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CV writing

Tailor your CV 

A well-written CV will show your career interests and highlight your most relevant skills and experience to match the requirements of the vacancy and the employer.

Log in to the Career Toolkit for a wide range of resources to help you write your CV, including:

General advice

  • How to create your CV and what to include  
  • Writing CVs for different types of jobs
  • CV templates

Specialist CVs

  • CVs for Creative Industries
  • Academic CVs
  • International CVs

Other resources

  • Example CVs – our example CVs offer a range of content and format options for you to consider.

Additional online resources

International students

Use the resources above to help you to create a winning CV for a UK audience.

Feedback on your CV

  • Use our careers services to get individual feedback on your CV.
  • Help with English language and grammar - PAL (Peer Assisted Learning) leaders are trained students who can help with study and language skills. They can help with the English on CVs, covering letters and application forms. Find out more about PAL.

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