Information for staff

What is employability and why is it important?

Information about what employability is and why it is important to students, staff, schools and the University.

What is employability?

What is employability
The term employability is used in different contexts and in different ways – this pages explains what the University means by employability.

Why is employability important - to students?

Why employability is important to students
This page outlines the importance of employability to students, in particular recognising 'a degree is no longer enough'.

Why is employability important - to academic staff?

Why employability is impotant to academic staff
Employability draws on attributes that are developed and used in multiple settings and vary from individual to individual. This page highlights the importance of employability to academic staff.

Why is employability important - to schools and the University?

Why employability is important to schools and the University
Producing graduates equipped for their future is a key part of higher education. This page summarises the importance of employability to schools and the University.