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  • Prince‚Äôs Trust Team Programme: adapted and inspiring young people in 2021

    Ahead of our next Prince's Trust Team programme, Lee Teideman, Adviza's Programme Manager, talks about how the course has inspired and motivated young people and how we have adapted the programme so that it can continue through the Covid-19 pandemic.

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  • Meet our new Chair for 2021: an interview with Professor Tristram Hooley

    The Adviza team is delighted to announce that we have selected Professor Tristram Hooley to replace outgoing Chair Terry Stock who, after years of outstanding service, ends his term on 31st December 2020.

    Tristram is Chief Research Officer at the Institute of...

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  • 20 reasons to volunteer

    Many people get a tremendous buzz out of volunteering but did you know it can also improve your job prospects? This International Volunteer Day, National Careers Service Adviser Rosalind Ansell lists 20 reasons why volunteering is good for you.

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  • A Level Results Day 2020: Clearing advice

    A Level results day, 13th August, is likely to be more stressful than ever due to the uncertainty caused by Covid-19. To help students planning to go to university during these challenging times, our experienced, professional careers adviser Georgina Lindsay has this...

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  • Turning the lockdown into an employability success

    To celebrate Employability Day, Building Futures Project Manager Allan Potter talks about the challenges and strengths of supporting people in Buckinghamshire into learning and work during the coronavirus pandemic.

    The health concerns and restrictions brought by...

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  • Volunteers’ Week: Angelo’s Mentoring Experience

    In celebration of Volunteers' Week 2019, we asked one of our Lucky Break volunteer mentors, Angelo Harrison, to tell us about his volunteering experience. Angelo started volunteering on our Careers and Enterprise Company funded project ‘Captain of My Ship’ in January...

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  • Seven top tips for successful revision

    Revision. The word alone can send a chill through the keenest of students. But if you've kept good notes throughout your course and completed all your assignments, you've done well in preparing yourself. Revision is, if you like, the final hurdle before the...

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  • Leading from the top: Why our workforce works by Katharine Horler, CEO

    At a recent meeting to gather staff views a member of staff asked the question “Why we don’t promote that not only do we have a female CEO and an all-female senior leadership team but also most of our employees are female which is not typical of most organisations?” ...

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  • Why we are volunteer mentors

    Our volunteer mentors use their experience of life and work to support young people and adults through a variety of mentoring programmes across the Thames Valley. For this year's National Mentoring Day we've asked two of our Lucky Break mentors to tell us how they...

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  • Apprenticeships? Not just for school leavers!

    Apprenticeships having undergone a transformation. They now offer great opportunities for individuals of all ages and abilities. Here, our National Careers Service Adviser Joanne Williams gives an overview of the changes and a customer describes how an...

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