Whatever your situation after graduation – why not join us to talk through your options and hear about what's available to you through our new graduate support programme, Springboard +Plus. Discover how USW Springboard +Plus provide an enhanced package of support for you: from 1-2-1 career coaching, a host of online resources, and a series of exclusive employer events, skills sessions and masterclasses. Why not connect with USW Springboard +Plus LinkedIn group to join a vibrant graduate community with job information and advice.
Sign up to Springboard +Plus and find out more about taking that first step towards a better tomorrow!
Did you know you can access USW Careers advice and support even after you have graduated?
We can help you with bespoke career action planning and guidance appointments that will get you on that path towards your dream job. We also have online resources for you including our Careers Development course to help you at every stage of the recruitment process from writing CVs, cover letter, applications, to prepare for interviews and assessment centres. Along with access to the graduate My Career toolkit, which includes a CV Builder, CV360 and Interview360 for online recruitment process help.
Springboard +Plus can offer you *fully funded internships and work experience opportunities along with graduate job alerts and employer connections to help you secure your dream job. We also have our Graduate business start-up & freelance accelerator - USW Launch - that can help you concentrate on your business idea with funding and enterprise mentorship.
USW Springboard +Plus: Graduate Support Programme & Student Enterprise are offering a limited number of places to recent USW graduates with a great business idea! You could unlock start-up funding of up to £5,000 and expert business coaching to get your idea off the ground through USW LAUNCH - our Graduate Freelance & Business Start-up Accelerator:
The LAUNCH overview shows the monthly stages and timeline delivered by the Student Enterprise Team. This is flexible to suit each individual’s journey/business idea, which can be adjusted during designated check-ins. You will participate in scheduled group coaching sessions to develop your mindset and confidence, plus appointments with a business mentor. You will also take part in a full Springboard+ showcase event to share your business and meet with peers, university staff and industry.
Graduates can also get in touch with our Startup Stiwdio, which is USW’s dedicated incubation space and programmes, designed to help develop and grow new business ideas. They can provide a bespoke startup business support programme, a great space to work, and the opportunity to grow your business contacts through our various networks and events.
Our career and skills development system. It is jam-packed with resources, tools and learning materials to help you understand yourself better and the options open to you, develop your skills, and present yourself well to employers – including great resources to help you create a fantastic LinkedIn profile.