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Personal and Professional Development


Planning and developing your career is an ongoing process, not just something that you do when circumstances make it a necessity.

Whatever stage you are at in your career – looking for a new job; planning your next move; looking for ways to challenge and develop yourself – the University offers a wide range of training, resources and tools to get you started on your career development journey, and support you along the way.

Follow the links in this section for details of a number of initiatives designed to support your career development.

There are a range of courses and resources to support your career development listed under the develop your career theme on the University Training Booking System including the Professional Services Career Development Programme, and specific workshops on CV Writing, Job Applications and Interview techniques. .

You can book a Develop Your Career 1:1 to discuss your career plans and aspirations and learn about opportunities within the University to support your career development. Contact Miranda Carr to book an appointment.  Access our plan your career tools to help get you started on the process of thinking about your career development and to prepare for a Develop Your Career 1:1.

If you are interested in a 'try before you buy' approach to developing your career, we offer guidance and advice on job shadowing and secondments.

More resources and opportunities to help you develop your career: