SECL Employability

Careers and employability support at SECL

Welcome to SECL’s Employability and Careers webpages. Here you will find information and advice on a range of ways to ensure you enjoy your time at Kent, increase your employability, and get a fantastic career once you leave.

On these pages you will find our Employability events calendar, which detail our programme of activities aimed at SECL students throughout term time (particularly Auturm and Spring terms), or view the full programme of events for the Autumn term 2017 (pdf). You will also find information on the ongoing opportunities available within the School and University environment, either to become a Course Rep, Peer Mentor, or Ambassador.

Further information and advice is available on the SECL Employability Moodle Page including all the latest news, events and opportunities, copies of presentations from talks and the many ways you can improve your employability while at university.


Career prospects

The top 5 careers graduates from SECL go into (based on HESA DLHE 2013/14 survey) are:

  1. Marketing associate professionals    
  2. Teaching and other educational professionals   
  3. Business and administration     
  4. Teaching assistants       
  5. Business and associate professionals


Further study options often include:

  • PGCE
  • TEFL
  • PhD
  • Master's




School of European Culture & Languages, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NF

Enquiries: +44 (0)1227 827159 or email the School of European Culture & Languages

Last Updated: 03/10/2018