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Autumn Careers & Placements Fair: information for employers

Find out further details about attending our Autumn Careers & Placements Fair as an employer.

Event dates & timings

The Autumn Careers & Placements Fair 2022 will be held over 2 days - Thursday 20th October and Friday 21st October, 11am to 4pm. As before, the Thursday will be 'all discipline' and the Friday 'STEM specialist', to recognise the curriculum offered at the University. Employers may attend one or both days depending on their vacancies on offer.

With a range of large and small pitches, as well as sponsorship packages, on offer there is an opportunity for all to get back in front of students next academic year. The venue is our large Sports Halls in the Sports Training Village on campus.

We will be using the Handshake App. If you know you have an account please await notification that the fair is ready to book onto - this will be ready for you from no later than Friday 13th May. Employers will need to have or register for a Handshake account, who’s App feature we will use to receive your fair information to advertise you to our students, and collect all the necessary administrative information for the fair days. Go to Handshake ( to register anew.

What we offer

We expect a wide range of industrial, commercial and public sector employers. Students from all years and degree disciplines will be invited to the fair, which will be widely advertised. Please ensure you have appropriate opportunities for the day you book onto. Both days will be from 11am to 4pm.

• Thursday 20th October - All disciplines

• Friday 21st October - STEM specialist

The fair is an important event in the annual careers programme, and employers find it a useful opportunity to attract high calibre applicants.


Prices available on request.

We also have optional extras: - We offer sponsorship of the fair for up to 4 employers covering both days. The package includes the following: the Sponsors’ logos will be used: • On the internal webpage promoting the fair to Bath students • Will appear as a ‘Featured Employer’ in the delegate listing on the App* • On any posters, flyers and LCD screen adverts & social media channels used to promote the event • In weekly emails to all students from beginning of semester until fair week

Whether you attend one day or both, sponsors are promoted over the entirety of the event. The most prominent stands in the hall – nearest the main student entrance, or a preferred pitch of your choice. Cost of electricity and 2 extra lunches (max 4 in total) are included where requested (please confirm if you would like to utilise these features).

Bookings close on Wednesday 12th October at 5pm. Cancellation charges apply – please request or see the booking form.

Who to contact

To request a Handshake invite, or pricing, please contact Victoria Houston, (Careers Fairs Organiser): or

The University of Bath aims to provide accessible venues for events. If you are a representative at a fair and you have any special support needs, please let us know in advance.

Information for employers attending

Further information about how register with Handshake & upload your information to the the App can be found from the link below. Arrivals information will be added much nearer, likely in September.

Go to Information for employers attending our fair

Other pages for employers


If you have any questions, please contact us.