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Student employability

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University of the Year for Graduate Employment - The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018

The Employability Team at LSBU helps students to access job opportunities and experience the world of work. The team is committed to giving all students a guaranteed opportunity to undertake a work placement, internship or other professional experience or study abroad during their degree.

The team interacts with students through:


We deliver free employability workshops for students all year round on a variety of employment related topics. The timetable can accessed on the student portal MyLSBU.

Job Shop

The Job Shop is located in the LSBU Student Life Centre and covers:

  • Tailoring CVs, cover letters and applications
  • Delivering one-to-one mock interviews
  • Securing temporary jobs, placement and internship opportunities and graduate roles
  • Understanding the needs of employers
  • Sourcing relevant employability related online resources and services

Job Shop also posts all of its job vacancies on Job Shop Online, which can be accessed through the LSBU student portal MyLSBU.

Students can speak to the Employability Team in person via drop in sessions, Monday to Friday 11am-4pm, and by phone and email, Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.

Advertise a job

If you are interested in advertising an employment opportunity to our students, you can use the LSBU free service Job Shop Online and create a job posting in 3 easy steps:

  • Create an account on Job Shop Online
  • Use the link sent to you by the Employability Team to activate your registration
  • Manage your vacancy once your account is active

Once your job has been uploaded, students will be able to directly apply for the position.

For further assistance email or call 0207 815 6441.

Higher Education Achievement Report

The Employability Team monitors students' and alumni achievements and records it in the Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR).

The HEAR provides our students with a framework that supports them to plan extra-curricular activities that can be used to demonstrate their employability and support them in applying for jobs in the future.

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