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Careers & skills Engagement

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students + industry + creative Challenge = Career insight

We facilitate bespoke online and in person careers events, offering opportunity for employer engagement, educational reengagement and careers education for children, young people and adult learners in schools, colleges and SEN settings across Sussex.


Our aim is always to empower all our participants by giving them the opportunity to ask questions, gain insights and try something new.

What we offer

All our  programmes can be made bespoke to suit your specific cohort of students and their needs.


You can learn more about what we offer below:

With support from

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Creative Careers Cafe Events

Creative Careers Cafes form the heart of our flagship careers and skills programme. They are lively, interactive events using real life scenarios to showcase professionals and inspire students as they consider their own choices and career journeys. Events can be designed and delivered online or face to face. 

The Creative Careers Cafe connects young people to local industry experts and practitioners, building employability skills, increasing confidence, to inspire the next generation and raising awareness of the variety of pathways into different professions and .

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delivery of a creative careers cafe event

Creative Career insights

Creative Career Insights are designed to offer affordable career engagement opportunities to primary and secondary schools and colleges.


A spin off from our Creative Careers Cafe model, these interactive sessions are designed to boost engagement with the creative and digital industries. And raise awareness and knowledge of the practical application of literacy, numeracy and creativity in careers.


Students are given the opportunity to try something new alongside professionals and experts in the field. This could include weaving, song writing, music making, poetry, performance or arts & crafts. These activities can be used by schools to support and feed into their wider curriculum.

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Delivery of a Creative Careers Insight, with Siddy Bennett

Bobs Skills

The BOBS Skills programme currently targets post 16 students and tackles real and significant challenges which are faced by growing numbers of young people, particularly in the light of pandemic experiences.


The sessions help build self confidence, improve resilience skills and encourage positive thinking. Each event is interactive and engaging, celebrating individuality and nurturing a strong sense of self and awareness of what we can all do to bring out the best in ourselves and others. 

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Delivery of BOB Skills, BOBS Coaches stand in line doing a team building exercise called the bucket challenge
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