Returning in June 2021, The Graduate Employability Conference will explore leading solutions in enhancing career service provision, improving student employability and preparing all students for entering the graduate labour market.


Our 2020 Speakers

Marc Lintern
Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS)
Stuart Norton
Academic Lead - Employability,
Advance HE
Tristram Hooley
Chief Research Officer,
Institute of Student Employers (ISE)
Dr Lisa Taylor
Faculty Associate Dean - Employability,
University of East Anglia
Rob Fryer
Director of Student Life,
University of Leicester
Sophie Chadwick
Director of Enterprise and Employability,
Canterbury Christ Church University
Esther de Perlaky
International Employer Liaison Manager,
University of Warwick
Jane Campbell
Head of Student Careers,
Leeds University
Alison Hedley
Employer and Placement Services Manager,
University of Bradford

15+ Speakers

100 + Participants

Supporting students entering the graduate labour market

8+ Hours of CPD Content


This event was an opportunity to network with colleagues from all over the country and hear from experts in their field about topical issues surrounding higher education employability and skills agenda.

Employability and Skills Officer, University of Stirling

A great conference with relevant motivational speakers and good networking opportunities.

Head of Placements & Employability, Manchester Fashion Institute, The Manchester Metropolitan University

Highly relevant to my role as a Principal Lecturer for Employability communicating valuable best practice across a spectrum from strategy to teaching delivery

Principal Lecturer, Employability, University of Sunderland

First time I had attended this event and was excellent both from a policy and practice perspective as well as a networking opportunity.

Head of Employability & Professional Enrichment, Robert Gordon's University

A highly valuable opportunity to explore the interface between emerging policy, national imperatives and best practice in employability

School Employability Manager, The Nottingham Trent University

Very informative day with useful speakers on current matters.

Head of Careers & Employability, University of Buckingham

Provided a very useful and up to date insight on how Universities are being required to get their graduates ready for the work place

Head of Training and Development, Gleeds

The graduate employability conference was a great eye opener to anyone wishing to keep up to date with current trends of employment from a variety of perspectives (from third sector to Industry and everything in between). It was relevant and up to date and well timed ahead of the academic year.

Enterprise Programmes Officer, University of Strathclyde