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Autumn Careers Fairs

The Careers and Employability Service hosted four Careers Fairs for all students this Autumn as part of the Design Your Future Festival. The All Sectors, IT, Science and Engineering and Non-profit and Charity fairs were hosted virtually via MyCareer and there was the opportunity to pre book 1:1 conversations and have group chats on the day with employers who offered a range of vacancies and graduate roles.

The University Opportunities Fair was successfully hosted in person on the Redbrick and Marquee areas. There were over 20 exhibitors from a wide range of University departments including: Study Abroad, Work Experience, Enterprise, Alumni, Post Graduate and the Students Union.


All Sectors Fair

All Sector Careers fair was hosted via MyCareer on Wednesday 27 October from 11:00 – 17:00. Click here to still see who exhibited, their stands and opportunities.

IT, Science and Engineering Fair

 ITSE fair was hosted via MyCareer on Thursday 28 October from 11:00-17:00. Click here to still see who exhibited, their stands and opportunities.

Non-Profit and Charity Fair

Non-Profit and Charity Fair was hosted via MyCareer on Wednesday 3 November from 11:00-15:00. Click here to still see who exhibited, their stands and opportunities

Employer Panel Events

During our Design Your Future Festival, we hosted a number of employer panel events. The events covered sector specific content or discussions on various topics such as Application and Interview guidance and Diversity and Inclusion. We had a range of organisations included in the panels, from larger graduate recruiters to smaller enterprises and charities.

Discussions included advice on how to secure roles in industry and recent changes or challenges in sectors. All panels were recorded and these will be made available in the near future via Career Hub. If you have any queries about the recordings and /or want to know when these are avaiable please email

Business & Finance Panel

We were joined by Collaborative Solutions, Avask Group, Ramsac and Lane Clark & Peacock LLP on Wednesday 20 October for discussions with industry professionals.  

Public Sector Panel

We were joined by NHS Leadership Academy, Local Government Association and Civil Service on Thursday 21 October for insights from industry professionals in the Public Sector.  

Application & Interview Panel

We were joined by  PKF Francis Clark, Teach First, NATS and Engine Group on Friday 22 October who provided advice and strategies when navigating interviews and applications.  

Diversity & Inclusion Panel

We were joined by MOSL, CBRE, SEO London, Vodafone and 10,000 Black Interns on Monday 25 October to discuss signs of an authentically inclusive workplace.

Engineering Panel

The panel was hosted by BAE, Boeing and Rolls Royce on Wednesday 27 October, who discussed various topics with industry professionals and was followed by a Q&A session.  

Mental Health & Social Care Panel

Hosted by Think Ahead, Hammersley Homes, Autism Wessex and Turning Point on Tuesday 2 November who had a discussion with industry professionals, followed by a Q&A session.   

Spring Employer Events and Careers Fairs

We are currently finalising our plans for Spring and aiming to bring a variety of on-campus and virtual offerings, so please check back in the new year for updated information about what will be coming up! Alternatively, please email and we will contact you when we have updates.

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