The careers guidance service provides students with the information, advice and guidance they need before, during and after their time at UCS. The service is available to all current and prospective students, as well as to graduates of UCS within three years of their graduation.
The commitment to careers and employability across the curriculum is an important characteristic of the courses offered at UCS and students are encouraged to get involved in exciting opportunities that can greatly enhance employability.
You will have the opportunity to consider your future career and prepare to find employment. The Careers service offer confidential advice, interviews, workshops and provide the opportunity for students to realise their vocational potential. Support is available to develop important careers related skills and knowledge, such as CV design and interview techniques.
We also hold career events and fairs, which enable students and potential employers to network. These events are arranged each academic year, see Student Diary. Up-to-date information about jobs and graduate careers is also available through the virtual learning environment and the online Job Shop.
We won’t tell you what to do but we will do our best to support you and offer:
A flexible careers service
Access to current careers resources and publications
Impartial Advice and Guidance to support your individual needs
Opportunity to reflect and develop your self awareness
Opportunities to develop career-related skills and knowledge
Internship and voluntary opportunities
Graduate and employment opportunities
Opportunities to network with Business
What is available?
Access a Careers and Employability Adviser
We offer drop-in sessions for quick careers queries and also one-to-one guidance appointments can be made to discuss topics in more depth.
Email your query to a Careers Adviser and we are committed to reply within five working days.
The Careers and Employability section of the student Intranet MyUCS, offers excellent links to websites.
Hosts a wealth of careers information
Promotes employment vacancies
Promotes career development work shops and events
Throughout your studies check out the exciting opportunities available to you.
Publications and resources
We subscribe to the latest graduate and industry publications which provide up-to-date information about Graduate recruitment and employability.
These can often be picked up for FREE.