An application form is your first step towards getting that dream job, but completing one successfully takes time and thorough research and preparation.
Relevant, well structured answers, using action driven language and offering solid examples of your skills, will evidence your suitability.
Further application form support
If you would like support in completing your application form, you can book an appointment with an applications adviser. Remember to bring a draft copy along to your meeting.
Come along to a 'Top Tips' 30 minute session designed to give you the confidence and tools to complete an application form effectively. Check out the Apply Yourself events page for upcoming workshops.
Our Apply Yourself Canvas Course: Application Forms introduces ideas on how to research the role, identify your relevant skills, qualities and experience and structure effective answers.
Quick guides: download & keep
These downloadable quick guides will help you to prepare for an application, interviews & assessment centres, and also help you create a great CV and covering letter.
Top tips sessions
Our innovative ‘Top Tip’ sessions delivered by our Student Peer Presenter Team are designed to give you the confidence and tools to make your way successfully through the application and selection process. Come along to a Top Tips session on campus or alternatively view our workshops online.
Videos (left to right): "Apply yourself: Top tips to success at assessment centres", "Top tips for sourcing funding for further study" and "Apply yourself: Top tips for interview success". Second row: "Apply yourself: Top tips for applying for a Masters", "Apply yourself: Top tips to a great CV" and "Apply yourself: Top tips for online applications".
Job application, interview & career planning workshops
Come along to one of our drop-in sessions below:
- Wednesday 17th October 2018 (14:00-15:30)
- Are you a Non-Law student wanting to join the legal profession?