Careers and Employability Service
Invaluable preparation for your future
In a competitive market place employers are looking for graduates that not only bring a strong academic record, but also a range of graduate attributes, such as problem solving, initiative, effective communication and leadership. Whatever occupation you might be aiming for there is also an increasing demand for graduates with work experience.
Your years at university present a great opportunity to gain invaluable experience, insight and really build your employability. It’s never too early to start gaining the skills that will ensure you have all options open to you to both during and after your time at the University of Stirling.
Stirling has a strong record of producing employable graduates that are sought out by employers:
- 1st in Scotland for graduate employability
- 3rd in the UK for graduate employability
- Almost 97% of our graduates find employment or go on to further study within six months of graduating. (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey 2014/15)
The Careers and Employability Service encourages students to make the most of their time at university, and through the activities highlighted below supports the successful development of students ‘career plans at every stage of university life and beyond.