This free online course offered by the Goldsmiths University of London will show you how to make the most of your time at university and ensure you have the skills and experience that graduate employers want.

This course is suitable for anyone who is thinking about entering higher education or making a career change in the near future.

About the course

Choosing the right degree and university may feel daunting enough, without worrying about what you’re going to do after graduation. But with the graduate job market becoming increasingly competitive, it’s vital to start thinking about your long-term career and employability now.

This free online course will show you how to make the most of the time you’ll spend in higher education, with the ultimate aim of improving your prospects when you graduate.

What you’ll learn:

  • increase your own awareness of your skills, values and interests
  • understand the importance of employability skills and experience in your graduate job hunt
  • understand how you can best use higher education to develop these skills and experience
  • and formulate a skills development action plan

Check out: Career Orientation prior to Master’s Degree Studies

About the instructor

Helen Kempster is a Senior Careers Consultant at The Careers Group of the University of London. She provides career information, advice and guidance to individual students (including pre-entry) and groups in relation to all aspects of their career planning. Ms Kempster also develops career-related activities across the College, including writing and producing materials for the career-related aspects of the curriculum. Earlier in her career she was a teacher of Spanish and French.

Starting date: 18 July 2016

Duration: 3 weeks

Language: English

Institution: Goldsmiths University of London