British Council Language Assistants – Second round of recruitment

The British Council are running a second round of recruitment for the following countries: Austria, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Latin America (Chile, Colombia and Mexico only), Spain and Switzerland (both French- and German-speaking).

They will accept applications posted on or before 31 January 2014. Recruitment for Argentina, Belgium and Ecuador is now closed. For further information, please consult the following page of our website:

For further information contact:

Martha Wörsching (ERASMUS Coordinator & English Language Assistantship Tutor)

Bethan Dinning (Language Assistant Ambassador)

Christina Boateng  (Language Assistant Ambassador)

ECU Survey: Improving careers support for disabled students

Equality Challenge Unit are running a survey seeking the views of disabled students and recent graduates on the support you have received from your university in starting your career.

Sharing your experiences will help to improve careers support for disabled students. The findings will be used to help careers services work with employers to remove barriers to employment and support disabled students in developing employability skills and identifying career paths. The survey is part of a project supported by the Department for Work and Pensions and the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills.

Complete the survey

The survey should take around 15 minutes to complete and will ask about your experience of your university career service, what you think is currently been doing well and ideas to improve support.

If you would like to complete the survey in an alternative format please contact:, T: 020 7438 1021.

The survey deadline has now extended and will closes on Sunday 9 February 2014. Three people who complete the survey will be selected at random to receive £50.

Graduate 2014 Software Analyst (C# / .NET / SQL)

Will you be graduating in 2014 with a software programming based degree?

Are you looking to work in a .NET (C#) environment?

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop both your technical programming / coding skills and your business / client engagement capabilities?

A rapidly expanding Software Services and Solutions company are looking to recruit Graduate Software Developers next Summer to work as part of the Projects Team on new and existing projects. Lighthouse Systems has experienced substantial growth over the last 12 months which requires them to increase the number of graduates they recruit. The company uses Microsoft .NET (C#) & SQL Server technology to develop world class systems and applications. Lighthouse Systems are a Microsoft Gold partner.

Assessment days are being held on the 26th/27th February with limited places – deadline for CV submissions is 27th February.

See Careers Online for further details

2014 International Student (Non EU) Careers Fair

Every year, tens of thousands of international students leave their families and friends to come to study in the UK. However, years later, most of them leave UK without any work experience, needless to say full time work permit (Tier 2) offer. This places them to a disadvantaged position when they are trying to compete with the local students back home who, while their friends are overseas, have built a more extensive local network and they also tend to have a lower expectation for their 1st job.

Career Interactive (‘CI’ for short) believes that Working Experience is an integral part of every international student’s UK experience. The company’s ethos ‘every student, no matter where they come from, deserves at least one work experience opportunity whilst doing their degrees in the UK’ is deeply engrained in the company’s culture and originate everything we do. That is why on 30th Jan 2013, CI has initiated and successfully held the UK’s 1st ever Career Fair exclusively for international (non EU) students at London Canada Water Library.

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New location, same help available

The Careers and Employability Centre, along with Counselling and Disability Service and the Student Support Centre have now moved into the Bridgeman Building

From the 8th January you will be able to book quick advice appointments to get your CV or application checked or have any simple questions to ask. These can be booked online using Careers Online from 8am on the day you wish to be seen. You can also phone 01509 222039 from 9am to book over the phone.

You can also come in or phone to book a 30 minute career consultation for more in depth discussions.

Research Student Or Research Staff?

We have a designated careers adviser, Eve Uhlig who is available on Monday and Tuesday offering 20 minute quick advice and 45 minute consultations. Quick Advice appointments can be booked using Careers Online up to two weeks in advance or call 01509 222039

The Times Top 100 website

Top100Are you getting ready for graduate job interviews or employers’ selection events? Then don’t forget to register with The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers website for access to the very latest news, articles and features about the graduate employers you’ve applied to, direct from the business pages of The Times newspaper – invaluable if you’re preparing for first interviews or final round assessment centres.

Registering to use is free and you’ll also receive weekly updates with news of the employers you’re most interested in, details of their local recruitment events and application deadlines