November 15, 2022 04:24pm
The Portsmouth Academy has launched Business Breakfasts, a new careers scheme. In partnership with Shaping Portsmouth, we'll be inviting professionals from a variety of fields to attend a breakfast meeting with students and to have a conversation about their jobs and the fields they work in.
For the first meeting, students were joined by an Outreach Co-ordinator from the University of Portsmouth. The students asked a series of pre-selected questions to guess the job of the visitor, she could only answer with yes or no. Although the students weren’t able to guess her job title, they were however able to ascertain that she worked in an educational environment and organised workshops and events for schools.
A Year 10 student said, 'It was a really interesting morning and gave me the opportunity to find out about all the different careers available at a university and I also learnt that university isn't all about learning and studying but is a place where you can make lifelong friends and share lots of adventures.'
The Business Breakfasts are a great way for our students to interact with professionals in a small group setting. We’re pleased to be able to students this opportunity to learn more about different career options and the pathways they may take to achieve their career goals.