Get ahead in your career

Last modified: 07 February 2020

Start your career journey

Studying in the UK is the start of an amazing journey that will provide you with knowledge, opportunities and experiences, as well the chance to make new friends and explore a different area of the world.

Making the most of your time in the UK is an important part of your experience and one of the best ways you can do this is to get ahead, and get started on your career journey as early as you can.

Thinking about your career doesn’t mean you have to decide the whole of your future now; instead it’s about thinking about and exploring options that interest you. 

Use this online resource to help create your own career plan for you to download at the end of the course and then use to develop your skills and employability whilst you are in the UK, and beyond.  Developing a career plan will help make you more employable and help you get ahead in your chosen career. Plus it’s a great way to understand more about yourself and your goals and help you to make the most of your time in the UK.

Be an innovator

Last modified: 27 April 2017

Whether you’re looking to develop your innovation skills, you have an idea for a business, or you have an existing business and are looking for it to grow, use this website to give yourself a headstart, learn something new and connect with people to grow yourself and your innovation skills.

Innovation skills are needed by all types of organisations all over the world. Developing these skills will help you to get ahead in your career and boost your employability, no matter what you want to do after your studies.

Use this online resource to learn more about key innovation skills and how you can use these to develop your own business or help you to stand out in an organisation.  This website includes video case studies, learning activities and online chat groups to help you share your ideas and experiences.