If you are seeking the best opportunities for students in UK, you are in the right place. This page is updated at least once a week with the latest and best jobs and extra-curricular opportunities for students and recent graduates. Keep checking back here, you never know what you may find!

Latest opportunities

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  1. Are you a BAME student at University of Leeds interested in journalism, writing, marketing, social media or related fields? Gryphon POC mentorship scheme can help. Closing 25-Jan.

Graduate Schemes and Internships

  1. Are you an Engineering Graduate or about to graduate with a Degree in Engineering? Check out Mott MacDonald's Graduate Scheme:
    1. Graduate Civil Engineer - Transmission and Distribution
    2. Graduate Civil Engineer - Highways
    3. Graduate Building Services Engineer

Degree Apprenticeships

  1. Want to attain a Degree in Engineering or Project Management that’s paid for whilst you gain real life skills and experience? One of the 4 Degree Apprenticeships at Mott MacDonald may interest you.
  2. 3 Degree Apprenticeship roles at the Bank of England - Data Science, Digital & Technology Solutions and Economics. Closing 15-Jan.
  3. 6 Degree Apprenticeship roles at Vodafone. Closing 08-Feb.
    1. BSc (Hons) Degree in Digital & Technology Solutions, specialising in IT Consultancy (London).
    2. BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Technical Professional Degree (Brentford). 
    3. BSc (Hons) Degree in Digital & Technology Solutions, specialising in Software Engineering (Newbury).
    4. BSc (Hons) Degree in Digital & Technology Solutions, specialising in Software Engineering (London). 
    5. BSc (Hons) or BA Degree in Project Management (London). 
    6. BSc (Hons) Degree in Digital & Technology Solutions, specialising in Data Analysing (London).
  4. Degree Apprenticeship, BP you get a Business Management degree plus you earn and build a career in HR. Closing 26-Feb.
  5. University of Exeter Degree Apprenticeship with JP Morgan. Bournemouth roles, closing 31-Jan.

Not sure what a degree apprenticeship is? 

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More opportunities

  1. Are you a high performing Year 12 student of African or Caribbean descent? The Amos Bursary can support you through University and beyond. Closing 23-Jan-21.
  2. Are you in Year 12, considering reading Law but unsure? The Unlocked Programme at Eversheds Sutherland, a top 10 global firm could be for you. Closing 25-Jan-21.
  3. Are you in Year 9 and want to understand what it means to study computer science? This FREE online course in February could be for you.
  4. Are you in Year 11 and thinking of studying Engineering? Get your teacher to recommend you for an Arkwright Scholarship. Closing in Jan.
  5. If you enjoy studying STEM subjects and want to see how they are applied to the real world, this work experience opportunity at Mott MacDonald could be what you’ve been looking for. Closing March 2021.
  6. Six Graduate Programmes in Consulting at EY now open for 2021.
  7. Are you aged 16-18, need work experience and want to know more about Commercial Law? This Linklaters Virtual Law Experience programme is for you.
  8. The City Solicitors Horizons Programme is for you if you want to receive training, mentoring and work experience to improve your chances of accessing the legal profession.
  9. Are you a state school student who wants to go to Oxford? Get in through their foundation year course. Opening soon.
  10. Are you an undergraduate seeking work experience? Head to Workfinder to apply your skills in real world projects. Ongoing.

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School leaver options

  1. Interested in IT but don’t want to go to university? Check out this Software Development  Apprenticeship at BP. Closes 26-Feb.
  2. Interested in Trading and Shipping and considering alternatives to uni? This Supply and Trading School Leaver Programme at BP could be for you. Closes 26-Feb.
  3. The Open University has almost 1000 Free courses at Levels 1 to 3. On going.
  4. EY has opened up its 2021 school leaver programmes. They fill up quickly, so best to apply now.
  5. Royal Air Force Apprenticeships including aviation operations, engineering, hospitality & catering, and IT. Closing Jul 2021.
  6. You can become a Police Constable in the Civil Nuclear Constabulary and specialise in becoming a dog handler, medic, firearms instructor etc. Closes 16- Mar.

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  • Do you have the communication skills, interpersonal skills and self-awareness needed for the best opportunities? If unsure, our soft skills workshop during the half-term holidays is what you need. Find out more about the next workshop now.

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4 thoughts on “Best Opportunities UK Students

  • 11 September, 2020 at 23:37

    Am very interested. Many thanks.

    • 12 September, 2020 at 23:01

      Thanks. I see you’re now subscribed.

  • 12 September, 2020 at 21:54

    Are the soft skills workshops only held during half term
    My teen schools abroad and it would be good if these sessions could be held during summer holidays.

    • 12 September, 2020 at 22:59

      We are actually considering running it virtually soon because of social distancing restrictions. Watch this space for details as you teen may be able to join remotely.


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