Careers Service Prospective students
Welcome to Prospective Students
As a prospective student, you need to find out which course and university are a good fit for you.
Here are some useful websites to help you find suitable courses:
- Planitplus - information on careers and related courses at Scottish universities and colleges.
- Prospects - advice on applying to university and careers advice on ‘What can I do with my degree’
- Targetcareers- includes student reviews of their university
- Opendays - Listing of many UK university open days
- Push - An independent UK university guide
- Thestudentroom - A student forum
- Studential - information on post-16 education options
- Which University - advice on choosing the subject to study
- Discover Uni - new website launched by Office for Students, September 2019
An important factor to consider in this decision is how the course you study and university you select will support you in your career aims. Find out more about what careers graduates do by using the links below:
Whatever your question you will find answers below....
- See the UK wide picture by looking at information on the destinations of UK Graduates
- To compare UK courses, including destinations information, try the Discover Uni website
- Have a look at what employers are looking for in a graduate
- Ideas about what you can do to make yourself more employable
Graduate employers not only ask for a degree qualification, they expect job applicants to bring a range of skills that they have gained outside of their studies, e.g. through work experience, volunteering, part-time jobs. Strathclyde University Careers Service will be happy to help you to prepare for your future graduate career once you become a member of Strathclyde University.
For advice and guidance before and during your application you can contact the following organisations/university departments:
- Recruitment & International Office (University of Strathclyde)
- Skills Development Scotland
- National Careers Service (England) (formerly Next Step)
- Careers Wales
- Careers Service Northern Ireland
We will be more than happy to help you once you become a member of Strathclyde University.