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Graduate careers and business support

Whether you’re a recent UWE Bristol graduate or a long-standing member of our alumni community, we can support you to find a new job, progress in your role, change career, or launch a new business.

Get inspiration, help and advice

Alumni Connect

Alumni Connect is our online site linking students and alumni around the world. You can find industry experts, professional contacts, local connections and old friends. You can offer to be a mentor or browse for a mentor yourself.

Careers toolkit

Develop your self-awareness and get practical advice on making your next career move. Get access to the toolkit via InfoHub to make use of the toolkit’s interview simulator, CV builder, practice tests, employer advice and more.

Careers coaching

Our careers coaching service (InfoHub login required) can help you to develop a career plan. From help with CVs, application forms and interviews to developing networking abilities, the service is available to all new graduates in need of help or advice.

My Questions

Ask a question through 'My Questions' on InfoHub. Please note: We cannot respond to CV checks via ‘My Questions’, instead, please look at the wide range of resources or access the rest of our services for support.

Meet the Employers Fair

With over 170 exhibitors and over 3,500 students, our fairs are a great opportunity for talented students and graduates to meet employers who are recruiting for a wide range of graduate jobs, industry placements, internships, and volunteering opportunities.

Volunteering Fair

The fair gives you the chance to come and speak to over 80 organisations offering a variety of volunteering opportunities to get involved with, from long-term projects with community organisations to international projects you can do during your holidays and much more besides.

Bristol Distinguished Address Series

This series of free public lectures brings top level business leaders to Bristol. Catch-up on previous past talks and follow the discussions on Twitter using the hashtag #BristolLectures.

Apply for a job

InfoHub vacancies

We know hundreds of organisations looking for UWE Bristol graduates right now. Just log in to InfoHub (login required) and explore the opportunities.

GradLink

For international job opportunities. The award-winning careers site, provided by UWE Bristol, is specifically designed for international graduates who have studied in the UK.

Internships

You can search for graduate internship opportunities within InfoHub (login required). Use the Search Vacancies toolbar at the top of the page and select Graduate Vacancies - UK as the Type of Work.

Start a business or go freelance

Launch Space

Have you graduated in the last three years in the UK and have a business idea you’d like to put into action? Launch Space provides free desk space and business support for graduate start-up businesses in the heart of our University Enterprise Zone.

Be Your Own Boss workshops

Start building your enterprise skills at our Be Your Own Boss workshops (InfoHub login required).

Our series of ten start-up workshops run are designed to support you to develop commercial awareness and to provide you with the skills required to run your own business.

Start-up drinks

Join us for Start Up drinks, a fun, informal networking evening at the Engine Shed. It’s an opportunity for anyone with an entrepreneurial spirit to chat with like-minded people; build your network, share challenges and ideas, find a start-up partner, pitch your business or business idea or just enjoy the drinks and nibbles. Start Up drinks is run by UWE Bristol and the University of Bristol and attracts students, alumni and entrepreneurs from the region.

Keep studying

Alumni discount

We are delighted to offer UWE Bristol alumni a tuition fee discount of 15% on a number of our full-time and part-time taught postgraduate courses.

Vice-Chancellor's 2020 Scholarship

The Vice-Chancellor's 2020 Scholarships provides a tuition fee discount of 50% on selected full-time and part-time postgraduate courses, and includes the 15% alumni discount.

Open Days

Visit us at one of our Postgraduate and Professional Open Events to get a real sense of studying again with UWE Bristol. We offer a range of subject specific open events and taster sessions throughout the year.

Postgraduate Certificate in Enterprise

We are one of very few universities in the UK offering this kind of employability-enhancing course to recent graduates. It's open to you irrespective of which degree you studied and will enhance your employability options and prospects, whichever career path you are looking to take.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Whether you are looking for personal career development or for training to meet the needs of your organisation, UWE Bristol has a range of options to help you achieve your goals.

Our expert staff and diverse portfolio of professional training courses offer you the opportunity to acquire new skills and enhance your existing work-based experience to give you the competitive edge and take your career to the next level.

Trailblazers

Offered exclusively to UWE Bristol Alumni on a complimentary basis, our Trailblazer Programme will blend face-to-face sessions with webinars and social events. You will be motivated to maximise personal impact, boost effectiveness and develop leadership skills.

Recruit UWE Bristol talent for your business

Industry-specific fairs and events

Our flexible events are designed to work around your business’s needs from one hour presentations to one day events, and provide the perfect opportunity to meet the talent you need.

Meet the Employers Fair – information for employers

Gain excellent business exposure, raise brand awareness on campus and speak directly to cross-sector candidates for recruitment into placements, internships, graduate schemes and more.

Recruiting UWE Bristol talent

UWE Bristol students are leading the way for graduate employability. Our leading academics and practice-based curriculum make them more ready for the real world.

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