No plans? No problem!

With the pressure of university exams and coursework, it’s not always easy finding time to plan your future career while you’re a student. That’s why we’re here for you for up to 5 years after you graduate.


Your next steps

Understanding your options and planning your next steps

Start to reflect on who you are and identify what sort of careers may be most suitable for you.
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Career planning

Organise your career goals, identify your skills and widen your job search
Create a career plan

Career guides

Use our career guides to better understand the sector you'd like to work in and some of the job roles available.
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Read our career guides

Resister with the Graduate Recruitment Consultancy

Our Graduate Recruitment Consultancy works with over 3,000 employers in Hampshire and the surrounding areas.
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Further study

If you want to develop specialist expertise in an aspect of your first-degree subject, further studying could be a great option for you!
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Find out about postgraduate courses

Want to talk to someone?

You can talk about career options and the next steps with one of our 40-minute online or virtual guidance appointments. To book, email

If you’re looking for some extra support with your CV, cover letter or general job searching, visit MyCareer and book a 20-minute online or virtual appointment.