Employer Links and Live Briefs/Projects:
A key distinguishing feature of the college is our links
with employers and the ways in which we incorporate this into your learning.
There is a rich variety of work and employer engagement opportunities provided
for you through live briefs, trips, competitions, and placements. You will also
benefit from employers attending our popular employability events, as well as
talks from professionals from some of the top IT firms and business, such as
Google. You can also discuss apprenticeships and progression opportunities in
our employability hub or in the apprenticeship office.
You will have the opportunity to:
Participate in regular CV, career development, and UCAS
support from the lecturers and the college’s Employability Hub
Employability Weeks at the College. Over 140 employers this year came into the
college to provide mock interviews and presentations. Interserve, Google,
Gatwick Airport, Crystal Palace, Marks and Spencer, and John Lewis were amongst
the 140 employers attending.
You will have the chance to compete in skills competitions,
both locally and regionally. There are also a number of internal competitions
such as best animation, graphic, and website.
You will have a wide and rich range of complementary
opportunities to enhance your career options. As well as regular CV, career
development and UCAS support from the lecturers and the College Employability
Hub, you will also engage in mock interviews and will be encouraged to gain
There are visits from Universities, visits to University
Conventions and University Open Days. The College has its own University Centre
so you will also have the opportunity to engage with University students, some
of whom provide mentoring.