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Spring Fair

10 March 2020

Following the great success of the Spring Fair 2019 we are looking forward to hosting the event again in 2020.

Our Spring fair is the ideal opportunity to engage with a large number of students to promote placement opportunities, graduate roles and/or create brand awareness for forthcoming years. Our Spring 2019 fair had an amazing circa of 1500 students attend!

Spring Fair Exhibitors 2019

The cost to exhibit at this Fair can be found below:

  • Large Graduate Recruiters - £545 + VAT
  • Small and Medium Enterprises (250 or fewer staff and less than £50 million turnover) - £345 + VAT
  • New Micro Businesses / Start Ups*(Fewer than 10 employees and started trading less than 2 years ago) - £145 + VAT
    **Please note that these spaces are limited and available at our discretion
  • Charities and Third Sector - (excluding professional bodies and educational providers).*Free of charge
    *Please note that due to the limited number of spaces, charity registrations will not be confirmed until February.

This includes:

  • A 100-word profile in the Fair Brochure
  • Extensive marketing to all 24,000 plus students including company information in the MySouthampton app and various Social Media Platforms
  • Free WiFi Access and electricial points
  • Dedicated team of student ambassadors to help throughout the day.
  • Careers Fair Breakfast from 09.00 - 10.00am
  • Two lunches (You can order up to two extra lunches for £7 plus VAT each).
  • Free offsite parking with courtesy shuttle bus to the event
  • A stand area of 2m width x 3m length x 2m height
  • A 6ft trestle table, two chairs and a white tablecloth.

How the Spring Fair is promoted:

  • Promotional email sent to all University of Southampton Students
  • Advertised on social media, including posts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Fair brochure uploaded onto the website a week before the fair (remains on website for one year)
  • Marketed on campus in the lead up to and on the day of the fair
  • Publicised on the MySouthampton App
  • Informational leaflet given out by careers fair ambassadors on campus and in halls of residence

1. If you have not done so already, please first register your organisation on MyCareer

2. Once registered on MyCareer, please click here to be taken straight to the Spring Careers Fair exhibitors' registration form.  For further information about MyCareer please see our MyCareer Employer Guide.

If you have any questions about the Spring Fair, please contact the Careers Fair Coordinator:

Email -

Telephone - +44 (0)23 8059 3501

Excellent number of students attended, I'm sure we will be recruiting some of them in the near future

A consistently professionally run event giving ample opportunity to connect with some fantastic students

Well organised day with very ambitious students. Was a pleasure to be a part of this event

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