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University of Wolverhampton Careers, Enterprise & The Workplace How Careers, Enterprise & The Workplace can help you?

Our specialist teams work closely together to help you with every aspect of your career development and progression. Careers & Enterprise
We are here to help you investigate your careers options, sort out your career plans and develop the important skills you need to make these plans happen. We offer practical support at all stages of your job applications. The Enterprise Department helps students

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Santander Scholarships | Santander Universities Research Grants 31/07/2023

Santander Universities have launched a new initiative providing the opportunity to win one of 50 research grants of £1000.

This opportunity is open to staff and postgraduate students (masters and doctoral students) conducting any form of research at any UK university. You don’t need to be Santander customers to apply.

The funding is given as cash and can be spent on anything that supports the winner’s research, including equipment, resources, travel expenses and any other research costs.

The 50 grants will be allocated on a random basis.

Applications are open from 17 July to 12 October 2023.

To apply, please visit the Santander Scholarships platform, where you'll need to register an account. After registering, you will get a confirmation email. You can then complete the application form and apply for the grant.

The link for the application is here.


There is nothing to lose and £1000 to gain.

Santander Scholarships | Santander Universities Research Grants Santander Universities are providing the opportunity to win one of 50 research grants worth £1,000 each to staff at UK universities conducting any form of research and postgraduate students at any UK university. The grant can be used to pay for any research-based expenses, for example, equipment, r...


Santander Seed Fund: Small grant opportunity for University of Wolverhampton students and recent graduates (2020 onwards) looking to set up a business, email: [email protected] for details

Santander Scholarships | Santander Universities iPad Pro Prize Draw 12/06/2023

Uni students, do you struggle to stay organised? Need something to take your revision to the next level?

Well, we’ve got some great news: you could win a brand-new Apple iPad Pro in this latest prize draw from Santander Universities. Back by popular demand, these prize draws are designed to give you all the tools you need to succeed at university.

Any university student in the UK can enter, including undergraduates, postgraduates, part-time and full-time students.
You don’t even need to bank with Santander.

Enter by 13 July for your chance to win!

Find out more here:

Santander Scholarships | Santander Universities iPad Pro Prize Draw Santander Universities is offering 10 students from any UK university the chance to win a brand-new Apple iPad Pro. All higher education students can apply including undergraduates, postgraduates, part-time and full-time students- you can also enter if you’re doing a degree apprenticeship. You don...

University of Wolverhampton Graduate Bootcamp 09/05/2023

University of Wolverhampton Graduate Bootcamp

Wednesday June 7th | 10:00 to 16:00
Millennium City Building, City Campus, University of Wolverhampton

Booking link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/university-of-wolverhampton-graduate-bootcamp-tickets-630615115787

With roughly half a million other students graduating this year and entering a labour market where job ads are running at a much lower level than previously, we are bringing to you the information and advice and support you need to succeed in securing a graduate level role.

But it’s not all bad news. Change brings about innovation. Whilst some sectors have suffered challenges, other sectors are seeing this as an opportunity to adapt and innovate. In turn, this is creating new jobs and new remote working opportunities.

The purpose of this event is to prepare and equip you with the knowledge, confidence, and resilience to successfully navigate your way through a changing world. Now more than ever, you will need to rely on your transferable skills to secure a job of your dreams.

This event is only open to University of Wolverhampton graduates who graduated in 2021, 2022 and 2023.

The day includes a range of talks and workshops to support you into employment including;

Alumni Motivational speakers
CV workshops
Companies exhibiting with live job opportunities.
Employers workshops
Using social media to secure employment
Personal branding hints and tips
Confidence wellbeing workshop
International student / graduate visa workshops

University of Wolverhampton Graduate Bootcamp Graduated, need a job, don't miss our bootcamp. Join us for a day of resources, alumni experiences, labour market insights, jobs and advice.


University of Manchester Medical and Biophysics society and Lancaster University Cancer Research UK society are hosting an online “Careers in Cancer” event this Saturday 18th March from 9am-12pm via Teams. Relevant for all STEM students.

There will be 6 speakers (professors, medical and surgical oncologists, researchers, radiologists and PhD students) who are going to share their stories about their career paths and discuss their work. This is a great opportunity for students to learn more about career opportunities in this field.

