Enrichment Activities

Whether it’s our annual visit to the Skills Show at Birmingham NEC for careers inspiration, or university visits to help you decide on the right course for you, our programme of careers visits has something for everyone.

Talks from employers will keep you informed about the local jobs market and job opportunities and our enrichment activities will help you develop additional skills to give your CV the wow factor.

Job Shop
If you are looking for seasonal vacancies, part-time or full-time vacancies, the Agency Job Shop lists the latest job opportunities.

Work Experience
Work experience, employer projects and meaningful volunteering opportunities are available to all students. Your Course Tutor or Progression Specialist will be able to give you more information.

Here are some examples of activities you can be involved in as a student:

Army Cadet Force
Join the Shropshire Army Cadet Force’s new Shrewsbury Colleges Group Platoon and take part in a variety of activities you wouldn’t normally do, as well as learning a range of transferable skills. You'll also attend weekend camps and an annual summer camp. The platoon will parade on Wednesdays between 1-4pm at the College on London Road. More information can be found in the Cadet's leaflet or email lorraineb@shrewsbury.ac.uk

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
The world’s leading youth achievement award combines a fun adventure and major challenge to push young people’s personal boundaries, provide new skills and enhance their CVs and university applications.

National Citizen Service
A way for 15 to 17 year olds to gain skills for work and life, take on new challenges and meet new friends. It runs in the spring, summer and autumn where you’ll have a short time away from home and take part in a team project that will help your community.

The Skills Show
A skills and careers event for young people provides hands-on experiences to inspire students about the world of work. It includes the WorldSkills UK National Finals, which identify the most skilled young people in the country.

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