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Capital Connections

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.

How can I find out more about this programme?

For more information about when the next Capital Connections is taking place, please email careersprojects@lancaster.ac.uk.

Exploring Opportunities in London & Manchester

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

Capital Connections is your chance to experience London or Manchester first hand, visit some great graduate employers with a range of opportunities, meet Lancaster graduates at a networking evening, and learn more about travelling and living in either city.

It is also your chance to experience a graduate level application process before you start applying for graduate jobs! A fantastic opportunity to practice and gain feedback so you are in a great position to put together a strong application when you begin to apply for graduate roles or internship opportunities.

This programme offers you the opportunity to:

  • Gain insights into businesses and organisations in London and Manchester that employ graduates

  • Hear directly from Lancaster graduates who are now living and working in London or Manchester

  • Receive top tips on how to succeed in the graduate application process direct from graduate employers

  • Develop your professional networks

  • Develop your careers confidence and progress your career thinking

Travel to Manchester will be via coach from Lancaster and travel to London will be via train form your home postcode. These travel costs along with hotel accommodation will be paid.

To find out more

Please email careersprojects@lancaster.ac.uk to find out more.

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Who can apply?

This opportunity is open to UK undergraduates and postgraduate taught students who are part of the GROW Your Future Programme. Priority will be given to non-final years students.

Check if you are eligible for GROW Your Future