Careers Calendar

Presented below is a typical Year in the Coulsdon College Careers Department.  Current students will be notified of the specific dates during tutorial periods.

Autumn Term

Lower Sixth
  • Career planning begins via the Tutorial Programme
September - December
Upper Sixth
  • Advice and support given to students applying to university (UCAS)
  • Preparation sessions offered for university interviews
  • Mentoring process for all Oxbridge applicants
  • Gap Year Fair

Spring Term

January onwards
Lower Sixth
  • Students identified with the potential to apply to the top universities
  • Talk given to these students by the Careers Department regarding additional requirements
  • Sessions offered to all Lower Sixth students wanting to apply for Higher Education 
  • Information given on how to research university choices and courses
  • Higher Education forum for parents, usually with guest speakers from two different universities
  • UCAS Higher Education Fair at Surrey University
  • Oxbridge Conference for students wishing to apply to Oxbridge
  • 'Get Ahead' Day for all Lower Sixth
Upper Sixth
  • Students supported through the process of replying to university offers
  • Students intending to go directly into employment given information about employment opportunities and apprenticeships

Summer Term

Lower Sixth
  • Higher Education and Careers Day, with speakers from Birmingham and Surrey universities giving talks on Personal Statements and Student Finance. 
  • Non UCAS students offered the opportunity to attend an employment workshop, looking at alternatives to university
  • Group workshops on writing Personal Statements
  • Work experience opportunities


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