Tag: careers

Y11 and L6 Receive Medicine Career Talk From Ex-Pupils

On Thursday we were joined by two former Merchant Taylors’ students, Dr Libby Wilson and Dr Nikhil Misra, who gave a talk on careers in medicine to Year 11 and Lower Sixth boys and girls. Dr Wilson is an Emergency Medicine Consultant at Aintree Hospital and Dr Misra is a Consultant General and Trauma Surgeon. […]

Joint Schools Networking Breakfast 2018

The careers department organised a Networking Breakfast Event for all Upper Sixth students to help prepare them for the next stage in their career, whether it be university or employment. For many students gaining a degree is no longer sufficient to secure employment. Students need to develop their employability skills; these include their ability to […]

Amanda Yip QC, 1987 Leaver

Amanda Yip (nee Kay) attended Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School from 1980 to 1987. After A levels, she attended Emmanuel College, Cambridge where she read law. She was called to the Bar at Gray’s Inn in 1991 and then returned to Liverpool and joined Exchange Chambers as a pupil barrister. As a junior barrister, Amanda had […]

‘Whatever Happened to…’ – Peter Emmerson 1975 leaver

I’m currently facing a quandary which I doubt most of my contemporaries at MTS are contemplating: having just celebrated the age of getting my free 60+ London travel card, do I finally hang up my flak jacket and helmet and perhaps have a more ‘settled’ lifestyle, more befitting to my recent birthday? MTS (1971 – 1975) will […]

A Leap of Faith

I left Crosby in 1991 to study Civil Engineering at Newcastle University. After graduating with my first Masters degree I joined a design consultancy in Newcastle and enjoyed a very fulfilling career with them for nearly 15 years. When the company experienced a delayed reaction to the 2007 economic crash, I was laid off in […]