Any Year 10s who still need a placement and would find this interesting, please explore for our work experience dates of 19th – 23rd June. Once secured please complete the usual forms.


Do you want to be an archaeologist? Bournemouth University is offering an opportunity to gain valuable work experience on an important prehistoric settlement site at Winterborne Kingston in central Dorset alongside staff and students of the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology. The ‘Big Dig’ Field School will provide hands-on experience and you will play an active role, participating in the excavation of an Iron Age site with opportunities to dig Iron Age settlement features, find and process artefacts, as well as learning how to survey and record the surrounding landscape. The fieldwork takes place at Winterborne Kingston, near Bere Regis, in an area of outstanding natural beauty.


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1-2 week placements are available

Dates:  5th June to 7th July 2023

Transport is available from Talbot Campus leaving at 8am, returning around 5ish depending on traffic.  There will be additional instructions and a risk assessment for all those who come along


Application process: Student to email with a supporting statement (1-2 paragraphs) about why they would like the work experience placement. 

Email Julie Gill (Placement Coordinator, Departments of Life and Environmental Sciences & Archaeology and Anthropology) on

Applications will be considered on a first come first served basis.



Lisa Walton

CL Careers

Limited hours, emails will be responded to within one week.


BCP are delighted to offer a webinar aimed at parents and carers of young adults primarily in Year 10-13

The aim of the webinar is to offer help and advice to parents who are having careers conversations with their teens at home. It will offer suggestions on questions to ask, explain why it is important and offer places for further support and information.


The webinar will take place on Thursday 22nd April from 5-6pm via Zoom. We are asking all parents to register prior to the event.

More information can be found at:



Get into Medicine UCAS conference. This is the gateway to kick-start an exciting journey into a medical career. These are the last dates for Yr10 & 11 students to attend:

Saturday 10th December 10am - 3pm
Sunday 11th December 10am - 3pm
Saturday 17th December 10am - 3pm
Sunday 18th December 10am - 3pm

Students can register using this link for free:

Conference leaflet:


Just scan the QR code to register:

The Get into Medicine Conference covers:

- Application Timelines
- How to Tactically Choose Medical Schools
- CV Building
- Personal Statements
- Interview Schools
- Medical Leadership and Awards Programmes
- How to Access Work Experience
- UCAT and BMAT - Entrance Exams to Medical School
- Accessing Scholarships

All attendees will be given free access to 6 sessions of our virtual work experience programme - created by Medic Mentor and the University Hospitals Birmingham Trust. Students who attend the free UCAS conference above and complete the free work experience will be awarded a Highly Commended Reference from the President of Medic Mentor (a national non-profit medical organisation), to demonstrate to universities that they have gone above and beyond other applicants. This is a unique, free and unmissable opportunity.


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