TalkSport 2014

talksportInterested in a career in sport?  Then you need to talk about it!  Come along to TalkSport 2014.  A fantastic opportunity to gain information, advice and guidance on careers in sport and related areas and investigate work experience and employment opportunities at Loughborough and beyond.  Open to all students – you do not have to be studying or playing sport to attend.

Date:      Thursday Feb 13th

Time       11 – 3

Venue:   James France Exhibition Area

  • Meet representatives from high profile sports organisations
  • Gain an insight into professional areas and possible job roles in sport
  • Investigate the requirements of the industry including relevant experience and qualifications
  • Explore opportunities for mentoring, work shadowing, work experience, paid internships or employment
  • Make useful contacts to help plan your career

Companies represented include Decathlon, Elite Sport Performance Technologies, Leicester Tigers, Leicestershire and Rutland Sport, Loughborough College, Nuffield Health,  Sports Therapy Organisation and others …  For the full list, tips on making the most of the event and further information, visit TalkSport 2014

IDM Data Discovery in Marketing

What’s the IDM Data Discovery in Marketing?
Data Discovery in Marketing is a 3-day programme where successful candidates will get the chance to learn all about the marketing business and the enormous importance of customer data within it. It’s designed specifically for final year students who are studying numerically or analytically-orientated degree courses or modules, and whose skills are complemented by a flair for business or creativity with numbers. They’ll learn direct from data marketing experts, try their hand at practical marketing projects and get the chance to tackle a real life marketing brief. They’ll also be introduced to industry VIPs whose advice and mentoring will give a priceless boost to their employability, and who can open the door direct to the jobs. Last year’s Data Discovery graduates also had great fun doing it!

When is it and how do students apply?
Date: 14-16 April 2014
Deadline for applications: 5 February 2014
Application: complete the application form online

A4 brochure

YouTube video Data Discovery in Marketing


 3rd February, Mars, Motion Screen, Atrium EHB, 11am to 3pm

3rd February, CCUSA, Presentation, J001, Edward Herbert, 6.30pm

4th February, Barclays, Waffles, Outside EHB, 11am to 3pm

5th February, CIL, Drop In, James France Exhibition Centre, 11am to 3pm

6th February, Lidl, Arcade Games, Atrium EHB, 11am to 3pm

7th February, ALDI, Drop In, Pilkington Library, 11am to 5pm


10th February, Teach First, Drop In, Pilkington Library, 11am to 3pm

10th February, PwC, Coffee Cart, Outside EHB, 11am to 3.30pm

10th February, US Fulbright, Presentation, K108 Herbert Manzoni, 6.30pm

11th February, Enterprise Rent a Car, Spin the Wheel, Atrium EHB,10am to 4pm

11th February, EY, Presentation, 6pm, location TBC on application

13th February, Talk Sport, James France Exhibition Area, 11am to 3pm

14th February, PwC, Valentine Balloons, Outside EHB, 11am to 3pm


17th February, PwC, Drop In, 11am to 3pm, Pilkington Library

18th February, IBM, Augmented Reality, Atrium EHB, 11am to 3pm

18th February, Champions Life Academy, Presentation, J002 Edward Herbert, 6.30pm

19th February, Champions Life Academy, Presentation,J002 Edward Herbert, 6.30pm

20th February, Study Options, Drop In, Pilkington Library, 11am to 3pm TBC

20th February, Opportunity China, Presentation, D109, James France, 6.30pm

21st February, Deloitte, Drop In, Pilkington Library, 11am to 3pm


24th February, Teach First, Drop In, Pilkington Library, 11am to 3pm

25th February, Baker Perkins, Drop In, Hub Cafe Wolfson School, 11am to 3pm

25th February, Alpha Sights, Presentation, J002 Edward Herbert, 6.30pm

25th February, Paul Copp, Dress To Impress, TBC

26th February, EY, Skills Session, CC110, James France, 2pm

27th February, Royal Navy, Drop In, Pilkington Library, 11am to 3pm TBC

27th March, ALDI, Drop In, Pilkington Library, 11am to 5pm


3rd March, Teach First, Drop In, Pilkington Library, 11am to 3pm

5th March, Oxylane, Recruitment Event and Interviews, location and time TBC

12th March, EY. Skills Session, CC110 James France, 2pm

27th March, Aldi, Drop In, Pilkington Library, 11am to 5pm

To find out further information and to attend any of the events you will need to sign-up using our online system, Careers Online.

Maybank’s opportunities

Maybank Group is the leading financial services provider in Malaysia catering to the needs of consumers, investors, entrepreneurs, non-profit organisations and corporations. The Group, has the largest network among Malaysian banks, with over 2,200 branches and offices in 20 countries, employing 47,000 Maybankers and serving over 22 million customers. It also holds an asset base of more than USD135 billion; and a market capitalisation of USD23.0 billion; with total equity and total net profit of USD10.8 billion and USD1.5 billion respectively.

Maybank is looking to interview potential candidates for the following talent programs at our Careers in Asia Recruitment Summit, London from the 4th -6th of April 2014.

Global Maybank Apprentice Program (GMAP)
Branch Management Entry Level Pipeline (BMELP)

Both of these two programs are looking for graduates with Bachelor above degree and 0-2 years experience, and the working locations will be across Asia. If would be grateful if you could circulate these opportunities and event information among your Asian students.

For more information about these opportunities please click on the job links above. Alternatively, to find out more about our upcoming Careers in Asia London Summit, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below. The application deadline is Feb 21st, 2014.

