Careers and Employability

Newcastle graduates have some of the best career prospects in the UK - 94.1% of our 2014 UK/EU graduates progressed to employment or further study within six months of graduating. With an emphasis on developing employability skills, our excellent reputation with employers, and access to a multi-award winning Careers Service, our graduates are in a strong position in the world of work.

Adding to your degree

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We offer a huge range of opportunities for you to develop the skills and experience that graduate recruiters are looking for.

Award-winning support

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You will receive plenty of support from our multi award-winning Careers Service to help you make the most of your time here.

Graduate success

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We consistently have one of the best records for graduate employment in the UK. 

A student's view

"Newcastle University has an excellent Careers Service, which is one of the reasons I came to study here."

On Course to NCL

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An employer's view

Watch our video to find out what employers say Newcastle graduates bring to their business