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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



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