Careers and employability




In an increasingly competitive job market, our degrees can give you the edge and help you stand out by developing the knowledge and skills you need to succeed. From day one you’ll be supported and encouraged to prepare for your career by our dedicated student opportunity team who work closely with the University’s Careers Centre. There are also plenty of opportunities outside your studies to increase your chances of securing that all-important graduate job.

Support for your needs

Our dedicated student opportunity team will support you throughout your time at Leeds, making you aware of events and opportunities to increase your employability.

Our dedicated opportunity team provide careers support and a range of events, linking with employers and graduates to provide you with information for your future career.

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The Faculty opportunity team will help you reach your career goals, working with industry contacts and preparing you for applications and interviews for jobs and further study.

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As a postgraduate researcher, you will receive support for your career planning and for your professional development whether you are choosing an academic or alternative career path.

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Careers and Employability in the Faculty of Biological Sciences

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University's Careers Centre

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Abbey Ho
Student | MRes Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation
I enjoy studying with people from different backgrounds. We share ideas and various perspectives on the same topic. Peer discussion allows us to connect and communicate with a range of lecturers specialising in slightly different areas.