Careers support for graduates

Group of female graduates holding their graduation scrolls

Graduated in the past 2 years? 

Careers & Graduate Futures are delighted to offer careers support to all recent graduates from UK campuses, Dubai and Malaysia.

For up to two years after graduation you have exclusive access to our specialist careers guidance and advice service for Heriot-Watt Graduates from campuses in UK, Dubai and Malaysia.  

Your Career Consultants are:

  • UK -  Sarah Innes and Lorraine Chambers.
  • Dubai -  Benita Maben and Tasneem Dakri 
  • Malaysia - Jamie Chan and Anum Basyira

1:1 Careers appointments 

You can now book the following “virtual” appointments through the GRADfutures platform  with your Careers Consultant: 

  • 30 minutes Guidance appointments
  • 15-minute CV checks / Quick queries

GRADfutures - other services 

As a recent graduate it is recommended you use the 24/7 GRADfutures platform to:  

  • Attend live graduate careers events to help equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to take positive next steps for your future.
  • Subscribe to regular graduate job alerts posted daily by our employer partners.
  • Access a wide range of “Career Resources” – a wealth of topics including job search, applications, interviews, assessment centres, diversity, self-employment, further study and much more!
  • Access short videos of our latest career skills workshops.  

How to access our Graduate Services 

EXISTING users of GRADfutures: 

GRADfutures is accessible by logging in if you’re an existing user and still have access to your Heriot-Watt account. Please note your university email address will expire after a short period of time.  

To keep up with the latest opportunities that match your preferences, please got to your My Profile section and select 'Graduate Access' to add your most current personal email address  

Has your Heriot-Watt account expired, or are you a New User?

Please register for a Graduate account (Note: You must be a Heriot-Watt Graduate to use our service)

The new updated GRADfutures careers platform also offers a huge variety of career resources, including an interview practice tool, company profiles, occupational videos, the Career Edge+ Career planning tool and much more for recent graduates. It also has links to job boards with hundreds of jobs across many different sectors. If you'd like to access these fantastic resources, please email us and we will add this to your account.

The Watt Club  

The Development & Alumni Office support The Watt Club, our university alumni association. You automatically become a member of the Watt Club when you graduate. To find out about the benefits of being part of a truly global network please visit the Watt Club pages