Surrey Careers blog

Official blog of the University of Surrey's Employability and Careers Centre

My Highly Commended in the Global Undergraduate Awards

Hi, I’m Yusuf. I graduated from Surrey this year with an MEng degree in Mechanical Engineering. I recently won an award after completing my final year project (dissertation). What are the Global Undergraduate Awards? The Global Undergraduate Awards is the leading undergraduate awards programme. It recognises top undergraduate work from universities around the world. The goal […]


My Graduate journey to RSSL, from placement to Grad role by Alice Newman

What did you study and when did you graduate? I studied BSc Chemistry and graduated in 2013. I knew i wanted to do a placement year and get some work experience as part of my course. After my placement and just before I graduated I dropped the lab manager an email to see about any […]


Winter Vacation – time to relax and reflect

As the Winter Vacation approaches, we hope that you are looking forward to taking some time out with friends and family. If you are able to return to your part-time job, or will be volunteering for a good cause over the festive period, these activities will be valuable additions to your CV.  You could also […]


Employer Spotlight Series: Start your career where it matters most with Teach First

The current
global crisis has proven what many have known all along: teaching is a vital
profession for the future of our country.

Did you know
only:

  • 22% of
    children eligible for free school meals achieve grade 5 (high C or B) or above in English and maths at GCSE
    26% ofdisadvantaged pupils make it to university, compared with 85% of children from independent schools.


Employer Spotlight Series – Joining the Civil Service Fast Stream

The Civil Service is one of the largest employers in the UK. It supports the government of the day to implement its policies. Civil servants deliver their roles in the spirit of the Civil Service values of integrity, honesty, objectivity and impartiality. Joining the Civil Service means you will become part of a modern, vibrant […]


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