Example of a CV for a student in university (editable template)

A stylish CV or résumé example with sample information for a university student. The eye catching template features a bold border and headings in purple, grey accents and smart bulleted lists. Your information is laid out neatly in different sections that are divided up using tabs, alignment, lines and bullets to ensure all of your core skills and achievement are displayed to their best advantage.

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Jessie Wright

Email: jessiewright@gmail.com – Phone: 01234 567890

1234 The Street, London N1S

Objective / summary

I am a highly ambitious, dedicated and hardworking 2nd Year History Undergraduate with an impressive range of academic attainment and extracurricular activity further demonstrating my exceptional organisational and time management skills. I am a confident presenter with the ability to communicate professionally within any given environment. I am a highly skilled researcher with a detailed and methodical approach to problem-solving and data presentation.

Education and qualifications

BA (Hons) Modern History Degree

University of Winchester | 2019 – 2022

  • Presently working at an overall 2.1 degree classification.
  • Successfully completed an internship with the Mary Rose Museum and an international semester via the Erasmus programme in the United States (January-March 2020).
  • Completed a placement at a local secondary school within their History department.
  • Advanced critical reasoning, detailed research and how to effectively construct convincing arguments.

3 A Levels in Classics (B), History (A) and English (B)

Winchester High School Sixth Form | 2016 – 2018

11 GCSEs Including English (A*), Mathematics (B) and History (A*)

Winchester High School | 2014-2016


University of Winchester | 2019-2022

  • I am a regular and committed member of the debating and history societies, dedicating approximately 5 hours per week to each society, which includes drafting new debates to be discussed at the next meeting.
  • I was selected as a course representative to promote and speak with prospective applicants and parents at Open Days and I provided a direct insight into the course and University life.
  • Member of the rowing club which requires a regular commitment of 10 hours per week during peak season for training, including early starts and a rigorous commitment to fitness, training and healthy eating.

Winchester High School & Sixth Form | 2014-2016

  • As a commitment to my studies and the wider life of the school I was Appointed as Head Boy during the final year of my A Levels, which required exceptional organisational skills to manage my studies, alongside my UCAS and University applications and the respected commitment of a Head Boy.
  • The role of Head Boy required me to public speak during assemblies and parents evenings and represent the school in the wider community.


Placement Student

Penwick Secondary School | April-July 2020

As part of my degree, I undertook a placement module to provide an insight into the types of potential careers I might want to go into in the future. I completed a total of 80 placement hours predominately within the GCSE and A Level History classes. I also shadowed the Head of History deliver and design a range of lessons. I was then tasked with researching, designing and delivering a 30-minute lesson plan and teaching session on the observation of the Teacher.

Key Achievements

  • Designed a series of resources and delivered small class sessions for GCSE and A Level exam students.
  • Achieved an overall Distinction for both my placement module and practical teaching sessions that were marked against Teaching Training Standards and provided me with encouragement to pursue a career in teaching in the future.
  • Successfully offered an opportunity to return to the School should I decide to pursue a PGCE in the future.

“Jessie was able to develop a strong rapport with students straight away. I also found him to be helpful at developing lesson plans which were very well received by the students. He is very organised and puts 110% into every task you give him.”

Martin Jones, Head of History, Penwick Secondary School

Placement Student / Assistant Curator

Mary Rose Museum | October-December 2019

Following a personal interest of mine, I undertook an independently secured and managed placement at the Mary Rose Museum, where I worked closely with the Curator on a new exhibition. The museum has recently secured a new collection so I supported in developing and organising the pieces and prepare written resources for the exhibition.

  • Successfully proved exceptional research skills and writing ability of which were later adopted as educational resources for visitors.
  • Involved in the cataloguing and recording of the new acquisitions and proved the attention to detail and methodical ability to classify and screen a high volume of data.


  • Following the completion of my A Levels and prior to starting my degree (2018-2019), I undertook a gap year, travelling to North and South America, China, Thailand, India and Australia. This was a full self-funded trip of which I worked part-time throughout my GCSE and A Levels to fund the trip.
  • I undertook detailed research prior to the trip and effectively managed my resources and funds to safely complete the trip within 9-months.
  • I proved to myself that I can integrate within any culture and environment despite often having to communicate with different languages.

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