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Employer Presentations

What to expect...

Many recruiters deliver presentations throughout the Autumn and Spring terms to publicise their company and recruitment opportunities to UCL students and graduates.

They generally last for up to an hour and provide an ideal opportunity for you hear from newly hired recent graduates, recruitment staff and/or more senior staff about a particular company, their recruitment process, (tios on applications / interviews), opportunities available and what it’s like to work for them.

Additional time for informal networking is often available at the end of a presentation if you’re free to stay on to talk to the recruiters on a 1-1 basis but you can leave after the presentation if you can't stay more than an hour.

How to prepare...

The Researching your Career section of our website suggests a range of resources which provide information on specific occupations and what's happening in a particular sector at the moment plus company profiles for most of the recruiters listed below. A basic knowledge of these areas will allow you to focus on more in-depth questions at the presentation.

Our Networking section will give you tips on making the most of events like this.

Booking Instructions...

For all Presentations, you MUST book in advance to guarantee a place. This enables us to monitor attendance levels and ensure that presentations are more effective for those attending.

Many Presentations are held "On Campus", (e.g. at the Careers Service, in the ULU Building or in one of the main UCL Buildings), and room details will be confirmed when you book to attend using your "My Careers Service" account. (If using this for the first time, please read the My Careers Service Instructions carefully before trying to log in).

Some Presentations below may however be "Off Campus" - venues organised by the recruiters themselves, often in their own offices. You will need to register with the recruiter directly for these and location details will be provided by them when your registration is confirmed. Any queries about your booking should be directed to the recruiter.

Booking for each Presentation will open TWO weeks before it takes place and will close when it is fully booked or, at the latest, at midnight on the day before the event takes place.

Cancellations for On Campus Presentations can be made at any time up to midnight the day before a presentation takes place so, if you're unable to book because a presentation is full, you can check My Careers Service regularly in case places do become available.

No deposit is required once you've booked and all presentations are free to attend.

Can I attend if I haven't booked?

On the day, after all registered students have arrived, space permitting, students that haven't booked will be admitted on a first come first served basis but we cannot guarantee entry. 


To ensure you know when a Presentation you're interested in is available for booking, we strongly recommend that you register with UCLAlert!

Spring Term Presentations Programme

On Campus: Aimia Analytics Graduate Scheme Presentation

28/01/2014 13:00

Aimia, owners of Nectar, the UK's largest loyalty management programme, invite you to our 2014 Analytics Graduate Programme presentation.

Aimia places analytics and data at the heart of our business, employing over 100 analysts in the UK. We come up with new and innovative ways to get to the bottom of customer trends and behaviours.

Come and meet members of the team who'll tell you about the opportunities on offer on our 2 year graduate programme and beyond. Talk to them about their experiences and what they enjoy about working for Aimia.

On Campus: Get into Teaching

30/01/2014 13:00

This session is essential for anyone interested in finding out about teaching. The session will cover routes into teaching with speakers from The Institute of Education, Tradewind Recruitment, Ark Schools and TeachFirst. 

On Campus: Deloitte Application and Interview Skills


Want to know how best to field applications and interviews? Boost your chances by attending this helpful session. We'll give you the tools and tips to help you overcome common misconceptions, plus find out what graduate recruiters really look for when they assess your potential.

Off Campus: Oxera

25/02/2014 18:00

Who: All Economics, Undergraduate, Masters and PhD

If you would like to find out about working at Oxera and our passion for making a difference come along to our open evening on Tuesday 25 February at 6.00pm, at our London office: 200 Aldersgate, 14th Floor, London, EC1A 4HD. During the evening we will explain how consulting could offer you an intellectually stimulating career, engage you in a real-life case study, and introduce you to some of our team over food and drink. RSVP to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/oxera-recruitment-open-evening-london-tickets-10575239827

Off Campus: graze.com HQ (details supplied if invited)

26/02/2014 10:00

Here at graze.com, we use state-of-the-art technology to manage the delivery of more than 300,000 graze boxes every day to the UK and US. We're opening our doors to a personally selected group of 2014's graduates to show what we do and how we do it.

