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Careers & Employability

At the University of Southampton, we believe in providing our students with skills, experience and opportunities to help in acquiring a future career.

Through our Careers and Employability service, you are given guidance and support throughout your studies and including post-studies for up to three years after graduation.

Each faculty provides ample opportunities to get involved in a wide range of programs that can help towards gainful employment. Find out more below.

Following your chosen career path

We take pride in ensuring that our graduates are skilled and respected professionals who are well placed to lead and provide effective high quality Health and Social Care across a range of settings. Regardless of whether they choose to pursue a career in clinical practice, healthcare management, research, or a combination of these, graduates of Health Science are always viewed as vital and valued practitioners, partners and leaders in the delivery of care.

100% of our Nursing students were in employment or further study six months after graduation*. This figure was 90%* for our Allied Health Professions graduates in the same year.

At Health Sciences we also have our own Careers Fair in March every year where we invite key stakeholders, partners and local businesses to come and meet our students. This event goes from strength to strength each year, this years event attracted over 25 exhibitors including NHS Direct, Bupa and the Royal Navy. We also hold career study days where you get help on writing applications, CV's and interview techniques. We really do give you the best possible chances to gain employment at the end of your studies.

*DLHE, 2013

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