School Summit Northern Ireland to welcome students in October

  • To help school leavers explore future opportunities and career pathways, the School Summit NI will welcome students from years 11 - 14 across Northern Ireland on October 3-4.  

    The two-day careers and education event will take place at the Eikon Exhibition Centre in Balmoral Park in Lisburn.

    The event will bring together representatives from universities, industries and businesses from across the country.

    The School Summit has been running successfully since 2017 in the Republic of Ireland with over 15,000 students having already attended the event.

    The Inaugural School Summit NI took place in Autumn 2021 and will now be an annual event on the academic calendar.

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    Now in its second year in Northern Ireland, this annual event has turned into the top destination not only for pupils and teachers but also for universities, employers and businesses. 

    The event will showcase courses, early careers and apprenticeships on offer and will be a networking opportunity for exhibitors and schools alike. 

    Rachel Hanna, from Bell Media who organises the event, said: “A multitude and diverse range of exhibitors along with thousands of students from across Northern Ireland will be in attendance at the School Summit NI 2022 event.  It’s an excellent Summit for students to start thinking about their future steps and get an insight into various career options, apprenticeships and courses on offer.”

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    Rachel added: “The event will have a variety of speakers this year to provide valuable experience and advice for all students, offering them the opportunity to explore a wide range of industries as career options.”

    On both days, the event will run from 10:30am - 2pm. Participating exhibitors will have interactive stands with information leaflets and useful materials about their early career options, apprenticeships, further and tertiary opportunities and application procedures. Their representatives will be available to answer questions personally.  

    For booking and more information click here

    Source: Written from press release.

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