Careers Service

Assessment centres

Assessment centres are widely used by many graduate recruiters as they are viewed as the most objective and accurate method of selection. Find out more about the range of exercises and how to prepare for assessment centres here.

What to expect

Find out what to expect at an assessment centre including why employers use them and how you will be assessed.

Useful resources

We have a wide range of useful resources to help you prepare for an assessment centre including booklets to download, reference books plus talks and workshops running during semester. Find out more about how we can help you prepare for an assessment centre here.

Top tips

Top tips for assessment centres including how to prepare and performing well on the day itself.

Types of exercise

Employers use many different types of exercise in an assessment centre. Find out more about some of the different types, tips for preparation and how to perform well here.