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 Stand Out

​At Edinburgh Napier we are committed to developing confident employable graduates, equipped with the skills and attitudes they need to Stand Out in the world of work.
​The Employability and Opportunities Team run a broad range of programmes and initiatives to help our students reach their full potential and broaden their horizons. These will enhance your learning experience and help you develop skills that are highly sought by graduate employers.

What we offer...

Academic Skills

Our advisers can help you develop the academic skills you need for studying, using evidence and writing effectively. These include researching and evaluating information, applying critical analysis and reflective thinking.  These will all increase your success at university and beyond.


Our advisers provide you with advice, guidance, information and helpful hints and tips for you to achieve your career goals. We offer a broad range of workshops in addition to 1 to 1 appointments and online support.

Confident Futures

The unique Confident Futures programme is designed to enhance your personal and professional skills, through a range of innovative workshops. The ability to set goals, learn from mistakes, face up to challenges and work and network effectively with others are essential for academic success, professional prospects and career progression.

Employer Opportunities

We connect our students to employers and industry professionals. We list thousands of vacancies each year and run employer lead events, such as careers fairs, networking opportunities and skills sessions. We promote work based learning opportunities such as the Santander Internship Programme and our award winning Employer Mentoring Programme.

Global Mobility

Study or work abroad on an Erasmus+ exchange in Europe, or study overseas, as part of your degree.  Gain first-hand knowledge of working and living in another culture, demonstrate initiative and adaptability, and develop abilities in planning, organisation and problem-solving.  All of these can greatly enhance your CV and give you lots to talk about at interview.

Student Ambassadors

Become an Edinburgh Napier Student Ambassador and earn while you learn, as well as gaining more valuable work experience and the opportunity to represent the university. | Edinburgh Napier Mobile App