Apply now


British Council Language Assistants – Second round of recruitment

The British Council are running a second round of recruitment for the following countries: Austria, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Latin America (Chile, Colombia and Mexico only), Spain and Switzerland (both French- and German-speaking).

They will accept applications posted on or before 31 January 2014. Recruitment for Argentina, Belgium and Ecuador is now closed. For further information, please consult the following page of our website:

For further information contact:

Martha Wörsching (ERASMUS Coordinator & English Language Assistantship Tutor)

Bethan Dinning (Language Assistant Ambassador)

Christina Boateng  (Language Assistant Ambassador)

TARGETcourses Postgraduate Study and Funding Fair Midlands

Postgrad FairHave you been considering postgraduate study? Do you want to know all your options? Where to study? Funding advice? How to apply?

The TARGETcourses Postgraduate Study and Funding Fair Midlands may be just what you need.

On Wednesday 19 February 2014 between 1pm – 4pm the Great Hall at the University of Birmingham will open its doors to leading universities seeking to fill their 2014/15 postgraduate courses places.

Here representatives from each university will be able to give you more details on their courses, the funding available and even what it is like to relocate. You will also have a chance to attend exclusive seminars on a wide range of postgraduate study topics.

This event is open to students from all universities and there is the added perk of a FREE lunch and travel reimbursements. (Restrictions do apply so please visit the website for more information closer to the time).

To find out who is attending so far, or to register for the event, please visit:

Postgraduate study in the USA

Are you interested in postgraduate study in the USA in 2015-16 or beyond?

Read on for ways the US-UK Fulbright Commission can help, through our USA Grad School Day event, awards programme and advisory service.

USA Grad School Day

Date: 4 March 2014

Time: 6 pm – 9 pm

Location: American School in London, 1 Waverly Place London NW8 0NP (Map)

USA Grad School Day provides students with an insider’s view of how to successfully navigate the US postgraduate admissions process. Fulbright advisors and experts in the field will cover a variety of topics: choosing the right programme, admissions exams, the application components and funding opportunities, including the Fulbright Awards for 2015-16.

This event is sponsored by the University of South Florida and Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions and kindly hosted by the American School in London.

Register for USA Grad School Day Now

Fulbright Scholarships for 2015-16 – For UK Citizens to Study in the USA

Application Deadline: 1 November 2014

The Fulbright Commission is the only organisation that offers scholarships for academic work in any subject, at any accredited US university. Each year, we give awards to approximately 40 UK citizens, including approximately 25 at the postgraduate-level. More than  funding, our awards offer scholars the opportunity to have a transformative cultural and  academic experience and provide unparalleled support both during and after their Fulbright  year. In addition to the all-disciplines category, we also offer subject-specific awards in  partnership with prestigious UK and US institutions in fields such as public affairs, journalism,  law, finance and information science

(Non-UK citizens are encouraged to use our advisory service in the UK and attend USA Grad School Day, but to apply for Fulbright scholarships through the Commission or Embassy in their home country.)

For more information: Visit the Fulbright Awards page of our website (

Postgraduate Study in the US Advice
Fulbright’s advising team is the official source of information on US higher education for the UK.Visit our website ( for a step-by-step guide to applying to US universities.


Investigating Careers in

Investigating Careers in……. series of events is your chance to hear from employers and explore different career areas including:-

Energy Industries, Company Secretary/Governance/Law, Sport, Events Management, Medicine, Teaching.

To book a place and find out more about the dates/times of all these events access  the Careers & Employability Centre website and follow the booking instructions* below:

  • 12th February – Investigating Careers in the Energy Industries for Engineering, Science and Technology Students/Graduates

Explore with E.ON, Siemens and Rolls Royce some of the technical and consultancy opportunities available within Power, Gas, Oil, Nuclear and Renewable Energy industries

  • 13th February – Investigating Careers in Sport

Find out more about career opportunities in sport and meet sports organisations at Talk Sport 2014 – a Careers Fair dedicated to sport and related areas. No need to book just turn up

  • 19th February – Investigating Careers as a Governance/Compliance/Legal/Risk Specialist and Company Secretary

Great opportunities available to both undergraduates and graduates within these roles…. find out more from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, access free membership to Proceed who provide advice , support with your CV and media presence, plus opportunities with leading businesses

  • 4th March – Investigating a Career in Events Management

Cancer Research UK, Champions(UK)PLC PR and events agency, plus Imago @ Burleigh Court, representing the hospitality industry, provide insights into the Events Management

  • 11th March – Investigating Graduate Entry into Medicine

Find out more about choosing medical schools,what admissions tutors look for, the entrance tests and how to apply

  • 19th March – Investigating a Career as a Teacher

Discover how to train to become a teacher, what bursaries/scholarships are available, what it is like to train in a school through School Direct or a PGCE

Booking Instructions*:-   Log-in to the Careers Online booking system using your University User/Password > Bookings > Event Calendar OR Event Search …..and select your event > Booking Details > Book Now

ECU Survey: Improving careers support for disabled students

Equality Challenge Unit are running a survey seeking the views of disabled students and recent graduates on the support you have received from your university in starting your career.

Sharing your experiences will help to improve careers support for disabled students. The findings will be used to help careers services work with employers to remove barriers to employment and support disabled students in developing employability skills and identifying career paths. The survey is part of a project supported by the Department for Work and Pensions and the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills.

Complete the survey

The survey should take around 15 minutes to complete and will ask about your experience of your university career service, what you think is currently been doing well and ideas to improve support.

If you would like to complete the survey in an alternative format please contact:, T: 020 7438 1021.

The survey deadline has now extended and will closes on Sunday 9 February 2014. Three people who complete the survey will be selected at random to receive £50.