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Make a new start in the New Year

Published 2nd January 2018

Connexions Sandwell are hosting their annual New Year, New start event to help young people aged between 14 and 19 and looking for work, training or further education.

New Year, New start is at Sandwell College’s Central Sixth campus in New Street, West Bromwich, between 10am and 2pm on Saturday 20 January 2018.

There will be around 45 colleges, universities, apprenticeship/training providers and professions including law and accountancy there to give young people advice.
 
Big name companies will have exhibits at the event including Aldi, EY (formerly Ernst & Young), Carillion, meat and butchery specialists Tulip and West Midlands Ambulance Service.
 
There will also be stands from local colleges and universities including Sandwell College, Walsall College and the University of Wolverhampton.
 
For those who attend, there's also the chance to be entered into a prize draw to win an iPad.
 
Councillor Simon Hackett, cabinet member for children's services said: "Last year’s event was really successful and attracted more than 1,300 people. 
 
"I urge young people to come along and get advice that could help in making choices about qualifications and careers." 
 
Parents and carers are also welcome to attend.
 
For more information, contact Connexions Sandwell on 0121 569 2955.