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Resource Library

The resource library holds information about:

  • Careers and Employability Centre Advice Sheets: short A4 leaflets on popular careers and employability topics
  • Learning Resources: structured online learning materials that you can use to learn about key careers topics
  • Seminar Recordings: recordings of our videoconference careers seminars, hear from employers, alumni and other speakers about topics of interest
  • E-books that are available through the university's library service.

Advice Sheets

Student and Graduate Entitlement Statement (also available in Gaelic)

Options with a degree (also available in Gaelic)

Options with an HNC/D (also available in Gaelic)

Options with a postgraduate qualification (also available in Gaelic)

What jobs would suit me? (also available in Gaelic)

Researching careers (also available in Gaelic)

What employers want (also available in Gaelic)

Career planning (also available in Gaelic)

Reflective practice (also available in Gaelic)

Work experience (also available in Gaelic)

Job searching (also available in Gaelic)

Networking (also available in Gaelic)

CVs (also available in Gaelic)

Covering Letters (also available in Gaelic)

Application Forms (also available in Gaelic)

Interviews (also available in Gaelic)

Useful websites

Learning Resources

The Careers and Employability Centre has produced a number of interactive learning resource packages.

  1. Introduction to the working world
  2. Understanding yourself
  3. Understanding your options
  4. Preparing for Employment
  5. Networking
  6. Career Research
  7. Career Development and Management
  8. Introduction to Work Experience
  9. Planning for Work Experience
  10. Finding Opportunities
  11. CVs and Application Forms
  12. Interviews

Further resources are in development on the topics of work experience and interviews.

To access these materials

For students: go to Blackboard, sign in and scroll down the page to the 'Course Catalog', click on 'Browse Course Catalog'. Search for 'UHI Careers' and you should find 'UHI Careers and Employability Centre'. You can self enroll on the course, and this will give you access to all the materials

For staff: all these learning resources can be found in the UHI Toolkit. Search for the resources by name. You can then download them and embed them into your own Blackboard sites. If you need any help finding or downloading the resources then please contact the Educational Development Unit.

Workshop Recordings

Recordings of the Careers and Employability Centre workshops are also available on the workshops part of our website. These workshops range from employer panels, to seminars on popular topics like teaching and social work, and on job search and employability topics such as CVs and Application forms


De Back, A (2010) Get Hired in a Tough Market

Fagan, A (2008) Brilliant Job Hunting

Innes, J (2009) The CV Book: Your definitive guide to writing the perfect CV

Littleford, D; Halstead, J and Mulraine, C (2004) Opening Doors into the Job Market

Corfield, R (2009) Successful Interview Skills: how to prepare, answer tough questions and get your ideal job

De Luca, M (2004) 24 hours to the perfect interview: quick steps for planning, organising and preparing for the interview that gets the job