For graduates

For graduates

University of Aberdeen graduates are welcome to access the full range of our services, as and when you need them, for as long as you need them.

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Check out our programmes designed specifically for graduating students and let us know if there is any other support you need:

Support and resources for graduates

Support available

Here's how we can help you in your next steps to career success:

  • One-to-one advice and guidance via a range of appointment types to explore your career options and get you ready to make successful applications. Find out more.
  • Extensive range of graduate job and internship opportunities available via CareerConnect. Login to CareerConnect.
  • Comprehensive selection of online resources specifically for graduating students and graduates on our website.
Updating your CareerConnect profile

After you have graduated you will need to update your CareerConnect account with a personal email address. Check out the video for information on how to do this. 

Graduate Career Advantage Scotland

Graduate Career Advantage Scotland (GCAS) is an initiative which supports recent, eligible graduates living in Scotland to find rewarding employment. They offer careers support and access to high-quality paid internships by collaborating with employers, universities, and other key agencies.  

Free online course for Graduates

Whatever stage you are at with your career planning, this free, 30-hour, online course can help with moving you closer to career success. Covering a broad range of topics, but with a clear focus on short tasks and positive action, we aim to answer that important question, ‘What Next?’

Connect with our alumni career stories
  • The University of Aberdeen boasts a fantastic array of alumni working in diverse industries across the globe. Several members of the Aberdeen alumni family tell the stories of their own personal journey From Aberdeen to their current career.
     
  • Students who graduated in 2008 faced a challenging labour market as a result of the financial crash. Read our blog and/or read the case studies to find out how graduates of 2008 dealt with the challenges they faced and their advice for students graduating in similar circumstances. 
     
  • Connecting with Alumni on LinkedIn is a great way to build your professional network. Access our LinkedIn resources to help you build a professional profile and learn some top tips on how to best to connect with others.
     
  • Tell us your story and inspire the next generation of Aberdeen graduates - submit form.
Graduate Outcomes Survey

  • Captures information about the perspectives and activities of graduates 15 months after you finish your studies.
  • Helps current and future students gain an insight into potential career destinations.
  • All graduates will be asked to complete the survey.