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The Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair is the largest fair in our academic year. It will take place on 21 and 22 October between 2pm and 6pm. It’s an opportunity for our students to network with over 200 employers and to secure a graduate role, placement or internship starting in 2021. For employers, it presents an opportunity to recruit top talent from one of the UK’s leading universities. With the event going virtual for 2020, we want to ensure that both students and exhibitors get the most out of the new event format. The following checklists will help you prepare for when our virtual doors open on 21 October. We look forward to seeing you then!

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Students’ Checklist

This is your chance to stand out to key employers and discover amazing internship and placement opportunities for every study stage. Our blog is packed with useful information to prep for the event. The steps to success are simple:

  • Step 1: Fill in your online profile
     September 2020
    How: Through the Graduateland platform, you can set up your online profile. Giving more detail will make it easier for the right employers to connect with you.
  • Step 2: Check out exhibitors
     September/ October 2020
    How: Through the Graduateland platform, you can view employer profiles, watch videos, read FAQS and details on relevant opportunities to make a shortlist of who to connect with at the event. 
  • Step 3: Refine your profile
    When: September/ October 2020
    How: Add skills up to and even during the event. The indicator will tell you when your profile is green and close to 100% complete (you can opt to leave age and gender fields blank). Just make sure to add your skills and interests so employers can find you.
  • Step 4: Find opportunities
    When: 21 and 22 Oct 2020
    How: At the event, you will be able to live chat or video call with employers and ask them about opportunities relevant to you, from summer internships to placements and graduate opportunities starting summer 2021.

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Exhibitors’ Checklist

Follow these four easy steps to attract top talent to your business. No branded pens. No queues. Just connections.

  • Step 1: Register for the event.
    From 4 August 2020
    How: This can be done via our dedicated Careers portal MyFuture, where you should continue to post relevant job ads. 
  • Step 2: Set up your virtual stall
    From 31 August 2020
    How: Through the Graduateland platform, you can set up your online booth, including videos and FAQS and pre-set chat topics. Download our Guide to setting up your Virtual Stall.
  • Step 3: Assign representatives
    When: Oct 2020
    The live event will take place from 2-6pm on Oct 21 and 22. We can accommodate 100 exhibitors per day and will do our best to assign you your preferred day. You can have multiple representatives at the event to ensure you manage enquiries effectively.
  • Step 4: Attract top talent
    When: Oct 21-22
    On the day, you will be able to filter attendees based on their profiles, invite them to live chat or video call and view stats both before and during the event.

View our Booking Terms and Conditions here.

Access our Virtual Event Tutorials.