Meet the Employers Fair - Graduate Jobs and Placements

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Date: 15 October 2014
Venue: UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre, North Entrance, Filton Road, Bristol, BS34 8QZ
Time: 11:00 - 15:00

We would like to invite you to one of the largest recruitment fairs in the UK - at UWE!

Meet the Employers is more than just a graduate jobs and student placements fair – meet recruiters offering graduate vacancies, work experience, placements and internships. Plus a wide variety of organisations with voluntary roles, further study and international opportunities. There will also be competitions, freebies, CV checking, employer presentations, job boards and much more!

Open to all students and graduates from any discipline.

We also welcome those who studied at other institutions. Just turn up on the day.

Free pizza and smoothies - don't miss out!

Visit the Creative and Enterprise Lounge where you'll find:

  • Wall of work: live jobs from employers
  • Human Library: hear from some of our previous support entrepreneurs and find out how they got to where they are today
  • Coffee Mat Challenge – £100 for the best idea
  • Animation and artwork from Bower Ashton students
  • Chill out and eating area


  • Ideas Tap Presentation and 'Working Freelance' workshop: 12:00 - 13:00, ECC Arno theatre. For full details and to guarantee your place book via Infohub.
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Civil Service Fast Stream: 13:00 - 15:00, ECC Lecture Theatre. Meet senior diplomats, senior home civil servants and current Fast Streamers. For full details and to guarantee your place book via Infohub.

International Skills Sessions

11:00 - 11:20: British Council - Thailand

A chance to find out more about the very successful Thailand English Teaching programme (TET 2015) with the British Council in Thailand. Become an English Teaching Assistant for the summer and teach in some of the most exotic places across Thailand.

11:30 - 11:50: British Council - China

Come and find out more about the fantastic Generation UK China project spearheaded by the British Council in China. Hear from the team over in China about how you can get involved and apply for a range of opportunities including internships, placements and study scholarships.

12:00 - 12:20: British Council - India

Following on from the success of Generation UK China, the British Council in India have gone ahead to introduce Generation UK across India. This is a new programme which we are privileged to be one of the first universities to promote, giving our students a head start!

12:30 - 13:15: Phillips - Netherlands

Are you looking for a challenging internship in which you can experience how daily operations work in an international environment? Become an intern within Philips Netherlands and touch base with the international world of consumer lifestyle, healthcare and lighting

13:30 - 14:00: ICAEW - Malaysia

Fancy a career in accountancy, finance and business as an ICAEW Chartered Accountant in Malaysia? ICAEW is a world leading professional membership organisation that promotes, develop and supports over 142,000 professionals worldwide.

14:15 - 15:00: CACTUS Global

CACTUS is a pioneering global scientific communications company with a wide range of opportunities across the whole business. Their presentation will offer an overview of the academic publishing and medical communications industries worldwide and the opportunities available around the globe.

Employers Fairs resources

Exhibitor information

This year we have two fairs - one specifically for construction and property organisations and one larger, general fair where all sectors are welcome. This more general fair is a fantastic opportunity to meet students and graduates from various disciplines. Further information can be found on our recruiter information webpages.

Sponsor information

Babcock International Group PLC

Babcock is the UK's leading engineering support services business. Join us and you'll be involved in exceptional projects at the forefront of technology, which have enormous national and international significance. Employing over 130 graduates every year, we're looking for people with commitment, passion and, most importantly, the vision to join us. Working across a number of sectors including telecoms, defence and energy, with opportunities up and down the country, find out where you fit in.

Kohler Mira

KOHLER® products offer intrinsic quality born of tradition. Skills passed down through generations combine with innovative techniques and timeless design to establish the enduring character for which Kohler is known.

Cost: Free to attend for students and graduates
Contact: Colette Percival
Telephone: +44 (0)117 32 83374

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