Alumni and Graduates

As a BCU Graduate, you can continue to access careers support for up to three years after you graduate and engage in a range of other graduate employment and training initiatives.

Careers Consultant appointments

Our friendly and impartial Careers+ team can help you with all aspects of your career planning and job searching. 

If you are just finishing your course, you might be wondering what happens next? You might have a definite career plan, some idea of your career plans or no career plan at all. That’s okay, we’re all different and we can help you!

You can have ongoing careers and employment support from the BCU Careers+ team for three years from graduation wherever you are in the world. We can help you search and apply for graduate opportunities and further study, make career decisions about your future and practice those skills needed to get through the recruitment process. Evidence shows that having a career plan and making tailored and targeted job applications can save you time in the long run and give you the confidence you need to make your dreams come true.

So, one step at a time – contact us for a one to one meeting using the homepage (you can use your student account to register with us) – where we can meet face to face or even talk on the phone to start the conversation about your future. We are the experts in helping you make the best career decisions from BCU courses. We currently have many LIVE graduate opportunities that you can apply for on our site too.

Discussions in a careers and employment appointments can include:

  • Making decisions about your future career
  • Helping you with your CV and job applications or providing you with feedback
  • Planning your job search strategy
  • Graduate Schemes
  • Preparing for interviews
  • Effective networking and marketing yourself
  • Looking at further study options
  • Enterprise & Entrepreneurship (self employment)


We can offer you a range of graduate employment, training initiatives and resources to support your transition into graduate employment:

  • Graduate careers resources
  • Entrepreneur? Thinking of starting up your own business?
  • Alumni - To find out more about being part of a huge Alumni, or to update your contact information.
  • Graduate+ awards - To complete your Graduate+ Awards.
  • Careers+ and Graduate+ events - To book onto one of our free events.
  • Open days - To register your interest in our open days.
  • Further study options - The latest information on Postgraduate study, professional courses, distance learning and free bite-size courses.
  • Contact us - Recent Graduate? Register your interest for information on our Graduate Mentoring, Internship or micro-placements schemes.
  • What do graduates do? Now available digitally and in print. This year’s edition looks at the early outcomes of 329,325 UK first-degree graduates from 2017 and what they were doing six months after graduation. With the early unemployment rate for graduates at its lowest since 1977, findings cover the jobs graduates from different subjects do, the postgraduate courses they take, and what the future holds for the graduate labour market.

Graduate Outcomes Survey - 15 months from graduation

New for all 2017/18 undergraduate Leavers - What is the Graduate Outcomes survey? The Graduate Outcomes Survey is a national survey of everyone who has recently qualified from any University or HE college in the UK and gathers information on the range of career and further study opportunities pursued by leavers fifteen months after completing their studies.

It's important that you update your contact details to ensure we have the most accurate and up to date information. Use this link: https://www.bcu.ac.uk/alumni

Anyone who graduates after 1 August 2017 will be asked to complete the Graduate Outcomes survey. Graduate Outcomes has replaced the previous Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey (DLHE). Find out more about Graduate Outcomes here. 

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