Careers Service

Write CVs and applications

Write CVs and cover letters, and complete application forms. Advice about references, how to explain your qualifications and how to show commercial awareness.

How to write your CV

Advice on what to include in your CV and how to structure it

CV360 for instant feedback

Make use of CV360 to get instant feedback on your CV before booking a feedback appointment with us.

How to write your cover letter

Advice on what to include in your cover letter and how to structure it.

Examples of CVs and cover letters

Access a range of examples of CVs and cover letters.

US resumes

Find out what a resume is and how it’s different from a CV.

Referees and references

Information on references including how many references you will have to provide, who you should ask, what information you need to provide and references for postgraduate study.

How to complete an application form

How to answer common application form questions

Explaining your qualifications

Answers to key questions about how to present your qualifications in applications.

Applications and CVs for further study

Advice on applying for further study, including examples of CVs and personal statements.

Build your commercial awareness

Employers expect applicants to show evidence of commercial or business awareness. Find out how to develop this.

Sharing your disability

Advice on whether, when and how to share your disability with an employer.