Employability

Our culture of real world learning means we work with employers to make sure your time here will give you the best possible start to your career. This includes degrees recognised by industry, work placements and study abroad, and opportunities to turn theory into practice.

Prepare for your future career

We are committed to ensuring that you are prepared for a fulfilling and rewarding career.  From your first year with us, you can gain high-quality experience through volunteering, live briefs, micro-placements, work or study abroad and industrial placements.  Flexible and tailored to your individual aspirations and personal circumstances, our professional experience package ensures that you are ready to shine in a competitive market place. 

Support available to you

Our Careers and Employment Service can offer advice and support with:

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