Careers Service

Graduate Framework

Develop valuable skills and be who you want to be

Broaden your horizons. Shape your dreams. Plan your future.

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Be ready for the world with Newcastle University

Being a student at Newcastle gives you access to one-of-a-kind opportunities and life-changing experiences. Not only will you be a graduate of a Russell Group institution – you’ll already have experiences to remember, skills to demonstrate, and stories to share.

We do everything we can to help our students leave higher education feeling empowered, creative, and ready to take on the world. Our Graduate Framework means you can keep track of your development in the top skills that employers look for. Take part in our experiences and expect to feel:

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Travel the world, study abroad, volunteer or set up your own enterprise - there are countless opportunities to develop your skillset and prepare for a lifetime of success.

Our students have gone on to do some amazing things, and many of our 214,000 alumni are at the forefront of sectors as diverse as digital technology, finance, and fine art. 

Discover how our students and alumni have made change happen during and after Newcastle:

What will you get involved in?

Wherever you go after university, employers are looking for applicants who can demonstrate self-confidence, resilience, and flexibility. Our careers service offers a range of activities, placements, and opportunities to help you develop your personal skills and discover who you want to be.