A free e-learning platform, full of expert advice to help you prepare for the world of work and stand out on graduate applications.
Bright Network Academy is organised into core courses designed to help you develop your knowledge and understanding of a range of different skills, sectors and companies. Completing a course in full boosts your career skills and unlocks a unique certificate you can add to your CV. We're constantly releasing new modules and courses so if there's anything you'd like to see here let us know.
Start building the key skills you'll need to develop throughout your career. In this course, we are joined by EY, Lidl, business writing expert John Trimbos, presentation expert Peggy Forell, personal brand expert Derin and ex-Freshfields lawyer and CEO of City Careers Series Jake Schogger. The modules made in partnership with these guests will give you top insights to take forward throughout the application process and beyond. To start the course, pick a module of interest or click the ‘Start the course’ button below.
Modules in this course were delivered in partnership with Willis Towers Watson, as well as ex-Freshfields lawyer and CEO of City Careers Series, Jake Schogger. Discover how you can really stand out to leading employers throughout application processes for internships and graduate jobs. Start this course by clicking the orange ‘Start the course’ button below, or choose a module that interests you.
It's a key attribute all employers look for and there's so much you can be doing to develop it during university. Two of these courses are delivered by commercial awareness expert and author Chris Stoakes and you will gain a valuable grounding on everything you need to know. Begin this course with the Developing your commercial awareness module below.
In this course you’ll hear from ex-Freshfields Lawyer and CEO of City Careers Series Jake Schogger, as well as our Director of Marketing, Ben Triggs. Aptitude and personality tests are common in application processes, so in this course we give you the tools you'll need to gain confidence with the different tests and then you can take free practice tests. Choose any module or click ‘Start the course’ to get started.
This course is designed to help build on your leadership skills. With modules made in partnership with Teach First, Unlocked and Frontline, this is a fantastic place to start developing your key leadership skills that employers are looking for. Get started with the Developing leadership module or choose a module below that sparks an interest with you.
Whether you're unsure what it is you want to do after university, or you’re thinking about setting up your own business, choose one of these modules to get you started. You can take them in any order and should provide a good starting point into whatever you want to get out of your career development.
With modules designed and delivered in partnership with Jake Schogger and leading law firms - Clyde & Co, Herbert Smith Freehills, Macfarlanes, Covington, Burges Salmon and Osborne Clarke - this is a great place to gain the knowledge and application advice you need. You'll receive a certificate to put on your CV and LinkedIn on completion of this course.