Increasingly, graduate recruiters and course providers are looking at what you have been involved with, in addition to your degree, to assess your suitability for jobs and courses. Involvement in university clubs, societies, Staff/student consultative committees etc, as well as being fun and enjoyable and involving you in the life of the university ,can be a great way of developing relevant employability skills.
It also tells employers and course providers that you are a well-rounded individual who is motivated and has a ‘can do’ approach . These ‘extras’ can help you secure that job or course, especially where there is a lot of competition.
Careers, Employability and Skills offers a wide range of Career development programmes which can all contribute to Degree Plus accreditation.
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