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Careers and Employability Service

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GUS Careers and Employability Department in collaboration with St Patricks College is dedicated to educating, advising, and connecting students to education and employment opportunities in order to foster their intellectual, social and professional transformation.

Throughout the student’s academic journey, they will undergo a process of professional development and life-long learning, to ensure classroom-based learning is blended with practical experiences. Making each student work ready.

The core values of the Career and Employability team are to help students to:

  • Develop and promote their employability skills for success.
  • Make well-informed career choices through structured one to one careers information, advice and guidance.
  • Secure meaningful work placements and paid employment.
  • Create opportunities to meet and network with employers on campus.

Our careers service offers:

  • Professional 1 to 1 careers coaching to help map and design future career destinations
  • Bespoke career development workshops – focussing on personal and professional skill-sets
  • Digital Careers advice platform. Access anywhere in the world
  • Great Minds programme – opportunity to meet industry leaders
  • Alumni Association – providing ongoing support from the careers team, staff and fellow students
  • Careers fairs- opportunity to meet national employers.
  • Apprenticeship Degrees
  • Guaranteed work placements
  • Paid employment opportunities in the UK and abroad
  • Work-based learning
  • Work experience
  • Volunteering
  • Higher education advice and guidance
  • Introduction to Business Enterprise

Career Fair Statistics

Total Number of Career Fairs Delivered Total Number Attended  Total Number Seen Face to Face  Total Number Offered Potential Placements/ Interviews 
46 2486 1695 1690

9/10/2018  to present

STP Student Satisfaction Survey  (Career Workshops Till June 2019)

Questions Average Student Satisfaction (%)
Overall Evaluation of the Career Workshops 94.12%
Delivery Effectiveness 95.51%
Timing of the Workshop 88.58%
Relevancy of the Workshop to Career Needs 94.68%
Effectiveness of the Promotion of the Career Workshops 94.62%

STP Student Satisfaction Survey Till June 2019  (Careers Service)

Questions Student Satisfaction (%)
Overall Evaluation of the Career Service 98.80%
Help Received from the Careers Team 99.40%
Relevancy of the advice to Career Needs 97.40%
Effectiveness of the Promotion of the Career Service 99.30%

Upcoming Career fairs

Date Company Name Venue Time
09.07.2019 Homerton Hospital 206 10:00am-2:30pm
09.07.2019 All Star Care UK 210 10:00am-3:00pm
10.07.2019 The Cedars Home Care 206 10:00am-2:00pm
10.07.2019 Disability Challengers 207 10:00am-2:00pm
11.07.2019 The Somerville 206 10:00am-3:00pm
11.07.2019 All Star Care UK 207 10:00am-3:00pm
29.01.2019 Draycott Nursing 205 10:00am-3:00pm
29.01.2019  Kings College NHS 206 10:00am-3:00pm
30.01.2019  Barts NHS Trust 205 2:00pm-3:00pm
30.01.2019   PCB Care  206 10:00am-3:00pm
31.01.2019 CARAS – Community Action for refugees and Asylum Seekers 205 10:00am-3:00pm
31.01.2019 London Care 206 10:00am-3:00pm

Contact us

For more information or to book a 1 to 1 appointment please contact either: 

George Brown - Careers Service Manager

020 3005 6148

Dharmendra Joshi – Careers and Student Services Officer

020 3535 1171

Monique Rhomes - Careers and Student Service Officer

020 3005 6081

Michael Harris - Careers and Student Service Officer

020 3005 6107

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