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If you are a school leaver or university student, see what our upcoming skill sessions have to offer and how they enable you to start your journey to becoming an ICAEW Chartered Accountant on the front foot, because with ICAEW – We get you there.

What's on this page?

  1. 1. Events list

    See a list of upcoming and available events for you.

  2. 2. What's involved

    A detailed list of what these events entail.

  3. 3. What you'll take away

    Understand the benefits of these sessions and how they'll help you.

These highly interactive events will involve

  • An expert from ICAEW talking to students about school leaver, apprenticeship, work experience, and graduate opportunities. 
  • Trainee and qualified ICAEW Chartered Accountants sharing their stories about their career, giving you top tips to succeed.
  • Q&A sessions with local employers offering school leaver and graduate opportunities. 
  • Collaborating and networking with likeminded individuals across the country. 
  • Hearing about recruitment opportunities for students interested in early careers opportunities. 

What you'll take away

You will have the chance to learn about the career, gain tips on how to succeed in the recruitment process, and network with business professionals. 

As an ICAEW Chartered Accountant you are able to take ownership of your career, inspire change, and make a meaningful impact. 

Be inspired and learn more about the opportunities in the sector from exceptional people; trainee and qualified ICAEW Chartered Accountants from both local and national employers as well as representatives from ICAEW. 

There are a variety of paths to a great career in accountancy and we are here to help you explore your options. Whether starting straight from school or after university as a graduate. 

ICAEW Careers Advice

ICAEW Careers Advice is a free hub which will help you understand the key skills employers are looking for. The selection of articles, quizzes, podcasts and other resources will take you one step closer to achieving your goals.

With content developed by ICAEW, together with our students, employers and our network, you will gain insight about those skills, how to develop them and how you can become a well-rounded professional.

You will also find out how you can get started in your journey towards chartered accountancy, why this profession could be the career you’re looking for and be inspired by those who were once where you are now! 

Visit our Careers Hub


ICAEW is on the lookout for students who have the potential to become the next generation of business leaders. Challenge yourself and your peers with a quick 30-minute online exercise, and those who achieve top scores will have the opportunity to gain exclusive recognition and benefits.

This competition is open to all current university students in the UK, regardless of your degree discipline. By participating in the online exercise, you'll not only test your skills but also receive a personalised feedback report, providing valuable insights into your strengths and areas for development. It's an opportunity for personal and professional growth that awaits you.


The personalised feedback report identifies your strengths and offers advice on how you might further improve your skills and maximise your potential. Enter for free using any device and test your skills against your peers.

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