How we work

We help high achieving students in Years 11-13 broaden their horizons through access to academic, professional and enrichment opportunities.

We organise events and activities that will inspire you, give you the chance to explore your options and make informed choices about your future.

  • Insight days and work experience placements with our world class sponsor firms
  • Comprehensive skills sessions to develop your commercial awareness and technical skills
  • Bespoke open days at the UK’s top universities
  • Mentoring from experienced SEO alumni and industry professionals

Why We're Unique

You’re able to access a range of firms and industries and find out what they’re like
Your mentors will be industry professionals who will share their experiences with you
After Year 13 you have the potential to sign up to SEO Careers, which will help you further your professional exposure and launch your career.


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Become an SEO Scholar

For information on our main Schools programme, SEO Advance, please visit the Advance section of our website.

Throughout the year, we have various opportunities which come up with our sponsor firms for work experience, training and mentoring schemes. If you are in Year 11-13 and would like to be considered for these opportunities, you must submit an application through our candidate portal.

We will review your application and contact you if opportunities arise for which you may be eligbile.

Become a Partner School

Our secondary school programmes have been developed to increase Year 11-13 pupils’ higher education awareness and professional aspirations. If you would like to find out more about how to become a partner school, please email

Our programme is generously funded by our sponsor firms and partner universities and is completely free for schools and students to participate in.