Careers Advice and Guidance

Our careers teams on every campus deliver high quality, impartial careers advice to all our students

Beyond Ambition

Our Careers Advice teams will support you to reach your future goals

Your future is safe with us

Preparing students for the future is an integral part of everything we do at New City College. Whether you want to go to university or straight into employment, our friendly careers staff are committed to helping students get on the right career path.

Our qualified Careers Advisers are on hand to assist you with making those important decisions about career and course choices. Whether you need support with developing your employability skills, or you are investigating your future options when you leave us, we’ll be there to help you through the process. We operate an appointment service and booked appointments are available for more in-depth discussions.

Our Careers service is accredited to the Matrix Standard Award for Information, Advice and Guidance, and is committed to working in line with the GATSBY benchmarks. We also have a contract with the National Careers Service to deliver high-quality impartial careers advice and guidance for adults.

The Careers Advice team can support you with

  • Choosing the right course
  • Supporting you with career decision making
  • Exploring your individual progression opportunities
  • Job search, creating a CV, preparation for job applications and job interviews
  • Applying to university through UCAS and writing personal statements
  • Applying for Advanced Learner Loans and Higher Education Student Finance
  • Advice on alternatives to university
  • Managing career change
  • Information on fees and financial support available to students

Careers Advisers are available from Monday to Friday at all our campuses which include: Tower Hamlets, Hackney, Epping, Havering and Redbridge.


All our campuses are equipped with up-to-date careers and employability resources, university prospectuses, and links to careers and study opportunities and events.  Our careers advisers are Level 6 qualified.

Careers VLE platform with Labour market Information (LMI)

Students at New City College have access to a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) where you will be able to access an abundance of careers, courses, employability, UCAS and university resources to support you through your career journey. Examples include how to write an impressive CV, or applying for a university or apprenticeship course.

The VLE site is regularly updated with Labour Market Information (LMI) and careers, apprenticeship and employer events that students can explore.

Contact us

Come and see us for the support! We operate both a drop-in service or by individual appointments. Our friendly Career Advisers are available to support you to make your first steps towards the career of your dreams.

For students at Attlee, Epping, Hackney, Redbridge or Tower Hamlets campuses, email for general enquiries or telephone: 0330 135 9000

For students at Havering campuses (Ardleigh Green, Havering Sixth Form or Rainham), email or telephone 01708 452804 (Ardleigh Green and Rainham) or 01708 462804 (Havering Sixth Form)

Useful Information

Use our Pathways tool below to explore exciting potential careers: