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Support for graduates

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Support for graduates

Online careers support

UAL graduate? Get tailored help with your job search, CV, identifying a career path and interview preparation. You can email us with your questions at any time gradsupport@arts.ac.uk

We know that finding work or starting out freelancing can be challenging early on in your career. With this in mind, we’ve devised a range of resources to support you to achieve your goals beyond graduation. Here’s an overview of the careers services that are available to you once you graduate:

One-to-one careers support

As a UAL graduate you can access tailored one-to-one support online for up to 2 years after you graduate. If you’re struggling to secure the right role or are undecided about your future career, our confidential and impartial advice could help. We can support you by discussing your career ideas and options, and providing advice on applications and interviews. This service is designed to make you more confident in your job search and support you in identifying and your chosen career path.

Email gradsupport@arts.ac.uk to start your career discussion.

Access for 2020 Graduates

To help you kickstart your career - we're giving 2020 graduates (only) access to workshops and studios, online learning, software and more.

Find out more and get started.

(Please note: you will need to contact your College or relevant service for more guidance on these opportunities).

Resources for graduates

Find a job

Find paid internships and jobs in the creative industries. Search Creative Opportunities – UAL’s jobs board for students and graduates. Also take a look at these creative opportunities industry recruitment links (PDF 230KB.)

Events and workshops

Many of our careers events and workshops are open to UAL graduates, regardless of when you graduates. Be sure to keep up with our events, or sign up to our newsletter for information straight to your inbox.

Graduate Guide

Download our Graduate Guide 2020 (PDF 1.5 MB) for detailed advice on how to plan and develop your career.

Complete the Graduate Outcomes Survey

It’s important for us to find out how you’re getting on, so we will contact you about 15 months after your graduation to conduct the Graduate Outcomes Survey. Please help us and future graduates by taking a few minutes to respond and update your contact details so that we can get in touch.

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