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Kingston University will ensure that you have the right skills and experience to forge a successful career. You will receive top quality teaching, expert advice and exciting opportunities to work with some of the biggest businesses in London and beyond.
The International Study Centre integrates CareerAhead advice and activities into its programmes. These are designed to give you a head start by helping you become a highly skilled, self-aware, confident and employable graduate.
You will develop key employability skills, such as teamwork, problem solving and communication, and familiarise yourself with the world of work. You will also assess your strengths and areas for improvement. With help from your tutors, you will create a personal development plan to help set goals for future success.
You'll also have the opportunity to build up work experience by taking up part-time employment or a work placement during your studies. Find out more about working rights as part your visa.
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)