The event is free and online and attendees can join the event for specific speakers or for the whole programme. There will also be a raffle at the end of the event raising money for Cancer Research UK.

For more information please see poster.


Applications are now open for the Turing Scheme, a UK government initiative that gives grants to students studying, working, or volunteering internationally.

This is an excellent opportunity for our students to gain valuable experience of working or studying abroad, as well as experiencing other cultures, making contacts and meeting new people.

For more information and to find out how to apply, please click on the link below. Act quickly however as the current application window for May to August 2023 grants ends on 31st March!

For more information, please contact: [email protected]


Wolverhampton University has teamed up with Challenges Abroad to offer an incredible international opportunity. Join us in Cambodia for four weeks on the Sustainability and Social Impact programme where you can make a real difference to local communities!
Plus, through the new government Turing Scheme, you could be eligible for a substantial grant to help with programme fees and flight costs.
Contact Lisa Luzajic via [email protected] to discuss your funding options


Wolverhampton University has teamed up with Challenges Abroad to offer an incredible international opportunity. Join us in India for four weeks on our Public Health programme where you can make a real difference to local communities!

Plus, through the new government Turing Scheme and University Sponsorship, you could be eligible for a substantial grant to cover programme fees and flight costs.

Contact Lisa Luzajic via [email protected]
to discuss your funding options


Interested in Teaching why not attend 'Explore Teaching' Webinars, online through Zoom. There are a range of times and dates available select what suits you. To register please visit the link:-


Come along to the virtual webinars and find out more about a career in primary or secondary teaching? Whether you are already considering a career in teaching but haven’t taken any next steps yet, or perhaps haven’t considered it at all before, join us and find out more.

Over the 45-minute session we will hear from teachers themselves as to why they chose a career in teaching; exploring what it’s truly like to be a teacher, the fun of being in a classroom and the rewards and barriers. Find out what help and support is available to help you decide whether teaching is right for you and ask any questions you may have.

All events will run for around 45 minutes. As a thank you for attending you will receive a £5 voucher to spend on Uber Eats! Limited to the first 100 participants per event. To qualify for the voucher, you must participate in the whole event. Only one voucher per person.

Book Now to avoid disappointment!!

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Fantastic to see so many attendees at the Public Health & Health Studies Careers Event today in the Harrison Library. Wonderful conversations taking place and great feedback from attendees and employers alike!

Public Health & Health Studies Careers Event 2023 12/01/2023

Come along to the Public Health & Health Studies Careers Event 2023 to speak to employers & organisations in your field of study to discuss career choices, employment opportunities & volunteer roles available. Other university support services will be available to provide information on PG study, finance & CV advice

Mon, 16 January 2023, 10:00 – 12:00 GMT, Harrison Library Ambika Paul Building (MD building) University of Wolverhampton

Public Health & Health Studies Careers Event 2023 This event offers you the opportunity to meet employers with roles for Public Health & Health Studies students


Did you know that in some universities, more than a fifth of young students from the most disadvantaged social backgrounds dropped out in their first year?

To combat this challenge and give everyone the opportunity to be their best self, Santander Universities has launched a new scholars programme for current students that are most likely to face challenges when attending higher education.

They’re giving 100 uni students, due to graduate in 2025, who identify as part of an underrepresented group £30k of funding over 3 academic years, alongside access to training and development initiatives. Helping to support students through to graduation, improving career opportunities and building brighter futures.

Learn more about the programme and how you can apply here:


Win a £1k with Santander Scholarships Never Stop Learning fund
With the Christmas season nearly upon us, wouldn’t we all like a bit of extra spending money?

Whilst we can’t sort out your whole Xmas list, we can give you the chance to win one of ten £1,000 grants to spend on a range of goodies such as laptops, headphones, e-books, sports and fitness and much more!

To be in with a chance to win, all you have to do is register with the Santander Scholarships platform, by Monday 14 November, 11pm.

Whether you win or not, registering with Santander Scholarships gives you access to exclusive awards, online courses, and self-development opportunities across a wide range of topics, all designed to aid your progress as a student and beyond.

