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Supporting student employability

Graduate with confidence and secure your dream role.

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences offers you the opportunity to engage in high quality, inspiring work experience, internships and paid sandwich placements. When applying for your first graduate role, employers want to see more than a good degree. Offering them valuable industry experience and other employability activities will help your application stand out.

Time spent in the workplace provides you with a realistic view of the day-to-day running and pace of a department. It offers you the chance to test your skills on real projects, talk to inspirational people and helps you decide which industry is best for you.

Top tips

  • Start researching about the industries you would like to work in.
  • Ask your WRL Officer about networking opportunities.
  • Get involved with employability activities within your subject.
  • Discover what attributes employers are looking for besides your degree.

The Aspire Programme

What does the programme involve?

The Aspire Programme will accelerate your professional journey and allow you to stand out to prospective employers.

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Here to support you

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences has a dedicated Work-Related Learning (WRL) team, each offering subject-specific support. They will help you to find and secure a placement that is right for you. Contact us today to register your interest. We can provide industry advice and help with any questions you might have.