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Your career

We want all our graduates to be successful within their careers, so whether you want to start a new career or enhance an existing one, we do everything we can to support you.

Careers support

Search for hundreds of vacancies, find out about recruitment events and get help with applying for jobs – available for up to five years after you graduate.

Self-employment support

Access specialist advice and resources if you want to become self-employed – available for up to five years after you graduate.

Daniel is a designer and manufacturer with his own design studio. He says, 'The Hatchery taught me a lot about running a business so that was a really important time.' 

Business alumni network

Join SHU Alumni Connect to inspire, support and network with a world of like-minded business professionals.

Industry-specific networks

Access expertise and resources in sport, business, education, hospitality or art and design.


Find out about networking events and conferences taking place around the world.


Share your knowledge and advise a student about a specific subject or industry, helping their transition into employment.

Becoming a guest speaker

Gain public speaking experience and raise the profile of your company.

Postgraduate progression scholarship for UK and EU alumni

Develop your skills and enhance your career with up to 25% off many postgraduate courses.

Discounts and bursaries for international alumni

Extend your learning with us and receive a discount on your postgraduate fees.

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