ARU Blogs — Employability Service

The Employability Service team

We know that your future career prospects are important, and we're here to help you prepare for the world of work.

Whether you've just joined ARU or you're starting to think about graduation, the Employability Service can support you with career planning, job searches, interview preparation and more. We also organise a host of events, including careers fairs, workshops and opportunities to meet employers.

Our monthly blog shares tips and features on preparing for the world of work.

If you'd like to catch up in person, simply drop in to see us in Cambridge or Chelmsford.

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3 December 2021

Despite the impacts of Covid-19 and Brexit on employment generally, the future looks bright for ARU students graduating with STEM skills (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths). Read more…

17 November 2021

Teacher training applications are always a hot topic at this time of year. Employability & Careers Adviser Issy Flexer gives some useful tips for preparing to train in the primary and secondary sectors. Read more…

4 November 2021

Diversity and inclusion are hot topics in any industry these days: employers want to recruit diversely; candidates rightly expect to access work opportunities equally and to be considered fairly. But in a world where covid and Black Lives Matter have both made global news… Read more…

27 October 2021

Futures Festival is our new, annual, all-course, all-campus online careers event - but is preparing for a virtual careers fair all about packing your virtual wellies and cashing in virtual beer vouchers? Read more…

21 October 2021

In this blog, Katie Johnson looks at mentoring and why having a mentor during degree study is so useful, in so many ways… Read more…

13 October 2021

University can be tough! Reading, research, assignments, exams, then on top of this you may have a job, extra curricular and personal commitments. So how do you get relevant work experience too? Read more…

30 September 2021

Here we are again – the start of the new graduate recruitment season is upon us and many employers are already advertising their schemes for 2022. Don’t know where to start? Don’t panic – read on to find out how we’ve got you covered. Read more…

22 July 2021

If you’ve just received a 2:2 degree result and are worried about your employability, this blog is here to help you feel confident about your graduate prospects and next steps. Read more…


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