Stuart Johnson

Stuart Johnson

Director of Careers Service,
University of Bristol

Stuart Johnson is Director of Careers Service at the University of Bristol where he leads a team of approximately 50 staff. He is a careers professional with substantial experience in service management and strategy and has more than 20 years’ experience in careers, learning development and training and development. He has a particular interest in skills development and is the author of two Oxford University Press books on study, communication and employability skills. Stuart is passionate about the key role employability prospects play in the student experience, especially in the current higher education landscape.

Analyse with sector leaders how to develop practical and measurable solutions to advance the employability of students and how to design a successful employability strategy

  • Analysing how to develop strategies utilising a whole-institution approach to support the success of students and graduates
  • Discussing what new strategies need to be implemented to support graduates for longer, throughout the duration of the New Graduate Outcomes Survey
  • Evaluating strategies for engaging underrepresented and widening participation students through career development initiatives
  • Sharing examples of best practice which have transformed employability strategies and created more career opportunities for students