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Careers information

Careers information

Visit our information room, we have a wide range of high-quality resources and experienced staff on hand to help you make the best of the information available. 

Whatever stage you have reached with your career plans, our information room has the most relevant and current resources to help. Our books and DVDs are listed on the University Library catalogueWe also have newspapers and magazines which carry job/vacancy advertisements.

I don’t know what I want to do yet

The 'Starting Points' section helps you think about the skills you have developed throughout University and the kind of jobs that might appeal to you. You could look at your Faculty file for information on options related to your degree to get you started. 

I have some career options I want to explore

The 'Occupations' section gives you a better idea of what a job involves. You can find out about typical work activities, entry requirements, the skills/qualities you will need to be successful and even good sources of vacancies.

I want to start applying for jobs

Once you have decided which opportunities you want to pursue we have more information on how to make successful applications covering areas such as:

  • Job hunting
  • Applications and CVs
  • Interviews
  • Assessment centres
  • Psychometric tests

I want to continue my studies

If you are considering taking a postgraduate course, our 'Further Study' section has resources to help you explore your options and investigate possible sources of funding. 

I have a business idea and I am considering starting my own company

We have an extensive section on 'Self Employment' and our Spark team will be happy to advise you on all aspects of business start up.

I'd like to go abroad

If you're thinking of taking a gap year or wanting to work abroad, we have lots of reference books and useful information to help get your plans moving. You may also want to explore overseas opportunities using Goinglobal.