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RAF joins Tech She Can pledge
RAF joins Tech She Can pledge
NEWS
More than 50 major organisations have now signed up to the Tech She Can Charter, a commitment to take action together to increase the number of women taking up technology roles in the UK.
Forces Media Academy’s first graduates make the grade
Forces Media Academy’s first graduates make the grade
NEWS
The inaugural intake of Service leavers and Veterans to graduate from the Forces Media Academy were recently congratulated by The Duke of York at a graduation ceremony.
Ant Middleton Fund launched  to help Vets get back on their feet
Ant Middleton Fund launched to help Vets get back on their feet
NEWS
Ant MIddleton (pictured), star of SAS Who Dares Wins and Special Forces Veteran, has teamed up with SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, to launch the Ant Middleton Fund, to help Veterans get back on their feet as they return to civilian life.
Coach and bus travel savings for serving and former members of the Armed Forces
Coach and bus travel savings for serving and former members of the Armed Forces
NEWS
National Express offers the largest discount of its kind in the UK on its coach services (60% off travel), through the Defence Discount Service, and recently extended the discount to include group bookings, so if a serving member of the Armed Forces books discounted travel with National Express he/she can also book his/family at the full discounted rate. The discount details are as follows.
A PhD in pants!
A PhD in pants!
NEWS
A scientist at the Defence, Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is celebrating after his research into washing underpants earned him a PhD from Cranfield University.
Trade Skills 4U opens four new electrical training facilities to deliver 18th Edition courses
Trade Skills 4U opens four new electrical training facilities to deliver 18th Edition courses
NEWS
Trade Skills 4U, the UK’s premier electrical training company, is excited to announce the opening of four brand new facilities, based at Durham CCC, Cardiff, Hatfield and Coventry …
SSAFA Mentoring: Making sense of life after service
SSAFA Mentoring: Making sense of life after service
NEWS
SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity has created a new animation to promote the benefits of its mentoring service to veterans and their families adjusting to civilian life.
TRULY A TEAM OF TEAMS
TRULY A TEAM OF TEAMS
NEWS
Veterans’ Gateway records more than 10,000 enquiries as it celebrates its first year in service
Coming soon: national rehabilitation centre for injured Service personnel
Coming soon: national rehabilitation centre for injured Service personnel
NEWS
Ahmed Al-Nahhas, a partner in the Military Claims Team at specialist claims solicitors, Bolt Burdon Kemp, has news about the Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC) due to open at the Stanford Hall estate, just outside of Loughborough, this autumn …
Armed Forces Week returns for 2018
Armed Forces Week returns for 2018
NEWS
Blackpool’s Armed Forces Week is back with a celebratory and heart-warming line-up of events and entertainment to honour the nation’s military personnel. The annual event has been celebrated in Blackpool since 2006 and is now an integral fixture in the resort’s events calendar.

Training See all

Study Active | Distance Learning
Study Active is an ELCAS approved provider who pride themselves in empowering service leavers to transform their careers so they can take up an employed or self-employed position as a Personal Trainer.
East of England, South East
GTG Training | Driving & Transport Management
With over 40 years’ experience, GTG Training is now into its third decade of delivering training to ex-forces personnel who want to gain a nationally recognised civilian qualification and get back into the world of work.
Scotland, West Midlands

Jobs See all

Hilton Hotels | Hospitality
We understand just how daunting it can be leaving the military and settling back into civilian life. We have many positions across the country that could be an ideal fit for you, and you just don’t know it yet! We welcome anyone to apply and we will go out of our way to show you the renowned Hilton Hospitality.
A guaranteed interview in Hilton hotels
Mid Level Java Developer | Computing & IT
We are looking for a focus purely on Java skills - we need to make sure they have commercial experience and evidence of what they have done in their previous role.

Univeristy See all

Leeds Beckett University | Computing & IT
Leeds Beckett University provides degree and post graduate learning in many subject areas and most courses offer both full-time and part-time routes of study.
North West
Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London | Distance Learning
The Blizard Institute is home to a lively postgraduate community, and its Postgraduate Taught (PGT) programmes are led by experts and informed by the latest research. We offer courses both in-house and through Distance Learning, with The Blizard Institute having the largest proportion of distance learning courses found within Queen Mary University of London. We have a wide range of PGT courses run by several of our Centres within the Blizard, which focus on knowledge, theory, research methodology and practical application.
Greater London