Careers & Employability

We help our students and alumni prepare for their next steps. We work with you and guide you through the challenges of navigating your career journey to reach your potential as a creative professional.

Look at the sections below to find out how we can help our students and academic course teams.

DLHE Survey for 16/17 Graduates

The Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) Survey gathers information on what graduates are doing six months after completing their course.

What we do for students and alumni

  • Careers appointments

    We offer you one-to-one support based on individual need.

    We help you find jobs and internships, advise on all aspects of job applications and give guidance on career routes. Our aim is to make you clearer about your career path and to help you be successful whatever route you embark on.

    To find out more or to book an appointment, please contact the Gateway at your UCA campus.

  • Lectures, workshops and events

    We run sessions throughout the year to help manage all aspects of your career journey. Specialist events also bring relevant employers, agencies and professional experts to share tips, opportunities and words of wisdom. 

  • Job vacancies

    Our vacancy service caters for UCA students and our alumni with focus on the creative industries. We also have work experience opportunities and paid jobs across art, design, media and performance. You can find our latest job vacancies listed here.

  • Career resources

    On this website, we have selected specialist links and advice to help navigate your career path. Further bespoke resources are provided on the myUCA virtual learning environment under the myCareer tab.

    UCA Careers maintains social media accounts on FacebookPinterest and Twitter.

    Each UCA campus Library has an easily accessible collection of books and other printed material relating to career development and employability.

  • Work with your course

    We work together with your course staff to provide workshops, lectures and seminars tailored to your course as part of your timetable.

  • Work with employers

    We work with employers and industry bodies to share information, advertise competitions and opportunities, and collaborate for mutual benefit.

Contact Us

Click on the tab for your campus to access Careers and Employability support.

Careers & Employability Advisers

Charlotte Kupper
Jan Rowan

To book an appointment please go to the Gateway Desk in the Library.

Connect with us:

        

Gateway

Telephone: 01227 817 314
Email: gatewaycanterbury@uca.ac.uk

Careers & Employability Adviser

Neville Kemp 

To book an appointment please go to the Gateway Desk in the Library.

Connect with us:

        

 

Gateway

Telephone: 01372 202 461
Email: gatewayepsom@uca.ac.uk

Careers & Employability Advisers

Fiona Brooking Thomas  
Steven Gordon 

To book an appointment please go to the Gateway Desk in the Library.

Connect with us:

        

Gateway

Telephone: 01252 892 709 
Email: gatewayfarnham@uca.ac.uk 

 

Careers & Employability Adviser

Jan Rowan 

To book an appointment please go to the Gateway Desk in the Library.

Connect with us:

        

Gateway

Telephone: 01634 888734
Email: gatewayrochester@uca.ac.uk 

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