Bassingbourn students have mock interviews at Form the Future event

PUBLISHED: 08:25 22 January 2018

Year 11 students with their interviewers. Picture: BVC

Year 11 students with their interviewers. Picture: BVC

Archant

A number of industry professionals came in to spend time with Bassingbourn Village College’s Year 11 students, preparing them for their forthcoming college and apprenticeship interviews.

Each student took part in a mock interview session, after which they were given feedback for their interviewer as to how they might improve their technique when it comes to the real thing.

The event was organised by Form the Future and we were delighted to hear how impressive our students were.

FtF’s Charlotte Steggall said: “We are always impressed by students at Bassingbourn Village College and the students taking part in the mock interviews were no different.

“Volunteers from companies such as PA Consulting, Google and Mathworks commented on how much they enjoyed speaking with the students, learning about the amazing skills and talents they have.

“One person even commented on how the interaction helped her have a much more positive impression of young people in general – she expected students to be scruffy, looking at their phones the whole time!

“Feedback from the students showed that the activity helped them feel more confident and prepared for their futures.”

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Royston Crow visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Royston Crow staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Royston Crow account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

07:01

This year’s Royston in Blue fun run has raised nearly £18,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Yesterday, 14:33

Police are appealing for information and witnesses after a suspected arson at St John the Baptist Church in Royston during the early hours of this morning.

Yesterday, 12:09

Government support to help pay for the cost of looking after unaccompanied asylum seeking children coming into Cambridgeshire is not meeting the full costs involved, says a new report.

Yesterday, 12:01

An a cappella group with members from Royston and South Cambs are ready to round off their hugely successful year with some Christmas performances.

Most read stories

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Royston Crow e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Royston Crow weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy