Pillars of Growth – Social Care

The social care sector has been identified as a huge area of growth. It is predicted that 25% more posts (440,000) will be needed by 2035. This session highlights the importance of the social care sector in Lancashire and the potential for successful, varied careers within. Students will discover what social care means and will […]

Pillars of Growth – Digital

Students will discover how different industries link to the digital sector, from computing, networking, designing and coding.  They will take part in an activity introducing them to the principles of coding, learning how to program a robot through a range of sequences of increasing challenge.  The activity ends with a creative coding challenge, where learners […]

Pillars of Growth – Tourism, Culture & Place

Students will discover how the sector is changing to meet the needs of the green economy, they will learn about the potential positive impact of a largescale catalyst project on small scale ventures within the region. Students will then develop the early steps in a creative project brief, role-playing as events managers working on the […]

Pillars of Growth – Food & Agriculture

Students will discover the 5 stages of food production and investigate local supply chains. Modelled on Lancashire’s hundreds of successful independent food brands, students will work in groups on a “Dragons Den” style task to create a hypothetical new food product which will require them to develop the branding, a marketing strategy and a 2-minute […]

Events & Activities

At Future U, we to offer a variety of outreach events and activities which are delivered by our central team and by our partners.


Please select Activities to view the range of talks and workshops that are available to book ad-hoc. Many activities can be delivered in school or virtually, are free of charge and are aligned to the Gatsby Benchmarks for Good Career Guidance.


Select Events to see find upcoming dates for university visit days, competitions, residentials and more.