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Before you Arrive

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"You can't wait until your final year to make your career decisions. To compete in today's market, you need to plan, find relevant work experience and get involved in extra curricular activities and the earlier you start the better." Andrew Haxell, Head of Careers and Employment.

There’s a lot you can do -  volunteering, joining a society, becoming an academic rep, getting a part-time job or finding professional work experience that supports your career plans.


Make a start now.


Get Started

  • Get a head start by logging into JobsOnline. Find part-time jobs and volunteering opportunities.
  • Read our First Year Guide - it's full of top tips on things you can do now to get the career you want.
  • Follow Careers and Employment on social media for the latest news, vacancies and events. We're on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

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