University of the West of Scotland

Careers services

Please comment on the support you’ve had from the careers services, the type of employers that present and recruit on campus, the effectiveness of the alumni network, as well as fairs and on-campus recruitment activity.

2018

"The careers service is great for getting advice."
"We had great support from the careers and employability team."
"The careers service is very easy to use and is always useful. For accounting and finance, at least CIMA and ICAS are very active and come to talk to students most semesters."
"I had support with writing a CV and the lady I saw was brilliant, answered all my questions and was very helpful."
"The uni is always trying to make you feel comfortable and ready for employment. Almost everyone is already working a part-time job or volunteering and the careers service helps you to get your CV up to date and more attractive for employers. There are constant career events on and off campus that are advertised and emailed to students. There are also many speakers that come in from different businesses that would like to recruit students for summer internships or placements."

2016

"Our careers service is very hard working and friendly."
"I'm on a midwifery course and the NHS sends in consultants to discuss job applications with third years. Guest lecturers all work within midwifery and are very informative and let us see a lot of diversity between roles."
"There are careers events at the uni as well as getting people in to speak to students about what careers are possible. Past students also come in to talk about life after uni."
"The careers service is very involved with students and is always sending emails and visiting classes. They care a lot about students' needs."
"There's loads of support available from the careers service."

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