Becoming a Leeds Graduate – All the support you need

Are you graduating this year? Nervous about life after July? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! We offer support and resources, all tailored to help you through graduation, finding a job and beyond. Resources Read up on Becoming a Leeds Graduate by accessing our Sway. There are sections on starting your career, further study, travel andContinue reading “Becoming a Leeds Graduate – All the support you need”

Come and work at the Careers Service

Read about two graduate internships open at the Careers Service, and from an outgoing graduate intern about why she’d recommend it.

Have U Got the Look?

Prince featuring in a careers blog? You must be wondering what on earth this is all about. Well, Marc Steward, University of Leeds Careers Consultant & Prince fan takes us on a journey, drawing parallels between the success of the musician and what it takes to succeed in the recruitment process. Intrigued? Read on. ItContinue reading “Have U Got the Look?”

Starting university after 25 years in work: a mature learner’s journey

Not all students join university as a teenager straight after college. Some have had full careers and a family before gracing seminars and lecture theatres, either as a returning student or a fresher. But alongside the excitement of joining an institution like the University of Leeds, older learners experience many anxieties. It’s very easy forContinue reading “Starting university after 25 years in work: a mature learner’s journey”

Class of 2021: Q+A Remote Working as a University of Leeds Graduate

In this Q&A session we asked Alison, an Employability Officer here at the University, to share some top tips for remote working as a new graduate and advice on adjusting to a new position online. Find out Alison’s advice on: 01:04​ Managing your time and space effectively 01:39 Creating good working from home habits 02:46​Continue reading “Class of 2021: Q+A Remote Working as a University of Leeds Graduate”


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