Outstanding Careers and Employability Prospects

Committed to boosting job prospects, we want to get your career off to a flying start. Nine out of ten* of our students are in work or further education six months after graduating. University of Cumbria is the modern face of learning; one of the best small universities in Britain for the things that count - small class sizes, a whole catalogue of support services, achievable entry qualifications across a range of subjects, personal tutors and dedicated help from every member of staff.

At all university campuses you can access careers and employability events, workshops, drop-ins and advice on career management, skills development and how to find work experience and graduate opportunities.

Our careers service offers support viathe careers hub, My Career Enriched, via the Student Enquiry Point, by phone and online. You can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

Support during the Covid-19 pandemic:

Although the University of Cumbria campuses are currently closed, the Careers and Employability team are here to support you. 

Current students and graduates can visit My Career Enriched to search for opportunities, book appointments and practice interviews (available by phone and online), access Career Ahead, send us a message and get feedback on CVs and applications. You can also read our blog post 'Career Management in a Crisis' here. Make sure you keep up to date with UoC's Covid-19 Guidance HERE.

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Your careers hub

All University of Cumbria students are registered on My Career Enriched, your career hub. It gives you easy access to:

Access the Careers and Employability service from the day you arrive, throughout your studies, and for up to three years after you graduate. Find out what else the careers service offers here.

Careers Queries, Guidance Appointments and Practice Interviews

Careers appointments and practice interviews are currently only available by phone or online (via Microsoft Teams). These can be booked on My Career Enriched. For quick questions you can use My Career Enriched to send us a query.