers advisors including Isobel Tyndale-Brown from Woodbridge School Suffolk. We are very grateful for her help. Susan Croft,…

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RCS Mentors

An enormous thanks to the members of the Royal College of Surgeons, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, who have graciously offered to donate their time to the charity. So far they have provided e-mentors to 20 students across 5 schools in Hackney and Tower Hamlets and Dr Anna Radford travelled from Yorkshire to give a presentation to…

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MyBigCareer Raises Aspirations

Gilbert Radulescu, a student from the Pole School in Hackney came in to St Benedict’s School on Thursday 13th March to thank Ian Simpson, our Head of Economics, for mentoring him on his UCAS application. The two had never previously met personally but had corresponded via email, with Mr Simpson offering advice to Gilbert on…

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