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Events Off Campus

Virtual events run by employers

Many employers and organisations run presentations, recruitment events and industry insight experiences for students. This provides a great opportunity to gain an understanding about a particular sector, company or field, and to find out more about relevant opportunities and how to apply.

Here are some upcoming virtual events run by external organisations and details of how to register.


Closing date: 19 April 2021

ICAEW and have re-launched the ICAEW 100 competition offering students the chance to win £5,000! ICAEW is searching to find the students who have the potential to be the next generation of business leaders. 

Test your skills against your peers by taking part in an online exercise. Students who score in the top 100 by the time the competition closes on Monday 19 April 2021 will be in with a chance of winning exclusive opportunities and prizes! 

Take the test


WIP Forum

19 - 22 April 2021

Calling all student change-makers! The Washington Ireland Program (WIP) Forum is your chance to team up with other young leaders from across Ireland to develop innovative solutions to combat and solve some of the most pressing obstacles facing our island in 2021.  

You’ll even have a chance to pitch your solution to global policy leaders and WIP alumni in the sector. It all kicks off online on 19 April, under the theme “Staying apart, sticking together: Social Cohesion in a Covid Era". 

Belfast Hills Environmental Careers Festival

19th - 26th April 2021

Interested in an environmental job but unsure of the route to take, or even the type of roles that are out there?

Then the Belfast Hills Environmental Online Careers Festival is for you!

It’s all about giving young people an awareness of the types of environmental roles and organisations that are out there, along with employability tips. We’ll be featuring digital content from different people working on the ground in the Belfast Hills and beyond – so the likes of National Trust, Woodland Trust, Ulster Wildlife, Lough Neagh Partnership etc. all leading up to an Environmental Employability Workshop on Monday 26th April.

Register for Belfast Hills Environmental Careers Festival



23 April 2021

Aspire: An event for black heritage students to develop the skills for success and connect with top employers.

Do you Aspire to work for an organisation that values diversity and inclusion? TARGETjobs has partnered with leading employers who want to meet more Black Heritage students.

Over the course of the day, you’ll have unrivalled facetime with 12 employers in fields such as law and finance and be inspired by talks from senior leaders and graduates of Black Heritage.

Fulbright Ireland-USA Awards Roadshow - Queen's University Belfast

27 April 2021 1pm

The Fulbright Awards provide grants for Irish citizens, and E.U. citizens resident in the Republic of Ireland for 3+ years, to research, study, or lecture in the USA. Representatives of The Fulbright Commission Ireland will showcase the awards available and how to succeed at the application stage. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A.


  • Fulbright Awards Manager, Paula Melvin.
  • A Fulbright Alum or Queen's University Belfast Campus Ambassador.

Register here

Zoom link


Pagoda - Free Cultural Fluency Skills Course

Registration deadline: 30 April 2021

Free Cultural Fluency Skills Course

This course is designed to provide an understanding of the importance of adaptability when dealing with intercultural communication in both the workplace and society.

By the end of this course, students will have achieved the following:

  • Have created a written article examining the culture of a specific country
  • Have self-assessed their knowledge of intercultural communication and how they can improve management of these
  • Understand how to adapt this knowledge into the real working world through business-scenario case studies.

A certificate is provided following the completion of each course.

Register for Free Cultural Fluency Skills Course


Northern Ireland Careers Fair

16 July 2021 10am

The UK Careers Fair presents The Northern Ireland Careers Fair. This virtual fair will offer candidates from all backgrounds, experience and education levels the opportunity to speak to representatives from an abundance of local employers, all in one place.

There will be a wide variety of different organisations attending, alongside a wide variety of roles being advertised. Online applications can be very time consuming – by attending this event, you get the chance to skip this process and speak directly to the organisation.

Book a ticket for Northern Ireland Careers Fair hosted by UK Careers Fair