Month: October 2015

US Ambassador visit to CTK

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Matthew Barzun, US Ambassador to the UK, hosts interactive and insightful session with over 130 Christ the King students Students at Christ the King (CtK) Sixth Form College enjoyed an unrivalled opportunity to share their views on international events, foreign policy and the comparative advantages of life in the US and the UK with someone [Read more…]

Participants on the External Speaker Programme get a taste of university life

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Choosing a university degree can be a daunting task. With over 100 UK universities and over 80,000 courses to choose from, it can be difficult to work out which one is right for you. Whilst UCAS provides helpful online guidance, discussions with current students and graduates are truly invaluable. Their personal experiences provide a fascinating [Read more…]

Speculative job applications: How you should approach them

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

A great way to tap into the hidden jobs market and find an opportunity that would have normally passed you by, speculative job applications can be your fast-track into your dream job. The least you’ll get out of this method is that you’re forced to think carefully about your relevant skills and experience, and really [Read more…]

Former student shares her university experience

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

At Christ the King we’re delighted when our students make it to their dream university and can take their education to the next level. Living away from home, meeting new people, managing your finances… university is a unique experience that can be daunting to say the least. So how do our students fare? We spoke [Read more…]

Want a pay rise? Here’s how to get one

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

How many times have you asked for a pay rise in your career? Unless you’re a particularly hardnosed careerist, it’s unlikely to be more than once or twice. As a nation, we British aren’t great at shouting about ourselves. We generally prefer quiet modesty to loud and proud self-promotion, but when it comes to our [Read more…]