Students

Discover the career that is right for you, develop the skills you need to succeed, and dive in with work experience and professional training.

We offer careers information, advice and guidance throughout your time as a student as well as up to three years after you graduate.

Recognised as the Best University Placement Service

University of Surrey graduates recognised as amongst the most employable in the UK

Surrey has an outstanding record for graduate employability. The annual Graduate Outcomes survey, published by the UK’s Higher Education Standards Agency (HESA), ranks the University of Surrey’s graduates 12th in the country (against other higher education institutions), with 96%  finding work or going on to further study after graduating (UK domiciled, undergraduate full-time students).

Further analysis shows the proportion of Surrey’s UK resident, full-time student graduates finding higher-skilled work stands at 86%, ranking our graduates 9th in the UK and 2nd in the South East, behind only the University of Oxford.

Careers fairs and workshops

Throughout the year we run a varied programme of careers related events, including careers fairs and employer-led workshops.

Resources

We have a host of resources available to you, including Surrey Pathfinder your digital hub giving you 24-hour access to careers appointments and event bookings, jobs, placements and interactive development tools. Use Pathfinder to discover the career that is right for you, develop the skills you need to succeed and dive in with work experience and placements.

Professional Training placement support

Recognised as the Best University Placement Service (Over 500 Placements) at the National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards 2019; we will support throughout your Professional Training placement experience. We can assist you with the application, will be there during the placement itself, and help with your return to your studies.

Employability Award

Our Employability Award will help you develop the skills you need to stand out in the employer selection process for internships, placements and graduate-level jobs.