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Here's what we offered during the 2022-2023 Academic year



  • 258 students were seen at Careers Drop-in sessions
  • 136 students had either a Placement Year or Enterprise appointment
  • 953 careers appointments and mock interviews were booked and attended by students, with 78 appointments booked and the student failed to attend
  • 203 e-queries, including application and CV reviews were completed
  • 224 First Steps appointments were booked and attended by students, with 20 appointments booked and the student failed to attend


We answered:

  • 1,863 email enquiries
  • 777 Handshake messages
  • 2,343 face to face enquiries
  • 206 telephone calls


We advertised:

  • 9,158 job vacancies and other opportunities 


We ran:

  • 5 fairs
  • 62 centrally delivered events
  • 22 York Strengths Development Days

Student comments

"It's been a brilliant help thank you." (careers advice)

"I found it really helpful and am happy to now have an action plan in place." (careers advice)

"Thank you so much for the help with structuring my answers into the STAR method before the interview - I got the role!" (careers drop-in)

"Thank you so much for the interview prep, I tried really hard to take what you said on board and practicing questions with you was invaluable."  (mock interview)

"Your sessions are always very informative." (careers drop-in)

"An excellent experience with good activities." (York Strengths Development Day)

"I would just like to add how amazing the careers service is at York. I don't think there are many universities where I would get such a quick response." (query from graduate)

We love to hear from you! Send your comments, complaints or compliments by email (, post or in person.

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Contact us

Careers and Placements
Mon-Fri 10am-5pm (Undergraduate term time)
Telephone: 01904 322685
Email: via Careers Gateway

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