Are you graduating in 2014? Do you have a degree in Computer Science, or a related technical field?.

Apply for your place by Friday 31st January:


On Campus: Mandarin Consultant

25/03/2014 17:30

If you believe that getting overseas work experience is definitely the best way to maximise the benefit of your study in the UK, then this is the seminar for you!

  • Job and internship opportunities for Chinese students in the UK
  • Essential job application skills in the UK
  • What do western employers want most from a Chinese applicant?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of Chinese Applicants?
  • How to use the application process to demonstrate your strengths and overcome those weaknesses.

Please note: Mandarin are a consultancy firm offering products. Similar services are available from The UCL Careers Service, please check first. If you choose to use their products after this workshop there will be some form of payment required.

There will be more employer presentations taking place in the Spring Term. To be notified about newly added events, please register with UCLAlert!

Late Arrivals, Cancellations and No Shows...

For all Presentations, please aim to arrive 5 minutes before the published start time. If you arrive late, the facilitator reserves the right to refuse entry so that you don't disrupt the event for other attendees who arrived on time.

Presentations are popular and usually fully booked. If you know you'll be unable to attend a presentation, you can cancel your booking through your My Careers Service account at any time up until midnight on the day before the presentation takes place to allow another student to book in your place.

If you don't cancel in advance or don't turn up to a Presentation you're booked to attend, we will record a "No Show" which may affect your future bookings or use of our services.

After the Event / Unable to Attend?

Any company brochures or other resources left over after a presentation will be available in the Employer Literature section of our library. 

The Researching your Career section of our site suggests alternative sources of information on specific companies / sectors if you've missed a presentation.

Using JobOnline, you will be able to find details of any vacancies that were being promoted by the company during the presentation. 

Our Networking page will give tips on other ways of making employer contacts.

Register with UCLAlert! if you haven't done so already to ensure you don't miss out on similar events in future.

Other Events...

Having been to an Employer Presentation, check to see if they, or similar recruiters, are attending any of our Recruitment Fairs.

You can also network with employers from a range of industry areas at our Sector Themed Week events.

If you're now planning to start making applications or preparing for interviews, make use of our Employer Led Skills4Work Programme which includes:

We also run a range of Careers Adviser led talks for:

Our parent body, The Careers Group, University of London, also run a range of events throughout the year for all UoL students and GradClub members. See their Events Programme for more details.

To be notified about any relevant forthcoming events, please ensure your UCLAlert! settings are up to date.

Autumn Term Presentations Archive

Details of presentations that have taken place already this year can be found below so you can see which employers have targeted UCL students and what opportunities they have on offer. Please be aware that application deadlines for some opportunities below may already be closed.

On Campus: PwC - who are PwC?
07/10/2013 13:00

Are you keen to find out more about who we are and what do we actually do? This information based session is all about PwC, the professional services sector, the range of careers that we offer and the opportunity for you to meet members of our staff.

On Campus: UBS
07/10/2013 18:00

Looking for a career where your ideas could really make a difference? UBS's Graduate Training Program and internships are a chance for you to experience for yourself what it's like to be part of a global team that rewards your input and believes in succeeding together.To find out more about UBS and how to apply to one of our programs, come along to our skills and networking session, where you can put your questions to UBS employees in a relaxed, enjoyable environment.

Off Campus: Herbert Smith Freehills - Inside the Headlines
08/10/2013 18:00

Meet the team and find out about who we are and the work we do.

We'll talk you through what went on behind two of our headline deals and give you a taste of what life would be like as a trainee at an international law firm working with some of the world's biggest and most ambitious organisations. You'll have the chance to network over some drinks with partners, associates and trainees and to find out about our vacation schemes, training contracts and international opportunities.

