News and events
Surrey Careers Fair - Wednesday 8th November
Surrey County Council and Surrey University have teamed up to bring you the Surrey Careers Fair which will be taking place on Wednesday 8th November at Epsom Downs Racecourse. There will be colleges, training providers, employers and higher education representatives all present for you to chat to and it will be a fantastic opportunity for you to find out about the options available to you when you leave school or college. More details to follow soon.
Fashion Design Summer School at UCA
The University for the Creative Arts in Epsom is running a free fashion design summer school from 28-30th June for year groups 11 and 12. The summer school will cover all elements of fashion including: design, fashion, illustration, experimental draping and garment construction. For more information and to apply please visit http://www.uca.ac.uk/outreach/summer-schools/fashion-design/
Thrive: Creative Careers
In order to help young people understand the wide range of creative careers that are available, the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) has created Thrive, a knowledge hub where you can download information about different creative careers, pathway options, fairs and events. It will also act as a community where you can ask questions about anything related to creative careers.
Academy of Contemporary Music - Open Day - Sunday 25th June
The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) will be holding an open day on Sunday 25th June at 12.30pm. This is a great chance to tour the campus, meet the teaching faculty and discover the fantastic facilities. To register please visit https://www.acm.ac.uk/open-days/?utm_source=social&utm_campaign=open_day_social&utm_medium=twitter
Disability Rights UK - Into Apprenticeships - The Guide for Disabled People 2017
Disability Rights UK has produced a guide to apprenticeships for disabled people which includes answers to common questions such as how to find an apprenticeship, whether the training will be accessible and what support is available in the workplace.
Godalming College Open Event - Wednesday 5th July
Godalming College is holding an open event on Wednesday 5th July and is an ideal opportunity to find out more about the college, its facilities and what it's like to study there. For more information and to register, please visit http://www.godalming.ac.uk/news-events/open-evenings
Guildford College Open Evening - Tuesday 20th June
Guildford College is holding an open evening on Tuesday 20th June from 5.30pm-8pm. For more information and to register to attend, please visit http://www.guildford.ac.uk/TheCollege/NewsEvents/OpenDayRegistration.aspx
Apprenticeship Minimum Wage increase
From April 2017 the apprenticeship minimum wage increased from £3.40 to £3.50 per hour.