Careers support

Christ Church is a vocationally focused institution that aims to help its students develop the skills they need to help them get ahead in the world of work, and our support to you doesn’t stop when you qualify.

Did you know that, as one of our alumni, for three years after you’ve graduated, you can still access all the services from Christ Church’s Careers and Enterprise Hub? Even better, you get lifetime access to the Careers and Enterprise Hub online.

Re-register for the Careers and Enterprise Hub Online

By re-registering as an alumnus, you can use the Career Pulse self-assessment tool to find out how work-ready you are and access a range of resources to help you plan your future, enhance your CV and brush up on your interview skills.

Re-register now

If you have any trouble obtaining alumni access, simply email the Careers and Enterprise Team.

The Careers and Enterprise Hub Online also includes regular articles with advice to help you both gain a job and flourish in your career. Below are some examples of the extensive range of advice and information on offer.

Job Hunting – Basic Tips

What Employers Look for in a CV

Business Start-up

Drop-in, book on to a workshop or event

During the Covid-19 outbreak, drop in sessions at the Careers Hub on the ground floor of Augustine House are suspended, as are on-campus workshops and events. However, you can still book one-on-one sessions online and the Careers and Enterprise Team are working to reconfigure their events programme to bring you more online support.

Book a Careers one-to-one appointment

See our Careers workshops and events and book

Contact the Careers and Enterprise Hub

You can contact the team via email: careers@canterbury.ac.uk, or by telephone on 01227 922 775

View the Careers and Enterprise Hub webpages.

Find out more about the Careers and Enterprise App – offering all of the above services on your mobile device.

GRADFORCE

GradForce, part of our Careers and Enterprise Team, is a specific project dedicated to providing a concentrated programme of upskilling, in addition to the ongoing support offered by Careers and Enterprise.

If you have recently graduated and would like to work in the Kent and Medway area, GradForce are still here to support and guide you in the right direction to help you to find that first graduate role.

What is GradForce?
GradForce is a project funded by the Office for Students (OfS) to help local students transition into highly skilled graduate employment. GradForce aims to help local CCCU graduates progress into graduate employment in the local small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector, and to increase the number of graduate jobs in Kent and Medway overall.

How can GradForce help?
GradForce are here to support you in finding a graduate role to suit your skills and your needs. The Team also aims to make links with local employers who may have available graduate roles in the industries you are looking at.

The support you can get through GradForce includes:

  • access to virtual 1-1 appointments with a qualified careers advisor
  • alerts about graduate roles in the Kent & Medway area that may match what you are looking for
  • guiding you to helpful resources and top tips to aid in your job search
  • notifications about FREE GradForce events and employability workshops
  • support in making job applications for roles sourced by GradForce.

Complete our survey to register for Gradforce and access the support available and to give you the skills employers want you to have before you enter the graduate workplace. 

If you have any questions simply email the GradForce Team using the button below.