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Here East and Staffordshire University Digital Institute London collaborate to deliver session for East Education Careers Week 2021.

East Education, in collaboration with our world-leading East Bank partners; BBC, UCL, UAL's London College of Fashion, V&A and Sadler's Wells, is offering local 15 – 18 year olds an exciting online free programme as part of National Careers Week.

This week, Here East and Staffordshire University London kicked of the activities by delivering a workshop on choosing the right career for you. It’s not always easy choosing the right career path, or course to study at University with so much advice and information to get your head around.

The session included an online career talk about ‘Choosing the Right Career for you’. Attended by 161 young people from across east London and beyond. Panelist included:

  • Here East’s Community & Partnership Manager Jasel Nandha
  • Staffordshire University London’s Head of Outreach & Recruitment, Sammy Engle
  • QA Lead at Sports Interactive, CJ Ramson
  • Second year Staffordshire University London student Ryan Chapman

The panelists were able to share useful tips to help young people explore their career options in the digital sector and what it’s like to be part of the Here East campus.

Young person Yonatan, asked "I have always wanted to be an architecture when I grow up, how do you think I can begin this career?"

There was an opportunity to hear about hear from a variety of perspectives when it comes to career planning, about the new Here East Scholarship Programme, and range of opportunities we have available for young people through our amazing community.

Watch this space for further sessions.

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