Our Careers Consultant & Advisers offer the following:

Career Consultations

Subject-specific, 30 minutes bookable up to 2 weeks in advance (check venue when booking) via Your Careers Account. Ideally suited to devising a strategy and discussing issues in depth eg:

  • You have no idea what you want to do or are considering many different options.
  • You are unsure which career or postgraduate option may suit you best.
  • There are constraints or problems/issues affecting your choice.

Quick Enquiries

Available every weekday, bookable up to a day in advance (the appointments are released at 2.30pm, check venue when booking) via Your Careers Account. Shorter appointments aimed at brief queries, CV or application form reviews, emergency advice etc.


Need to ask a quick question but haven’t had time to book?  Call into the Careers & Employability Centre (2nd Floor, 50 Park Place) from 2.15pm every weekday afternoon, when we have a limited number of drop-ins available (subject to availability, ring to check if you are travelling a distance).

All appointment times and days listed below refer to semester time only (we also offer appointments during the holidays but the schedules are different). If you have any problems booking then ring us on 029 2087 4227.

You can also ask questions/pick up information from the library area of the Careers & Employability Centre – which is open 9am – 5pm, Mon – Fri.

Career Consultants & Advisers Schools and Availability

Aled Williams – OPTOM, SHARE, WELSH, MUSIC & International Students
Career Consultations, Mon pm & Weds am
International Student Consultations, Thurs all day
Aled also offers appointments through the medium of Welsh

Carol Nicholas – ENCAP, JOMEC, SOCSI
Career Consultations – Tues am, Wed pm
Quick Enquiries –  Weds am

Melanie Wortham - ENCAP, JOMEC, SOCSI
Career Consultations -  Thurs am
ENCAP Drop-in – Thurs pm, room TBC

Gaye Howells – COMSC, ENGIN, PHYSX
Career Consultations – Mon all day, Tues am, Thurs am, Room T0.18 (near Seminar Room 1)
Drop-in  - Thurs pm, 1.30 – 4pm, Room T0.18 (near Seminar Room 1)
Quick Enquiries/Drop-in - alt Tues pm, Fri all day, Careers & Employability Centre, 50 Park Place

Career Consultations – Mon, Wed & Fri am
Quick Enquiries – Thurs am

Helen McNally – CLAWS
Career Consultations – Mon & Tues am during semester, Careers & Employability Centre, 50 Park Place
Career Consultations – Wed & Thurs, Room xxx, Law School
Quick Enquiries & Drop-in – Mon pm & alt Tues pm during semester, Careers & Employability Centre, 50 Park Place

Mandy Jones – CARBS/MATHS
Career Consultations for CARBS –  Mon pm and Tues all day, Room Q.09, Aberconway
Career Consultations for MATHS – Wed pm, Room M/037, Maths Building
Drop-in for MATHS – Wed 4-5pm, Room M/037, Maths Building
Quick Enquiries & Drop-in - Thurs pm Careers & Employability Centre, 50 Park Place

Jane McElroy – CARBS
Career Consultations – Mon, Wed, Thurs & Fri am, Room Q.09, Aberconway
Drop-in – Wed & Fri pm, Room Q.09, Aberconway – a ‘sign-up’ sheet for drop-in will be available from 12noon on Weds & Fri on the careers notice board outside Q.09

Career Consultations – Tues all day, Fri am
Quick Enquiries – Mon am

Karen Sheppard – BIOSI, PSYCH
Career Consultations – Thurs & Fri am
Drop-in for BIOSI - Thurs 1-2.30pm, Room C0.11 BIOSI

Career Consultations – Mon pm & Wed all day.
Menai is based at the Student Support Centre, Heath Park and also offers appointments through the medium of Welsh.

International Appointments

Up to 30 minutes on Thursdays during semester time, bookable 2 weeks in advance via Your Careers Account, for international students who wish to discuss:

  • work visas in relation to UK job search and applications
  • language and etiquette in relation toUKjob applications
  • international job search strategy

Apwyntiadau yn Gymraeg/Appointments in Welsh

Os hoffech chi wneud apwyntiad Gyrfaoedd cyfrwng Cymraeg, cysylltwch â Derbynfa’r Ganolfan Gyrfaoedd a Chyflogadwyedd ar Ffon: (029) 2087 4227.

Nid yw staff y Dderbynfa Gyrfaoedd yn siaradwyr Cymraeg eu hunain ond gallant roi cyngor i chi ar y gwasanaeth cyfrwng Cymraeg sydd ar gael. Yr Ymgynghorwyr Gyrfaoedd sy’n medru cynnig apwyntiadau Gyrfaoedd cyfrwng Cymraeg yw: Aled Williams i fyfyrwyr Parc Cathays a Menai Evans i fyfyrwyr Parc y Mynydd Bychan.

If you would like to make a Welsh medium careers appointment, please contact Careers & Employability: (029) 2087 4227

Please note that Careers Reception staff may not be Welsh speakers themselves but they can advise you of the Welsh medium service on offer. The Career Consultants offering Welsh medium appointments are: Aled Williams for Cathays Park students and Menai Evans for Heath Park students.


If you cannot visit the Careers & Employability Centre in person because you are on placement, or on a year abroad, you can ‘Ask us a question’ via Your Careers Account - we aim to get back to you within 5 working days.

For graduates:

Careers & Employability offer you a dedicated graduate support facility

For research staff:

The Career Development Manager offers specialist careers advice.