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The Office for National Statistics (ONS) produces information to improve understanding of the UK’s economy and society, informing decisions that touch the lives of everyone living in the UK.

The ONS will be giving a talk on 26 November 2015 at 17.00 – 18.00, Room 230 – Keir Hardy.

They will give an introduction to what the ONS is, what it does and the graduate roles available. The talk will also cover how the ONS fits into the wider Government Statistical Service (GSS) and how you can apply to work in the ONS and GSS.

Target audience: Students with an interest in statistics or research, preferably students completing a degree with a statistical component or with experience in statistical concepts.

Click here to visit our talks and workshops page and book your place.

Events include:  Careers drop-in sessions, workshops, small group guidance, employers’ talks, and work placements bootcamps.

Events at the Singleton Park and Bay Campuses are open to all students.

Click here to download the programme

Logo - AIRBUS_Group_3D_Blue_RGBInterested in Business? Want to work in a company that recognises the importance of supporting its talent? Apply now at Airbus Group for internships in Communications, Finance, HR, Supply Chain and IT.  Find out more at close on 6th December 2015.

“Working for Airbus Group is really enjoyable as you are given the opportunity to use your theoretical knowledge from University to tackle real life projects. The best part of my Internship is working at the A350 factory, as I not only get to work in the office but see the wings being made. “ – Dominique Hughes, Finance Intern, Airbus Group.

Student Competition – Have a summer working in the states with two of your best mates!  #MatesintheStates

BUNAC are offering the chance for 3  students to live and work in one of America’s most popular tourist destinations during the summer’s academic break!

What BUNAC are offering…

  • 3 jobs at a theme park, candy store or country club
  • 3 return transatlantic  flights
  • 30 days extra to travel after working
  • CV enhancement –95% of top employers recognize that engaging in this programme is a worthwhile venture.

Their Work America programme enables students to spend up to 3 months working and travelling across the US’ top destinations.  Students arrive in the US with their contract in hand, accommodation arranged and an opportunity to gain international work experience in a well-suited role.

To enter you have to do is…

1) Fill out your details along with 2 of your best uni mates at

2) Get creative and take a picture of the 3 of you showcasing the American spirit

3) Upload your pictures to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter with the hashtags #MatesintheStates and #BUNAC

4) The best photo wins – simple!

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If you’re looking for the best ways to meet employers on campus, @Enterprise Rent-A-Car jobs Europe has a few options for you: Enterprise Rent-A-Car

pwc_master_logo_shortformCome and join PwC’s virtual chat on how to gain work experience in their Bristol, Cardiff, Swansea and Plymouth offices.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to get to know PwC better at this virtual chat event – They’ll say the time, you say the place. You’ll discover why PwC’s the first choice for a career in business; why students have voted them number one in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers survey for 12 years running and why, right from day one, you’ll feel part of something special.

This virtual chat is open to anyone who’s interested in a career with PwC and wants to gain some insider information from the comfort of your computer. Maybe you’ve missed them at one of their events lately. Well here’s a way to catch up. Sign up using the link below and you’ll receive the details of how to log into their virtual chat before the event.

Sign up online via this link:

Including talks, workshops, small group guidance, drop-in sessions and Army Officer interviews.

Events on the Singleton and Bay Campuses are open to all students.

Click here to download the programme.


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打印The British Council China are organising a series of workshops in the UK from this Saturday across five cities including Edinburgh, Manchester, Cambridge, Oxford and London to give Chinese students an insight into the current job market and equip them to be prepared for employment after graduation.

Click here to download a document with the time and locations on it. The registration link and job description posts are also included inthe document.

Click here to download the full-size poster with QR code.

pwc_master_logo_shortformDon’t miss this opportunity to get to know PwC better at their “Networking Lunch” hosted at PwC’s Swansea office.

Come and meet PwC people who will include recent joiners, the recruitment team and senior members of staff. Get the low-down on the work they are passionate about and get answers to any questions you might have. Gain a deep understanding of where you could fit in. Get help and advice with your application. PwC recruit students no matter which degree subject you study.

Visit and scroll down to the Swansea University link for more information and details of how to book your place.

This competition is an exciting and quirky way to get insight into one of the UK’s leading energy companies. Plus, it offers undergraduate students a fantastic opportunity to win exclusive summer internships, exciting prizes and even an opportunity to be fast-tracked onto award-winning graduate schemes.

Students from all disciplines are encouraged to participate, as the internships will be tailored to their interests, whether they are in Digital, Finance, Marketing, Sales, Sustainability, among others.

The closing date for the first stage of the competition is 10 December 2015.

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Our team of Careers Advisers will help you find out how to develop your employability skills at these workshops covering vital topics like

  • Writing CVs and making effective applications
  • Getting into teaching
  • Interview techniques
  • Assessment centres
  • Finding jobs
  • What employers look for in applicants
  • Commercial awareness and personal branding.

Download a summary of forthcoming workshops here.

Click here to register/log into our online booking system. Having registered/logged in:

  • Click on “Events Calendar”
  • Select the date of the session you wish to attend
  • Select “Book”.

Both events are open to all students – Download full details and programmes here.

Get expert advice on how best to prepare for these key events.