Register today - https://app.becas-santander.com/en/program/santander-scholarships-studies-neverstoplearning-fund?utm_source=Social&utm_medium=Organic_Social&utm_campaign=Wolverhampton_UK_careers


We're all set up for the second day of the University of Wolverhampton Recruitment Fair, come down and join us at the Harrison library between 11am - 3pm - www.wlv.ac.uk/recruitment-fair


Companies attending our Recruitment Fair today:

DLU, ERA, West Midlands Probation, Marstons, Capgemini, Environment Agency, Lenovo, Rate my Placement, JLR, Enterprise Rent a Car, Aldi, Teach First, Tata Steel, CPS, Lab Med Export Ltd, Bridgnorth Aluminium Ltd, Peak Pharmacy, Azets, Adecco, Galford Try, Barhale, Army, Eurofins, Harvest Jones Commercial, Dorchester Collection, Arcadicare


Come along to the Harrison Library today and tomorrow for our Annual Recruitment Fair. This event is open to current students and recent graduates of the University of Wolverhampton – www.wlv.ac.uk/recruitment-fair


Would you like to improve your employability but are unsure where to start? ICAEW 100 is a great way to
begin learning about your strengths https://bit.ly/3C5yxoO


Santander are offering a fabulous opportunity to receive £1,000 to enhance your student experience. All you have to do is register with Santander Scholarships for access to exclusive scholarships and awards and online courses and once you have enrolled you will get the chance to win a £1,000 to spend in the Santander Aspire webstore. purchase a variety of resources directly from the Santander Aspire webstore. You will have access to a wide range of products and services all designed to support students with their studies and university life.

There are a wide range of categories to choose from including: Computing, Electronics and music, books and e-books, magazine subscriptions, stationary & office, photography, sport and fitness, watches and wearable tech, clothing and accessories, art and design, catering, and home, and much more!

Simply go to the link below or scan the QR code and register today and don't forget to enrol to enter the prize draw!!!


The University of Wolverhampton are delighted to announce that this year we will be hosting our first face-to-face Autumn Recruitment Fair for students since the pandemic, taking place on Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd November 2022

Don't miss out on this fantastic event come along and meet the employers and explore opportunities!! Secure your place by visiting the link www.wlv.ac.uk/Recruitment-Fair

Visit the Careers team at city campus MD083 for support with CV and 'How to Prepare for the Recruitment Fair'. Or to book your careers appointment visit www.wlv.ac.uk/careers


The University of Wolverhampton are delighted to announce that this year we will be hosting our first face-to-face Autumn Recruitment Fair for students since the pandemic, taking place on Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd November 2022.

There will an opportunity to network with a range of leading organisations to learn more about opportunities available for part time work, placements and graduate level jobs.


Don't miss out on this exciting event, book your place today!



Register now for the Early Careers event with MI5, MI6 & GCHQ!

We know that choosing a career is a big step. That’s why we’re now giving you the chance to find out more about life at the Intelligence Services at a number of informative upcoming events.
You know you want to begin a great career. You want to learn new skills and gain valuable experience. And you want to do something important. So how about keeping the country safe?

At the UK’s Intelligence Services – MI5, MI6 & GCHQ– that’s exactly what we do.

It’s going to be an insightful opportunity where you’ll hear from current employees, learn more about their experiences and get some helpful advice. Our range of early careers roles mean there are different ways you can contribute to the organisations missions. Whether you get involved in a summer school or apprenticeship, or join a graduate or entry-level position, you’ll help to protect the country. It’s some of the most exciting and purposeful work you can think of.

The events will be running on the following dates:
Thursday 13th October at 13:30PM
Thursday 20th October at 12PM
Wednesday 2nd November at 12PM
Wednesday 16th November at 13:30PM

If you’re interested in finding out where a career with us can take you, you can find out more about our events and register by visiting

Registration for Early Careers Fair Registration for Early Careers Fair. Online registration by Cvent

Jaguar Land Rover Careers 27/09/2022

Start your career at Jaguar Land Rover - WMCU combined event

Oct 5, 2022 4:45 PM-6:00 PM
Register at https://meetandengage.com/al7kcazac

Founded on modern luxury, we are the pioneers creating the next generation of outstanding vehicles. Making driving more sustainable and our services more desirable for our customers. We're reimagining the driving of tomorrow. And redefining what's possible today.

Together, we are the future of movement.

