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Happy International Women’s Day! #IWD2018

Today is International Women’s Day, which celebrates the incredible achievements of women across the world and marks a call to action on issues of gender equality. Some of the important topics that should be discussed on International Women’s Day, in addition to gender equality, are girls and women in leadership, personal and family safety, poverty, …

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Cambridge University Press invites Year 9 and 10 students to celebrate World Book Day

On Thursday 1st March, Cambridge University Press opened their doors to Year 9 and 10 students from schools across Cambridgeshire to celebrate World Book Day. The event, managed by Form the Future CIC, aimed to show young people that publishing is a vibrant, creative industry with a wide variety of career opportunities available. Heidi Mulvey, …

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Influential Cambridge CEO joins our mission to empower young people and prepare them for their future careers

Form the Future CIC are delighted to welcome Jane Paterson-Todd to their Board as Non-Executive Director. As CEO for Cambridge Ahead, a prominent business and academic member group in the region, she is aware that many organisations are struggling to find and recruit appropriately skilled people locally. This is an acute problem that is felt …

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Long Road sixth form students get to grips with potential careers in Health and Social Care

On 6th December 2017, we brought together business volunteers, healthcare specialists and medical professionals from across East Anglia, to showcase the exciting opportunities available for young people in the Greater Cambridge region. Organisations taking part included Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Bluebird Care and the University of East Anglia. The event aimed to introduce over 120 Year 12 …

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Schools from across Cambridgeshire take part in Inspiring the Future 2017

Form the Future brought together schools, community leaders and business volunteers from across Cambridgeshire to celebrate the exciting opportunities available for young people in the region, with a particular focus on the creative and technology sectors. Over 300 local school students were in attendance from both primary and secondary schools. The Inspiring the Future event aimed …

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Amazon celebrates opening of new Development Centre with donation to Cambridge LaunchPad

Photograph: Amazon Today Amazon opened the doors to its new Development Centre site in the heart of Cambridge. Located at One Station Square adjacent to Cambridge Station, the new building is a 60,000 sq. ft. development that will when at full capacity be home to over 400 highly-skilled employees including machine learning scientists, knowledge engineers, …

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Careers & Enterprise Company invests in Cambridge

Form the Future has secured £75,000 worth of investment from the Careers & Enterprise Company to support young people in Cambridge and surrounding areas. The investment will help us expand our careers and enterprise programme to help young people make the transition from education to the world of work. With this we will provide 50 enterprise and employability …

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Stratton Upper School students inspired by local professionals from leading businesses

In March, local business professionals visited Stratton Upper School Year 12 students to speak about their careers and fields, during a Careers Carousel event run by Form the Future and funded by Forward Gamlingay. Showcasing the range of careers available in the local Bedfordshire area, the event aimed to equip students with information on how …

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