Our Ambition

GCU graduates are confident about their futures and are highly sought after by employers.

Our Ambition

Students

We provide friendly, professional and impartial careers information, guidance and coaching in every year of study and for two years after graduation.  We provide a range of recommended, integrated resources in the relaxed and innovative environment of the careers centre.  Our range of career planning activities is designed to help you to:

  • recognise the breadth of opportunities that are open to you
  • develop relevant experience, knowledge, competence and confidence to apply for and secure graduate jobs or further study
  • graduate from GCU with a sense of purpose and enthusiasm about your future 

University colleagues

We build and work in effective partnerships with GCU colleagues, for better graduate outcomes for our students and for the University’s reputation.  We use our expertise in career development and the graduate labour market to contribute to the curriculum and co-curriculum so that:

  • levels of graduate employment, NSS personal development ratings and ISB improve
  • career and employability development contributes positively to excellence in the student experience
  • students are skilled, confident and well prepared to pursue their chosen career 

Employers

We develop professional and responsive relationships with employers to connect them with future talent from GCU.  We provide impartial advice on recruitment practice, labour market information and employment law; online access to an integrated, free of charge vacancy advertising service and dedicated, comfortable space in our careers centre so that you have:

  • a range of opportunities to meet students from all years of study and across all programmes of study
  • direct input to preparing our students for the recruitment process and for the graduate workplace
  • a clear point of contact for connecting you with our students, alumni and all academic and professional service departments across campus