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Taking time out

Taking time out

What you can do

A large number of graduates don't enter the job market straight after University. The prospect of taking time out is enticing and if you spend your time productively then this can also have benefits for future employment.  Whatever motivates you to take time out, you should focus on your objectives and how you intend to achieve them.

What is in this Section

This section of the site is for people who want to do something different after leaving university, or who want to change direction or course whilst here. We have given some detail about the kind of options you are faced with when deciding what to do with your time and looking at why you want to take time out.

How we can help you

If you are looking for some advice about the options you have then come to one of our drop-in sessions and speak to one of our advisers.

Alternatively, we have a wealth of information on different opportunities that are available to students taking time out.

Employer's Perspective

Check out some great quotes from employers and their views on what you should include.