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skills of our young people In addition to this, they have students who have been successful in gaining places at University to study Aeronautical Engineering at Under Graduate level.

so that they gain valuable experience. So far, the college has had students working in retail and acting as support assistants in Primary and Secondary schools.

Some students have chosen to enter the teaching profession and are taking degrees in Early Years education, as well as for Secondary Education.

And at Canterbury Christ Church University Business School, they prepare their students for the job market using a very ‘hands on’ approach.

As well as applying to University, students from its Sixth Form have secured higher level apprenticeships with companies such as AMEC and Thameswater.

They know that more and more employers are looking for experience alongside academic credentials. Internships, placements, industry speakers, as well as a whole range of business simulations help students gain a real understanding of the workplace. New for 2014 is a Bloomberg

As well as working hard in school, students are encouraged to take up work placement opportunities

Room which offers the latest trading software and real-time data to generate the excitement and intensity of the trading floor. Many of the students work on live projects, adding value to businesses through social media, marketing, finance and project management. The college welcomes the opportunity to work with more organisations in Kent in these knowledge sharing partnerships. To find out more please visit www.canterbury.ac.uk/businessschool or contact Sam Clark on samuel.clark@canterbury.ac.uk or 01227 782928.

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Thinking Business  

Official magazine for Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce - June/July 2014

Thinking Business  

Official magazine for Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce - June/July 2014