Careers and business support for graduates

Support to help graduates find a new job, progress in their role, change career, or launch a new business.

Get help and advice

Alumni Connect

Alumni Connect is our online site linking students and alumni around the world. You can find industry experts, professional contacts and local connections. You can offer to be a mentor or browse for a mentor yourself.

Career Toolkit

Develop your self-awareness and get practical advice on making your next career move. Get access to the toolkit via InfoHub to get instant CV feedback and access to an interview simulator, CV builder, practice tests, online workshops and more.

Careers coaching

Available for up to three years after leaving UWE Bristol, our career coaches can help you to develop a career plan and give advice on CVs, applications and interviews. Use InfoHub's 'My Questions' to book an appointment.

Business idea and enterprise support

Available for up to three years after leaving UWE Bristol, our Enterprise Team can help you on your business or freelancing journey. If you’re thinking about starting a business or freelancing, you can submit an idea via our Simply Do site or email enterprise@uwe.ac.uk to book a one-to-one appointment.

Launch Space

Have you graduated in the last seven years in the UK and have a business idea you'd like to put into action? Launch Space provides free desk space and business support for graduate start-up businesses in the heart of our University Enterprise Zone.

IT system access

For information about access to UWE Bristol systems once your course has finished, including how to set up graduate access to InfoHub and Career Toolkit please visit our IT guidance for graduating students webpage.

Careers and business events

Enterprise and freelance events

Learn and develop enterprise skills through a series of ten start-up workshops, including sessions on commercial awareness, networking and leadership. Book via Infohub to join our Be Your Own Boss (BYOB) or Your Future in Freelancing (YFIF) sessions.

Meet the Employers Fair

Our fairs are a great opportunity for talented students and graduates to meet employers who are recruiting for a wide range of graduate jobs, industry placements, internships, and volunteering opportunities.

Bristol Distinguished Address Series

This Bristol Distinguished Address Series of free public lectures brings top-level business leaders to Bristol. Catch up on previous past talks and follow the discussions on Twitter using the hashtag #BristolLectures.

Support with finding jobs

InfoHub vacancies

We know hundreds of organisations looking for UWE Bristol graduates right now. Just log in to InfoHub (login required) and explore the opportunities.

GradLink

For international job opportunities. The award-winning GradLink careers site, provided by UWE Bristol, is specifically designed for international graduates who have studied in the UK.

Further study options

Alumni discount

We are delighted to offer UWE Bristol alumni a tuition fee discount of 25% on a number of our full-time and part-time taught postgraduate courses.

Vice-Chancellor's 2020 Scholarship

The Vice-Chancellor's 2020 Scholarships provides a tuition fee discount of 50% on selected full-time and part-time postgraduate courses, and includes the 25% alumni discount.

Open events

Visit us at one of our Postgraduate and Professional Open Events to get a real sense of studying again with UWE Bristol. We offer a range of subject specific open events and taster sessions throughout the year.

Professional development

Whether you are looking for personal career development or for training to meet the needs of your organisation, UWE Bristol has a range of options to help you achieve your goals.

Our expert staff and diverse portfolio of professional training courses offer you the opportunity to acquire new skills and enhance your existing work-based experience to give you the competitive edge and take your career to the next level.

Trailblazers

Offered exclusively to UWE Bristol alumni, our Trailblazer Programme focuses on maximising personal impact, boosting effectiveness and leaderships skills. Enquire about how to apply and be the first to hear.

LinkedIn Learning

With free access to LinkedIn Learning for up to a year after you complete your course, explore a vast library of over 16,000 expert-led online courses and video tutorials.

Recruit UWE Bristol talent for your business

Industry-specific fairs and events

Our flexible events are designed to work around your business's needs from one-hour presentations to one-day events, and provide the perfect opportunity to meet the talent you need.

Meet the Employers Fair - information for employers

Gain excellent business exposure, raise brand awareness on campus and speak directly to cross-sector candidates for recruitment into placements, internships, graduate schemes and more by attending our Meet the Employers Fair.

Recruiting UWE Bristol talent

Advertise your organisation's vacancies and opportunities to our students and graduates. Find out more about our graduate employability.

Degree apprenticeships

Degree apprenticeships combine on-the-job training with study for a higher-level university qualification, while remaining in the workplace.