University of Huddersfield International Study Centre


Prepare for your future career

At the International Study Centre we care about your academic success, as well as your future career. That’s why we have integrated a new careers service into our academic courses, called CareerAhead.

What does CareerAhead do?

CareerAhead is designed to give you ‭a head start in today’s competitive ‭graduate employment market by ‭helping you become a confident, ‭highly skilled and extremely ‭employable graduate. We will ‭guide you towards making the right ‭choices and using your time at ‭the University of Huddersfield productively, so that you can maximise ‭your chances of success in the ‭competitive job market.

What are the benefits?

CareerAhead will help you:
  • Raise your awareness of employment trends in your home country and study country
  • Get a candidate assessment by graduate recruiters
  • Highlight your natural strengths and weaknesses, and areas to focus on for success
  • Develop a personalised career development plan
  • Help you make the right career choice with an assessment model used by over 10,000 organisations globally
  • Develop a CV and Personal Statement
  • Develop career skills as a part of your academic curriculum across all programmes (International Foundation Year, International Year One and Pre-Masters Programme)

How it works

At the International Study Centre

You will develop key skills, create a personal development plan and build your CV while you are studying at the International Study Centre. Activities are designed to help you develop the skills employers are looking for, such as leadership and organisation.

At the University

During your degree at Huddersfield you will have access to the University’s Careers and Employability Service. They are committed to developing your employability skills and helping you understand your options. There are even two specialist advisors for international students.

Cherry explores the library facilities.

"Huddersfield is a beautiful place where all the people are very nice and very helpful as well. I really like that you can walk everywhere. You can go somewhere like Castle Hill just to sit and have a relaxed evening with your friends."

Cherry from Pakistan
Studied International Foundation Year in Creative Arts
Progressed to Architecture BA(Hons)