Employer Fairs and Events - Information for students

All UWE Bristol Careers and Enterprise events for 2021/2022 will be delivered on Handshake. Please note that term one from September to January will remain virtual.

Get set up on Handshake

The Handshake platform is built by students for students and it offers you unrivalled access to the best and latest graduate roles, connects you with academic and sector peers in the UK and internationally and enables you to directly connect with employers and organisations.

How to join Handshake

Register and complete your Handshake profile:

  • Attend Careers Fairs and Events organised by UWE Bristol and organisations across the Handshake network 
  • Directly connect with employers based in the UK and internationally 
  • Get job alerts from employers you follow 
  • Book one-to-one 10min video chats with employers of your choice 
  • Receive messages and job offers direct from employers.

How to register for and attend Employer Fairs on Handshake

UWE Bristol Meet the Employer Fairs 2021/22

The Meet the Employer Fairs will be held across two dates in the first term: 

  • Wednesday 20 October 2021 
  • Wednesday 17 November 2021  

Each employer will only be represented at one fair, therefore we recommend you attend both fairs. 

What is Handshake?

Find out about the relevant employers on handshake and how it compares to platforms, as well hearing views from UWE Bristol students.

Resources to help prepare you for the fair

Careers help and advice

Support and troubleshooting

If you experience any issues in Handshake, please refer to the articles below:

Using Handshake safely

Student safety is of paramount importance to us. The Handshake articles below explain how you can have an enriching, safe and secure experience on Handshake.