Am I studying the right career field for me?

  • A starting point is to give yourself options.
  • Visit the Psychological Services and Career Development Centre, also known as PsyCaD.
  • PsyCaD offers career assessment services.
  • The purpose of this service is to assist students to discover and explore potential study and career opportunities.
  • They provide help in making the most suitable decision for your future, with regards to study and career prospects.
  • PsyCaD’s vision: “Centre of excellence for psychological and career services”
  • PsyCaD is based on all four campuses.
Contact Details

Bunting Road (APB) Impala Court
011 559 1318

Kingsway (APK) C Ring 1
011 559 3324

Doornfontein (DFC) House 2, Louisa Street
011 559 6042

Soweto (SWC) Adelaide Tambo Building
011 559 575


What are my career prospects?

Am I studying the right career field for me?

  • A starting point is to give yourself options.
  • Visit the Psychological Services and Career Development Centre, also known as PsyCaD.
  • PsyCaD offers career assessment services.
  • The purpose of this service is to assist students to discover and explore potential study and career opportunities.
  • They provide help in making the most suitable decision for your future, with regards to study and career prospects.
  • PsyCaD’s vision: “Centre of excellence for psychological and career services”
  • PsyCaD is based on all four campuses.
Contact Details

Bunting Road (APB) Impala Court
011 559 1318

Kingsway (APK) C Ring 1
011 559 3324

Doornfontein (DFC) House 2, Louisa Street
011 559 6042

Soweto (SWC) Adelaide Tambo Building
011 559 575


Which career skills do I need to succeed?

  • Develop your innovative thinking.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and listening skills are crucial.
  • Be a team player, but also show your strengths as an individual.
  • Be well organised.
  • Find a coping strategy to work under pressure.
  • Have the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Keep yourself motivated.
  • Remember!!! Use university life to develop the skills that you will need to be successful.
  • Be proactive.

What if I need a part-time job?

  • PsyCaD offers online career services where you can find information about Career Services events, build your CV, view employer profiles and apply for jobs
You can create a profile in three easy steps:

  1. Sign in to uLink.
  2. Go to “YourCareer” and create an account.
  3. Build your profile to your preference.
The job portal will have holiday and part-time jobs advertised, as well as internships and jobs for graduates

  • You will have access to apply for jobs on the job portal, with the option of part-time work.
  • The online career service also offers you the choice to receive information about career events.
  • You may attend career workshops.
  • Most importantly, it offers guidance needed for the job hunting process.