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Prepare for the Fair (Faculty of Environment)

Date: 02 May 2017
Time: 14:00

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Event:                  Prepare for the Fair (Faculty of Environment)

Date:                    Tuesday 2nd May 2-3 pm

Venue:                 Roger Stevens LT 11


Thinking of attending the Graduate Jobs & Internships Fair on Wednesday 3rd May at The Edge?  Do you want some helpful advice on how to approach employers?  Do you want some tips on ice-breakers?   Why not come along to this informal talk by Careers Consultant Marc Steward.  He will provide all you need to know on how to get the best out of a Careers Fair.

Only available for University of Leeds students and recent graduates.
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Spring Graduate Jobs and Internships Fair

Date: 03 May 2017
Time: 11:00

Booking and Further Information

The Graduate Jobs and Internships Fair takes place on campus at The Edge sports centre within it's 2 sports halls.  Open between 11am and 3pm, employers can speak to c. 2,000 students about graduate and internship opportunities within their local, national and international organisations.  There will also be information on postgraduate courses and research opportunities as well as on the day CV and career advice.

1. Student Information and how to book your place


  • Looking for a graduate role to start or develop your career?
  • Are you a penultimate year interested in internship opportunities?
  • Do you want to gain some invaluable work experience?
  • Are you a first year student looking for inspiration?

If your answer to any of the above is yes, come along to the Graduate Jobs and Internships Fair where you can speak to employers about 100s of opportunities in more detail.

The fair is applicable to students from all degree disciplines, and all year groups as organisations will have both internship and graduate opportunities to speak about.

Further details including booking your place can be found here

2. Employer Information and how to book your place

Full details including costs and package details can be found on the Employer section of the Careers Centre website. If you would like to book a place at the fair or speak to us to find out more, please call Lauren Emsley on 0113 343 5037 or email or scroll down to the bottom of this page and click ‘Create Initial Booking’.


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Leeds Enterprise

Date: 03 May 2017
Time: 15:00

Booking and Further Information

Due to the capacity of our venue please post your name on the event wall - the first 100 names will be guaranteed entrance:

Impatience is good. It creates the biggest events, drives the best businesses, and inspires the most creative projects.

Leeds Student Radio, The Gryphon, LSTV and Enterprise at LUU bring you an afternoon of talks and a panel discussion with some of the self-starters, young entrepreneurs and cultural innovators at the forefront of the city’s independent scene.

Completely free of charge, this event is organised for your inspiration. Leeds Enterprise will give an insight into what the initial steps are in setting up a successful enterprise and what Leeds can offer you as a city.

Please feel free to come to all the event or just for specific parts.

Due to the capacity of our venue please post your name on the event wall - the first 100 names will be guaranteed entrance:


15:00 // INTRO - Leeds City Council

15:30 // Jack Simpson - Hyde Park Book Club
A welcome and fairly recent addition to Leeds' Hyde Park Corner, the Hyde Park Book Club has quickly become a hub for creative groups and students in the area. Hosting performances to seminars, live DJ line ups to art exhibitions, it's also a great place to eat, meet and grab a coffee. Owner Jack Simpson will talk about how and why he start off and what he has planned for the future.

16:00 // Matt Dix - Leeds Indie Food Festival
Returning for its third year, Leeds Indie Food Festival is a 18-day celebration of the city's thriving independent food and drink community. Happening from 11th-28th May this year, the annual feast will play host to nearly 100 innovative events spread over three new festival strands: Eat, Drink and Do. Leeds Uni alumni and Festival Director, Matt Dix will discuss starting up and running this successful enterprise as well as giving an insight into Leeds' independent food and drink scene.


Russell Bisset - Director, Northern Monk
Based in a Grade II listed mill on Leeds' south bank, Northern Monk has quickly become a permanent fixture for many in the city's independent scene, establishing its own brewery and hosting a number of nights and events throughout the year.

Tony Ereira - Founder, Come Play With Me
As social enterprise and independent record label, Come Play With Me aims to offer artist development opportunities to those making music within the Leeds City Region. Its first project is a 'singles club’ showcasing the most exciting artists from the Leeds City Region alongside a few surprises along the way.

Abigail Baldwin - Designer, Buttercrumble
Recent Graphic & Communication Design graduates from Leeds Uni, Abigail and Chloe Baldwin make up the design duo that is Buttercrumble. Started in the University's enterprise development programme, SPARK, Buttercrumble have turned their passion for design into a full time job and have worked with companies including M&S and Independent Leeds magazine.

Jamie Crummie - Founder, Too Good To Go
Leeds Uni alumni Jamie Crummie and fellow founder Chris Wilson are on a quest to tackle the country's food waste problem through their new app, Too Good To Go, that allows you to order delicious food from local restaurants, cafes and bakeries that would otherwise be thrown away for as little as £2.

+ more TBA

17:30 // Terrace
Networking, food and drinks

Open to all

Only available for University of Leeds students and recent graduates.
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Red Kite and University of Leeds Teacher Training Advice Drop-in

Date: 08 May 2017
Time: 10:00

Booking and Further Information


Considering a career in teaching? Want help completing your teacher training application? Need help arranging school experience days? Come and speak to Red Kite Teacher Training at the Laidlaw Library on Monday 8th May and have a chat 1-to-1 with our friendly, helpful team about your future in teaching. Our staff will be there 10am until 2pm and can talk you through the whole application process over a hot drink and provide you with the information you need to embark on a career in teaching. Our staff can:

  • Arrange school experience days in our wide range of partnership schools
  • Guide you through the application process and how to apply via UCAS
  • Explain course finances and bursary eligibility
  • Talk through our school-based teacher training courses in partnership with the University of Leeds
  • Provide information on our early application scheme for 2018/19


Make an appointment today and see why Red Kite could be for you. To book, email or call 01423 535 646.


Red Kite Teacher Training is a partnership of Primary, Secondary and Special Schools in the Leeds and Harrogate area offering an excellent school-based initial teacher training programme. Our 1 year course leads to QTS and PGCE qualifications and training is delivered by outstanding, experienced practitioners from our broad range of schools and from the University of Leeds. Through our partnership, all trainees have full access to student facilities and support at the University of Leeds and benefit from fantastic employment opportunities in Red Kite schools.

Only available for University of Leeds students and recent graduates.
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Placement Year Finance Session

Date: 09 May 2017
Time: 10:00

Booking and Further Information

Location:  Roger Stevens LT 16 (12.16)

If you are going out on a placement year in 2017/18 then this session is for you.

Sarah Metcalf from the Funding Team at the University of Leeds will be running this information session all about placement year finances, and there will be an opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have.

The session will include:

  • Advice on applying for your student loan
  • Information on tuition fees and maintenance loan
  • Unpaid placements in the voluntary or public sectors- possible financial support
  • Travel Grant
  • Working in London
  • Working abroad
  • Accommodation
  • LUU support
  • Your Placement Year guide


Only available for University of Leeds students and recent graduates.
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