Careers & Employability works with students, graduates, postgraduates, employers, and University staff, to deliver a highly respected and valued service.

We offer a wide range of careers advice and information, workshops, employer events, careers fairs and many other activities as detailed throughout our website.

These services and events have been designed with our customers in mind and offer a variety of platforms to promote the great range of career options available to students whilst studying and once they have graduated. They also provide a number of opportunities for employers, other careers related organisations and Cardiff University’s students, postgraduates and graduates to engage with one another.

Our Vision, Mission and Aims and our Statement of Service is available for you to read, should you wish to find out more about us.

We hope you find these pages useful. If you have any comments, please contact us.

Vision, Mission, Aims and Principal Activities


Recognition as one of the top University Careers Services in the UK because of superior services offered to our clients – students, the Schools of the University, recruiters – and through the innovation, energy and commitment of our staff.


To provide proactive, responsive and innovative professional services to all our clients, offering a superior experience, matching and exceeding their expectations, and to support the University in the achievement of its vision.


  • To offer careers services of the highest professional standards, focused on client need, within a leading research University based inWales.
  • To work in partnership with academic schools, the Students’ Union and recruiters of our students to produce employable graduates ofCardiffUniversity.
  • To support students throughout their experience in terms of the acquisition and development of employability skills and attributes.
  • To use our resources as efficiently and effectively as possible and to monitor our services to all our clients seeking to ensure continuous quality enhancement.
  • To maintain impartiality, enabling students and graduates to make informed choices about their future and to achieve their maximum potential.

Principal Activities

Careers & Employability provides a framework of support for the Cardiff University Graduate Employability and Enterprise Skills Strategy through:

  • High quality, tailored careers information, advice and guidance for students and graduates.
  • Enhanced academic/professional services partnership through working with Schools, the Students’ Union, the wider University and employers.
  • Opportunities and assistance to students and graduates seeking work experience, employment and career development.

Statement of Service