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The Careers Department

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The college ensures students can access up-to-date information on all aspects of careers and progression. College careers staff and tutors help students to approach this information in a planned way and are available to assist when students have important decisions to make. Throughout the year there will be an exciting range of events and workshops from guest speakers, visits to employers and universities, opportunities for work experience and large career and HE events.

You can view our Careers Programme for 2018‐2019 here.

Our aim is to motivate and inspire students to reach their potential and provide students with the skills to make informed decisions about their future and chosen career path.

If you are an organisation which would like to visit Notre Dame and talk to students about the range of opportunities available, please do not hesitate to contact our Careers team. Please find our Access Policy here.

The Careers department

Notre Dame has three professionally qualified and experienced careers advisors, who offer a confidential advice and guidance service to prospective, current and previous students.

They help prospective students by discussing career choices and subject choice implications, and where appropriate, signposting alternative options. They support students during their time in College to research, plan and carry out their next steps. They also advise students who wish to change their course of study whilst at Notre Dame. Careers help is given to students:

  • at admissions interviews, enrolment sessions and throughout the tutorial programme
  • at individual confidential interviews and at daily lunch time drop-in sessions
  • via an email service
  • on results day

For current students appointments are available 8.50am – 4pm Monday to Friday. Students can book a careers appointment using the online Moodle Careers booking system. The Careers department is based on the ground floor of Cuvilly building.

The Careers department can help you with:

  • Career planning
  • Assessing your skills, aptitudes and interests
  • Exploring your future options such as apprenticeships, further education, higher education and employment
  • Mock interviews
  • Annual careers fair
  • CV and job searching
  • Volunteering
  • Work experience
  • Gap year research
  • Workshops and guest speakers
  • Resources (online Moodle Careers page)
  • Summer schools

Students or parents are more than welcome to contact the careers department at any time throughout the year.

Anna Dickinson, Liz Crick and Vicky Pointing.
0113 2946644


Higher Education Information Evening for parents of L6 students

Our Higher Education Information Evening for the parents and carers of lower sixth students took place on Wednesday 28 March.

To view the main presentation from this event, please click here.