Graduate job fairs in Cardiff and the local South Wales area

There are plenty of graduate job fairs in Cardiff and the wider South Wales area, and these are a great tool for employers that are hoping to recruit a motivated and proactive graduate for a role within their business. They’re also very helpful if you’re a graduate that’s ready to take the first steps in your career after university, and you should be attending graduate job fairs alongside engaging with recruiters and scouring the main job boards.

For employers and hiring managers, exhibiting at a graduate job fair is a great way of getting the word out about the roles you have available, as well as what makes working for your business so rewarding. Alternately, job fairs present the perfect opportunity for graduates to find out more about working in various industries, get a feel for the types of roles that are available within their local area, and receive invaluable advice from the people that make the hiring decisions; the employers.

Here’s our pick of the best graduate job fairs in Cardiff and South Wales area to attend this year…

Cardiff Jobs Fair

Cardiff Jobs Fair (which has between 15 – 25 companies exhibit each year), is great for networking with a variety of people because it welcomes businesses from every sector, and the candidates that attend range from school leavers and graduates, to those from more mature age groups that have been made redundant or are seeking a change of career. it’s also ideally located a stone’s throw away from Cardiff University, and a short walk from three of the city’s central train stations.

Find out more about the Cardiff Jobs Fair.

Swansea Jobs Fair

A member of the Jobs Fair Group (alongside the Cardiff Jobs Fair), this event is aimed at school leavers, graduates, and any individuals aged between 16 – 65 that are looking for a new career opportunity in Swansea and the local area. Open to members of the public, Swansea Jobs Fair is very easily accessible (thanks to its central location in the Dragon Hotel), and it attracts an average football of around 300 – 600 candidates and 15 – 25 companies every year.

Find out more about the Swansea University Jobs Fair.

Swansea University Careers Fair

  • When: 11th – 12th October 2018, event times TBC
  • Venue: event venue(s) TBC

Although the times and locations are still to be confirmed for this year’s event, the Swansea University Careers Fair was a great success last year, attracting a number of big-name employers including ALDI, BBC Cymru Wales, Farm Foods, H M Revenue and Customs, and Admiral Group PLC. This event gives businesses a platform to meet current students and new graduates of the university, and present their current job opportunities to them.

Find out more about the Swansea University Jobs Fair.

Cardiff Metropolitan Graduate Recruitment Fair

  • When: 30th October 2018, 10:30am to 2:30pm
  • Venue: Cardiff Metropolitan’s Cyncoed Campus (CF10 3ND)

Open to current students of all years, as well as new graduates of the university, Cardiff Metropolitan’s Graduate Recruitment Fair offers them the opportunity to find suitable graduate level roles, graduate scheme vacancies and fixed-term work placement opportunities from local employers. Located at the university’s Cyncoed Campus, companies who pay to attend will be provided with advertising and their own space to exhibit during the fair.

Find out more about the Cardiff Metropolitan Graduate Recruitment Fair.

For more help sourcing candidates for Accountancy, HR, and Marketing roles in Cardiff and the local South Wales area, or to find a role in these sectors for yourself, contact Bowen Eldridge Recruitment today.