Information for Students

What is employability and why should you think about it?

In a fast moving world of career and employment, we need to be able to review options, reflect on our strengths and development needs, and adapt to new opportunities. Employability is the term that encompasses these skills and attributes. For the University vision of Employability click here. For a short video explaining employability click here.

Sheffield Graduate Attributes

The University of Sheffield provides many opportunities for you to develop and enhance your skills and progress successfully from your course.

The Sheffield Graduate Attributes Framework is a presentation of those attributes which the university community and external partners have agreed are likely to be particularly beneficial to academic success, personal development and employability.

My Skills

The My Skills portfolio is a great way for you to reflect on and record your skills and experiences. You can create and maintain your MySkills portfolio at any time. Taking the time to do this regularly will really help when it comes to applying for jobs and preparing for interviews