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    Developing Skills for Work

    Our state-of-the-art Employability Centre is dedicated to helping you develop the vital skills needed to stand out when applying for graduate jobs. The centre offers a wide range of services to help you gain transferable skills, obtain vital work experience, and help you take the relevant steps needed to secure your dream job.

    Employers often look for a number of different employability skills when looking to hire someone. A positive attitude is key, as is a readiness to take part, openness to new ideas and activities, and a desire to learn and achieve results.

    Other key skills that employers tend to look for include:

    • Student liaison
    • Self-management
    • Team working
    • Business and customer awareness
    • Problem solving
    • Communication skills
    • Application of literacy and numeracy
    • IT and word processing skills

    Our services include both office-based support and online resources to enable you to make the most of the information available to you. Throughout the year, the University also holds on-campus job and employment events that are attended by employers, trade associations and professional bodies.

    Employability Support

    One-to-one employability support is available by phone, email or webcam. We provide the following services for current students preparing to secure a job or period of work experience, including placements and internships

    • Help with completing a job application form
    • Writing a covering letter
    • Creating a compelling CV
    • Interview preparation
    • Presentation skills
    • Managing your online presence

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    Enterprise Development Hub

    We also offer tailored support to help you set up and grow your own business through our Enterprise Development Hub

    Employability Business Partners

    Our School-specific Employability Business Partners offer group skills development workshops delivered in departments on behalf of academic colleagues. Topics are targeted towards particular programmes of study.

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