Developing You

Studying for a postgraduate degree – whether taught or research – offers you lots of opportunities to develop your skills and employability. But being a postgraduate is about more than academia. You’ll need to identify and develop the skills needed for your research and future career - whatever direction that may take you. We are here to help get you there.


The Guild’s Jobs, Skills and Volunteering department gives you access to hundreds of part-time and vacation vacancies and volunteering opportunities. They can also support you with employment information and advice, CV drop-ins, interview workshops and opportunities to meet employers at Job Fairs.

So, if you’re looking for help finding a job, developing your skills or earning some extra cash, make sure you take a look at their opportunities. Find out more here.

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Careers Network is the University’s employability and careers department. They can offer you support with job applications, career choices, work experience, enterprise, skills and more.  Careers Network also have dedicated Postgraduate Taught, Postgraduate Research and International pathways and advisors, so you can ensure that the support you receive is tailored to your needs.


Postgraduate Researchers often need different kinds of personal, academic and career development support – from safe data storage to effective research methods. The University Graduate School have a range of development opportunities for PGRs which can be found here