Bristol career insights: your next step

29 November 2018, 6.00 PM - 29 November 2018, 9.00 PM

Engine Shed, Station Approach, Temple Meads, Bristol, BS1 6QH

Get practical guidance, career insights and insider advice on recruitment at our next employability event. John Barnbrook (BSc 1974) will kindly host the evening. John has helped many people realise their goals in his time as a head teacher.

4 pm Graduate careers appointments 
6 pm Doors open
6:30 pm Talks from our key speakers
7:45 pm Networking over food and drinks

Graduate careers appointments

The evening will start with a limited number of 1-to-1 graduate careers appointments. Book now to review your CV or an application you are working on with a member of the Careers Service.

Key speakers

Nic Vine (BSc 1973) spent 20 years in conventional employment, followed this with 20 years as an independent project, programme and change manager across many industries, including financial services, aviation and pharmaceuticals. Nic now combines being a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Greenwich Business School with writing and pro bono use of his skills & experience in the health sector. Nic will be drawing on his experience of running employability workshops and is well placed to provide advice on taking your next step.

The Careers Service offer support after graduation and they will discuss how best you can maximise on this support.


Following the talks, there will be the opportunity to network with a host of graduates over food and drinks. This is your chance to get advice on securing a place on a grad scheme, progressing up the ladder, exploring different paths or any other areas you would like to discuss.

Some of the alumni you can meet and chat with on the night include: 

  • Pawel Abramik (MSc 2013, PhD 2017), Finance Business Partner at Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Katrina Druitt (BSc 2003), HR Business Partner at Osborne Clarke
  • Lily Grist (BA 2015), Director of At the Well
  • Kiryn Howard (LLB 2014), Trainee Solicitor at Veale Wasbrough Vizards
  • Simon Jarvis (MSc 2018), Head of Operations at Active8 Robots
  • Nicola Laird (PG Dip 2006), Social Worker at Bristol City Council
  • Katie Lee (BSc 1998, MSc 2000), Head of Development at Bristol Museums
  • Ellie Milone (BSc 2014), Mayor's Office City Partnerships & Engagement Manager at Bristol City Council
  • Nicole Neo (MSc 2015), Machine & Deep Learning Cloud Engineer at Sundog Media Toolkit
  • Alex Rosengren (BSc 2009), Senior Business Manager at Thatcher MCS
  • Tom Rowland (BSc 2012), Wildlife Cameraman and Filmmaker
  • Laura Sharples (LLB 2012), Solicitor at Burgess Salmon
  • Laurence Vaughn (BEng 1993, PhD 1998), Technical Manager at Frazer-Nash Consultancy

Cost Free to attend and open to final year students and recent graduates from all disciplines. 

Booking Register for a place online.

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