Hundreds learn more about university courses and career paths at annual Lowestoft Sixth Form event

The annual careers fair at Lowestoft Sixth Form College. Picture: James Battershill

The annual careers fair at Lowestoft Sixth Form College. Picture: James Battershill - Credit: Archant

Nearly 700 students attended a careers fair at Lowestoft Sixth Form College to help them prepare for the next chapter in their lives.

The annual careers fair at Lowestoft Sixth Form College. Picture: James Battershill

The annual careers fair at Lowestoft Sixth Form College. Picture: James Battershill - Credit: Archant

The event, which was attended by students from the sixth form as well as Pakefield High School, helped students make informed choices about their futures, whether they go to university or into the workplace.

They were able to network with the many employers willing to share their expertise and enhance their employability skills.

Over 40 organisations attended the event on February 22, including universities, major employers such as CEFAS, British Sugar, Hoseasons, Sentinel Leisure, East Coast Community Healthcare, The Royal Navy, Army Careers, The Lowestoft Journal, apprenticeship representatives and various volunteering groups.

Karen Lambton, who organises the annual event, said: 'This was our fifth and biggest career's event to-date. I am so grateful for the continued support the college receives from the many employers. The event helps students to realise that anything is possible and that opportunities are accessible to all.'

The annual careers fair at Lowestoft Sixth Form College. Picture: James Battershill

The annual careers fair at Lowestoft Sixth Form College. Picture: James Battershill - Credit: Archant


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College principal Yolanda Botham added: 'Inspiring futures! That's the purpose of our career's event and thanks to all our contributors; this year's was tremendous, showcasing the exciting breadth of opportunities available across our region and beyond.'

The annual careers fair at Lowestoft Sixth Form College. Picture: James Battershill

The annual careers fair at Lowestoft Sixth Form College. Picture: James Battershill - Credit: Archant

The annual careers fair at Lowestoft Sixth Form College. Picture: James Battershill

The annual careers fair at Lowestoft Sixth Form College. Picture: James Battershill - Credit: Archant

The annual careers fair at Lowestoft Sixth Form College. Picture: James Battershill

The annual careers fair at Lowestoft Sixth Form College. Picture: James Battershill - Credit: Archant

The annual careers fair at Lowestoft Sixth Form College. Picture: James Battershill

The annual careers fair at Lowestoft Sixth Form College. Picture: James Battershill - Credit: Archant

The annual careers fair at Lowestoft Sixth Form College. Picture: James Battershill

The annual careers fair at Lowestoft Sixth Form College. Picture: James Battershill - Credit: Archant

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