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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Advice on getting your first tech job

Published 2 February 2018 @ 10:20 AM, by Venturi Group

As an IT recruitment agency, we work with recent graduates every day. For many students, getting that first foot on the career ladder after finishing university is a daunting prospect. While some nerves are unavoidable, fortunately, there are things to can do to give yourself a headstart in today’s competitive job market.

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Do something very different for a year: learn Mandarin: explore China

Published 26 January 2018 @ 03:12 PM, by USW Careers

You may have noticed recently that we advertising a lot of organisations offering opportunities to teach English in China with new ones popping up all the time.

They all seem to offer roughly the same package, for example, salary, flight tickets (or reimbursement of), free TEFL training, medical insurance, help with accommodation, and there doesn't seem to be much to compare them with. However, there is one thing that may differ and that's the location.

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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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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.