Higher and Degree Apprentices


Welcome to an introduction to the Career & Personal Development's services for Staffordshire University Higher and Degree Apprentices, which are available to you both while studying and after graduating.  Our website is full of useful career-related information (linked below) and our team of career and coaching professionals are available to meet with you and assist you on your journey. 


As a Staffordshire University student you have access to MyCareer, which is your career and personal development one-stop-shop and the first place to go to:

Online career resources for personal development

Find, below, links to career information and resources that will help you to think about your personal and professional development.

Thinking about your skills and career preferences

  • Career Assessments - understand your motivations, preferences and values
    Whether you are beginning your career, have many years of experience or are unsure of your career direction, reflecting on your motivations, preferences, values and working style can be useful when considering your current role and desired career path. 
    Sign in with your usual University username and password.

  • Digital Skills - MS Testfest.  The University offers it's students the opportunity to gain accreditation of their digital skills by undertaking Microsoft Office exams.  After gaining certification, you get immediate access to a Digital Badge to put on your CV or LinkedIn page.  Register for MS Testfest exams on MyCareer, linked above.

Career planning

The Staffordshire Award for Employability

Designed to span a students' time here at Staffs, this employability achievement award is available to all current undergraduate and taught postgraduate students.  It forms a flexible and tailorable core component of a students' journey to graduate employment or further study.  Follow the link below to find out more.

Getting help from the Career and Personal Development Team

The Career and Personal Development Team are available daily (Mon-Fri 10am-6pm) in the Career Studio in the Student Hub (ground floor of the Science Centre on Leek Road) to answer your career-related queries.  Contact us using the details below.


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Careers & Personal Development
Meet us in person in The Student Hub, ground floor of the Science Centre, Leek Road.

Career & Personal Development
Staffordshire University
Trent Building
Leek Road
t: +44 (0)1782 294991
e: careers@staffs.ac.uk
twitter: @careersatstaffs