Careers and Employability

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The University of South Wales is committed to not only offering you an internationally recognised qualification but also to enhancing your employability. Employability is all about developing your workplace knowledge, skills and experience, therefore increasing your chances of gaining employment after your studies.

The Careers and Employability Service helps students and graduates of the University of South Wales and its partner colleges with all aspects of their career planning. Services range from individual advice and guidance on career choice to postgraduate study, work experience, practical support with job hunting and working/studying overseas. We can even help you find a part time job whilst you study.

Grad Edge Programme

Grad Edge is an innovative programme developed by the University in partnership with employers and is centrally coordinated by the Careers and Employability Service. The programme aims to provide you with opportunities and experiences which can help you develop an edge when competing for employment. All students can participate in the Grad Edge programme. This can range from completing the Grad Edge Award to attending careers events, employer-led workshops, and skills development seminars. You will also find that you may have the opportunity to take part in work experience/employment related activities as part of your course – More information can be found on the Grad Edge pages.

EU and International Employability Guide

Moving to another country to study is a big decision and you need to be confident that you are making the right choice. This employability guide will give you all the information you need so you can feel confident that the investment you make will have a positive impact on your future. It is full of real student stories and information about the employability services that we have to offer. Students from all over the world have been coming to our University for many years for a high quality educational experience and to gain employment around the world.

EU and International Employability Guide