Careers News and Opportunities

Careers News and Opportunities



LiNCHigher has gathered together Universities, Colleges and Higher Education providers and experts to create a week of talks designed to inform parents/carers and their children about a range of topics relating to higher education. The event is designed to provide you with everything you need to know in order to support you and your young person to make the right next steps towards their future in education.

  • Monday 30th November,  4.00 – 7.00: Introduction to Higher Education and University.
  • Tuesday 1st December, 4.00 – 7.00: Applications and support.
  • Wednesday 2nd December, 4.00 – 7.00: Studying HE at college and other important information.
  • Thursday 3rd December, 4.00 – 7.00: Alternative HE routes.
  • Friday 4th December, will be ’Play back Friday’ for all the pre-recorded videos to be downloaded so people can catch up on any missed sessions.


 Time Monday 30th Nov Tuesday 1st Dec Wednesday 2nd Dec Thursday 3rd Dec

What is Higher Education?


What next?

Find out what happens after the application process.

Bishop Grosseteste University

Studying Higher Education

at college.

Lincoln College

What you need to know about  Apprenticeships.

ASK Apprenticeships


Should my child go to University – other pathways?

Boston College

Helping with my child’s personal statement.

Leeds Beckett Uni

Student Finance .

Student Loans Company

Lincolnshire’s world of work

Department for Work and Pensions


Helping my child to choose a course.

Sheffield University

Applying to University.

Sheffield Hallam

Taking care of your physical and mental wellbeing.

Transition and Wellbeing team at UoL.

Higher Education opportunities in the Armed forces.

Armed Forces recruitment and selection.


Making the most of Open Days.

De Montfort University

HE opportunities within agriculture and animal care.

Riseholme College


University of Lincoln

Advice from real parents with students in HE.

The talks will start on the hour and be followed by a live Q&A session where you have the opportunity to ask questions.

To register please click here or visit

Once you register you will be sent a link to log in at any point during the week, and listen to as many talks as you like.

After the event all the talks plus our FREE Parent Toolkit will be available for you to download so don’t worry if you miss one. All you need to do is sign up to receive it.

Contact Us

The West Grantham Church of England Secondary Academy
The Avenue
NG31 7PX

Tel: 01476 405200

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