The International Study Centre offers a CareerAhead service as part of the International Foundation Year and Pre-Master's programmes. It is integrated into your programme and is designed to give you a head start in today’s competitive employment market by helping you become a confident, highly skilled and employable graduate.
Kingston University will kick-start your career, ensuring you have the right skills, experience and confidence to forge a successful future. You’ll receive top quality teaching, expert advice and exciting opportunities to work with some of the biggest businesses in London and beyond.
Your journey starts at the International Study Centre.
You will complete an online skills assessment in your own language, which will provide you with a full report that highlights your existing skills and areas you need to develop. You will also create a personal development plan with help from tutors and complete a range of assignments. You can choose from activities such as volunteer work and leading sports teams to build up key skills.
KU Talent, Kingston University’s careers service offers practical career support, workshops and expert advice on CV writing, interview preparation and starting your own business.
Many of the progression degrees from the International Foundation Year in Business, Management and Law are integrated with professional experience and study abroad opportunities. This gives you the knowledge, skills and practical experience that employers are looking for, and is completed as part of your three-year course, for no additional fee.
Progression degrees offering business experience:
These progression degrees may be subject to change, so please contact us to discuss the best study option for you.
There are many activities at Kingston to encourage young entrepreneurs:
Graduates from Kingston work all over the world – from fashion designers in New York to engineers in China.
Many graduates choose to create their own companies, with help from the outstanding support that the University provides.
Whether you decide to stay in the UK, return home, or work in another country after you graduate, you will find your employment and promotion chances are significantly improved.
Kingston University’s careers service is available for up to three years after you graduate, offering:
Other networking opportunities include social events run throughout the year. These are great for keeping in touch with your former tutors and fellow graduates. If you are working outside of the UK, our online alumni groups on Facebook and LinkedIn are another great way to stay in touch.
Kingston University won an award for its outstanding commitment to improving the employability and long-term career success of Graduates (AGR Development Awards 2014)