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22 – 23 October 2014
SECC Glasgow

The Scottish Graduate Fair is a highlight of the recruitment season.  It is the biggest graduate, postgraduate and internship recruitment event in Scotland, attracting over 100 graduate employers and postgraduate recruiters. 

Students and graduates from all universities are welcome to attend.

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



Getting Investment Banking is a uniquely interactive event designed to provide bright and ambitious students with disabilities and long-term health conditions, an insight into the true nature of the opportunities available within investment banking and the support that can be provided.

The event on Thursday 23rd October 2014 in London, will include sessions on the investment banking industry, disclosure and managing your disability in the workplace, interview skills, and an opportunity to meet business reps from the banks and hear their stories via a panel discussion and networking.

This event is aimed at students finishing studies in 2016 and 2017 with disabilities or long term health conditions – visible or otherwise – interested in finding out more about banking internships.

Find out more and apply via the getting investment banking website.

The Society of Biology is hosting several Life Sciences Careers Conferences in October:

Wednesday 15th October 2014 at the University of Liverpool

Wednesday 22nd October 2014 at the Royal Veterinary College (London)

Wednesday 29th October 2014 at Staffordshire University

These conferences are aimed primarily at undergraduates and recent graduates, but postgraduates are welcome to attend.

They include presentations by top speakers covering a wide range of biology-related subjects, a CV workshop providing tips on how to secure an interview for your perfect job, and a chance to mingle with the experts in our exhibition and ask informal questions over lunch and afternoon refreshments.

Further details available on the designated LSCC website.

All students thinking about becoming a barrister are invited to attend one of the regional events organised by the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple in October.

The events provide all university students with the opportunity to find out about becoming a barrister, different areas of practising, and available funding, as well as a chance to network with barristers. There are four events taking place in Cambridge, London, Bristol and Oxford. These events are free to attend and students can register through the website.

Students thinking about becoming a barrister are encouraged to read the Inner Temple’s Guide to Becoming a Barrister.

The University of Manchester are running two Fairs in October:

The Engineering, Science & Technology Fair

Wednesday 15th October, 10.30am – 4.00pm
at Manchester Central Convention Centre


The Business, Finance & Management Fair

Thursday 16th October, 10.30am – 4.00pm
at Manchester Central Convention Centre

These Fairs are for you if you are looking for a graduate job or industry experience in either engineering, science or technology – or business, finance or management.  Go along and find out about the vacancies, internships and placements available from a range of employers.

These Fairs are free and open to students and graduates from all institutions.

Full details and registration here for: Engineering, Science & Technology Fair

Full details and registration here for: Business, Finance & Management Fair 

The Naturejobs Career Expo 2014 is the UK’s largest annual career fair in the field of life sciences, physical sciences and medicine. Being held as the eighth in the series, the Expo offers young, talented researchers an excellent opportunity to meet a diverse selection of national and international employers from over 40 academic institutions and scientific industries, such as pharmaceutical organisations, digital technology companies, science publishing and more.

This year’s one day event will be held on the 19th September 2014 and offers you a chance to:

  • Attend all conferences and workshops FREE
  • Meet employers face-to-face
  • Benefit from free one-to-one CV checking
  • Network with leading scientific institutions of your interest
  • Learn how to enhance your employability
  • For updates and news follow us on twitter #NJCE14

Listen to the following interview, with Julie Gould recorded on August 28th 2014. Julie Gould is the Web and Print Editor for Nature Jobs and has a key role in organizing and speaking at the Nature Jobs Career Expo event.

In this interview the following points are covered:

  • What to expect from attending this event (the various employer stands and talks running throughout the day)
  • What employers are looking for in Science graduates (including key transferable skills, such as teamwork and communication skills)
  • Top tips on preparing for the event (the key to success and calming nerves =  careful planning!)
  • Social media platforms to follow (including #NJCE14 on Twitter)

Don’t forget you can also watch the OU live Recording of the Careers session, “Job fairs – Prepare for success” which you can listen to here:

Good luck and enjoy the recordings!


Wednesday 29th October 2014

11:00am – 4:00pm

The Graduate Engineer show 2014 brings some of the greatest businesses in the engineering field with emerging engineering talent of tomorrow.  The show is to be held at the Derby Roundhouse at the centre of the UK’s engineering heritage.

Entry is free but we recommend early registration in order to avoid disappointment.

Further details about the show can be found on the website.

Are you a newly qualified chartered accountant and looking for the next move in your career?  If so, this free London career development fair could be for you.

Thursday 11th September 2014
16:30 – 21:30
Chartered Accountants’ Hall, Moorgate Place, London, EC2R 6EA

The 2014 career development fair will be filled with essential career workshops, networking, connecting, and an opportunity for you to speak to exhibitors about their latest accounting and finance positions.  Attend this free event to:

  • network with your peers at the drinks reception
  • learn how to manage your finance career
  • learn how to be more assertive; and
  • improve your interpersonal communication and management skills

This year’s fair includes an array of exhibitors on hand to provide expert tips and advice, and to network and discuss current finance opportunities.  Don’t miss the chance to network with senior HR professionals from firms including Tesco, EY, PwC, J P Morgan, Mazars, Michael Page, Hays, BDO and Grant Thornton.

More information can be found on the ICAEW’s website