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Alicia Ashton
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5 Safest Places For A Girl To Travel Alone

posted 7th of November 2017

Solo travel can be an extremely exciting and fulfilling adventure to undertake, however travelling alone can also be daunting as you’re often far away from the security and familiarity of home. In this article we look at some of the best and safest places around the world for female solo travel.

Jade - Working At GCHQ

posted 3rd of November 2017

Studied MSci Mathematics University Imperial College Current role PhD Student


posted 11th of September 2017

Former academy student, Lemar Reynolds, scores himself a win as he hits the big shot and lands himself a position with Newport County FC. At the young age of 14 years old, Reynolds joined the ranks of Barking FC’s Youth Team with aspirations to develop his skills, with high hopes of one day becoming a professional footballer.

Benefits Of Volunteering Abroad

posted 3rd of August 2017

It’s the time of year when many of our school-age volunteers start to plan their summer holidays – which may include signing up for volunteer programmes abroad. While working to help a community, an individual or the environment, you as a volunteer also benefit - whether you’re learning a new language, becoming a qualified diver, or improving soft skills such as team building and presenting.

Four High Paying Industries you Can Break into Without a Degree

posted 13th of July 2017

Exams are over for another year and there’s a glorious few weeks to enjoy summer before thinking about your future. With results day comes the inevitable question of what’s next and many young people are set to be heading off to university.

Why you should do a ski season

posted 5th of July 2017

*Insert inspirational quote here* ... “We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” “In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take.” “Not all those who wander are lost.” Etc etc etc.

Start your career in cricket

posted 22nd of June 2017

Do you want to develop your cricket game with first-class professionals? Do you want to realise your potential and open up new career opportunities? If you’ve answered ‘yes’, then look no further than our innovative cricket programme - delivered in partnership with the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation.

Make it at Millwall!

posted 22nd of June 2017

If you’re a London based football fanatic who’s aged 16-18, SCL’s football excellence academy study programme - delivered in partnership with Millwall Community Ladies Academy - is the answer to getting your future off to a fantastic start.

Make football your future at Millwall

posted 22nd of June 2017

Are you aiming to maximise your potential and your involvement in the game at the highest possible level? If the answer is ‘yes’, SCL’s football excellence academy study programme - delivered in partnership with Millwall Community Academy - will give you everything you need to do it and more.

Be the next generation of professional sports coaches

posted 22nd of June 2017

Do you want to be an outstanding coach or educator? Do you want to have a competitive edge in the employment market? If you’ve answered ‘yes’ then look no further than our ground-breaking Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching and Physical Education.

Seasonnaires: Under the Spotlight

posted 22nd of June 2017

Few people who take the plunge to do a ski season regret it. In fact the majority are more than tempted to do a second (third, fourth and even a fifth!) The lifestyle, the people and, of course the mountains are unrivalled, but what about developing your career at the same time? We decided to interview some fully fledged Skiworld seasonnaires who have moved up the mountain ranks.

Earn while you learn this autumn

posted 8th of June 2017

If you're unsure about whether you want to work or study after you finish school or college, our blended learning programmes could be the answer you've been looking for.

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