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Empower East Midlands Careers Event

On Wednesday 5th October, all of our Year 11 and 13 students across the Trust attended the Albert Hall in Nottingham for a careers event to help support them in making informed decisions about their future.

Exhibitors in the Great Hall

We were joined by 34 employers and education providers: The British Army, Department for Work and Pensions, His Majesty’s Revenue & Customs, Link3 Recruitment, Ideagen, Nottingham Forest Community Trust, Navy, NHS Nottingham, Parexcel, Royal Air Force, Rolls Royce, Speakers for School, The Nottingham Emmanuel School Sixth Form, Lees Brook Skills Academy, The Long Eaton School +16, Bluecoat Sixth Form, Anglo Skills College, Confetti, Derby College, Nottingham College, Norland Nannies, Juniper Training, Learning Unlimited, Webs Training, Princes Trust, Experian, GF Tomlinson, University of Nottingham, University of Derby, Nottingham Trent University, Loughborough University, University of Huddersfield, University of Leicester and Bishop Grosseteste University.

Students had a fantastic time browsing the stands and asking the exhibitors questions.


Students were also given the opportunity to choose two presentations to attend in areas they wished to explore further.

Your Future World of Work – Looking to the future, managing change and making pledges to create diverse and inclusive workplaces 

Nottingham Police, DWP, HMRC, DANCOP and Unifrog

Your way to Earn & Learn – Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Delivered by Rolls Royce, Juniper Training, DANCOP and Ideagen

Your Aspirations Explored – Higher Education 

Nottingham Trent University

Your Future Your Choice – Further Education

Derby College and Nottingham College

Empower East Midlands Careers Event Online Guide

You can view the Empower East Midlands Careers Event online guide below.


We collected feedback from the event on a ‘graffiti board’ and it looks like it got an overall big thumbs up from our students!

Thank you!

Thank you to all the employers, colleges, universities, training providers and professional partners for empowering our students; to DANCOP for funding the event; and to Helen Suffolk-Adams (our Trust Strategic Careers Lead) for making it all happen!

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