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Write for us

Write for us

Have you recently left school or are you about to? 
Have you recently started at university or an apprenticeship scheme?
Are you the parent of a school leaver?

Be one of our guest writers on a new blog soon to be launched at
We want to know about your experience of deciding what to do after leaving school. For example, you could write about...
  • Deciding which route to take i.e. university or an apprenticeship
  • Applying for an apprenticeship? Tell us about your application process!
  • Choosing your university
  • Studying at university? Tell us about your first few weeks settling in
  • Working on an apprenticeship programme? What's it like?
  • Top 10 pieces of advice for anyone about to leave school
  • Doing a gap year? Tell us about your experience
To be featured on the blog, here's what we will need:
  • First name and last name
  • Email address
  • Your story (as a Word Document or Text file only)
  • A photo of you - minimum 200x200px (preferably a headshot so we can see your lovely smile)
  • A short biography (about 50-100 words) to explain who you are, where you’re from and what you do (we'll put this in the footer)

All blogs should be submitted by Friday 27 May for consideration to is a source of information for school leavers, parents and careers advisors and the official website for the What Career Live? and What University Live? exhibitions held in London and Birmingham.

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Careers Theatre

Find out what it's like to work for some of the UK's top companies, discover what they are looking for in a candidate and decide which industry is best for you! Seminars are free to attend so arrive eary to secure a seat! See the seminar timetable here.


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STEM Challenge

Thinking about a career in engineering? Put your practical skills to the test and join in the STEM Challenge. Take part by yourself, or in a team, and get an insight into a career in STEM and be in for a chance of winning a prize! Enter now.


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Advice Theatre

Visit the Student Advice Theatre for independent advice on choosing your career, exploring apprenticeships and how to improve your employability. Seminars are free to attend so arrive early to secure a seat! See the full timetable here. 


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