All Experience Counts


According to a survey conducted by the UK Commision for Employment and Skills (UKCES), up to two thirds of employers regard applicants with relevant work experience as being more prepared and suitable for job opportunities. This creates a catch 22 situation where in order to find work you need experience but can't gain that experience … Continue reading All Experience Counts

3 ways to develop the skills that employers want


Employers who recruit students and graduates want more than a good academic record and degree class. They also want employability skills (eg IT, teamwork and communication skills), plus strengths and qualities (such as resilience and self-motivation). So, how can you develop these while you’re at university? Read on to find out. 1. Work experience Whether … Continue reading 3 ways to develop the skills that employers want

GUEST BLOG: Landing a job in a special educational needs school


Guest blog written by Sasha Das Gupta, SEN teacher, EduStaff A career in special educational needs will be both rewarding and exciting. With so many different schools catering to so many different needs, those who work in SEN schools can expect a lot of variety with new challenges every day. One of the most rewarding … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Landing a job in a special educational needs school

Latest Careers News – Summer week 4


Don't miss out... Finalists! New job hunting toolkit now available Finalists' Careers events, Summer Term Finalist Careers events Summer Term 2016 (PDF , 268kb) Postgraduate Careers Support, Summer Term 2016 Postgraduate Careers Support Summer Term 2016 (PDF , 164kb) Applications are open for YSIS placements Week 3-5.  Click here to apply for an Autumn Term 2016 … Continue reading Latest Careers News – Summer week 4

Careers Latest News


Latest news from Careers We’re still open during the Easter vacation Monday 14 March – Friday 8 April Open: Monday – Thursday, 10.00am – 4.00pm Closed: Every Friday Monday 28 March (Easter Monday bank holiday)  Appointments with our Careers Consultants will still be available. See Careers Gateway or our Opening Times webpage to see when they … Continue reading Careers Latest News