In the morning students completed different workshops focusing on employability skills such as team work or creative thinking as-well as interviewing local business employees in a "speed dating" workshop.
In the afternoon the students attended a careers fair supported by over 30 local and national businesses, students were challenged to find out as much as they could about different careers as-well as picking up a few freebies, visiting the owls and posing in-front of the fire truck! Thinking about YOUR future Need a reminder of what we did on the day?
Want to find recommended websites or activities to help plan out your future more refer back to your booklet, or click here to download one. During the team work workshop students considered the importance of team work in a quick activity, of which one tutor group really shone, well done 8TCO!
They were then asked to assign roles and complete a challenge - to make a poster explaining the importance of team work for others, using magazines and newspapers provided.
Ely College students get a taste of university life as part of a programme called the ‘Brilliant club.’ The idea of the programme is to give students a taste of the style of learning that they would experience in the top universities in the country and they got to take part in a project with professors at UEA and also got to visit Cambridge Uni.