Careers Network

Graduates

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Support for graduates

Careers Network continues to support graduates after leaving Loughborough University. Whether you need advice on career direction, help with job hunting and making applications or support for moving on in your career, our professional staff are here to guide you.

All Loughborough Graduates

Support available up to three years after graduation

The support provided by the Careers Network team doesn't stop when you complete your studies and leave the University.

The information and guidance available in the pages of this website are often as applicable to you as a graduate and early or mid-career jobseeker.

The University's Careers Online service lists thousands of vacancies a year which are placed by employers who have a specific interest in Loughborough students and graduates. To access Careers Online sign up again as a graduate via our Graduate Login page.

The Make applications pages provide advice on the job application process including writing effective CVs, polishing your interview technique and guidance on assessment centres and psychometric testing.

You are welcome to contact us for careers advice for up to three years after graduation and the following types of appointment are available.  Appointments are currently being offered remotely and for up-to-date details, please see Book an appointment.

  • Telephone Advice: Book via telephone on 01509 222039.
  • Email Advice: Email careers@lboro.ac.uk providing your course and year of graduation and detailing the help you would like.
  • Career Consultation: Book via telephone on 01509 222039 for a 30-minute in-depth discussion with a Careers Consultant.
  • Mock Interview: Book via telephone on 01509 222039 for a 30-60 minute opportunity to practise your interview technique with a Careers Consultant.
  • Enterprise and Business Support: Email LEN@lboro.ac.uk to request an appointment or visit our Loughborough Enterprise Network website for more information.

Support available to alumni graduating over three years ago

If you graduated from Loughborough more than three years ago you can still access all areas of our website, including our online tools, view job vacancies via Careers Online and attend our careers fairs and employer events.

We have a suite of free tools that you can access to match you to career areas, understand your work preferences, and practise psychometric tests. To request access to our online tools please email careers@lboro.ac.uk stating your full name and either your student registration number or your degree course and year of graduation. 

To access Careers Online sign up again as a graduate via our Graduate Login page.

Another source of careers support is the UK National Careers Service.

The Studio

If you graduated up to 5 years ago and are just about to or have recently set up a new business, you are eligible to apply for The Studio. This programme provides entrepreneurial Loughborough graduates access to the resources, facilities, expertise and knowledge to establish and grow sustainable businesses. You can find more information on The Studio website or email incubator@lboro.ac.uk.

If you have an interest in setting up a new business, please sign up to the mailing list to stay up to date with our monthly newsletter.

Opportunities during Covid-19 

For more information regarding advice and employability in the current climate visit the Keep your plans on track page of our website.

Contact us

You can get in touch with Careers Network by phone on 01509 222039 or email via careers@lboro.ac.uk. You can also find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for the latest news and information.

2020 Graduates

As a 2020 graduate you still have full access to the services provided by Careers Network. 


If you’re seeking employment or postgraduate study, or are not yet in your preferred role, you can received personalised, individual support. If you would like to benefit from this, please complete our short 2-minute expression of interest survey and we will contact you with more information.  

Please note: if you are a graduate from our London campus you do not have to complete the survey. Just re-register on CareersOnline for a ‘graduate account’ which will enable you to book a ‘London Flexible Careers Consultation’.


Some of the information on our Support for finalists page will be really useful as will:

Careers Online

The University's Careers Online service lists thousands of vacancies a year which are placed by employers who have a specific interest in Loughborough students and graduates. As a graduate you will need to re-register and ‘sign up’ with us, but this is simple to do via the link above.

Online tools

We have a suite of free tools that you can access to match you to career areas, understand your work preferences, and practise psychometric tests. To request access to our online tools please email careers@lboro.ac.uk stating your full name and either your student registration number or your degree course and year of graduation. 

Job application advice

Our Make applications web pages provide advice on all aspects of  the job application process including writing effective CVs, polishing your interview technique and performing well at assessment centres and in employer tests.

Loughborough Enterprise Network

For enterprise and business support, email LEN@lboro.ac.uk to request an appointment or visit our Loughborough Enterprise Network website for more information.

The Studio

If you graduated up to 5 years ago and are just about to or have recently set up a new business, you are eligible to apply for The Studio. This programme provides entrepreneurial Loughborough graduates access to the resources, facilities, expertise and knowledge to establish and grow sustainable businesses. You can find more information on The Studio website or email incubator@lboro.ac.uk.

If you have an interest in setting up a new business, please sign up to the mailing list to stay up to date with our monthly newsletter.

Contact us

You can get in touch with Careers Network by phone on 01509 222039 or email via careers@lboro.ac.uk. You can also find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for the latest news and information.