College and university students

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is still here to support you. We can provide one-to-one career information, advice and guidance services. To speak to an adviser please call us on 0800 917 8000. Our helpline is open Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. You can also use My World of Work. 

If you’re at college, check with student services to ensure you have access to all support available.  If you’re at university, please check your university career service for support.

Start thinking about your next steps.

Whether you know what you want to do when you finish your course, or haven’t decided yet, My World of Work can help.

Start with our Strengths tool. It'll help you understand more about what you do well and what you enjoy – meaning you'll be able to make informed decisions.

You can reflect on your strengths results by updating your profile in your My World of Work account.

Know what you want to do?

We can guide you on the way – whether that's through further learning or training, or going straight into the world of work.

With our help, you can:

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Register for a My World of Work account and get started.

Speak to a careers adviser

Speak to your college or university to find out about the careers service they provide. 

We also have careers advisers ready to offer guidance.

They can help you with:

  • Job seeking skills
  • Searching for the latest apprenticeship information
  • Writing your CV
  • Interview techniques
  • Understanding what the local jobs market is like

To speak to an adviser please call us on 0800 917 8000. Our helpline is open Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm.

Start using the Strengths tool

Find out what you do well, what you do often and what you enjoy, and discover what jobs could suit you.