Virtual Insight Programmes
Programmes for Year 11 to Year 13- or up to 24 years of age if studying at a local College.
These virtual opportunities are open to students attending their last year at secondary school (year 11) or in Sixth Form College within Cambridgeshire extending to students who attend school / college just over the border.
Schools and Colleges within our catchment area are notified of the programmes below and places are allocated via an online application process through JISC (formerly BOS), and the Work Opportunities Team. Notification of the Zoom log in link will be sent nearer the date of the programme. Please note you will only be notified if you are not accepted onto the programme. Attendance requires authorisation from your school / college either your Career’s Advisor or your Tutor.
The application form link is with the programme information below for each session. Please note applications are now on line and not a paper form.
We request that students contact us directly regarding their application to attend a virtual session and not the parents.
- What is Medicine really like? Tuesday 03 Augsut 2021, 10:00am – 10:45am
This programme is a re-run of the recorded session of Dr Phil Johnson presenting ‘What is Medicine Really Like?’ If you saw the session in the Autumn or last term – please do not rebook onto this one. Apply online
- Interview – Working in the Ambulance Service – Tuesday 03 august 2021, 2:00pm – 2:45pm
A recording of an interview with two paramedics talking about their roles and careers in the Ambulance Service. There are many roles working for the Ambulance Service and not all are in a green uniform. Apply online
- Year 10 programme – Thursday 05 August 2021, 10:00am – 2:45pm
Are you leaving year 10 going into year 11 in September, then why not sign up for this programme and see what NHS career may suit you. There are over 350 roles in the NHS – here are just a few explained to you. Apply online
- Insight into roles in Radiology – Tuesday 10 August 2021, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Radiology is a medical specialty that uses imaging to diagnose and treat diseases seen within the body. There are different types of radiology specialities and this talk explains the differences and areas you can work in. This is a recording of the live session last autumn. Apply online
- Insight into Midwifery, Wednesday 11 August 2021, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Would you like to be involved in the care of “mums to be”? From the beginning of pregnancy, to labour care and delivery of baby, and the immediate care following birth? This session will give you an insight to the different career paths, specialist roles and areas within the maternity hospital, from maternity care assistants to coordinating the Delivery Unit. This is a recording of the live session last autumn. Apply online
- Insight into Nursing and Theatre Roles – Tuesday 17 August 2021, 10:00am – 1:00pm
This programme offers a deeper insight into Healthcare Support, Adult, Paediatric and Mental Health Nursing as well theatre roles, exploring the various routes and career pathways available. This is a recording of the live programme last autumn. Apply online
If you are interested in attending a virtual Insight Programme at CUH please speak to your Careers Advisor at college for authorisation in the first instance (if it is in college time) and complete an online application form.
Details for signing in to the programme will be sent a few days before the programme date, so please make sure you check your spam box if you have not heard from us by the day before.