Careers Advice

If you have any questions about your career or where to look for a job, our Careers Team offers impartial, confidential advice about your options for employment and further training. The team can help you to:

  • Make the right choice of career, course or training opportunity
  • Plan a course of action to help you achieve your career aims
  • Write brilliant CVs and cover letters that get you noticed
  • Sharpen up your interview and job search skills
  • Apply for college and university courses

What next?

Highbury's Careers & Employment Service is located at Highbury Campus and is open Monday to Thursday 9am-5pm and Friday 9am-4.30pm. Careers Adviser appointments are available at Highbury City of Portsmouth Centre, Highbury Northarbour Centre and Highbury Campus.

There's a drop-in service at Highbury Northarbour Centre and Highbury City of Portsmouth Centre on Wednesdays from 9am-2pm.

To book an appointment please call 02392 383 131 or email

Evening appointments can also be arranged.

You can get help with:

  • Writing your CV
  • Job applications
  • Cover letters
  • Interview preparation

And finding:

  • Work experience
  • Part-time jobs
  • Full-time jobs
  • Apprenticeships



Welcome to the careerometer – the tool that lets you compare the average wages and working hours of up to three jobs in England.

How to use the careerometer

Simply type in the first career that you think you might be interested in and select from the drop down list, then add your second choice to see the comparison.