For your future

Everyone who comes to Oxford has the chance to build an exciting future. Studying at Oxford is just the beginning of a lifetime of opportunity, both personal and professional, and you will have a choice of interesting careers or further study options when you finish.

Even while studying, you will have lots of opportunities to build your skills, get work experience or develop entrepreneurial ideas. Students here can gain an impressive skill set that is highly sought after by employers from many different areas.

Oxford Women in Business: Working with an incredibly motivated group of women to create inspiring programming has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my uni career.



Around a quarter of Oxford graduates go on to further study after their undergraduate degrees, the rest explore careers from a huge range of different sectors. While studying, you will have the opportunities to explore your future career, as well as the chance to build employability skills.

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Oxford students have access to hundreds of exclusive internships, including funded summer work placements in the UK and abroad, as well as shorter, week-long internships in the vacation periods. This means you can explore different areas and work for world-leading organisations even before you have finished your degree. You can also develop entrepreneurial ideas, for example, if you want to set up your own social enterprise, then Oxford can help you get started.

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Our Careers Service provides students with tailored support with their career goals, both before and after they have graduated. Oxford graduates form a global community. There are currently over 150 alumni groups who meet across the world. As an Oxford graduate you will become a member of this global network for life.

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The Careers Service really is great. They're so helpful and have some amazing resources.


One of the best things about the Careers Service is that it's always available, so you can go and ask for help whenever you need it. The staff are super friendly, so you always feel supported.


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Our 2024 University-wide undergraduate Open Days will be held on 26 and 27 June and 20 September. For further information, please visit our website.

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Three students walking along an Oxford street
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