Employers fairs and events - information for students

Employer fairs, presentations, industry Q&A panels, workshops, competitions and much more.

Get set up on Handshake

UWE Bristol Careers and Enterprise team are excited to present a calendar of employer events.  A fantastic opportunity for to speak to a wide range of employers that are both sector specific and organisations that recruit from any degree subject.

There will be a mixture of on-campus and virtually delivered events. Registering for any event you wish to attend will be via our careers events platform, Handshake.

How to join Handshake

The Handshake platform is built by students for students.  It is a place we advertise all our employer careers events along with placement and graduate vacancies from the employers attending our events.

Why sign up?

You can:

  • 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 10 min 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

To book upcoming fairs and events

Upcoming fairs and events for 2023/24 are open for bookings shortly.

View upcoming events

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

Career toolkit

Thousands of career resources to support you and your career development.


Get instant AI feedback on your CV and when you score 75% or more, your CV will be reviewed by a career coach.

Workshops Q&A

Get your careers related questions answered by our expert Careers Coaches. Don’t miss: ‘How to get ready for the meet the employers fair’ on 3 March.

Recorded sessions

Pre-recorded career workshops available to watch any time. Scroll down to ‘pre-recorded workshop’ section of the page.

Careers workbooks

Based on a particular careers topic, work through resources, activities and information. Scroll down to ‘Workbooks’ section of the page.

My questions

Receive a tailored response to quick queries about the fair or other careers questions from a member of our team within five working days.

Live chat

Join on Wednesdays and Fridays 11.00-12.00 for instant answers from a Careers Coach. Click on the grey speech bubble on the Career Toolkit page.

Coaching appointments

Book a 30-minute career coaching appointment to discuss in-depth guidance for the fair or other career related topics.

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. 

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