If thinking about what you’d like to do while here at University or after you graduate makes you feel lost and confused, pop into the SU between 11 and 3pm on Tuesday 5th March to find out more about what’s available to you. No booking required.
This event will help to identify your skills and offer information and practical advice on:
Work experience (part-time and full time)
Placements & internships
Travel and working both in the UK and abroad
Further study at Bath Spa, including postgraduate degrees, teacher training, and funding available
Starting a business or freelancing
Completing your dissertation and identifying your course-related transferable skills
Life after Bath Spa
Graduate schemes and jobs
Advice on Job applications, CVs and Interviews
It all helps, one step at a time. And if that doesn’t convince you there will be plenty of free pizza and competition giveaways for those that come along. This is not a recruitment event.
What to expect on the day:
Did you know that 84% of those responsible for hiring agree that volunteering is a way to help people find work and is a value to your CV? The Students’ Union can help you find an opportunity that suits you, your future ambitions and something unique and fun! Come and have a chat with us and do some micro-volunteering whilst you’re at it!
Development and Alumni Relations
Drop by the Development and Alumni Relations Office (DARO) table to get a taste of what happens beyond Bath Spa. Learn about just a few of our successful alumni who have gone on to do amazing things - and we’ll also let you know about various benefits you’ll receive as part of our Alumni community!
Come and chat to us on our Job Shop stand - we can help with all your part-time job queries including how to register for on-campus roles and searching for vacancies in and around Bath. Would you be able to spot the most common mistakes made on CV's? Enter our competition and see how many you can find for a chance to win a £20 Amazon voucher.
Library and Learning Services
Employers hire people who have transferable skills such as critical thinking, information search skills, digital literacy, project management, data analysis and who can evaluate information and use it analytically.
Come and find out more about how the Library and Learning Services team help you improve these skills. Discover resources that you can continue to use when you leave Bath Spa and how to curate information you are using now and save for the future.
Having work experience on your CV can help you to stand out from other graduates in the job market, whilst letting you find out what you do/don’t like and to make important networks. Visit the Placements stand and chat to us about the various placement schemes we have on offer and we’ll also help you with your placement queries.
IT IS NEVER TOO EARLY OR TOO LATE TO TALK TO CAREERS!
Whatever stage you are at in your studies; whether you ‘haven’t a clue’ about your future or have a specific career query...
...Come and see us at the Careers Stand, where a member of our Careers Team will be on hand to offer friendly, informal support and information to help you take the next step either during or beyond your degree.
Post Graduate Study
Continue your journey with us and progress onto a Master's degree or teacher training PGCE programme. Find out how we can support your next steps into further study at Bath Spa University, including funding and scholarships of up to £1,600 available to our graduates.
SU Skills For Life
The SU 'Skills for Life' programme is designed to help students make the most of what's on offer at Bath Spa. This could be developing new skills through volunteering or getting involved with a society. Or perhaps identifying life skills you may already have but didn't realise. There is something for everyone, and is open to all students, no matter where or what you study, or how much experience you have.
Freelancing & Business Start up
Did you know 14% of Bath Spa graduates become freelancers or set up their own businesses? Could this be you? If you’re exploring what being freelance could mean to you or maybe even have a business enterprise idea then come and chat.There is no dark art to freelancing and working for yourself can be a hugely rewarding and realistic option to explore.
Opportunity China is a gateway for ambitious graduates to find exciting and enriching opportunities in China.
The annual Teach China Graduate Program recruits some of the United Kingdom's top graduates for structured teaching roles in cities across China.
The Bushcraft Company
The Bushcraft Company is a leading provider of outdoor education, providing residential trips to students across our 9 estates in the UK.. We are looking for remarkable people to join our ever growing team of instructors to inspire children through the medium of bushcraft and many more experiences. You don’t need any qualifications to apply as we provide full training, all of our roles are all about adventure, education, fun and of course the great outdoors. So why not spend your summer in our beautiful woodland estates and start your next real outdoor adventure.
CCUSA places young people at fantastic and accredited summer camps across the USA. With opportunities to work as both a camp counselor directly with kids or as camp facility staff, you can gain some excellent experience to add to your CV. We offer competitive salaries, free meals and accommodation plus the chance to enjoy up to 30 days of travel around the USA after camp. Come and chat to us today to find out more.