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Cookstown High School, Cookstown

Shared Education Careers Convention

14th Feb 2019

On Tuesday 12th February Cookstown High School and Holy Trinity College, Cookstown Year 12 & 13 students attended our inaugural Shared Education Careers Convention. In attendance were keynote speakers from Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) and Ulster University (UU). Representatives from the universities delivered presentations to Year 13 pupils and their parents/guardians about their application processes, the range of courses available, the entry requirements and the relevant experience, skills and qualities required. Year 12 and 13 students then attended the Careers Convention in Cookstown Leisure Centre visiting exhibition stands from a range of local and national employers, universities and college.

Exhibitors in attendance were:

QUB                                          Royal School of Nursing             Craft Training

UU                                            Careers Service NI                     Belfast Health Trust, Radiography

Staffordshire University              Aberystwyth University             University of Bradford

Stranmillis College                     CDE Global                                PWC

CAFRE                                       Kainos                                       Terex

Burnavon                                  South West College                    Parklands Group                     

Northern Regional College          Cedar Foundation                     McAleer and McGarrity                     

The Academy Hair & Beauty       Royal Navy                                Hyster-Yale Group                    

Sandvik                                     PSNI                                         Cookstown Enterprise Centre

MUSA                                        NIE Networks                            JJ Loughran

Rutledge                                    FP McCann                                David Lyttle Accountants

MUA Olivia McVeigh                   The Henry Group                       ALMAC

St Mary’s Teaching College         Belfast Health Trust                   Army

Scott Potential                           Washingford Day Centre             Lafarge

Galgorm                                    Liberty IT                                  PG Chips

Mallon Technology