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The NHS Scientist Training Programme (STP) will open on 2nd January 2015. Information about the 2015 programme is becoming available on the National School of Healthcare Science website, and applicants are advised to check the website regularly for updates. Open days are running from 8 January to 16 January 2015 and details are listed on the site.

Further information should shortly become available including applicant guidance, the job description, person specification and FAQs.

In the meanwhile, applicants are encouraged to follow the National School on Twitter @NSHCS

Careers information will continue to be held on the NHS Careers website, along with general STP information.

Whether you’re looking to kick-start your career or are searching for that next step on the ladder, The National Engineering and Construction Recruitment Exhibition offers a vast array of opportunities for all engineering and construction professionals and graduates.

The event is on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th November, from 11am-4pm,  at the NEC, Birmingham and entry is free!

You will find not only the best industry recruiters, but also invaluable careers advice and job-seeking tools. The event includes:

  • Free Careers Advice Lounge
  • CV Consultation
  • Professional Development Hub
  • Free Interview Clinic

The exhibition will include job vacancies in areas including:

  • Design
  • Electronic
  • Planning
  • Project Management
  • Software
  • Surveying
  • Systems
  • …… and many more

For more information click here

The University of Manchester are hosting two Fairs this month:

The Law Fair
Tuesday 18th November, 12.30pm – 4.00pm
Manchester Central Convention Centre

Looking for a career in law?  Then come and find out about jobs and vacation placements with over 70 firms, opportunities at the Bar or with other legal organisations and further training courses in law.

The fair is free and open to students and graduates from all institutions and disciplines, not just law.

Full details on the LawFair website.

The Postgraduate Study Fair
Wednesday 19th November, 10.30am – 4.00pm
Manchester Central Convention Centre

Looking to continue studying after your undergraduate degree?  Then come and find out about the range of postgraduate options available from over 100 universities in both the UK and overseas.

The fair is free and open to students and graduates from all institutions and degree subjects.

Full details on the PostgradFair website.


There is a free Renewable Energy Careers Fair happening in Manchester on Thursday 13th November. This event is part of the RenewableUK 2014 Conference and Exhibition being held at the Manchester Central Conference Centre between 11th and 13th of November. This is the premier event for the renewable energy industry in the UK.

The free careers fair includes a series of seminars outlining the opportunities available within the sector. Individuals will also have free access to the main exhibition with over 200 exhibitors. This is a unique opportunity for those seeking employment within this sector, wanting to network with key players within renewable energy or update themselves on the latest developments.

Please follow the links to the website for more information regarding the RenewableUK 2014 Careers Fair  and for an overview of the entire programme Annual Conference and Exhibition.

The IMA (Institute of Mathematics & its applications) Early Career Mathematicians’ Autumn Conference will be held at Queen Mary University of London on Saturday 22nd November 2014.

This event aims to bring together mathematicians working in academia and industry, along with mathematics undergraduates and postgraduate students in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, while being informative and inspirational with a wide variety of mathematical topics being discussed.

The day comprises of a mixture of engaging activities and presentations and opportunity to meet the speakers.

Details can be found on the IMA’s website.

The Postgraduate Studentship PhD Funding Fair 2014 is taking place on Thursday 4th December in Central London and Wednesday 10th December in Leeds City Centre.

The fairs will bring together over 25 of the UK’s top quality universities, all with specific PhD funding to offer, and looking for the best students.

This is a great opportunity which will be of interest to students considering PhD study and are looking for, or maybe concerned about funding.

As these are specialist fairs, there are limited spaces at each one, students will need to apply, and be accepted, in order to attend one of the fairs.  Places at each fair are free to those invited to attend.  Spaces are going fast so students are encouraged to book early to avoid disappointment by visiting the Postgraduate Studentship’s website.


‘Aspiring Solicitors’ are delighted to create a first-of-its-kind, professional services event, focusing on how disabled professionals across a wide range of professional services, manage with their disability while working in the City.

The event will consist of a variety of speakers with a range of disabilities, touching on industry sectors you may have not thought possible to work in, due to your disability.

The event aims to inspire disabled students and graduates, to show them how to use their opportunities in a way that ensures their disability does not hold them back.

The event takes place at PwC, Embankment Place, Villers Street, London, WC2N 6RH on Monday 10th November 2014 from 12.00pm – 4.00pm with a networking session until 6.00pm.

To find out more and register, please go to the Aspiring Solicitors website.

FindAMasters and FindAPhD are hosting 13 postgraduate fairs between October 2014 and February 2015.

These events will be held both on and off university campuses and will be informative hubs for students looking for postgraduate study opportunities and advice. 

Students will also be able to talk through their postgraduate plans face to face with both university representatives and advisers.

For more information, visit FindAMasters website.

NextSec is a networking group for junior professionals working in Information Security, and students aspiring to begin a career in this industry.

NextSec 2014 Cyber Security and Technology Careers Fair

Thursday 30th October 2014
10:30am – 4.30pm
University of Westminster, London

For further information, please look at the NextSec website and to register, go to the registration page.

Registration is now open for the Psychology4Graduates event at Kensington Town Hall on December 3rd.

The event, run by the British Psychological Society (BPS), is for recent psychology graduates, or those due to graduate in the next year or two, who are considering a career in psychology. It aims to highlight the career opportunities available to psychology graduates with a focus on the routes to becoming a Chartered Psychologist, and promises to be educational informative and entertaining, leaving delegates feeling inspired and informed about their future career in psychology.

The day will include:

  • talks from psychologists talking about their current roles and career pathway as well as what inspired them to join the profession.
  • interactive break sessions, during which there will be an exclusive opportunity to meet and mingle with established psychologists from different areas of psychology

Places are limited – for more information and to register click here