Use these ready-made resources to introduce Handshake to your university.
This presentation is the ideal resource to use when you’re introducing Handshake as a new platform to your student body: perfect for any partners who are new to Handshake, but also for existing partners to use for their new intake of students. It provides an overview of what Handshake is and the benefits on offer for students.
Use these printable and digital display assets to spread awareness of Handshake around campus. All assets have been updated to include a QR code to download the Handshake app.
These branded templates are ready-to-use to help you keep consistency when communicating with students about Handshake. Feel free to customise these with your own content and add your logo to co-brand in line with our guidelines.
After Handshake has been introduced, it’s critical that you continue promoting the platform to your student body to ensure they engage with the tool and are getting the most out of it. These resources are designed specifically to help you market Handshake to your students.
This is a ready-made email campaign for you to repurpose and send to students to showcase the features and benefits of Handshake. This email campaign includes five ready-made emails that you can customise as well as accompanying email headers that can be co-branded. For more information on co-branding the email headers, see the Handshake Branding section below.
This video provides students with an overview of the Handshake student account, highlighting the benefits of the platform including on-boarding, the student profile and careers services support, and shows them how they can take control of their job search.
This PDF breaks down each feature of the Handshake student profile and provides students with top tips on how to make the most out of their profile so they can showcase their talents and skills to prospective employers.
These videos are student accounts of using the Handshake app and how it has helped them in their job search.
Find and share even more information about every Handshake feature with our selection of blog posts.
For these videos, we sat down with recent graduates and asked them about their university experience to date, as well as how they navigated securing placements and graduate roles and how they’ve adapted. These interviews give an authentic insight into the world of a recent graduate to help inspire and motivate current students as they think about their future.
We are thrilled to announce that for 2023 we’re launching a competition for our partners, which encourages students to activate their Handshake accounts.
From 4th September - 13th October 2023, any student who signs up to Handshake will automatically be entered into a prize draw to win one of six prizes, with the 1st place prize being a Macbook.
To help you promote this competition and get your students activated, we’ve created a number of assets for you to display online and around campus. To access the assets click the link below.
Co-branding logos? DIY-ing your own Handshake swag? Here are some guidelines to help you get started
The following resources are designed for universities to share with your employer relations so they can understand the benefits of using Handshake to source the top student and graduate talent.
These help centre articles provide employers with the information they need to start using Handshake and connecting with students straight away.
These videos are made for employers to show them how to use the Handshake platform to engage with students and find top graduate talent. Share as individual videos or as a complete playlist.
Share these employer case studies with your employer connection so they can hear first-hand from existing employers the benefits of using Handshake.
These content pieces discuss the graduate employer landscape as well as detailing the benefits of utilising online tools to support organisational graduate recruitment goals.