Your future is important to us. The quality and success of our alumni is critical to our reputation.
At UCL we know that students choose to enter graduate study for a myriad of reasons, and we are deeply committed to supporting our students' aspirations and enhancing their skills and employability.
Careers support and advice from UCL Careers
- One-to-one appointments with a Careers Consultant to discuss future plans, help with writing a CV or filling in application forms, and practice interviews including PhD-specific appointments
- Bespoke Careers Consultant-led workshops for graduate students, international students, Master’s students and researchers
- Employer-led events including career skills development workshops, networking events and forums – in 2018/19 around 908 employers visited the UCL campus
- Master’s talks covering aspects of career planning and applications including finding and funding a PhD
- Job vacancy information and a careers information library with information ranging across the UK and overseas
- Support in finding work placements.
UCL Careers also run a vast number of events which are open to all students during their time at UCL and for a further two years after they have completed their degree. Find out how we can help you find your future: see www.ucl.ac.uk/careers. UCL Careers is part of The Careers Group, University of London. UCL students are eligible to attend events hosted by The Careers Group, details at lon.ac.uk/the-careers-group
Employer's view: Civil Service Fast Stream
"UCL Careers students has been a great partner for our work on campus… their expertise has been key in helping us target and attract a diverse range of motivated and engaged students, and delivering useful and valuable events for all involved."
Where do our graduates go?
Top employment sectors include: academic research and higher education; healthcare; scientific research, development and analysis; teaching (or other educational activities); policy and government; manufacturing.*
The median starting salary for full-time graduates of UCL research programmes is £36,000.*
Top employment sectors include: teaching (or other educational activities); healthcare; academic research and higher education; construction and built environment; information technology; financial services.*
The median starting salary for full-time graduates of UCL taught programmes is £28,000.*
* Salary and graduate destination statistics derive from responses to the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2016/17 survey, based on the activities of graduates six months after graduation.