Join us on this interactive webinar, exclusive for students under the WMCU umbrella, and find out more about the undergraduate and graduate programmes on offer for 2023. Hear from some of our current undergraduates and graduates about what life is like at Jaguar Land Rover and their journey so far.

You'll have the opportunity to interact with us and ask any questions you might have. And pick up some useful hints and tips on how to make the perfect application for one of our roles!
University of Wolverhampton

Jaguar Land Rover Careers Welcome to our Jaguar Land Rover events page, where you can view webinars we are running and connect live to our team. We will be running a series of events over the coming weeks and months, keep an eye out on our social media posts (Life at Jaguar Land Rover) for more information and sign up. Becom...


The University of Wolverhampton are delighted to announce that this year we will be hosting our first face-to-face Autumn Recruitment Fair for students since the pandemic, taking place on Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd November 2022


A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work within the Estates team at West Midland Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association (WM RFCA). They are looking for a year out placement student who is studying towards either a BSc or MSc in Building Surveying.
If this is you then drop in to the Workplace and find out more about the role. We can support you with the application and help with interview prep. Don't miss out on this great opportunity. Closing date is 18th July 2022.

The role will be to assist the Estates team in all aspects of management and maintenance of the Volunteer Estate (VE) in support of the Reserve Forces and MOD-sponsored Cadet Forces.

To find out more about the organisation go to https://www.wmrfca.org/

Santander Scholarships Skills | Your Digital Pathway 2022 21/06/2022

Santander's new, free introductory digital skills course built in collaboration with the Institute of Coding, and the TechUP initiative. With 50,000 free places available, the course has been developed to support individuals who want to take the first step on the pathway to building their digital skills

Santander Scholarships Skills | Your Digital Pathway 2022 Your Digital Pathway is a new, free introductory level digital skills course from Santander, developed in collaboration with the Institute of Coding and the award-winning TechUP initiative based at Durham University.  The course has been created to support people who want to take the first step...


💡 If you’re coming to the end of your studies, it might be time to start thinking about your next steps.

Discover, develop & decide your future with support from the Class of 2022 programme.

To get started, book an appointment with a Careers Adviser 👉 wlv.ac.uk/classof2022

Colorintech NXTGen Programs Taster Session 25/05/2022

An opportunity to learn about 3 NXTGen programs:- Tech Career Readiness, Industry Insight and Digital Drive

Colorintech NXTGen Programs Taster Session Have an opportunity to learn about our 3 NXTGen programs:- Tech Career Readiness, Industry Insight and Digital Drive.


HSBC Head Start Programme 2022

HSBC are launching a new virtual programme for 1st year students, which will provide them with an insight into what is like to work at HSBC, as well as an overview of all their Business Areas.

Please see attached flyer for further information.

Applications open Tuesday 19th April 2022 and close 23rd May 2022.


Join Freya Meers from ERA Everywhere on the 28th April from 11.30 - 2pm at Telford Campus 'Pit Lane' Live Project Area. She will be talking about fantastic opportunities that will be available through the new companies opening at I54 Business Park. Opportunities for everyone from all disciplines. Don't miss out.

ERA Everywhere ERA is a leader in the design, development, manufacture and distribution of innovative solutions for the residential building and home improvement markets. We provide a wide range of innovative locks, handles, hinges, seals and gearing from our family of industry recognised brands.


Come along to Addleshaw Goddard's virtual student event hosted by trainees from across the firm's practice areas. The event will take place on 4th May 4pm – 6pm - register here https://clients.addleshawgoddard.com/33/6422/landing-pages/rsvp-blank.asp

All students are welcome to attend, whether they study law or not. The event will give helpful hints and tips on the industry, as well as a diversity & inclusion session with panel members talking about their routes into law and breaking down barriers to entering the profession. Addleshaw Goddard offers 58 training contracts each year and is committed to addressing underrepresentation in law.


The UK’s Largest LGBT+ Student Recruitment Fair
Saturday 9th April 12:00-17:00 at The University of Westminster

This is a rare opportunity to discuss careers with industry leaders, enabling you to thrive professionally and personally and lead an authentic, fulfilled career.



