Free career support for online students

Use our free Careers and Employability Service.

It’s open to our:

  • online short course students
  • online degree students, and
  • graduates.

We aim to inspire career success for all our online students and graduates.

How we can help

Enjoy a range of impartial, tailored and professional services.

Enjoy one-to-one career advice

You can book appointments with a specialist career adviser and access one-to-one services including:

  • 20-minute appointments for feedback on CVs and applications
  • 30-minute appointments with a career adviser who specialises in your study subject
  • one-hour interview practice sessions
  • our Virtual Adviser service for submitting quick queries online.

Chat with us online, in person, or over the phone at a time that suits you.

Find out about your options and book an appointment.

Career mentoring for online degree students

If you’re an undergraduate or postgraduate degree student, you can take advantage of our Career Mentoring Programme. It’s a unique opportunity to be matched with an experienced professional in a six-month partnership.

You’ll gain one-to-one career support and guidance in a specific profession and/or sector.

You’ll experience a wide range of benefits that can make a big difference to your life and future career prospects.

  • Explore a specific profession or employment area.
  • Develop work-related skills and confidence.
  • Connect with relevant professionals to build your career networks.

Find out more about career mentoring.

Connect with career opportunities

You can sign up to the CareerConnect service to connect with career opportunities around the world and on your doorstep. You’ll find over 1,000 opportunities advertised here annually.

  • Search for the latest graduate jobs, work placements and internships.
  • Receive regular email alerts of new opportunities tailored to your requirements.
  • Browse events, fairs, employer presentations and skills workshops.

Find out more

Looking for CV tips? Want to find out more about working abroad?

Visit our Careers and Employability Service website.

It has more information, advice and resources to help you explore your options.