At Andover College we do everything we can to make sure that you have a plan of what you want to do once you leave. We will do everything we can to get you started. This may include going to university, starting an apprenticeship or going into full time employment. Our Careers guidance aims to expand the horizons of all students, of all ages, enabling you to make informed career decisions in order to progress towards high personal and professional achievements and a fulfilling future.
Our Careers Team are on hand to help you every step of the way.
1:1 telephone Career appointments are also available, and can be booked online . Log on to Moodle, from the Student Toolkit page, you will see the “Careers Hub” button – from there you can access the Careers online booking system.
Please ensure you book using your Full Name and Phone Number.
If there is not a suitable timeslot available, please email Carol on Careers@sparsholt.ac.uk.
Careers interviews are impartial, confidential and focused on your individual needs and aim to help you to clarify where you are currently at in the process, identify what you need to do next and talk you through how to go about it.
Our Careers Adviser is also the UCAS administrator and is available to support you through the UCAS process, including work on personal statements, and anything in general to do with higher education.
EXTRA SUPPORT FOR 2020 LEAVERS
Many of you who have left college in 2020 have a clear idea of your next steps; to all of you, we wish you the very best of luck. For others though, we understand that you may still be uncertain about your future -we want you to know that we are still here to help.
With the assistance of the Southern Universities Network, we will be offering additional, dedicated Careers support for 2020 college leavers from Aug 13, 2020 until the end of September.
We are offering:
- 1:1 appointment – ‘in -person’ appointments, with social distancing measures in place, will be available at our Andover Campus on 26 August and 2 September. Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org to book an appointment. Online appointments are also available.
- Careers hotline – Monday – Thursday 9:00-10:00am, and 3:30-4:30pm
- Webinars – Webinars will be available on Searching for Apprenticeship, Writing a Winning Application and Applying for University through UCAS.
- Support available to local students – We can also offer a limited amount of support to local students who did not attend our college. There will be places available on the Webinars and you are also free to use the Hotline.
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If you are have decided that university is right for you, the college will still support you with your application, and we will provide your academic reference. Please contact email@example.com for any additional assistance.