Career and Employability Services

How can we help you?

We offer a welcoming, supportive environment where you can access impartial careers information, advice and guidance from professionally qualified staff.

You can find us

We offer a range of appointments from Monday to Friday to suit your needs.

Below is an overview of our services for students, graduates, businesses and staff, plus contact details and our opening times.

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For current students

Our team are here to help with all your careers-related queries from your first year onwards, so please get in touch to see how we can assist you.

Explore our range of services and resources to help you develop through your time at University and beyond, including help with all stages of the job seeking process, internships and placements, further study, career planning and more.

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For graduates

As University of Bradford graduate, you are welcome to access our services for up to five years after your studies, plus we offer specific opportunities for graduates including:

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Services for business

We are always interested to hear from businesses who would like to be involved with the University. You can engage with students in a number of ways, including offering work experience and placements, delivering workshops, attending careers fairs and events and more.

Find out more about working with us and our students.

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Information for staff

Find out about employing students on campus, faculty link staff, graduate destinations and more on our SharePoint site (log in required).

Contact us

To speak to one of us or to book an appointment:

Call in to see us in Student Central or Emm Lane

Telephone: +44 (0)1274 234991 (ext 4991 for internal calls)

Book your appointment online at My Career and Employability Centre

For general enquiries please email:

For enquiries about advertising a job, attending one of our Careers Fairs or any other questions for our Employer and Placement Services team,

You can also find individual contact details on our team pages.

Off-campus advice

We would always prefer to see you in person, but if you are not in Bradford and can't come in, we can still offer our services by email, phone or Skype:

Email advice

If you'd like feedback on a personal statement, application, CV or covering letter, we can arrange for a career consultant to read it through and respond with advice via email. Send your query to - please include your UB number and a contact phone number. When your email is received we will book a timeslot with a career consultant and let you know when you can expect a response (we promise to respond to all queries within five days).

Telephone advice 

You can book a telephone appointment by ringing us on 01274 234991. We promise to arrange your appointment within five working days.

Skype appointments

  • Skype appointments are available during our normal opening hours in term-time and vacations. We allow 45 minutes for these appointments.
  • the careers consultant will contact you, so please sign in to Skype in time for your appointment.

When booking an appointment please make sure you have the following details:

  • your degree course
  • UB number
  • telephone number
  • Skype username
  • email address – preferably the one linked to your Skype account.

Skype is available as a free download, please visit the Skype website for more information.

Opening times

We operate two different sets of opening hours - term time and out of term time. If you are unsure of when exactly we are open, or if you are travelling from a long distance, it may be best to contact us in the first instance on +44 (0)1274 234991 or email us on

Term time opening hours*

Monday  09:00-17:00
Tuesday 10:00-18:00
Wednesday 09:00-17:00
Thursday 09:00-17:00
Friday 09:00-16:00

Out of term time opening hours*

Monday  09:00-17:00
Tuesday 10:00-17:00
Wednesday 09:00-17:00
Thursday 09:00-17:00
Friday 09:00-16:00

*Please note: the last appointment of the day will finish by the stated closing time.

Christmas Opening Times

City Campus from Monday 17 December 2018
Monday 17 December 09:00-17:00
Tuesday 18 December Closed (staff training)
Wednesday 19 December Closed (staff training)
Thursday 20 December 09:00-17:00
Friday 21 December 09:00-13:00
Wednesday 2 January 09:00-17:00
Thursday 3 January 09:00-17:00
Friday 4 January 09:00-16:00

Open as usual from Monday 7 January.

Emm Lane Campus from Monday 17 December 2018
Tuesday 8 January 09:00-17:00
Wednesday 9 January Closed
Thursday 10 January 09:00-12:30
Friday 11 January 09:00-12:30
Monday 14 January Closed
Tuesday 15 January 09:00-17:00
Wednesday 16 January Closed
Thursday 17 January 09:00-12:30
Friday 18 January 09:00-12:30

Open as usual from 21 January.


How to find us - City Campus

At City Campus, you'll find us on Floor 0 of the Learning Mall, Student Central.

How to find us - Emm Lane Campus

We also have an office at the School of Management, in TS 1.22 (Titus Salt Building).

Opening hours are different to City Campus, so please check details below.

From 17 September 2018:

DayOpening hours
Monday 09:00-17:00
Tuesday 09:00-17:00
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 09:00-12:30
Friday 09:00-12:30

Tel: +44 (0)1274 234376


Find us on Facebook

Our facebook page is We have regular posts each weekday:

  • Monday's Graduate Jobs and News
  • Tuesday's Internships and Placements
  • Wednesday's Careers Updates
  • Thursday's Part-time Jobs Picks
  • Friday's Workshop Previews

Find us on Twitter

Our twitter page is Follow us for careers news and announcements, and links to our regular weekday posts.

Read our blog

You'll find student stories, alumni profiles, advice from careers staff and more on our blog.