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Careers and employability

Employability is a key part of your degree – all courses are designed to help you develop the skills and knowledge you need in your career.

Gain employability skills while studying at the University of Sunderland in London. Discover your strengths and values, and how to use them in search of a fulfilling and rewarding career. Learn the practical components of job searching, such as preparing an effective CV or application form and interview skills.

COVID-19 Guidance

Following government guidance, you can now visit the campus from Monday to Friday for classes, the Library and other student services. For more information and the latest updates, see the COVID-19 Guidance pages

Practical advice and support could be provided in a number of areas, including:

  • One-to-one careers advice and guidance
  • Careers information and resources
  • Support with searching for jobs, internships, and voluntary work
  • Psychometric and ability practice tests
  • Job interview practice

Career workshops are delivered in-house and by external visiting professionals and cover a range of topics including:

  • Leadership skills
  • Team working
  • Presentation skills
  • Professional communication, (e.g. letters and emails)
  • Job interview skills
  • Social media for job search

Career-oriented workshops, delivered by industry professionals will provide insights into areas like:

  • Ernst and Young: successful attitudes
  • ACCA: careers in finance
  • Aspire: women in business
  • Hilton: working in HR
  • Baxter Storey: careers in contract catering
  • Marriott Hotel and Goring Hotels: careers in the 5-star hotel industry
  • Team London: developing skills through volunteering


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Start-up visa

Information on the visa you need for your start-up

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Contact us

Visit the Careers and Employability Service on the 4th floor (next to the Study Skills office), the University of Sunderland in London.


Phone: 020 7531 7333 Ext. 2342

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