This is all about developing your skills, abilities and the personal attributes that will help you achieve your career goals and manage your future career.

Why is employability important?

Developing an awareness of your strengths, weaknesses and values can be an important first step in your career research.

In today’s competitive graduate job market you will need to be able to demonstrate that you have developed the key skills that employers are looking for.

Knowing how to effectively present your skills, knowledge and competencies to employers when applying for jobs, preparing for interviews, presentations or assessment centres is key to securing a graduate role.

Read our Selling your skills to employers guide for more information on the key skills employers are looking for and how you can demonstrate these.

How can I develop my employability?

There are many ways to develop the skills that employers seek.

Make the most of your time at University and explore the opportunities that are available to you both on and off campus.

Read our Making the most of your time at University guide for detailed information on how to develop your full potential.

Attend our employability workshops

We hold a wide range of workshops all designed to enhance your career prospects and boost your skills.

These run throughout the year and cover topics from working out what to do after you graduate to writing CVs and being successful at interview.

Find out more about the workshops available.


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