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Brigitta Darko is a former Christ the King student, currently studying French, Italian, and Spanish at the University of Manchester. She gave an informative talk to our students covering the various options available for learning Languages at university- from Single to Joint Honours- as well as the many benefits of studying a year abroad, and the exciting career prospects a degree in Modern Languages opens up. She then spoke about the numerous study and assessment methods she has encountered whilst at Manchester, before offering tips and advice about the student experience in general.
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Dr Aman Asif-Malik, Teaching Fellow at the University of Reading, spoke to our students about studying Psychology at university. She outlined the various branches of interest Psychology covers, highlighting engaging studies, before speaking about the many career opportunities a degree in Psychology opens up. She then illuminated the students on what to expect from their university studies, from teaching methods to assessments, and the courses available at the University of Reading and their entry requirements.
Ezra Nash, Widening Participation Senior Officer at Queen Mary University London, gave our students a general overview of Apprenticeships- explaining such things as the difference between the various Levels on offer and how the application process differs to a university degree- as well as discussing the competitive Degree Apprenticeships available at QMUL and their entry requirements.
Jonathan Bridges, from Goldsmiths University, gave an informative talk to our students about studying Psychology at university. He described the many course options available at Goldsmiths for students interested in the subject, as well as outlining the scholarships and bursaries on offer, before inviting on a few Psychology Student Ambassadors to talk about their university experience thus far. He then ended the session with an insightful pre-recorded ‘mini-lecture’ on the Psychology of Art, that was designed to give the students a taste of what could be expected from studying Psychology at a degree level.
Natalie Ryles spoke to our students about the learning opportunities presented by a Degree Apprenticeship, and explained how the application process differs to a university degree. She then spoke about the many benefits of working for an employer whilst also attaining a degree level qualification from a university, before discussing the competitive Degree Apprenticeships available at Queen Mary University of London and their entry requirements.
Sayo Ogundele is a former Christ the King student who studied Law at the London School of Economics, and is now a lawyer involved in corporate law. He spoke to our students about the importance of strong academic grades in the profession, as well as the many pathways into the industry, encouraging students interested in a career in law to be proactive in their pursuit of relevant knowledge through reading and attending court sessions, before outlining both the benefits and difficulties of a law career by walking us through a few of his responsibilities.
Seni Fawehinmi is a former Christ the King student and is now an Assistant Vice-President at Crown Agents Bank, an investment bank that primarily supports large institutions such as the U.N. in investing money into developing countries. He spoke to our Law students about his background and pathway into the profession, having previously studied a BTEC in Travel & Tourism while at CTK, before moving on to the changing nature of the industry and the opportunities this presents to young people today, as well as the qualities aspiring Law students need to nurture in order to excel in the profession.
Year 11 Careers Advice
Trevor AQUINAS Progressed to: University of Lancaster Course: A Level Business, ICT and English Language and Literature
“My tutors at CTK were fundamental in my academic success. They were always approachable and willing to go the extra mile. I enjoyed taking part in extracurricular activities, including leading the sixth form band and being Director of the Business Enterprise Group, Student Governor and Student Head of Hall. ”
Bradley AQUINAS Progressed to: University of Nottingham Course: A Levels Maths A*, Physics A* and Chemistry A*
“At Christ the King I discovered I was resilient. My teachers really pushed me to be my best, I am in their debt, thank you for believing in me.”
Rose AQUINAS Progressed to: The University of Warwick Course: A Level History A, Politics A, Sociology A*
“CTK was a great environment for me to learn in. I’ve really enjoyed the teaching – all my teachers have been encouraging and supportive. They put in the extra time to help with workshops and revision to ensure we did well.”
Owen AQUINAS Progressed to: Royal Holloway University Course: A Level Maths A, Psychology B and Biology A
“I would recommend coming to CTK as the level of support offered by the subject teachers is exceptionally good. The best thing about CTK is being part of the friendliest group of students I've ever met. I'm applying to Oxford to study Psychology. ”
Esosa AQUINAS Progressed to: De Montfort University Course: A Level Biology, Chemistry and Maths
“My form tutor at CTK was exceptionally supportive every day. I value the freedom and independence of controlling my own learning, staying motivated whilst also having fun. The and people and sense of community provide a great environment. I have enjoyed extra opportunities such as joining summer schools and widening participation programs and becoming a student governor. I received lots of help from the careers guidance counsellor to help me realise what I want to do after sixth form. ”