Penryn Campus Career Fairs

Career Fairs are a staple employability offering to the student body and allows you to raise your company profile whilst also meeting emerging talent.

Dates for 2019/20 Academic year will be released in February 2019 and bookings will open from April.

You can email Employment Services team at if you would like to be added to the invitation list.

We look forward to welcoming you on the Penryn campus soon.

Student Experience Showcase (INTERNAL ONLY)

Wednesday 29th January 2020
12:00-14:00, The Compass, Penryn Campus

This annual event is a chance to remind students of the extra-curricular and employability services available to them!

This is an internal only event.

The online booking form is available at:


Spring Jobs Fair - Wednesday 5th February 2020

Wednesday 5th February 2020
11:00 - 14:00
The Compass, Penryn Campus

This fair provides an ideal opportunity for organisations that offer positions for graduate recruitment, part time jobs or summer casual jobs to meet students.

This event will be open to all students on the Penryn Campus studying at Falmouth University and University of Exeter.

Bookings are open until 25th January via the online booking form:



Volunteering Fair

Wednesday 12th Feb 2020
16:00-18:00 Sports Centre, Penryn Campus

This fair offers volunteering, internships, placements and graduate opportunities within the third sector and all aspects of the public sector. Our students already support, volunteer and intern at a wide range of charities, NGO’s and public sector bodies whilst studying with us, as well as engaging in the local community. Together with the academic subject specialism offered at our Cornwall Campuses, our students develop skill sets to become a real asset to any organisation in these sectors, and this is a great event to showcase your opportunities and build your brand on campus.

Attendees for the last event included: Ethical Power, Love Falmouth volunteers, Cornwall Museums Partnership, Falmouth Marine Conservation, East African Playgrounds, Camp Kernow, Mary's Meals at FXU, Penryn Memory Cafe, Cats Protection Cornwall Adoption Centre, FXU Coppafeel UBT, Royal Lifesaving Society UK, FXU Ghanaian Book Connection, Falmouth & Exeter Students' Union, Surfers Against Sewage, Royal Air Force, Wheal Martyn Clay Works, CCUSA, FXU RAD, Cancer Research UK, ROYAL NAVY & ROYAL MARINES, Royal Cornwall Museum, Connecting Lives, Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature, Frontier, Civil Service Fast Stream, iSightCornwall, Falmouth Age Concern, CLIC Sargent, YHA (England and Wales), EuroPeers UK, University of Exeter Student Ambassador Scheme, Devon and Cornwall Police, Tate St Ives, Penryn Primary Academy - Aspire Academy Trust, National Trust, The Poly, Falmouth, BSA - British Science Association, Generation Wild, Penryn Produce, CSW Group (South West Peninsula STEM Ambassador Hub), RNLI, CLIC Sargent, Samaritans of Cornwall at Truro, FXU Flicka Volunteering Project, National Animal Welfare Trust - Cornwall, Cornwall Film Festival, MAKE AMENDS Empowering People to Make Things Right, Girlguiding Cornwall

This fair is organised in conjunction with The SU (The Falmouth and Exeter Student Union)

Bookings are open until 31st January via the online form:


Wednesday 26th Feb 2020
13:00-15:00 Sports Centre, Penryn Campus

The annual CLES (College of Life & Environmental Sciences) Fair provides a fantastic opportunity to target students from the college studying a range of Bioscience and Geography based degrees on the Penryn campus.

This fair is organised in conjunction with ECCLES (Student Employability Committee for CLES)

Bookings are open until 5th February via the online form

Careers & Opportunities Fair

Wednesday 16th October 2019
12:00 to 15:00
The Sports Centre, Penryn Campus

The Careers & Opportunities Fair is a central event to promote your company and opportunities to all University of Exeter students on the Penryn Campus. 

We expect to welcome over thirty employers to exhibit at this flagship event, which will make it the largest career fair on the campus.

The fair provides the perfect opportunity for you to raise your profile amongst our students and market any opportunities you may have (part time, casual work, volunteering, internships, placements and graduate roles). Students use the event to meet with organisation representatives, learn more about the possible career pathways available and investigate further study options. 

