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Oasis Academy Lord's Hill visit KPMG HQ for a business networking breakfast

Oasis Academy Lord's Hill visit KPMG HQ for a business networking breakfast

A lucky group of students at a secondary school in the heart of Southampton were invited to KPMG HQ on Thursday 13th February for a networking breakfast.

The students are an absolute credit to the school.

15 students from Oasis Academy Lord’s Hill were invited to the KPMG HQ, situated in Central London.

The event organised by Business in the Community, involved 15 students from the academy and a large variety of local and global employers including Barclays Bank, IT services and solutions provider, Fujtsu UK, Totton College and the City and Guilds group to name just a few.

KPMG in the UK is a leading provider of professional services, including audit, tax and advisory specialisms - delivering integrated solutions to their clients’ issues.

Within the UK, they have over 12,000 partners and staff working in more than 20 offices. Being part of a strong global network.

With passion and purpose, KPMG work shoulder-to-shoulder with companies, integrating innovative approaches and deep expertise to deliver real results.

Focusing on essential skills for business, our young people had the unique opportunity to discuss and share their career aspirations and gain a real insight into what employers are looking for when entering the world of work for the first time.

Representing the group, Year 11 student Sid Singh spoke about the fantastic opportunities KPMG has provided for him and the other students and shared how it has helped him personally with his communication and teamwork skills.

Zoe Hill, Engagement Manager at Business in the Community said; “The students are an absolute credit to the school. I had so many lovely comments from business employers about their conduct.”

Oasis Academy Lord’s Hill look forward to continuing their partnership with KPMG and Business in the Community in the future.

Daniel Marsh