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The 3 Cs: Course, Community, Career

Here are some suggestions for activity linking to the three Cs that will tend to happen in each year of an undergraduate degree.

Year One

CourseCommunityCareer

Appropriate check in points around assessment and feedback and support for resits (where appropriate)

Pre-arrival welcome. Establish contact with all students (Home and international students) once they have a confirmed place. Share contact details and details of arrangements for initial personal tutor meetings

Review of career readiness material.

Advice point around option choices

Induction – Plans for establishing personal tutor meetings in the first two weeks.

Bespoke Enhanced Third Term opportunities.

Support for attendance (at appropriate place in Attendance Monitoring System).

Ongoing communication or contact throughout the year, signposting to other services where appropriate

Year Two

CourseCommunityCareer

Appropriate check in points around assessment and feedback and support for resits (where appropriate)

Pre arrival welcome, contact details and information on first meeting

Continued development of five year plan.

Advice point around option choices/dissertations

Ongoing contact and communication throughout the year, signposting to other services where appropriate

Bespoke Enhanced Third Term opportunities.

Year abroad or work placement

CourseCommunityCareer

Advice regarding option choices/ dissertations where appropriate

Plan for ongoing contact throughout the year.

De-brief meeting to ensure reinforcement of career benefits.

Final Year

CourseCommunityCareer

Appropriate check in points around assessment and feedback

Pre arrival welcome, contact details and information on first meeting

Continued development of five year plan.

Support for attendance (at appropriate place in Attendance Monitoring System).

Ongoing contact and communication throughout the year, referral where appropriate

Introduction to alumni schemes/networks

Post-graduation

CourseCommunityCareer

Potential to connect to current students as mentor.

Connection point for alumni activity where appropriate

Provide references on request, potentially inform of career support opportunities post-graduation.