Planning Your Year
Alongside your academic skills, you should also be thinking about how you can develop in a professional context. What can you do to build employability and make you a competitive candidate during the job application process?
Employers will be looking for individuals with a range of skills, both academic and professional. Transferable soft skills will help you to manage your work, connect with your peers and build networks of contacts over your career.
Your Development Toolkit cards
Step 1: Planning Your Development
Effective planning, professional development and thinking ahead will help you make the most of your time.
Step 2: Building Your Skills
The Student Development Office offers a range of workshops led by professional trainers and sector-specific practitioners.
Step 3: Reflecting on Progress
Understanding how your skills have developed will ensure you are prepared for the opportuities ahead.