Online Tools

Software to help you prepare

As an Aston University student, you get access to a number of helpful resources to help you practice your skills and be prepared for the world of work.

Whether you want to get ready for an assessment centre or prepare your CV before an application, there's a tool to help you.

Note: You may be required to use multi-factor authentication if you're accessing some of our software when not connected to the university network. Full details of how to set-up (MFA) can be found via Solve. Please ensure you have the latest version of your browser installed as older versions may not support access to the software.

Software

Software Guides

Launchpad - User Guide and Self-assessment Guidelines

Profiling for Success by Team Focus - Access Guide

Useful Links
Books

We have a large collection of psychometric test books available to borrow from the careers resource library. All students wishing to use the library will have to register for a careers library card. Just pop into the Centre on the 1st Floor, South Wing, and a member of the team will be able to help you. Once a member, you are eligible to borrow our specialist careers resources for up to three days (on the first loan). Renewals are available over the phone.

Additional Tools

Aston students and graduates also have access to GoinGlobal and GoinGlobal US via the Aston Futures dashboard. GoinGlobal is a great resource for any student or graduate interested in a career overseas, featuring country-specific career guides and a live jobs board.