Student Futures

Student Futures are a dedicated group of employability experts, here to support your professional development and prepare you for the world of work. We are strongly connected to industry and are committed to forming partnerships with a wide range of local, national and international employers.

Underpinning all our services is our digital platform, Student Futures Career Hub. Here you will find our range of digital placement support and interactive careers resources and tools (such as our CV builder and interview simulator). You can access this on myFuture, where you can also book one-to-one meetings with a Career Development Consultant or your School Placement Coordinator, confirm your attendance at one of our many fantastic employer events or search for part-time and graduate vacancies.

The Career and Skills Development team offer a range of services such as one-to-one career guidance, a variety of professional development workshops and support with key recruitment skills, such as CV writing and perfecting your interview technique.

Our Placements team can support you with finding a relevant work placement to enhance your degree experience. They look after all stages of this process - from help with your initial applications, to ensuring you are fully prepared for your placement.

The Graduate Recruitment team help make sure that you are seen as talent by employers, and there are a wide range of employment opportunities on our myFuture jobs board.  These range from part-time roles whilst you are studying, to exciting graduate level roles.


CV & Cover Letter Support

Your CV and cover letter are two very important parts of any job or placement application you’ll make. If you’re waiting for an appointment to review your CV or Cover Letter, please use these resources to help you to prepare.

Use this CV Builder tool to develop each section of your CV Struggling to get started on your Cover Letter, use this cover letter builder Watch this video to get top tips for your cover letter Watch this video to get top tips from employers for your CV


As a Next Generation Inclusive University, we have partnered with EmployAbility, an organisation supporting individuals who have a specific learning difficulty, mental health condition or another disability, with all aspects of graduate employment.  Their service can provide you with individualised advice and support about adjustments for recruitment and the workplace, information about your rights, and support you with job applications. The EmployAbility team will also advocate for you with an employer to ensure you receive the adjustments you need, taking any stress and anxiety out of the process.

To find out more contact a Career Development Consultant Contact a member of the EmployAbility team directly

Our alumni get a 20% discount off Masters tuition fees

We want to ensure all Edinburgh Napier graduates have the best chance to build the future they want, which is why we are offering a discount of 20% off Masters tuition fees for graduates from undergraduate or postgraduate taught degrees from Edinburgh Napier University. The discount is provided on the self-funded portion of your fees. It will be applied to year one of a full-time postgraduate degree – any additional years are exempt from the discount – and to years one, two and three only of part-time programmes. The discount also applies to distance learning programmes.
View the full details of the Graduate Discount Scheme
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