Careers and Placement Fair

Careers and Placement Fair

Tuesday 21 October 2014
11:00 to 15:00
The Great Hall and Sanctuary, Streatham Campus

This Fair is now fully booked. Please contact if you would like to be added to the waiting list.

This fair is aimed at current Exeter students from all disciplines and all years of study. Students will use the event to meet with organisation representatives, learn more about the possible career pathways available and investigate further study options.  Our recent graduates are also welcome to attend.  

Interested in sponsoring this event?  Please see our 2014-15 - Careers and Placement Fair Sponsorship Package for more details.

The Careers and Placement Fair is now fully booked. Please contact if you would like to be added to the waiting list.


Organisation Type


  • Private Sector
  • Central Government (including regional branches)
  • Recruitment Agencies
£425 + VAT
  • Local Government
  • Professional Bodies and Associations,
  • large (over 250 staff) Not for Profit organisations,
  • Higher Education Institutions
£275+ VAT
  • Small and Medium Enterprises (250 or fewer staff / less than £50million turnover) based in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset only
  • Not for Profit organisations with fewer than 250 staff
  • Registered Charities with over 250 staff and recruiting paid staff
  • organisations offering paid casual positions
£150 + VAT
  • Small and Medium Enterprises (250 or fewer staff / less than £50million turnover) based in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset only and currently recruiting to the GBP/SBP scheme
  • Registered Charities (under 250 staff and recruiting to paid positions)
£100 + VAT

If more than one Tier applies to your organisation, please note that you will be required to pay the higher charge. If you have any queries, please contact us.

The charges include:

  • a stand space (2m x 1.5m x 2m height)
  • one table and 2 chairs
  • an electrical point
  • a standard entry in our fair booklet
  • hyperlink from the Career Zone’s website to your organisation’s website.
  • wi-fi access
  • lunch for 2 exhibitors (additional lunches will be chargeable)
  • tea, coffee and water available throughout the day
  • car parking permit for one vehicle (additional parking spaces will be chargeable)

Invoicing will take place after the event. Failure to provide accurate invoicing details may result in a processing fee of up to £30.

Maximise your impact by sponsoring our Careers and Placement Fair. For £1350+VAT, you will receive your stand plus your name and logo attached to all student- facing advertising, including posters, fliers, web banners and an advert in our fair brochure amongst others. For full details, please read our 2014-15 - Careers and Placement Fair Sponsorship Package.

A hot lunch will be available for exhibitors at the nearby Terrace Restaurant from 11:30. Tickets are distributed to exhibitors on the day.

The fair will take place in the Great Hall and The Sanctuary, University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter, Devon EX4 4PZ. It will be open to students from 11:00 to 15:00.

Access to the building is from 08:30 to 17:00. Student helpers will be available throughout these times to assist.

In 2013 we had 85 exhibitors and 2000 students visit the fair. View our brochure to see the range of exhibitors who attended. 

Deliveries in advance of the fair date will only be accepted on 20 October between 09:00 and 16:00. Deliveries on the day are not accepted. All deliveries are the responsibility of the exhibiting organisation. The University of Exeter cannot accept responsibility for any loss of, or damage to, items that are delivered to campus.

It is the responsibility of the exhibitors to ensure that any goods for collection are packaged and labelled accordingly. Items must be collected no later than 17:00 on the day of the fair.

Cancellation must be received in writing by emailing Natalie Horlock, Employer Liaison Officer ( by Wednesday 3rd September 2014. Cancellations received after this date will result in the full cost being incurred. Failure to attend the Fair, regardless of reason, will result in the full charge being levied.


To discuss inclusion in the Careers and Placement Fair, please contact:

Natalie Horlock 
Employer Liaison Officer
Tel: 01392 724418