This fair is open to current Exeter students from all years and disciplines of study. You can expect those in the first year through to their final year to attend.

Confirmed companies: ABMEC (Association of British Mining Equipment Companies), Aldi Stores Ltd, Ambios Ltd, Aspire Academy Trust, British Army Careers, Civil Service Fast Stream, Cornwall Airport Newquay, Cornwall Care Ltd, Cornwall Film Festival, CCUSA, Cornwall SCITT, Fish for Thought, Frontier/The Society for Environmental Exploration, Goonhilly Earth Station, Handelsbanken, Inyanga Marine Projects, Murrell Associates LLP, Nalders Solicitors, Nijhuis H2OK Ltd, Operation Wallacea, PFA Research, Regen, Regen, Royal Air Force Careers, St Austell Brewery, Stephens Scown LLP, Teach First, Teach in Hong Kong – Headstart, Tempus UK Recruitment Limited, University of Exeter - Student Startups, Unlocking Potential, ZLC energy

Bookings are now closed

CSM Fair

Thursday 31st October 2019
16:00-18:00 Seminars HIMN, Daphne du Maurier Building, Penryn Campus

Camborne School of Mines is the UK's remaining Mining School producing graduates in Geology, Geotechnics, Surveying and Mining Engineering. This primary industry and specialist area lends itself to a unique career fair enabling industry and students to come together to informally network and discuss opportunities.

Fees range from (£25-50+VAT - see options below) include your stand, parking, pasty and refreshments.

Confirmed attendees include Barminco, Cornish Institute of Engineers, Cornish Mining Alliance, Coreserv, Cornish Lithium, Dynamic Ground Solutions, EPC-UK, Gravity Mining, Grinding Solutions, Hanson UK, IOM3Knight Piésold, MétAmpère, Murphy, ncnm, Normet, Padley & Venables, Paterson & Cooke, Stantec and Women in Mining

This fair is organised in conjunction with CSM Student Association

The event is followed by a Pint'n'Pasty hosted by Barminco (bookable event)

Any queries please contact Rebecca at

Bookings are now closed

Fees (CSM Fair and Spring Fair)

  • Standard Rate - £50+VAT - All organisations except where specified rates apply
  • Reduced Rate - £25+VAT - Local Government, Local SME and Not for Profit (Includes LEA’s, Unions, Associations, Professional Bodies and other HEI’s and companies with fewer than 250 employees.)
  • Charity Rate £0 - registered charities
  • Internal - (FREE)

The charges include:

  • A stand space (2.5m width x 1.5m depth x 2m height)
  • One table and 2 chairs
  • An electrical point (where possible)
  • Wi-Fi access
  • Pasties for exhibitors (not included for internal exhibitors)
  • Tea, coffee, water and biscuits available where possible
  • Car parking permit for 1 vehicle (additional parking spaces will be chargeable)

Please note: invoicing will take place after the event.

Fees (Careers & Opportunities Fair)

Please note: these fees are increased due to the larger scale of the event

  • Standard Rate - £79+VAT - All organisations except where specified rates apply
  • Reduced Rate - £39+VAT - Government, Small Medium Enterprises (outside Cornwall) and Not for Profit (Includes LEA’s, Unions, Associations and Professional Bodies)
  • Charity and Local Employer Rate £25+VAT - registered charities and Cornwall-based SMEs (fewer than 250 staff).
  • Internal - (FREE) - Please note lunch not included

The charges include:

  • A stand space (2m width x 1.5m depth x 2m height)
  • Up to two tables and four chairs
  • An electrical point (where possible)
  • Logo and company details featuring in fair promotional material (including brochure and PowerPoint slides)
  • Wi-Fi access
  • Pasties for exhibitors (not included for internal exhibitors)
  • Tea, coffee, water and biscuits available throughout the event
  • Car parking permit for one vehicle (additional parking spaces will be chargeable)

Please note: invoicing will take place after the event.

Please see individual details above as the fairs vary.

You will be charged the full cost of the fair in advance unless cancellation of booking is received in writing no later than 5 working days prior to the fair.  If you cancel after this date the full cost will still be incurred.  


To find out more about fairs on our Cornwall campus, please contact: