Employer engagement is a key component of our employability strategy for our students and graduates at St Mary’s. We are keen and seek to work with a wide range of businesses and organisations across sectors including: Business, Charity, Education and Sport.
Each academic year, the employability services team organises employer events for organisations to meet with students on campus and online. Below is a planned timetable of events for the calendar 2021 – 2022.
Part-Time Jobs and Volunteering Fair 2021
This is an excellent opportunity for students to meet employers local to St Mary's, who are actively seeking St Mary's students to fill their part-time job or volunteering vacancies.
The Part-time Jobs & Volunteering Fair welcomes any organisation with part-time and/or volunteering vacancies (especially from industries such as business, sport, charity, and education).
This event runs every year around mid-October.
The St Mary's Teaching Fair is an annual event that seeks to provide students on education related courses an opportunity to discuss potential NQT job opportunities with schools and educational trusts. It also offers them the chance to get advice and ask questions about working within the teaching profession, as well as build their professional network.
The St Mary's Teaching Fair is an online event only for 2022. Primary and Secondary schools, Local & District Authorities or Councils, faith based schools and trusts and Multi Academy Trusts (MATs) are welcome to attend.
This event runs every year in late January.
Sport, Allied Health and Performance Science Fair (SAHPS)
This event forms part of the SAHPS Employability Week, which usually takes place during in late February.
The week includes a mixture of specialist panel sessions run by the different programme areas in SAHPS and a range of careers skills webinars to get students ready for the graduate labour market, with the main event being the Employer Fair where students can find out about current vacancies, graduate roles, internships, volunteering and more with organisations
Sport companies, Football and Rugby Clubs (including Foundations) and Sport & Fitness related businesses, charities and education organisations.
This event takes place in mid-to-late February.
Business, Law, Society and Culture Job Fair (BLSC)
The Business, Law, Society and Culture (BLSC) Virtual Job Fair allows employers from across various industries to meet St Mary’s students and recent graduates within the Institute of Business, Law and Society and the Institute of Theology and Liberal Arts. This event is designed to give students the opportunity to meet a wide cross section of employers and organisations in Business, Legal, the Public Sector, Arts and Humanities.
This event takes place around April/May.
Connect with St Mary’s talent
For more details and to register your organisation's interest in attending any of the above events, please email the team at firstname.lastname@example.org
A member of the team will contact you to discuss next steps and completing a booking form in preparation for the event (whether on campus or online). It is anticipated for the academic year 2021/22, some of our events will be held on campus, while others will occur virtually.
We look forward to working with you and supporting you with your requirement for new talent.