Career development

As a University of Liverpool online student, you will have access to a range of careers resources to support you with your career development throughout your studies. These resources include guidance around career paths; tutorials exploring skills in demand by businesses today; access to careers coaches through a Virtual Career Studio; as well as CV support, virtual events and many more.   

Digital Tools and Resources 

We provide many digital resources to enhance your skills, connect with others, and build your confidence and resilience. Our tools are designed to fit whatever stage you are at in your career thinking and will help you on the road to career success! 

Graduates First 

The Graduates First platform has a wide range of online resources that our students can access including video interviews, game-based assessments, and CAPP ability and aptitude tests. It gives exclusive insight into employer recruitment stages and provides useful feedback to help students practice and improve their performance before entering the recruitment process. 

The Forage 

The Forage platform allows you to get real experience with a virtual internship from Accenture, KPMG, Grant Thornton and many more! It simulates real world business tasks and challenges in the form of a virtual internship designed by a top employer. Employers review performance on tasks and even sometimes hire the best performers. 


Handshake is an industry leading career networking platform. Join more than 30,000 active UK students and graduates on the Handshake community. Explore career paths, find jobs and internships, book events, and connect with employers. 

LinkedIn Learning 

LinkedIn Learning is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone to learn business, software, technology, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. All students have access to the LinkedIn Learning video library of engaging courses taught by recognised industry experts. 


The Shortlist.Me platform has many tools to assist students with their career goals including video interview practice sessions with instant artificial intelligence reviews and the option for feedback from a career coach.