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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 
11 890 444 439

9/10/2018  to present

STP Student Satisfaction Survey  (Career Workshops Till Nov 2018)

Questions Average Student Satisfaction (%)
Overall Evaluation of the Career Workshops 95.00%
Delivery Effectiveness 94.61%
Timing of the Workshop 85.22%
Relevancy of the Workshop to Career Needs 96.21%
Effectiveness of the Promotion of the Career Workshops 94.97%

STP Student Satisfaction Survey Till Nov 2018  (Careers Service)

Questions Student Satisfaction (%)
Overall Evaluation of the Career Service 98.23%
Help Received from the Careers Team 100.00%
Relevancy of the advice to Career Needs 99.90%
Effectiveness of the Promotion of the Career Service 99.50%

Upcoming Career fairs

Date Company Name Venue Time
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

Elaine Akinola – Careers and Student Services Officer

020 3005 6014

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