We coordinate Recruitment Fairs and employer presentations on campus throughout the academic year.

To find out more about the following individual events please use the main menu to the left.

  • BU Annual Careers Fair 
    October 2020, date to be confirmed.
    For Placements & Graduate jobs across all sectors.
    2,000+ students for three consecutive years.

  • Health and Social Sciences Careers Fair
    November 2020 tbc.

    In November 2019 this event replaced the old Nursing Fairs and OT Fairs, transforming them into something much larger and more productive for exhibitors and students.

    45 organisations attended in 2019, along with hundreds of students from a wide range of courses.

  • Part-Time Jobs Fair 
    Likely to be Wednesday 30 September or Wednesday 7th October 2020, date to be confirmed in the Summer. In 2019 1,156 students joined us at the Fair to meet 25 organisations. Seasonal roles or long term opportunities welcome.

  • Spring Recruitment Fair
    For Placements & Graduate Jobs across all sectors.
    n 2019  40 organisations met with 951 students.
    The 2020 event had 45 exhibitors confirmed before we had to cancel the event.


Other Careers based activity on campus:
Please email to register your interest: recruit@bournemouth.ac.uk

These sessions will be put on hold for the time being, due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)


This award winning extracurricular programme is designed with employers to help our students discover and demonstrate their potential to work in a truly global way. We work with employers to identify skills gaps, deliver workshops, organise visits and work-based challenges.


  • Careers Workshops

Throughout the academic year organisations have the opportunity to co-present careers workshops alongside our Careers Advisers. These give you an opportunity to develop links with the university whilst helping to forge the next generation of graduate talent. Topics covered include: 

  • Planning a Career in xyz Sector
  • Interview Techniques and Speed Interviews
  • Assessment Centres
  • Personal Branding
  • Portfolio Reviews.


Meet the Professionals / Graduate Bootcamps:

We are looking for experts who want to advise and inspire the next generation of professionals.
These events are organised with 3-5 speakers, who briefly introduce themselves and career story, followed by Q&A session and a chance to network.

Examples of recent sessions:

  • Graduate Bootcamp (targeting PGs & final years UGs graduating in summer 2020).
  • Alternatives Career Options for Law Students.
  • Building a rewarding career in the Public Sector.
  • Successful Careers in Media, Advertising & Marketing.
  • Careers Spotlight in Archaeology and Anthropology.
  • Careers Spotlight in Forensic Science.