CityLawLIVE and NationalLawLIVE are both full-day conferences taking an in-depth, interactive look at careers in the law, sponsored and presented by leading firms in their field.

CityLawLIVE: 11 December 2015, London –

This event considers a career in a City firm and involves speakers, panels and interactive presentations by the experts, City Lawyers themselves. The aim is to foster a detailed and unclouded appreciation of how the world of the City is distinct, what being a lawyer there really entails and, crucially, what the individual needs to know and do to join their ranks. You can find out more at

NationalLawLIVE: 4 December 2015, Manchester –

NationalLawLIVE does the same thing for those interested in those firms whose reach is across the UK. The participating firms operate in London, major UK regional centres and in most cases internationally. They will typically have a more diverse client base and offer a greater range of practice experience in a firm. You can read more at

The City event happens in London on 11 December and the national event in Manchester the week before, on 4 December. They are times so that attendees will have time to work up a really impressive summer vacation scheme application for the firms they are really attracted to at the event(s).

Daiwa Scholarships offer young and talented UK citizens with strong leadership potential the opportunity to acquire Japanese language skills and to access expertise and knowledge relevant to their career goals over 19 months in Japan.

No previous experience of Japan or knowledge of the Japanese language is necessary.

The closing date for completed Daiwa Scholarship 2016 applications is Thursday 3 December 2015. 

Since 1991, 153 graduates from more than 40 universities and 50 different subject areas – from engineering to politics and from fine art to law – have taken part in this programme.

Visit to view detailed information and apply online.

NHS Wales Informatics Service is hosting a JOBS FAIR at: The innovation space, Cardiff office, Floor Two, Tŷ Glan-yr-Afon, 21 Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff CF11 9AD on 24 September, between 10am and 2pm. Tel: 02920 500500.

Prospective candidates will have the opportunity to meet with members of staff and learn more about the organisation and the varied roles available.

The organisation has 20 plus vacancies for software developers, network and data specialists, web developers, support and business analysts and technical leads.

Recruitment lead Wendy Dearing said: “Whether you are looking for a new opportunity or returning to work after a career break the jobs fair puts you face-to-face with people who can tell you what it’s like to work in a technical role in NHS Wales. The work we do is exciting and making a real difference.”

The jobs fair is open to talented individuals of all ages, including those who have not previously thought about the public sector.

Research indicates that the technology industry isn’t doing enough to attract women, but nearly half of the technical staff working for the Informatics Service are female.

Working for the NHS Wales Informatics Service has many benefits including flexible and part-time working hours, child care vouchers, personal development and career opportunities and membership of the NHS pension scheme.

The Informatics Service employs around 500 staff working from offices in Cardiff, Swansea, Mold, Bridgend, Carmarthen and Pontypool.

For more information email

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The Fast Stream offers talented and ambitious graduates an accelerated route to leadership within the Civil Servvice. There are different Fast Stream schemes to suit all tastes and talents, from commercial to digital.

The Analytical streams close on 30 September and the Corporate streams on 1 November 2015 so be sure to complete your application as soon as possible.

For more information on the Fast Stream visit

You might also be interested in a recent article in The Guardian on how to ace the Civil Service Fast Stream Assessment Centre.

The event is being run by the AIG LGBT Internal Employee Resource Group (STEP) in conjunction with the AIG Campus Recruitment Team. It has been designed to give you an insight into what life is like in the insurance market and what it’s like being LGBT in the profession. You will also receive useful information regarding the internship and graduate programmes at AIG.

Importantly, participation will give you priority application to the 2016 AIG summer internship.
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This event is open to all career paths (not just technical roles such as broking and underwriting) and is well worth attending even if you have not previously considered a career in insurance but want a rewarding career in a global, corporate environment.

You will hear about the insurance sector, undertake soft skills training sessions and participate in Q&A sessions with experienced staff. You will also meet other AIG and non-AIG staff at the evening networking event.

This is a full-time opportunity working with the club’s marketing department.

Click here for more information and details of how to apply.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 12 July 2015.

GradLink ASEAN is a specialist careers website for students and graduates from the ASEAN countries who are studying at universities in the UK. It currently includes specific sections for Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand and Singapore, and more countries will be added in the future.


The site enables you to learn about graduate opportunities and connect with graduate employers in the ASEAN countries. It includes vacancies, graduate profiles, employer contacts, in-depth advice and news – plus Go-CV – a CV building and submission service that lets you pass your CV on to all or selected GradLink employers whenever you like.

Businesses: GradLink ASEAN is your free one-stop portal for connecting with high-quality ASEAN students and graduates who have studied in the UK. This is your opportunity to advertise vacancies and to search an extensive database of CVs of graduates from the top universities in the UK.

GradLink ASEAN is powered by the University of the West of England (UWE). The website was built by a UWE alumnus. GradLink ASEAN is free of charge to all.

All the presentation slides and notes from our recent Get Ready for Work events are now available. Visit and follow the ‘Workshops’ link under ‘Resources’ – you need to be logged into MyUni/Blackboard to view these resources.

Topics covered include:

  • LinkedIn
  • How to network effectively
  • What an employer wants
  • How to write successful applications
  • How to find graduate jobs
  • Interview technique