Business & Finance Careers Event
Date: Tuesday 28 October
Time: Tbc
Venue: Cardiff Business School

Information for Students

This is a great opportunity for you to:

  • Find out information about a range of careers in business, including Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Management, Insurance, Sales & Marketing and Graduate Enterprise.
  • Meet Student and Graduate Recruiters, Careers & Employability and GO Wales.
  • Talk face-to-face with recruiters – ask questions, gain information and advice that may not be available on their website.
  • Find out about the jobs, postgraduate study and time-out opportunities available to you.
  • Pick up information, hints and tips from our Careers Team.
  • Attend Talks, Workshops and Skills Sessions that will help you with your career planning.

We’d be very grateful if you could give us some feedback on this years event by completing a quick survey which will only take a couple of minutes to complete. The information we receive will help us create a bigger and better event next year! Thanks very much.

Information for Exhibitors

 All Student and Graduate Recruiters promoting opportunities for careers in Business and Finance are invited to attend this event.

  • Our Business and Finance Fair gives you the opportunity to promote career ideas for students, postgraduates and graduates of all degree disciplines interested in a career in Business, Finance, HR, Management, Insurance, Sales & Marketing, Purchasing, Logistics & Supply.
  • Attendees (students, graduates and postgraduates) represent a wide range of degree disciplines, including those studying at Cardiff Business School.
  • Our 2-day programme detailed below offers you the opportunity to deliver workshops and skills sessions on Monday and Tuesday as well as attend the ‘Cardiff Business & Finance Careers Fair’ on Tuesday at 4pm – 7pm.  Use our Booking Form to book your place.
  • The event is very cost effective; to participate in talks, skills sessions and/or the fair costs from £95 to £150 +VAT. There is a reduction for registered charities.
  • Sponsorship is also available and very competitive at £500 +VAT (in addition to the exhibitor fee).   Sponsors receive the exhibitors’ benefits as well as your logo featured on the website and all publicity materials.

What’s more, by attending this event you will …

  • Target students from one of Britain’s major teaching and research universities.
  • Have the support of our Careers & Employability’s Employer Liaison and Marketing Teams throughout the run up to the event and during the day.

To book for Cardiff Business & Finance Careers Fair 2013 please complete the Booking FormAlternatively, contact Pam Walsh:


Tel: (029) 2087 4228.

A-Z of Exhibitors

Details to be added Sep 2014.

Programme of Events

Details to be added Sep 2014.

Last year’s Exhibitors and Programme of Events

The following exhibitors took part in the Business & Finance Careers Event in October 2013:

Monday 21 October, Aberconway Building

Careers Session

10.10am – Employment Regulations for International Students

Employer Led Sessions (50 minute sessions)

11.10am – Accountancy Awareness by ACCA

12.10pm – Interview Techniques by PwC

1.10pm – How to Secure a Graduate Level Finance Job by ICAEW

2.10pm - What is Commercial Awareness and why you need to develop it! by Deloitte

3.10pm – From Trainee to Qualified Accountant to the Top of your Game by Mazars

4.10pm – Know your Strengths by EY

Tuesday 22 October, Aberconway Building

Employer Led Sessions (50 minute sessions)

10.10am – Making a Successful Application by EY

11.10am – Leadership Skills by Teach First

12.10pm – Ethics in the Finance Sector by ACCA

1.10pm – Psychometric Testing by PwC

2.10pm – Careers in Professional Services delivered by Cardiff University Alumni now working for Deloitte

Wednesday 23 October, Aberconway Building

Employer Led Sessions (50 minute sessions)

11.10am – Developing your Business Impact by Grant Thornton

12.10pm – Everything you Need to Know about Passing Assessment Centres by Network Rail

1.10pm – How to Stand Out from the Crowd by OSTC

2.10pm – Employability Skills Session for Chinese and South East Asian Students by ICAEW