Advice and guidance
To provide high-quality and professional advice and guidance
enabling our students and graduates (plus other eligible service
users) to take control of, and responsibility for, their own career
planning and progression/development.
To help students and graduates access skills, experience and
knowledge to improve their employability prospects.
Recruiters and other opportunity
To build ongoing relationships with recruiters and other
opportunity providers that result in positive employability
outcomes for our students and graduates.
To be recognised across the University as leaders of the UWE
Bristol graduate employability agenda through the provision of
knowledge, expertise and consultancy services, and to represent the
university as an exemplar of Higher Education employability
To market our services effectively to all our client groups –
including students and graduates, employers and other opportunity
providers, and our staff.
To ensure that all our Careers staff understand how their role
contributes to team, service and University aims and objectives,
and their competence is developed in line with the demands of the
Information, advice and guidance principles
Accessible and visible
Information, advice and guidance (IAG) services should be
recognised and trusted by clients, have convenient entry points
from which clients may be signposted or referred to the services
they need, and be open at times and in places which suit clients'
Professional and knowledgeable
frontline staff should have the skills and knowledge to identify
quickly and effectively the client’s needs. They should have the
skills and knowledge either to address the client’s needs or to
signpost or to refer them to suitable alternative
Links between IAG services
should be clear from the client’s perspective. Where necessary,
clients should be supported in their transition between
Availability, quality and delivery
services should be targeted to the needs of clients, and be
informed by social and economic priorities at local, regional and
The range of IAG services should
reflect the diversity of clients' needs.
services should support clients to make informed decisions about
learning and work based on their needs and
should reflect clients' present and future needs.
Friendly and welcoming
services encourage clients to engage successfully with the
should encourage and support clients to become life-long learners
by enabling them to access and use information to plan their
careers, supporting them to explore the implications for both
learning and work in their future career plans.
Adults should be aware of the IAG services
that are relevant to them, and have well-informed expectations of
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