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Careers Information

There are so many different jobs out there, which is super exciting when you’re just starting your career because your opportunities are pretty much endless!

Each one will have a different role, different day-to-day tasks, different progression opportunities and, importantly, different qualifications that you need to have before you can start. How do you even start thinking about what you want to do?

Big decisions

There’s no doubting that it’s a big decision, but here are some things for you to think about when making your choice:

1. Do something that you are passionate about and interested in

2. Do something that you enjoy

3. Do something that you are good at

4. Do something which makes a difference and makes you feel good


Search by careers

Our interactive search by careers feature is perfect if you know what career you want to have but not sure what you need to study to achieve it - or, if you are just exploring all your options!

We have set it up so that you can click on all the different industries and, every time you do, you will see a sample of the jobs you can have. Also, and this is the really handy bit, when you click on the different job titles, you will get a flavour of the day-to-day tasks and tell you which of our qualifications will help you achieve your career!

How our Careers Team can help you

Our award-winning Careers Advice Team can support you throughout your studies with impartial information, advice and guidance so that you have all the information to make the right decision for you. You can book personal careers guidance appointments at any time, or join small group workshops and themed drop-in clinics throughout the year.

They cover things like:

  • finding out about education, employment and training options
  • university and UCAS
  • developing employability skills
  • completing application forms and CVs
  • preparing for interviews
  • creating a positive online presence
  • finding jobs and volunteering opportunities