Employability

Our aim as a University is to equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to take you where you want to go in life.

Alongside the modules you study for your degree, you’ll also be offered opportunities to help you prepare for life after graduation. Our Careers service provides a programme of workshops and training sessions to help you develop the skills you will need for your future. Many of our courses give you the chance to expand your horizons by spending part of your degree course studying abroad or you could choose a course that offers a year out in industry.

Your Course and Department

A range of options are offered to our students within the academic department to develop skills and abilities further. Workshops, presentations, lectures and employer-related activities are offered by our departments.

Industry Links

Employers, organisations, institutions and individuals often visit Campus to offer our students insights, advice, ideas and jobs. Here are some of our partner employers: 

  • OracleNational
  • Trust
  • Admiral
  • QinetiQ
  • Charteris Foundation
  • Civil Service
  • ACCA
  • Network Rail
  • IBM
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Teach English in China
  • Metropolitan Police
  • Endsleigh Insurance

Support is also offered for those who wish to set up their own business.

Your Future

We seek to help our students plan for their futures from the very first day at University. Here are a few of our facilities and services:

  • Drop-in access
  • Email enquiries
  • Guidance interviews
  • Resources for information and advice
  • Events and activities with employers
  • Workshops and skills development sessions

Work Experience

Our Careers team can help find work experience for our students.

  • Tasters and shadowing – try it out first!
  • Casual jobs locally
  • Part-time options on Campus
  • Research opportunities
  • Summer placements
  • Internships
  • Year in Employment Scheme
  • Study Year Abroad
  • International Exchanges
  • Erasmus
  • Graduate employment

AberWorks (Student Employment)

AberWorks aims to helps students gain practical work experience within the University. Its key aims are to increase your skills and self-awareness to develop your employability.