Outreach for Schools & Colleges

Maritime UK’ runs a sector-wide industry ambassador programme for schools and colleges: “Inspiring the Future Maritime“.

Maritime UK has partnered with Inspiring the Future to deliver the programme. The organisation provides a vital bridge between young people, educational providers and employers. With over 1000 schools and colleges in the UK already using the platform, today’s news will see a growing number of maritime ambassadors available to those schools in all corners of the country.

The programme has been designed to support schools are colleges in meeting the Gatsby Benchmarks. Benchmark 5 sets out the expectation that all young people must have meaningful encounters with employers as part of their careers programme.

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Ambassador Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to be an ambassador? Anyone working within the Maritime Industry who wants to promote Maritime careers.

What is the time expectation? We ask that all ambassadors attend at least one session per year. This could be anything from a half hour virtual discussion to a full day careers event.

Watch the video below to learn how to become a Maritime careers ambassador