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Strategic Priority 5: Employability


We will enhance students’ employability.


We will do this by:

  • Offering a wide range of extra curricula employability opportunities that address key stakeholder groups including widening participation students, postgraduate students and international students
  • Establishing employability mentoring support for targeted hard-to-reach student groups
  • Offering awards and funding opportunities for students to develop their employability
  • Embedding the work of the Student Employability Practitioners within each of the colleges
  • Working proactively with course leaders who are developing new courses to embed employability in the curriculum
  • Promoting our employability online resources for use by students and staff at UAL
  • Offering high quality staff development that builds staff capacity in relation to employability and intellectual property
  • Promoting engagement with annual DLHE statistics to steer employability priorities in the colleges
  • Supporting systems that allow students to track their employability development
  • Offering students work through UAL Arts Temps and Creative Opportunities

Developing a framework for creative employability and enterprise attributes to help students and staff map the development of employability across each course