Careers and Employability

As a graduate of this University and franchise colleges you can access free careers support from the Careers & Employability Service. Graduate support includes:

Personal Careers Advice  Jobs and Opportunities Employability Tools

Personal careers advice* is available for 3 years after leaving university. You can book a face to face, Skype or telephone appointment and use the Ask a Question service.

Jobs are posted daily on Unilife Connect and as a USW graduate you have unrestricted access to these opportunities. Using Unilife Connect after you leave

You have continued access to useful tools that can help you with your job search, such as CV Builder, Interview Simulator, psychometric tests and other great careers resources.
Application Support Graduate Job Alert  Careers Events

1-2-1 CV, personal statement and interview support* is available to you face to face or via the Ask a Question service. 

Let us keep you up-to-date with opportunities open to you. You can subscribe to receive a weekly email of the latest jobs and information.

You are welcome to continue to attend the recruitment, employer and professional development events we hold throughout the year.  

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If you are a recent graduate click here to find out why and when we will be contacting you.                                                                                                                                                   

Interested in teaching in China, but have concerns?

Published 27 October 2017 @ 12:38 PM, by USW Careers

Opportunity China’s Partnerships and Recruitment Manager and former English Teacher in China, Will Perrins, has been travelling up and down the country, to speak with students across the UK about living and teaching in China.  Speaking with students from a wide and diverse range of disciplines and backgrounds has given him the opportunity to reflect on some of the concerns and queries raised by final years who are considering teaching in China.

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5 top tips to get the most from a careers fair

Published 21 September 2017 @ 09:39 AM, by USW Careers

Autumn is upon us. Universities across the UK are organising their careers fair. These events are a great opportunity for you to meet with employers, recruiters and alumni. Do not miss out on the chance to ask questions and learn as much as you can. Here are our 5 top tips to help you make the most of your careers fair:

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Think Again Careers: Prison Officer

Published 16 June 2017 @ 01:04 PM, by USW Careers

Working in a prison is no ordinary job. But if you have what it takes, it could be a very rewarding career.

The newly created Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS)'s mission is to drive the biggest reform of the prison system in a generation. Across the UK, they're committed to improving how they rehabilitate offenders and protect the public.

And find out about Unlocked. A unique two-year leadership development programme aimed at training graduates to become inspirational and supportive leaders. 

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Introvert's Guide to Job Interviews

Published 22 May 2017 @ 12:53 PM, by USW Careers

A nice infographic with 13 job interview tips that will benefit anyone having job interviews!

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Available to:

  • Recent graduates from the University of South Wales
  • Graduates from the University of Glamorgan
  • Graduates from the University of Wales, Newport
  • Graduates from USW Partner Colleges

*Careers advice and application support is available up to three years after graduation date.  You are entitled to a maximum of ten career related interventions over the three year period.  Career related interventions are defined as ‘face to face’ appointments, Skype, telephone appointments and e-guidance queries.

You can continue to access the information and vacancies on our website, Unilife Connect and social media accounts, there are no restrictions regarding their use for graduates. 

If you are no longer eligible for the services above, Careers Wales and the National Careers Service in England offer free careers advice and job search support for adults.