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Careers team launch FutureWISE virtual events

The Careers team at WQE is pleased to announce the launch of FutureWISE virtual events, due to take place from 22nd June to 26th June 2020.

The webinars will enable students to sign-up for UCAS Apply and provide a range of resources covering topics including:

  • How to write a fantastic personal statement
  • The UCAS application process
  • How to research universities and choose a course
  • Information for students who want to explore apprenticeships and much more!

Each afternoon will feature a live Q&A with the Careers team who will be joined by a special guest. These will include representatives from the University of Leicester, University of Sheffield, DMU, Birmingham City University, Anglia Ruskin as well as the Leicester City Employment Hub (for Apprenticeships) and a current student from Oxford University.

The virtual events will provide an opportunity for students to ask any questions they have relating to university, apprenticeships or their career plans.

Information for parents/carers will be available very soon.

Below are details of webinars that will be taking place. Click on the date and time of each to book your place – you are able to book onto more than one webinar.

For more details about FutureWISE virtual events or to ask questions in advance contact Kate O’Farrell, Careers Education Manager at WQE by emailing

Date and time Special guest
Monday 22nd June, 3:30pm – 4:30pm Ella Rose Twyman, University of Sheffield
Tuesday 23rd June, 3:30pm – 4:30pm Amy Prentice and Marc Alner, Birmingham City University
Wednesday 24th June, 11:30pm – 12:30pm Rob Glover, Anglia Ruskin University
Wednesday 24th June, 1:30pm – 2:30pm Savannah Robinson, University of Leicester
Wednesday 24th June, 3:00pm – 4:00pm Rob Turnell, Leicester Employment Hub (all about
Thursday 25th June, 4:00pm – 5:00pm Henry Smith – Oxford University, currently finishing his first year
studying PPE at Magdalene College Oxford
Friday 26th June, 3:00pm – 4:00pm Ben Howgill plus a recent graduate, DMU

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