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The Careers, Employability and Enterprise service are part of the Student Success team. The team help you prepare for future success in further study, employment or self-employment.

We provide:

  • Tailored career appointments

  • Opportunity to engage with employers

  • Career Planning workshops and drop-in sessions

  • Online resources, including a personal skills-audit

  • Virtual jobs board


And continued support after graduation!


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Impartial Careers Advice Service
Mark Yates is our Careers Advisor and provides impartial careers advice and guidance for all students at Writtle University College.  You will see Mark around the campus and during tutorial sessions. Mark offers one to one support to empower students to make independent, informed choices and you are encouraged to meet with him at least once a year to discuss your career journey.  You can book an appointment anytime.  On campus or from the comfort of your home via MS Teams

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Business Start-Up Support
David Bell is our Entrepreneur in Residence.  David is a multiple award-winning business owner and the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Regional Chair for the East of England, so very well networked in the region.  David offers Writtle University College students free business mentoring, support, and guidance. This mentoring helps students with their business start-up and innovation ideas.  For more information

Graduate Success
Tara Simpson is our Employability Manager.  Tara works closely with the departments to support meaningful engagements with Alumni, employers and organisations that will benefit your career and help you grow your network. Tara organises Employer panel events, guest speakers and our fantastic Career Fairs.

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Steps to Success workshops provide tailored support to help the transition from university life into employment or further study.  They are designed to support Higher Education students with a disability overcome any barriers and covers key topics such as when to disclose a disability to an employer. The workshops designed for students who may benefit from a confidence boost and tailored support working towards developing the graduate attributes employers seek.

Look out for Steps to Success workshops during semester.  Let us help you achieve YOUR best!

The careers and employability team produce some blogs each year. These are aimed at helping you think about particular careers issues. We even get a few produced by students. Why not take a look? And if there are topics you’d like covered, let us know.

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Click the button below to find out more about our careers service at WUC.

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