Your CV

Your time at university gives you many experiences and skills that employers are looking for. Take some time each semester to update your CV. 

As well as using the resources on this page, current students have access to our new CV Pathway in Careers Connect. This will allow you to  

  • learn the layout of an effective CV, endorsed by our employer partners
  • follow guidelines to make your experiences stand out
  • use artificial intelligence - CareerSet - to review your CV, get feedback and improve your CVs rating - repeat this step as often as needed. 
  • students who complete the pathway and implement this feedback to get over 75% score are ready to begin job applications. 

CV essentials, tips and layout

We've got the information you need to get your CV together, prepare a great cover letter, and complete application forms.

Creating a Great CV - Top 10 Tips

CV Checklist

CV Action Verbs

All you need to know about cover letters

Cover Letter Structure

See a sample CV (campus access)


Watch: video presentation of our CV workshop.
We recommend also using our CV template and CV booklet (see above)

For more videos related to CV writing see our playlist on YouTube