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Capital Connections 2019

Your chance to experience London or Manchester first hand, visit some great graduate employers, meet Lancaster graduates at a networking evening, and learn more about travelling and staying in the city.

No places available!

Due to the high number of applications, we are no longer accepting any further applications

How do I apply?

Applications are now closed.

You will be contacted by Careers in Lent term and informed of the outcome. 

The application process involves completing an online application & video interview; you will also have the opportunity to take part in a mock assessment centre delivered by the Civil Service. Workshops will be offered prior to the video interviews / assessment centres.

All applicants will receive feedback on their interviews.  

Exploring Opportunities in London & Manchester

Interested in exploring a career in the City? Want to find out more about graduate life, but unsure how? Keen to meet some former Lancaster Students working in the city?

This FREE TRIP is your chance to experience London or Manchester first hand, visit some great graduate employers, meet Lancaster graduates at a networking evening, and learn more about travelling and staying in the city.

It is also your chance to experience a graduate level application process before you start applying for graduate jobs!

This programme offers you the opportunity to:

  • Gain insights into businesses and organisations in London that employ graduates
  • Hear directly from Lancaster graduates who are now living and working in London
  • Receive top tips on how to succeed in the graduate application process
  • Develop your professional networks
  • Develop your confidence
  • Progress your career thinking

Visit dates for 2019 are:

  • Manchester – March 6th
  • London  - 10th and 11th April

How can I find out more about this programme?

Read our blogs below from students who attended last year. 

If you have any questions, please e-mail careers@lancaster.ac.uk

Read what students have said about Capital Connections:

Who can apply?

This opportunity is open to UK and EU undergraduate first and second year students from groups under-represented in higher education; priority will be given to students living 100 miles outside London.

Students from the following groups are eligible to apply:

  • Students with a disability including specific learning difficulties and mental illness
  • Students who are the first generation in their family to progress to higher education
  • Mature students (21+ on entry to UG study)
  • Students in receipt of a Lancaster University maintenance bursary
  • Students who are members of an ethnic minority
  • Students who are care leavers
  • Students with caring responsibilities
  • Students estranged from their families
  • Students who are refugees and asylum seekers
  • Students from military families
  • Students from Romani and traveller communities