Careers Education, Information, Advice & Guidance

Well trained and specialist staff provide high quality Careers education, information advice and guidance. Talks and conferences are regular features of the extensive Careers programme, as well as visits to University Open Days. Year 13 pupils avail of a well coordinated Work Shadowing Programme while Year 14 pupils participate in an annual Interview Skills Development Programme. All pupils make profitable use of a well stocked Careers suite which incorporates a well stocked library and ICT facilities. The pupils are afforded well planned opportunities to identify, assess and develop their skills and qualities in order to make well-informed and realistic career decisions. On completion of their studies at the College, the vast majority of pupils take up places at universities across the United Kingdom. While many pupils choose to attend the Queen’s University of Belfast and the University of Ulster, a significant number opt to study in universities in England, Scotland, Wales and the Republic of Ireland. Over the years many exceptionally talented College pupils have gone on to study a range of courses at Oxford and Cambridge Universities.