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Our offer to you

Discover how we can work together to ensure your students are well equipped when they start making their career plans. The Careers and Enterprise Team are here to: 

  • Help equip students with essential business, career, and employability skills during their university journey and beyond graduation.  
  • Conduct appointments, drop-ins, workshops, and events tailored to student’s needs.  

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Referring your students

The Careers and Enterprise team support all students and graduates in: 

  • Exploring career options, find placements, and CV development. 
  • Acing job interviews and developing essential business skills like generating business ideas, business planning, finance and funding, networking, and marketing. 
  • Accessing our jobs portal for part-time, placement, and graduate opportunities. 

For staff members seeking career and personal development guidance, contact Human Resources or the National Careers Service. 

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Careers development sessions

Careers and Enterprise offer a wide range of workshops tailored to your programme. These can be integrated into your students' timetable and involve boosting employability with job seeking, employability, and enterprise content. 

The sections below show which workshops we recommend for each year group. You can also find out further details about the sessions we run.

Year one Year two Year three
  • Introduction to Careers and Enterprise
  • Why do a placement?
  • Is postgraduate study for me?
  • Getting interview ready
  • Making effective job applications
  • Effective networking
  • Why be enterprising?
  • Business planning
  • Personal branding
  • Self awareness and peak performance
  • Using social media for your career
  • Career planning and options
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and skills
  • Social enterprise
  • Business idea generation
  • Marketing
  • Business funding and finance
  • Pitching your business idea
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Making the most of your placement
  • Professionalism
  • Making the most of LinkedIn
  • Preparing for psychometric tests
  • Preparing for a Careers Fair
  • Job hunting that works
  • Maximising your time at University
  • What employers want (skills)
  • Writing a winning CV and covering letter
  • Business branding
  • Business basics
  • Working freelance
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Careers resources

Check out our resources: 

  • LinkedIn Learning videos created by our expert advisers, covering a variety of topics. Register with the University LinkedIn Learning page for free access. Find them on our Online Learning Page.

  • Downloadable guides to kickstart students career planning journey, including job searching and interview preparation. Find them on our webpages along with video resources and useful links.

Contact the Careers and Enterprise Team for more information or to request specific resources on 0161 295 0023 (option 5 then 3) or careers&