Be connected to the best opportunities in business
At CTK Emmanuel, you will be given the tools you need to plan your future career.
Thanks to our strong careers programme and links with employers and businesses, you will attend talks from visiting industry speakers, meet university representatives, and have opportunities to do work placements at top City companies.
You can attend a variety of expert guest lectures, featuring corporate lawyers, barristers and executives from companies such as HSBC, BP and BT.
Other exciting opportunities have previously included a professional mentoring programme with the EY Foundation, a Barclays seminar on building resilience and assertiveness, and a talk hosted by the US Ambassador to the UK
Visiting experts from universities and industry
Many of our influential alumni take time to visit us and inspire our current students. Some of our successful former students sit on the Christ the King Partnership Board, providing valuable insight into a diverse range of industries.
You will be inspired at our annual Careers Conference, which provides an excellent opportunity for you to network with businesses and universities, while exploring your career options.
Our external speaker programme brings more than 30 specialists in their field to our Christ The King Sixth Form centres each year. Previous speakers have included Sir Ian Cheshire (Chairman of Barclays), David Thompson (film producer), and Gary Gibbon (Channel 4 News Political Editor). You will also hear from entrepreneurs and high-fliers in the creative industries.
Whether you want to study Biochemical Engineering at Bristol, set up your own company, work in finance or join the Metropolitan Police, we’ve got it covered.
Here are just some of the successful programmes students have benefitted from:
Mentoring Aspiring Professionals Programme
In our Mentoring Aspiring Professionals Programme you will be paired with professionals in their area of interest. Mentors have included:
- A Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics
- A subeditor at The Times
- An associate project manager at Transport for London
- A civil servant at the Foreign Office
- An investment lawyer
- A research scientist at Imperial College London.
Fast Track Programme
The Fast Track Programme supports motivated and ambitious students to develop wider skills and engage with employers. Around 50 students are invited to take part and benefit from training sessions and coaching on subjects like communicating and networking, making a positive impression, and understanding the workplace. Students who complete the Fast Track Programme can gain first-hand experience of the corporate workplace.
Urban Synergy event
Urban Synergy is an award-winning mentoring charity which helps young people to reach their full potential. The annual event brings nearly 200 students together across all three Christ The King Sixth Forms, to take part in mentoring programmes and inspirational seminars. Students leave feeling motivated and encouraged to achieve their best. Ongoing links with Urban Synergy has led to regular workshops with Capgemini.
Barclays RISE Programme
Students on the Barclays RISE Programme attend sessions at Barclays in Canary Wharf, with the potential of a week’s work experience during the summer.
The programme was founded by former Christ The King Sixth Form student and Partnership Board Member Michael Lee, along with colleagues in the Barclays Graduate Scheme. It provides a platform for them to share their experiences and mentor students who may have limited opportunities and insight into professional industries.
Could you see yourself living the life you truly want at CTK Emmanuel?
Apply now to take your next step on the path to the success you deserve.
- Samuel EMMANUEL Course: BTEC Engineering
“My experience at CTK has improved my sense of self-worth and the one-to-one communication has helped me understand what I need to do to achieve my goals. I'm aiming to go to Queen Mary's University of London to study Physics and Aerospace Engineering. My advice to new students would be to enjoy the experience, make friends with people and study hard to achieve your goals.”
- Jorge EMMANUEL Grades achieved: D*DD Course: BTEC Sport Level 3
“I've had a great experience at CTK. I've met a lot of new people and gained knowledge that I will need in the future. I'm going to study Sport and Exercise Science at Brunel University. My teachers always went the extra mile to make sure I had all my work completed. I would recommend CTK because the knowledgeable and passionate teachers always help students to succeed.”
- Wendy EMMANUEL Course: BTEC Art and Design Level 2 & 3
“I have enjoyed making new friends and also meeting past students at CTK, who have come in to speak to us about what has made them successful. I aim to become an interior designer or textile designer and plan to study Textile Design at university. I would recommend CTK because the teachers always dedicate their time to helping students achieve their goals. ”
- Ajith EMMANUEL Grades achieved: D*D*D Progressed to: Biomedical Science Warwick University Course: BTEC Applied Science
“I would 100% recommend CTK to others. The College improves you not only academically but in all aspects. CTK really lived up to my expectations, I have made good friends and the teachers are so supportive. I was so happy to get my final grades, I'm now going to study Biomedical Science at Warwick University.”
- Rukaya EMMANUEL Grades achieved: D*D*D Progressed to: Criminology and Forensic Psychology at Kingston University Course: BTEC Health & Social Care
“I came to CTK because I heard the College gets great results. My teachers have pushed me to achieve my best and have given me lots of support. I’m so pleased with my grades and looking forward to going on to university.”