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Services for Students

We introduce to you our new Careers Service management system, UWC Career Xplora.

 

UWC Career Xplora allows students (and 2016 alumni) to:

 

  • ​Set up your profile to receive career specific information and notifications
  • Create a portfolio demonstrating your interests, skills, achievements that you can share through a QR code or your LinkedIn account.
  • Build your CV and Letters of Motivation using the Resume Builder tool (and customise it to different industries)
  • Checkout the Employer Directory, new employers are being added weekly, also watch the announcements page to see notices for on campus recruiter events (second term onwards)
  • Select and follow your “favourite” employers
  • Receive Job Blast alerts via the system
  • Link your Google calendar for reminders for on-campus Careers Service events (don’t miss the next Career Xpo)
  • Sharpen your interview skills using the Mock Interview tool
  • Chat live with UWC Careers Service staff

So how do you go about getting a Career Xplora account of your own? Not to worry - if you were a registered student in 2016, one has actually already been created for you! (And if you’re a new student in 2017, that’s okay - your profile will be added by the end of the second term of 2017).


To login, visit:  https://uwc-csm.symplicity.com/students  

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Username: Your UWC Student Number

Password: Date of Birth (YYYY/MM/DD) or your ID Number


Visit the system often - new positions, resources and career events will be shared regularly through Career Xplora!


If you need assistance using the system – visit the Office for Student Development or reach out to us via the CHAT to ADVISOR feature on your UWC CAREER XPLORA Homepage or give us a telephone call on 021 959 2436 during University office hours.​




CAREERS SERVICE PROJECTS​


MOCK INTERVIEW PROJECT
The Mock Interview Project assists students to prepare for the​ir job search. Recruiters 
offer feedback on your interview performance. are encouraged to participate as this activity enables you to build your brand and market your company to students.​

Watch your email for invitations.



CAREERS XPO

The Careers Xpo provides an opportunity for companies and organisations to market themselves to you. Students can make personal contact with representatives and enquire about the companies and career opportunities.

 

Law and NGO   

Tuesday, 17 April 2018,

10h00 - 14h00

General

Wednesday,18 April 2018, 

10h00 - 14h00

Accounting

Thursday, 19 April 2018,

10h00 - 14h30

Information Systems

Tuesday, 24 April 2018,

10h00 - 14h30​

Log onto Career Xplora to check which companies are eager to meet with you.



JOB SEARCH SKILLS PROJECT

We facilitate Job Search Skills presentations for students over lunchtimes.

Topics include: strategising your job search, using social media for your job search, interview preparation, what to look for in your contract, etc.


Watch your email for invitations.


CAREER UPDATE MAGAZINE 

The “Career Update” magazine contains relevant articles about career development and the job search. The magazine is widely read by our students. To view copies of our past editions visit: https://www.uwc.ac.za/Students/Career-Services/Pages/Resources.aspx


Watch out for the 2018 edition to be distributed in August.

 


GRADUATE RECRUITMENT PROJECT

The Graduate Recruitment Project (GRP) provides a platform for Student to engage with Recruiters at on campus information sessions such as: company presentations, showcases, promotions and interviews to assist students with their job search.


Check Career Xplora regularly for all on campus Graduate Recruitment events and notifications on new Job Opportunities.


UWC Careers Service voted in the Top 7 

'Best Careers Service' and 'Best Careers Fair' 

at a University in the 2017 

South African Graduate Employers Association Employer Survey!​

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