Being part of such a large and international community means that you have the opportunity to get support and advice from people of all different backgrounds and experience. The one thing you all have in common - the University of Edinburgh. Whether you're looking for some sound careers tips, to make new social connections, or want to kickstart a business idea, the Edinburgh alumni community is here for you.
“It’s okay to feel like you aren’t sure what you’re going to do once you graduate. My advice is to trust the process. You’ll get to where you need to be you just have to give it time.”
Molly, 2021 Geology and Physical Geography graduate
As you look to the future, you may need some inside information on how to start out on a particular career, be looking to move to another part of the world, or want to speak to someone with particular skills or experience.
You can find friendly people on Platform One, ready and willing to help you, to answer your questions and share their experiences with you.
Joining Platform One is straightforward. You can start by clicking this link:
Once on, you can browse, search and approach people with your questions. They’ll be happy to help. We also know that it can be difficult to find time to take advantage of a new online network, and to know how to find the right people, and how to make the first approach. If that’s you, then there is help at hand. The Platform One team is available to guide you through making the most of your membership and finding someone relevant to connect with.
The Careers Service is here to support you find your graduate career.
All our graduates get full access to the Careers Service for two years after graduation. Whatever stage you are at we are here to support you at this exciting, and sometimes daunting, time. Our resources for graduates include online toolkits, full access to MyCareerHub for graduate vacancies and our events and access to one to one support from our team. If you don’t know what to do after graduation then make an appointment to speak to one of our Careers Consultants. We also have a range of resources to support your professional development as you move into post-university work.
You’re eligible to receive free support and advice from Edinburgh Innovations for up to two years after you graduate, including one-to-one appointments with a business adviser, and specialist workshops.