Helping RGS students with their career choices while they are at school and beyond, and to encourage networking between Reigatians.
Over 300 Reigatians currently studying at university are available to provide details about their course and university to RGS Sixth Form students. Reigatians at university provide an invaluable source of extra information to current Sixth Form students giving an inside track on university life, different courses and a depth of knowledge that reaches far beyond universities’ official brochures and websites.
Each summer, Reigatians at university return to RGS for a UCAS Day, organised by the Careers Department, which gives current Lower Sixth Form students the chance to question them as a panel and individually about their experience of university, their course and their recommendations for a successful UCAS application and transition to university.
Members of our Reigatian community (parents, former pupils and RGS friends), who are established in their own careers are a vital source of advice, encouragement and mentorship. The RGS Professionals network has well over 1,500 members and they are keen to provide support with careers advice, work experience and potential job opportunities. As part of the RGS Professionals Network, parents and former students also provide invaluable support through participation in the School’s annual Careers Convention and the popular lunchtime careers speaker’s programme which runs throughout the year.
RGS London Professionals brings together members of the Reigatian Community working in the London area including parents, alumni and friends of RGS.
The primary purpose of RGS London Professionals is to foster meaningful friendship and network support. The group supports the school by providing a pool of experienced professionals willing to provide guidance and potential job contact opportunities to students at the school. The group also offers an enjoyable forum for Reigatians to stay in touch with friends and colleagues involved with the school and to meet and network with new friends working in complementary businesses.
As part of a rich and diverse programme, recent events have included: the Barclays Canary Wharf Reception; the Ernst & Young City Breakfast; an evening with Crossrail at the Royal Academy of Engineering and a Commerzbank Reception on Eurozone Economics. In the year ahead there is a planned VCCP Advertising and Marketing event and also a City Drinks Social Gathering.
If you would like any further information regarding the RGS Professionals Network please contact Sean Davey: firstname.lastname@example.org