The School of Law, Social Sciences and
Communications' excellent links with local employers and community
organisations provide a fertile ground for you to develop the
skills, attributes and experience that you need to pursue your
We will help you to:
Proficiency in skills such as team-working, communication,
numeracy and IT is the expected baseline for any graduate.
The assessment methods used on your course are designed to develop
and extend these skills. Further, working to deadlines will
improve your time management, prioritising and planning skills.
Practical experience of a work environment, especially one that
relates to your intended chosen career, is an excellent way of
showing employers that you will be able to quickly and effectively
fit into their company. We offer a variety of work placement
It is crucial that you can articulate and showcase your talents
to potential employers. We can show you ways of building your
portfolio of evidence, for example through the use of Pebble Pad,
an online planning and recording tool. You can also sign up
for the LSSC's Professional Development
The Professional Development Award offers and integrated and
structured approach to your personal, academic and professional
development. Through a process of reflective action planning,
you identify and acquire skills, experiences and qualifications
that best equip you for your graduate future.
The CBI identifies the most important graduate attributes as "a
positive attitude, [a] willingness to take part and openness to new
activities and ideas".
The University of Wolverhampton is a great place to open
yourself to new experiences and new ways of thinking.
Graduates who can operate in the global market are highly sought
after by employers. You can improve your international and
cultural awareness by:
Peter Shelston, Employability and Placements Officer
LSSC Student Support Office
University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY
Course enquiries: 0800 953 3222, General enquiries: 01902 321000 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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