If you are at all unsure what you should do straight after university, our best advice is "Don't panic"!

Many graduates take time to decide their next move, and sometimes it's hard to work out what kind of job or career is right for you until you try different ideas out (ie through work experience).

It might be useful to separate out your 'short-term' and 'longer-term' plans; the main thing is not to let any uncertainty about what career you ultimately want to pursue prevent you from taking your next best step.

The most popular 'next steps' for new graduates are outlined below.