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Calling all 2019, 2020 and 2021 graduates: It's time to be inspired!


Grad Connect is about making the most of your network and those willing to help which can make all the difference to your career. Lucky for you, you have the Portsmouth alumni community behind you.


You told us you want to build resilience, motivation and a mindset for success – catch up on the 2021 Grad Connect events on-demand below.

As a recent grad, there are excellent tools and events available to you through Careers and Employability Service at the University – an amazing graduate benefit you could be missing out on.


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Your Grad Connect Events

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Grad Connect On-Demand

Heart of a Lion
Alumna Lauren Steadman offers her insight, tips and support on building resilience in the face of adversity

How to Build and Promote Your Business
Alumnus Josh Robinson provides you with expert marketing insights to help you succeed

The Gorilla on your Shoulder
Alumnus Olly Shepherd will help you face your fears and manage your mindset to achieve your goals

Upcoming Careers and Employability Events

View the full events programme here
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This Google initiative will empower you to celebrate your achievements! Learn the importance of self-promotion and how to equip yourself with the tools to develop this skill. You'll also gain the confidence to use it in your personal and professional life. 

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Get Ready for the South East Regional Virtual Fair

We're joining forces with other universities across the region to make our careers fair bigger and better. This session will teach you how to make the most out of the fair, navigate the platform and create a strong personal profile to be noticed by employers.

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South East Virtual Careers Fair

This year we're joining forces with other universities across the region to make our careers fair bigger and better. Over 50 organisations are looking to recruit you into a wide range of industries! Don't forget to book the 'get ready' sessions before the event.

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Marketing Yourself as an International Student

Are you an international graduate interested in working in the UK after your studies? This session will outline things you need to know regarding post-study visa options and how to market yourself within the jobs market.

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