Temporary opportunities available to work in one of the University of Wolverhampton libraries

• Position: Part Time Student Library Support Assistant (nights)
• Location: Wolverhampton, Walsall & Telford
• Salary: £9.50 per hour
• Deadline: 30/03/2022

This role is open to all current University of Wolverhampton students

To apply, please send a CV & cover letter to [email protected]

Job Description - https://theworkplace.wlv.ac.uk/vacancies/42066/student-library-support-assistant-nights.html?intapp=true

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Social Media & Marketing Graduate Intern - University of Wolverhampton (GRADUATE INTERN POSITION - Only available to recent graduates from the University of Wolverhampton)

Are you a motorsport enthusiast with a passion for marketing, events and social media? This is an exciting opportunity to join the University of Wolverhampton Racing Team (UWR) for 12 months to assist the high-profile motorsport team as they compete in the Praga Cup, the Morgan Challenge and the Formula Student competition.

Deadline: 20/03/22



Care Leavers: Prepare for your career and get ready for the world of work

Monday 28th March 11:00 to 12:00 (face to face, City Campus)
Wednesday 30th March 10:00 to 11:00 (virtual, Zoom)

A one-hour interactive learning workshop provided by Penna and LHH (part of Adecco, the Global Recruitment and Career Development Company) in conjunction with the University of Wolverhampton’s careers team.

This workshop is available to Care Leavers who want to know more about:

• Early career opportunities: How to find, connect and engage with them
• Being CV ready: How to develop yourself for the future and prepare a memorable CV
• Interviews: Before, during and after plus Top Tips for being at your best

The workshop will also provide you with the opportunity for additional 1:1 coaching/mentoring provided by experienced career experts.

To book and receive further details, please email Jenny Podmore on [email protected]


Blue Peter BBC Careers Workshop

Join us for a BBC online careers workshop from BBC Children's and BBC England. Ellen Evans, Executive Producer of Blue Peter and other members of the team will discuss the variety of career pathways on the programme from editorial content and production management to their interactive content teams. This will be a genuine insight into what goes on behind the scenes on Blue Peter and BBC Children's. We will also look at the different routes in, and what the team look for in new recruits. And we will also have time for an overview of apprenticeships and training schemes at the BBC as well.

Wednesday 23rd February at 2pm – 3.15pm

Anyone interested can join on this link on the day and time in question: https://bbc.zoom.us/j/92202834834

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Becas Santander 01/02/2022

The Open University, Santander UK Universities and
FutureLearn present Union Black, a free online short course
exploring Black British history, cultures and steps to anti-racism.
The programme responds to University UK's ‘Tackling racial
harassment in higher education’ report and is designed to drive
cultural change across the Higher Education sector.

Freely available to students and staff members at UK Universities for the next three years, the short course is delivered through a mixture of online learning content, discussion forums, reading materials and interactive activities which can be completed in the learners’ own time and at their own pace.

All learners will receive a certificate of performance upon
completion. In addition, all students who complete the course by 2
May 2022 will be in with the chance of being awarded a £500 grant
(T&Cs apply) and invited to take part in a live thought leadership
event in London with high-profile ambassadors.

Find out more here: bit.ly/3zKOpeS


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Graduates 01/02/2022

Hanson UK employ several University of Wolverhampton graduates who have developed and taken up senior positions in their company, resulting in successful careers. They are seeking graduates to fill vacancies in their Contracting division.

Hanson UK specialise in construction within the highways sector so are currently recruiting a variety of roles including Trainee Quantity Surveyors, civil engineers and project management. The structured programme is challenging but rewarding and gives exposure to all areas of business over a period of two or three years based in a variety of locations across the UK.

The application programme runs until the 9th Feb 2022, with interviews & presentations planned for early March.

Full details of the schemes can be found here: https://www.hanson-careers.co.uk/en/graduates

Graduates Do you have the ambition to be a future leader? Then our graduate trainee manager programme could be for you. The structured programme is challenging but rewarding and gives you exposure to all areas of our business over a period of two or three years based in a variety of locations across the UK.Fo...


Action Tutoring are holding an information session for university students as part of Student Volunteering Week. They'll be sharing information on who they are, what they do, and how their incredible volunteers make a difference to educational inequality in the UK.

The session will take place over Zoom on the 9th February at 4 pm. Register your interest below to receive the Zoom link.


Find out more about Action Tutoring

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