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CVs and covering letters

Information and advice on CVs and covering letters including CV content and style, advice on covering letters and where to find out more.

Quick Guide to CVs

Watch our Quick Guide to CVs to get you started with the basics of writing an effective CV

Quick Guide to cover letters

Watch our Quick Guide to cover letters to get you started with the basics of how to write a good cover letter

What do employers want?

What makes a CV and covering letter effective? This section provides advice and tips on what employers and course organisers are looking for, and what to consider prior to writing your CV and covering letter, including content and layout.

Useful resources

Want to find out how to get feedback on your CV or covering letter? Want to download our Effective Applications booklet? Looking for further example CVs and advice? This useful resources section will provide more information.