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Careers Awareness

Virtual short course launched to help job seekers get ready for work

We’re excited to announce the launch of our free online short course, designed to help people get ready for work. At a time when many face job uncertainty, Form the Future’s Ready for Work course aims to support those looking to improve their work readiness skills and find the job that’s right for them. The …

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Lady at Form the Future Annual Conference

Form the Future’s Annual Conference 2020 – read the review

We recently hosted our Annual Conference  – and for the first time the event was hosted virtually, marking a move to digital that the organisation has been building on throughout the year. In a year that has seen young people disproportionately affected by Covid-19, the economic legacy of Covid-19 is likely to result in more …

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Form the Future and Homerton Changemakers, University of Cambridge, join forces for careers video series

For students moving from college or sixth form into the next stage of their lives, the decision on whether or not to go university is often a difficult one. What course would I excel on? Where in the country, or in the world, would I like to study? Is university the right decision for my …

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Fourth Annual Careers Fair Sparks Potential In Greater Cambridge Students

 Form the Future’s annual flagship careers fair, Opportunities Ahead, welcomed over 550 students for another successful year connecting young people with their future careers.   On 16th October 2019, students from across Cambridge met with representatives of over 30 leading businesses to explore future career pathways and opportunities. The event was delivered by Form the Future as part …

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Local students peek into publishing industry to celebrate World Book Day!

Cambridge University Press celebrated World Book Day on Thursday 7 March, with 50 Year 9 and 10 students from 6 schools across Cambridgeshire for the sixth year running. Form the Future managed the event, which provides a platform for the Press to showcase the diverse range of careers within the publishing sector and to give …

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New apprenticeship service to provide routes into employment for Greater Cambridge residents

Form the Future will be working with Cambridge Regional College to manage a new apprenticeship service on behalf of the Greater Cambridge Partnership, who want to increase the number of apprenticeships to help businesses attract and develop highly skilled staff and create career opportunities for residents. The new service will act as a bridge between …

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CFCI award grant to ‘Form the Future’ of the local construction industry

We are delighted to be working with the Cambridge Forum for the Construction Industry (CFCI) to improve young peoples’ relationship with and perception of the construction industry. Together, we are creating a project “Addressing the Cambridge Construction Industry Skills Gap”, to provide support, experiences and opportunities for young people aged 12 to 18 in the …

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Businesses to learn how apprenticeships can solve skills shortages

On Friday 8th February, we will be holding an information-sharing event for Cambridgeshire organisations eager to learn more about apprenticeships, and how they can benefit their business. This comes at a time when many businesses are still struggling to put processes and strategies in place to deal with the apprenticeship levy. Half of employers will …

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Give a gift of careers inspiration this Christmas

Form the Future has launched a Christmas fundraising appeal. We need to raise £20,000 so that we can inspire and guide even more young people towards the skilled jobs of the future. £5,000 could give 10 vulnerable young people access to a year-long mentoring programme to provide the additional support they need to succeed in …

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Our goal is that all young people move successfully from education into employment. As a social enterprise, we are reliant on grants and corporate funding in order to work with the schools across Cambridgeshire. Even the smallest donation helps us to provide careers inspiration for every child. Click below to find out more about what your donation could do for young people in your community.