Careers

U-Explore - Our careers platform

We are U-Explore

Inspiring students to create their own vision of success

We don’t believe careers guidance starts and finishes with a one-off interview in the careers office, it is ongoing and U‑Explore is there for the whole journey.

Delivering completely impartial information, advice and guidance:

  • Over 2,000 written and video job profiles across 15 industry sectors
  • 360 degree virtual tours of real businesses
  • Links to education and training providers across the UK
  • All options and progression routes laid bare

Features

  • An intuitive search function provides a personalised approach to every learner’s journey
  • A personalised profile for learners to record and track their own progression
  • Tools and applications to build a professional quality CV
  • Dedicated work preparation information covering application to interview
  • Interactive maps for further and higher education and live map of Apprenticeship opportunities
  • A comprehensive work experience application for applying and preparing for placements
  • Powerful and convenient reality-based enterprise video challenges and resources
  • A range of workbooks to help ensure students become effective career planners.
  • Embedding in all subjects across the curriculum. Students see the world of work value in their subjects.

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Grace Academy Careers Advisor

U-Explore also provide Grace Academy with a fully qualified, independent and impartial Careers Advisor.

  • One to one and group guidance
  • Help with UCAS applications
  • Help securing and making the most of work experience
  • Providing alternative options to University
  • Helping students prepare for the world of work (CVs, interviews, making a good impression in the workplace)

Students can message our advisor through the secure online guidance messenger service on U-Explore.

“All-inclusive, inspiring and exciting, this resource will help young people to approach their futures with real insight and confidence. A breath of fresh air for teachers and students alike, U-Explore is a genuine pleasure to use…Impartial careers education doesn’t get much better than this”

John Dabell, Teach Secondary Magazine product review, March 2012

The Year 9 students' ambition and lack of fear is to be commended and it is evident many of them have already focused on making money from their own ideas.

Chris Hallam, Santander View our success stories