School and College Leaver opportunities with PwC

Deciding between going to uni or starting your career straight away? At PwC we have opportunities to suit everyone, no matter which route you choose, and for most of our roles we consider students who have studied any subject at A Level.

Joining PwC is your opportunity to learn with purpose, lead with heart and make a positive impact on the world. You can expect to be part of a stimulating environment working on challenging projects in a culture that embraces the different perspectives our people bring. With opportunities to start shaping your career from the moment you finish school or college, explore our opportunities today.

School and College Leaver careers at PwC

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Working with Purpose

Our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. Helping clients and communities address the biggest challenges they face has never been more important.

Our global strategy, called The New Equation, brings our purpose to life by bringing our people together to solve problems, often in unexpected ways to reflect the unique challenges of our times. We employ over 22,000 people across the UK, and attracting and retaining the best people is critical - as is empowering you with the best technology to power innovation. We'll support you to create a career that works for you, as part of a team and an environment where you can be the best you can be. Which is why we have ‘The Deal’ - our firmwide Employee Value Proposition. It clearly articulates what a career with PwC really looks and feels like and sets out what you can expect from your experience at the firm. Investing in our people is central to our strategy and in some areas, this could mean working towards a professional qualification. In return we ask that you’ll be eager to learn, with business awareness, intellectual and cultural curiosity and the ability to build strong relationships. You’ll be encouraged to work together, share knowledge and insights that foster innovation, drive impact and deliver quality to your clients. Joining PwC is your opportunity to learn with purpose, lead with heart and make a positive impact on the world. You can expect to be part of a stimulating environment working on challenging projects in a culture that embraces the different perspectives our people bring.

Perks and benefits

  • Bonus and reward scheme

  • Cycle scheme

  • Employee assistance

  • Flexible working

  • Generous parental leave

  • Health cover

  • Learning and development

  • Pension

  • Rewards and benefits

  • Wellbeing scheme


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London S

7 More London Riverside, London S, E1 2RT


One Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, B3 3AX

East Midlands

Pegasus Business Park, Castle Donington, East Midlands, DE74 2UZ

Milton Keynes

4th floor, Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 2DF


20-26 Wellington Place, Belfast, BT1 6GE


5 Godwin Street, Bradford, BD1 2AH


29 Wellington Street, Leeds, LS1 4DL


1 Hardman Square, Manchester, M3 3EB

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Central Square South, Orchard Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 3AZ


Maurice Wilkes Building, Cowley Road, Cambridge, CB4 0DS


One Reading Central, 23 Forbury Road, Reading, RG1 3JH


3 Ocean Way, Ocean Village, Southampton, SO14 3TJ


40 Clarendon Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17 1JJ


1 Kingsway, Cardiff, CF10 3PW


2 Glass Wharf, Temple Quay, Bristol, BS2 0FR


The Capitol, 431 Union Street, Aberdeen, AB11 6DA


PwC LLP Atria One, 144 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EX


141 Bothwell Street, Glasgow, G2 7EQ

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Support and encouragement

There are so many routes into PwC. Once you’ve joined, everyone helps you fit into a role that really suits you, and you find yourself surrounded by so much support and encouragement - it really is a brilliant place to work.

Invaluable hands-on experience

One of the reasons why I chose the Degree Apprenticeship is that it gave me the opportunity to earn a salary while I study. The theory I learn at university is completely relevant to the tasks I complete within my role at PwC - it’s invaluable hands-on experience

Lots to learn

If you’re considering applying to PwC, I’d recommend it wholeheartedly. When you join the firm, you’ll receive unwavering support and respect from all your colleagues, who are eager to see you succeed. There’s lots to learn and so many new people to meet.
You will not be disappointed, and the opportunities are endless. It’s a real pleasure being able to work alongside people who are the best in their field - not only does it push you to work harder to unlock your full potential, but it provides an insight of what your own career could look like in the near future if you make the most out of the resources around you. No two journeys or experiences here are the same, which means that collaboratively we excel as a team and as a firm overall.
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University partners

University of Birmingham

Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT

University of Leeds

Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 9JT

University of Manchester

Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL

Newcastle University

King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU

University of Nottingham

University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD

Queen Mary University of London

Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, London, E1 4NS

Queen's University Belfast

University Road, Belfast, BT7 1NN

University of Reading

Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, RG6 6AH

Ulster University

Cromore Road, Coleraine, BT52 1SA


Our culture is one of inclusivity and care, where we respect each other and our differences. It’s one that supports collaboration, teamwork and innovation and one that embraces difference. We support everyone having a voice and feeling empowered to challenge the status quo, bringing new ideas to the table. Together we create an environment where our people can bring their authentic selves to work, one where everyone feels welcome, safe and secure and where they are empowered to be the best they can be.


While we come from different backgrounds and cultures, our values are what we have in common. They capture our shared aspirations and expectations, and guide how we make decisions and treat others. Our values hold us accountable to be the best we can be, to act with integrity and to take personal responsibility for our actions. The work that we do makes a difference and through working together we can reimagine the possible. They guide how we work with and care for our clients, our communities and each other.


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UK Social Mobility Awards