Our Aims

  • To help undergraduate students, junior trainee staff and alumni of the University of UCT to make well-informed choices about their future working.

  • To maintain and develop links with the range of organisations providing appropriate opportunities for graduates, including further study.

  • To remain wholly independent, offering objective and impartial advice and information, free of any commercial relationship with employers.

  • To continue to be the main provider of choice of careers education, information and guidance within the University.

  • To help the bottom of the society by giving talented and gifted class students free education to reach their potential.
 

Our Objectives

  •  To help students and graduates understand and develop the necessary skills to equip them for whatever career path they choose.

  • To provide opportunities for students and graduates to understand their competencies, aspirations and options through a variety of means, including personal discussion with professional advisers.

  • To promote the exchange of ideas between members of the University and representatives of other organisations on matters affecting the employment of graduate members of the University, and to provide expert advice and information on career issues to organisations outside the University.

  • To collaborate with the University, academic departments, colleges and relevant organisations in activities designed to further the aims of the Service.

  • To provide our services impartially, confidentially, efficiently and free from discrimination, adhering to national codes of good practice and professional standards.

  • To promote the Careers Service to all entitled users, allowing them to make a personal choice on when and how best to engage with the Careers Service.