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Careers Podcast 7th May 2021

Careers Education Information, Advice and Guidance

Each week, our Careers Leaderdiscusses the latest issues with key figures from education and industry, gaining expert tips on how to get a head start on your career as well as insight into personal career journeys. Released to students every Friday, these episodes will help inspire you to think about your future and prepare for your next steps after leaving school.

WEEK 14 - 7th May 2021

Nicola Barke
Professional UK Top Ranked Kickboxer & Global Project Manager at HSBC 

Nicola is a professional kickboxer who also works for HSBC. She discusses her journey into kickboxing and how undertaking her Duke of Edinburgh award at school helped to prepare her for the real world. She also explores undertaking a Biomedical Science Degree and balancing studying, working and training. Nicola also speaks about stepping back from the medical field and applying to a Graduate scheme with HSBC leading her to her current career and the flexibility it gives her to train and compete now.