Here follows a list of websites we hope you will find useful. Some we have referred to in other pages, others are mentioned for the first time; it's not intended to be exhaustive, but if you feel we have made a glaring omission then do contact us at email@example.com.
- Bath University Students' Union including Skills Training
- Generic Skills Training
- Personal Development Planning
- Postgraduate Association
- Research Development & Support Office
- School for Health
- Association for Qualitative Research
- British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
This association aims to be the leading professional body for counselling and psychotherapy and an automatic reference point for anyone seeking information on counselling and psychotherapy in the United Kingdom. It maintains a register of accredited practitioners and provides information on education and training
- British Association of Sports and Exercise Sciences (BASES)
This profesional body exists to promote excellence in sport and exercise sciences. It offers accreditation for individuals, groups and laboratories.
- British Psychological Society
The representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK. Their careers and qualifications section contains information on the various areas of psychology, including training and education requirements. There are divisions of the society respresenting the different specialisms. Also hosts the vacancy site Psychologist Appointments
- Business Link in the South West
- Chartered Institute
for Personnel and Development
Professional body for fields of human resources, training etc. Includes careers information as well as a wide variety of information on training and current trends and opinion
- Civil Service
This site contains links to Civil Service programmes. Of special interest to health researchers might be Government Social Research. You might also be interested in the Civil Service Fast Stream.
- Graduate Prospects
Site includes a job exploration tool called Prospects Career Planner and a series of occupational profiles.
- National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship
- National Postgraduate Committee
- Research Observatory
An excellent research teaching and learning resource; the researcher skills analysis section is particularly useful for career management.
- Research Professional
- Social Policy Association
A professional association for academics and practitioners in social policy. Has a thriving postgrad network.
- Social Research Association
An organisation open to social research practitioners and trainees and those with an interest in social research. Has a short careers section with links to other useful websites.
A publication dedicated to charities, the voluntary sector and social enterprise, containing articles on policy and governance among many others.
Established by Royal Charter in 1996, UK Sport works in partnership with the home country sports councils and other agencies to lead sport in the UK to world-class success. As well as information about current successes and initiatives, the site contains a useful vacancies board.
The national organisation championing the personal, professional and career development of doctoral researchers and research staff in higher education institutions and research institutes.