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Careers & Employability

Here at GBS, we want to help you achieve more than just a qualification. We want you to develop the skills, experience, and mindset that will help you thrive in today’s competitive job market.

From landing your dream job, to finding work placements, or even setting up and growing your own business, our experienced and dedicated Careers and Employability team will help you propel your career forwards.

Helping you succeed

Careers Advice

Our experienced team will help you create your own Personal Development Plan to identify your career strengths and areas for improvement.

You'll have the opportunity to attend personalised workshops that will help you improve your CV, make successful job applications, and prepare for interviews. You can also take advantage of one-to-one sessions to help you boost your employability.

Entrepreneurship

We know many of our students are budding entrepreneurs with great ideas so we'll give you advice on setting up and growing your own business. We'll help you with writing your own business plan, securing funding and finding customers.

You'll also automatically gain membership of the GBS Enterprise Society, where you'll get the chance to network with other students and become part of a growing entrepreneurial community.

Networking

We understand that growing and nurturing your network will lead to many future opportunities. Our teachers all have extensive industry experience, with many contacts and we host employer events to help you build your network and give you a real-life insight into the market.

You'll also be invited to GBS’s industry conferences which cover wide variety of industry-related topics, and we'll support in finding work placements and other suitable job opportunities.

Careers Advice

Our experienced team will help you create your own Personal Development Plan to identify your career strengths and areas for improvement.

You'll have the opportunity to attend personalised workshops that will help you improve your CV, make successful job applications, and prepare for interviews. You can also take advantage of one-to-one sessions to help you boost your employability.

Entrepreneurship

We know many of our students are budding entrepreneurs with great ideas so we'll give you advice on setting up and growing your own business. We'll help you with writing your own business plan, securing funding and finding customers.

You'll also automatically gain membership of the GBS Enterprise Society, where you'll get the chance to network with other students and become part of a growing entrepreneurial community.

Networking

We understand that growing and nurturing your network will lead to many future opportunities. Our teachers all have extensive industry experience, with many contacts and we host employer events to help you build your network and give you a real-life insight into the market.

You'll also be invited to GBS’s industry conferences which cover wide variety of industry-related topics, and we'll support in finding work placements and other suitable job opportunities.

We are commended by the QAA for our Careers and Employability delivery

“Students and alumni who met the team were positive about the career advice and guidance they received from the start of their programme and for alumni, after they leave. Industry contacts confirmed the job-readiness of students.”

“The School… is taking demonstrable steps to enhance student learning opportunities. A strong focus on careers advice and support linked to student employability is evident in the provision.”

“The QAA review team identified the following feature of good practise at the organisation: the strategic focus on employability and extensive careers support for students, which enables them to develop their academic, personal and professional potential.”

“The School attaches great importance to both skills and careers development in its provision. Its focus on student employability is explicit and demonstrated through its careers guidance and employability activities.”

 

Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) Review

 

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