Dates for your diary:
22. June - 1. July - End of Year 1 Assessments Leave
27th June - University Information Day
30th June - Work Experience Day
Wed 5th July - Personal Statement Workshops Day
Fri 8th July - End of Lessons
Tue 12 July - End of Summer Term
6th July 2-4pm LEAVERS PARTY
...in Tutorials this week:
Preparing for Future:
Monday & Tuesday Groups: Transferable Skills
All: see checklist shared
Work Experience Hubs - Book now!
You can book sessions via My Varndean - there will be booking links from Monday pm
Employers coming into college - and working with students on real work briefs - you can add this to your CV as work experience:
Thursday 30th June
Computing hub - resolve programming issues
Law hub - work with a barrister on preparing a real case
Protective Services Talk - applying and working in the protective services sector
Science Spotlights - mix of talks and hubs - 30th June - in STEM
Cosmology - Physics
Pilot - aeronautical engineering
Actuary - a hub with maths work in the real world
Friday 1st July - WEX hubs
Creative hub - pitching a book to become a film
Graphic design hub
Police recruitment talk
Working in the Civil Service - apprenticeships at Brighton & Hove Council
Tuesday 5th July
Human Rights and Black Lives Matter conference - bespoke agenda run by Goldsmiths Uni. for Varndean - 2pm in the hall (open to all staff as well)
Celebrating Refugee Week (Brighton & Hove Events)
C Cards/ Sexual Health Advice
2022 Brighton Summer School
They run free-access educational courses and ticketed events from gigs to inclusive workshops.
Their next big event is the return of our one-day Summer School on July 9th.
Covid vaccination for 16 and 17 years old
16 and 17 year olds are eligible for Covid first, second (after 12 weeks) and booster (3 months after 2nd) vaccines.
It’s easy to get your free vaccine in Brighton & Hove. You can book an appointment online or walk-in at a time that suits you:
Every day: 8.30am-7.30pm Churchill Square
Wednesday: 10.30am-2.30pm Tesco superstore Hove
Thursday: 10.30am-2.30pm Outside Hove Polyclinic
Friday: 10.30am-2.30pm St Peter's Church
Further walk-in sessions are available for people aged 18 or over. For the full list of sessions available and more information, please look at www.sussexhealthandcare.uk/get-my-jab
Unifrog Results day webinars, 4-7 July
In July, we have webinars to get students ready for Results day - whatever happens. The webinars will cover:
Different Results day scenarios and how to prepare for them
Clearing - what it is and how it works
Next steps and how to prepare for university
Alternatives to university including Gap years and employment
USE this link to sign up - you must log in Unifrog to be able to sign up for individual webinars
Find out more and register HERE
Applications masterclasses, 13-29 June
We're running a series of webinars to support both students and teachers / careers advisors to create outstanding university applications.
How to ace your Personal Statement
Meet the Russell Group
Applying to Oxbridge
For teachers and advisors:
UK university Reference writing
Supporting students with European university applications
> Find out more and register HERE
'Day in the life' webinars, 20-23 June
Helping you hit Gatsby Benchmark 5, these webinars will give students an insight into what it’s really like to work in different industries.
The live and interactive webinars will feature apprentices and future talent specialists from some of the biggest employers in the world, including:
The British Army and Navy
HSBC, PwC, KPMG, and Accenture
British Airways and Jet2
CAREERS FOR LEAVERS
Maximum number of per week should be 10hrs otherwise it will affect your at college!
Please email the Careers team to book an appointment or if you have any enquiry email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The library has helpful resource lists for all of your subjects. These are one page websites with direct links to key ebooks (textbooks and revision guides). Find them all on the library website (in Student Essentials on the main college website or on MyVarndean).
PRIDE MONTH 2022
We are celebrating Pride Month this June! Come and see our display of new LGBTQ+ fiction and graphic novels.
The library subscribes to lots of great magazines for different subjects. These are all available to borrow.
NEW ON CLICKVIEW
The RKO Story: Tales from Hollywood - Ep. 1: Birth of a Titan
Ed Asner tells the story of RKO Pictures through the eyes of the people who worked there from its creation at the start of the talkies in the late 1920s. (PG)
Ambulance driver Frank Jessup is ensnared in the schemes of the sensuous but dangerous Diane Tremayne. (PG)
Lullaby - Chanson Douce
When Myriam, the mother of two young children, decides to resume her activity in a law firm and starts looking for a nanny. (15)
French film with English subtitles
Our Changing Planet - Episode 1
Visiting the Maldives, Iceland and Cambodia, charting the fight to save the planet's most endangered ecosystems. (E)
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by email on email@example.com and we will do all we can to help. Visit the library website for further information and everything you need to know about using the library.