Enter our Handshake student competition for a chance to win a £1,000 bundle of tech!

Ace Your Handshake

Handshake is your online careers and employability platform, available for you to use throughout your time with us and beyond.

It is a dedicated site for University of Liverpool students that can help you find the jobs that you’re looking for, book onto careers events, and find resource to help you, no matter what stage you’re at in thinking about your graduate career.

It’s trusted by 900+ universities and 500K employers worldwide and it uses a networked approach to connect students, employers, and universities.

Benefits include:

  • Exclusive job opportunities from employers who want to hire Liverpool students
  • Access to on-campus and online careers events
  • Virtual 1-to-1 chats with employers
  • All of our Careers and Employability guides and resources
  • Access to the Career Studio ‘send a message’ service
  • The opportunity to read employer reviews and connect with your peers

We’ve taken care of creating an account for you and there’s no need to register. Claiming your account is easy and can be done in less than 60 seconds.

Get started

  1. Visit Handshake
  2. Select the option for ‘Current Student or Staff Log In’
  3. Enter your University of Liverpool (MWS) details as follows on the following screen: Your MWS username followed by @liverpool.ac.uk and your MWS password
  4. Authenticate your login through Duo 2FA on your phone for added security

Win £1,000 worth of tech

Once you have activated your account, you have the opportunity to Ace Your Handshake and enter our competition to win an amazing bundle of tech equipment worth £1,000!

Complete the five recommended steps by Wednesday 25 October to be entered into a prize draw where one student will win the following prizes worth £1000:

  • Instax mini portable smartphone instant printer
  • Sony WH-1000XM5 noise cancelling headphones.
  • Nespresso Essenza mini coffee machine
  • Amazon fire TV cube.
  • 1 year of Disney+
  • £100 uber eats voucher
  • £100 Liverpool One voucher

Entering the Handshake competition is easy and only takes a few minutes.

If you do have any problems accessing Handshake or have any questions, please contact the Careers & Employability team at careers@liverpool.ac.uk or by dropping into the Career Studio in the Foundation Building on University Square any time between 10am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.