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Ask a question / book an appointment


We offer careers appointments for USW students and graduates via Microsoft Teams (video) and via telephone.

We also offer our ‘Ask a Question’ service where you can send us any career-related questions.  This guidance service enables you to access careers support online, and includes the option of sending your CV, covering letter or application for checking.  

These services are available to students and graduates of the University of South Wales (including partner colleges).

Ask a Question

You can use this service to send any career-related questions:

  • CV reviews,
  • postgraduate study,
  • job seeking,
  • advice on career options 
  • work experience 
  • and more

Don’t forget to include any document that you would like checking e.g. CV

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Appointments

Appointment

Currently we offer careers appointments via Microsoft Teams (video),  telephone and when available face-to-face on all campuses to all our students and graduates. 

Teams appointments
Students - you will be called via  Microsoft Teams at the time of your appointment.   
Graduates - you will receive an invite to join a Microsoft Team meeting.

Appointments

Meet our Careers Advisers

You can book a careers appointment with any of our Careers Advisers however we advise that, if available, try to book with the careers adviser specific to your faculty or subject area.

Alison Hoban (Faculty of Creative Industries)

  • South Wales Business School - Business and Management, Accounting and Finance, Law, Public Services, Sociology.
  • Design and Digital – English, History, Religious Studies.

David McCarthy (Faculty of Creative Industries)

  • Design and Digital - Animation and Games; Photography and Art; Design; Fashion, Marketing and Advertising
  • Production and Performance - Broadcasting and Journalism; Film; Drama; Music

Ruth Morgan (Faculty of Computing Engineering & Science)

  • Computing & Mathematics
  • Engineering (all specialisms)
  • Built Environment
  • Science (all specialisms)

Rhiannon Pugh (Faculty of Life Sciences & Education)

  • Health, Sport, Criminology and Policing/Security
  • Education, Early Years, Families, Youth and Community
  • Psychology, Counselling and Therapeutic Studies

Additional information

  • Please provide as much relevant information as possible when booking the appointment. This will assist the Adviser. 
  • The appointment may not take place if you are not logged in to Teams / have clicked the invite link (graduates) at the time of the appointment.
  • It is agreed that neither the student / graduate nor the Adviser will record the interview. 
  • The Adviser reserves the right to terminate the session if they feel the need to do so.
  • Please cancel your appointment if it is no longer required.


One to one career appointments – safety guidance for students

One to one career appointments are now available on campus.  These are in addition to career appointments accessible via Teams and telephone.

Please read the guidelines below to help us to continue to offer appointments on campus.  

Quick checklist

  • If you are experiencing COVID symptoms, please do not attend and cancel your appointment.
  • Please wear a mask/face covering, USW Careers staff will also wear one.
  • Screen sharing will be avoided, so please send any documents for checking such as your CV beforehand – you will have the option of sending attachments when you book your careers appointment
  • Appointments will be conducted with 2 metre social distancing and with additional ventilation in place.
  • If you do not feel comfortable with these guidelines, contact [email protected] and consider booking an online Teams appointment or telephone appointment.