What is a reference and how can I make sure I get the best one?                                        
When you’re applying for jobs or further study, you may well be asked to provide the names and contacts of details of people that know you who would be prepared to write a ‘reference’ for you. 



How can I choose a referee?



How can I approach and manage my relationship with a referee?



What types of references are there?



Can I ask my personal tutor to write a reference for me?



How can I share details of my academic achievements with an employer, an institution, agency or another third party?


If you need further guidance on how to find a suitable referee for your needs, please get in touch with King's Careers & Employability.