First year students are obviously primarily concerned with settling in, but it is important that they recognise the employability potential from the student experience
Jan Perrett, Deputy DirectorCareers and Employability Service
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Extracurricular programme of modules that offer students opportunities to develop skills that employers look for in graduates
The Careers and Employability Service works closely with Schools to help staff to develop students' employability skills over the duration of their studies.
This Employability Support Guide outlines key opportunities and support for staff in guiding students through their development.
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