GET started

We are keen for you to discover how hired@UCB can help you as soon as possible after joining University College Birmingham. We are here to help you get started.

hired@UCB is the University’s one-stop shop for all careers, placements, work experience and employability support. The sooner you visit us, the quicker we can help you with invaluable advice, tips and support as you plan your future career.

At the start of the academic year, you will be invited to a hired@UCB induction event which will provide you with details about the full range of our services.  You can also find all the information you need about hired@UCB on the relevant website pages, the student portal, UCB online, the University information screens, or by keeping up to date with events by following us on Facebook and Twitter.


In addition to the employability skills developed within each course, hired@UCB stages a wide range of workshops and presentations which can be attended in person, or viewed online. The topics include CV writing, job searching, interview techniques and many more practical sessions to help you get started – and get hired.

We provide access to a range of online tools to help with career management and developing your employability skills. You are in the driving seat and have the flexibility to develop your skills and plan your career around your studies.

Come and meet us at the start of your studies at UCB and don’t leave it until your final year. There is so much practical advice we can offer throughout your time at the University.

To find out more, visit us in the hired@UCB suite on the 7th floor of Summer Row, or email