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Beyond the lecture theatre and on-campus activities, there are a variety of optional opportunities available that can help you to stand out from the crowd in the graduate careers market.

Our Careers team is on-hand to offer any support and guidance you need in the journey to your future career.

They are there to help you to boost your employability. They offer opportunities to learn, gain transferable skills, and acquire relevant work experience. We encourage all students to use our services from your first year onwards.  

Enhance your university experience

Spend a year as a full-time employee in your industry of interest
Gain real world experience on a work placement or internship
Get involved with volunteering
Broaden your horizons with a study abroad experience
Learn a language


We have a range of scholarships available to recognise and celebrate your commitment and achievements, whether they be in:

  • academic excellence
  • success outside of your studies
  • overcoming adversity
  • helping and inspiring others
  • or something else entirely.

Many of our scholarships are awarded automatically. There are some however, where you will be involved in an application process. You can find out more about each award and the process on our scholarship pages.

To check your eligibility to apply for our scholarships, take a look at our handy Scholarships Calculator.

Three students pose with their certificates at the Scholarships Awards 2022.

Student Opportunity Fund

You can also take advantage of career enhancing opportunities by applying for financial support from our Student Opportunity Fund.

Further information on the fund

Discover your opportunities