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 online via My Career Enriched, by email, by phone and in person. You can also follow us on Twitter.


Covid-19 Statement:

Although the University of Cumbria campuses are currently closed, the Careers and Employability Service are still working to support you. The best way to get in touch is by sending us a query via My Career Enriched. You can log onto My Career Enriched (MCE) remotely via this link: https://mycareerenriched.cumbria.ac.uk/student/login.html?remote=true. We aim to respond to all messages within five working days.

You can still book careers appointments and mock interviews on MCE. At the moment these will all be carried out via Skype. The IT Service have created guidance on setting up and using Skype here: https://my.cumbria.ac.uk/Student-Life/it-media/skype/

You can find lots of resources on our My.Cumbria pages here: https://my.cumbria.ac.uk/Student-Life/careers/

Make sure you Keep up to date with the official guidance for UoC staff and students: https://unicumbriaac.sharepoint.com/sites/News/SitePages/Covid19Guidance.aspx including FAQs.



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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 UoC Careers 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

Face-to-face appointments are available at our Ambleside, Carlisle (Fusehill Street and Brampton Road) and Lancaster campuses. We also can also call you by phone or via Skype for students at other campuses and graduates.

Appointments can be booked through My Career Enriched.

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