University

University is your opportunity to gain technical knowledge, hands on skills, and valuable experience.

6 Student Projects to Launch your Space Career!

6 great ways to meet new people passionate about space, learn new skills and boost your CV!

A Day in the Life...

Of a graduate scientist at Dstl

Applying for Jobs

Getting a job is no easy task, but here's a handy formula for calculating your odds of success...

Graduate Training Programmes

Graduate training programmes are structured training schemes for graduates usually run by large companies.

How and Why You Should Become a STEM Ambassador

As a STEM ambassador, you can share your experience and help inspire young people to choose a STEM career.

How can space higher education in the UK adapt to meet the growing demand of downstream applications?

A summary of the Downstream Applications workshop organised by the Space Universities Network (SUN).

How to Network

Networking events are everywhere, but taking full advantage of them can be tricky. What do you say to get the conversation started? How do you sell your skills without bragging?

How to write a CV

Writing a CV when you’ve not got much experience can be tricky. Don’t worry, the people looking at your CV were in the same position too once. Include all the important things and you’ll be fine.

Industry vs Academia

Not sure what to do with your future? Wondering whether to do a Master's or a PhD, or apply for a graduate scheme? Worried your CV might not be up to scratch? Read advice from those who have been through it all.

Internships & Placements

Internships are short placements within companies working on real projects. They give you valuable work experience and can open up doors for your future.

Joining a Society

Make the most of your time at university by joining (or setting up) a space society at your university.

PhDs

A PhD or doctorate is an advanced qualification obtained after years of specialist study and independent research.

Postgraduate Master's Courses

Postgraduate master's courses are usually one or two years long. There are two main types of masters courses, taught or research.

UK one step closer to first Spaceport

UK Space Agency grants bring the UK one step closer to its first vertical launch spaceport.

Watch: What does the Space Industry want from Graduates?

5 things the space industry wants from graduates: The videos from the workshop organised by the Space Universities Network.

What does the Space Industry want from Graduates?

5 things the space industry wants from graduates: A summary of a workshop organised by the Space Universities Network.

Year in Industry

Sometimes called a sandwich year, or industrial placement, a year in industry gives you the chance to gain real work experience at a company before you graduate.