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International Welcome Week

11-15 September 2023

International students!

Welcome to Careers, Employability and Skills at Queen's.

The Student Experience Team at Queen’s are dedicated to making your journey through student life fun and enjoyable. We’ve partnered with them for their Pre-Semester Engagement Programme.

The programme also includes the Academic Welcome event for all new and returning students, including free breakfast, at Whitla Hall on 12 September,  and the International Student Fair which will take place in the Elmwood Hall on Friday 15 September from 11am-3pm. Come and chat to our Careers team representative to find out how we can help you become a future-ready graduate.  

Check out opportunities to meet the team.

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Welcome Week

18-22 September 2023

Meet the Careers, Employability and Skills team in The Cube in One Elmwood Student Centre on Monday 18 September from 11-2pm , or Thursday 21 September  from 11-2pm, where you can pick up your free guide to careers and take a virtual tour of the Careers, Employability and Skills service at Queen's.

Alternatively, pop by the Foyer of One Elmwood between 10-1pm on 18 or 21 September and meet the team.


We are Careers, Employability & Skills

We in Careers, Employability & Skills are here to give you the personalised support you need, when you need it.

Where can you find us?

We’re located in One Elmwood Student Centre. We host a lot of our events and programmes in The Cube, on the 1st floor. We also organise workplace visits to employer’s office in Belfast and beyond. We’ll also deliver workshops in your University School to help you discover career options relevant to your degree. And, you’ll also find us on Canva, the University’s virtual learning platform.

Our Future-Ready Skills course will help you develop the personal and professional skills that major employers are looking for.

See what's coming up

Download our MyFuture app

MyFuture is Queen’s early Careers management tool.

Once you are registered as a Queen’s student and have your QUB email, you can download the MyFuture app, or access it via your desktop. It’s a great place to find internships, part-time jobs, work experience, or to book an appointment to talk to our team in confidence about your future goals.

More about MyFuture
Download the MyFuture app

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Discover the Future-Ready Award

Get Future-Ready with our award

You’ll build up lots of skills as a student, through clubs and societies, volunteering, part-time work and development programmes.

Our Future-Ready Award is designed to recognise those skills.

The Future Ready Award (formerly DegreePlus) is an employability award that allows you to gain formal recognition and a certificate for the extracurricular experience you gain during your time at Queen’s.

More about the Future-Ready Award

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Support for International Students

We have a range of support available for international students, including free access to Student Circus, a platform specifically for international students and graduates looking for work in the UK.

Meanwhile, our Future-Ready Skills for International Students Programme will help you discover how to build your personal brand, craft an effective CV and cover letter for the UK job market and learn all about the nuances and etiquette of the UK workplace – including how to ace that all-important interview!

International Students: find out more

Careers Service | +44 (0) 28 9024 5133 |


How future-ready are you?
Check out our Future-Ready Roadmap