Off Campus: Grant Thornton
10/10/2013 09:30

How do you sum up a complex and exciting business like Grant Thornton? Simply put, we are part of a global organisation delivering audit, tax and advisory services to dynamic organisations in over 100 countries.Fancy a cup of coffee and a chat about career options?. Then we'd love you to drop by and meet us. You'll be able to speak with our current trainees to find out hints and tips about the application process, and what it's really like working with dynamic organisations to unlock their potential for growth.

On Campus: Accenture Drop in Session
10/10/2013 10:00

Accenture will be on campus to host a drop in session. This will be an invaluable opportunity to ask those pertinent questions in a informal setting.

On Campus: Facebook - Crush the Coding Interview
10/10/2013 13:00

The aim of this workshop is to give you as much information as possible on how to perform at your best in Technical Interviews. We're going to walk you through the specifics and give lots of examples, tips and tricks. Looking forward to seeing you there! 

On Campus: ICAEW
14/10/2013 13:00

Become an ICAEW Chartered Accountant in South East Asia and China Do you have aspirations to become an ICAEW Chartered Accountant? Are you considering your options and want to find out more before you make a decision? It doesn't matter what degree you're studying or what year you're in, this session will provide you with essential information for your future career decisions. Tailored to anyone interested in working in China or South East Asia, highlights of the session include:

  • What employers are looking for in new graduates
  • Qualifications, skills and experience
  • Opportunities to train for the ACA qualification and how to become an ICAEW Chartered Accountant
  • Inside knowledge from a global leader of the accountancy profession
  • Tips to help you get ahead

On Campus: Taylor Wessing 
14/10/2013 17:30

Taylor Wessing is a leading international full-service law firm with 22 offices across Europe, Middle and Asia. Penultimate year law students and finalists non-law students are welcome to attend this short presentation to find out more information about the Firm, our vacation scheme and our training contract. 

On Campus: Standard Chartered
15/10/2013 13:00

If you're interested in working in Asia, Africa, The Middle East, Americas or Europe - we could have a role for you.We're hiring 300 graduates across the globe on our Wholesale Bank, Consumer Bank and Specialist Function programmes. You'll spend 12-18 months developing your career in Banking and you could end up working in one of our 71 countries once you've finished your programme.Join us at our presentation to find out the right career path for you. 

On Campus: Hoare Lea
15/10/2013 17:30

We are the largest firm of our kind in the UK. We recently won the Building Services Consultancy of the Year Award in the 2013 CIBSE Building Performance Awards, and have been voted one of the top building services engineers to work with by Building Design for the last two years.

Hoare Lea will provide an overview of the firm whilst providing an indication of what it would be like to work as a consulting engineer to help you decide whether this is the right industry for you. There will be time at the end for students to ask questions.

Off Campus: Citi 
15/10/2013 18:00

Are you intrigued by the idea of a career in the global business world of banking but you're not really sure how it all works? Or perhaps you know where you'd like to be but want to find out more and how to get there?.

Citi would like to invite you to join us for our corporate presentation.

Attending the event will be senior representatives from our various business areas. The event will begin with a short presentation on our businesses before moving onto Q&A. The presentation is open to all interested students.

Off Campus: Oliver Wyman 
16/10/2013 18:30

Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in 50+ cities across 25 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialised expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organisation transformation. Our 3,000 professionals help clients optimise their business, improve their operations and risk profile, and accelerate their organisational performance to seize the most attractive opportunities.You are invited to an evening presentation followed by drinks and canapes.

Off Campus: Morgan Stanley 
16/10/2013 19:00

Join us for our London Universities Presentation, aimed at students in either their first or penultimate year of study. You will not only have the opportunity to hear from senior speakers on why they chose Morgan Stanley and a career in investment banking but also be able to ask questions to our panel and network with representatives from across our different divisions during a drinks reception.

At Morgan Stanley, solving complex challenges and fueling economic growth across continents is what we do. We offer you a structured path to success, providing you with the training, mobility and responsibility to make a real difference.

On Campus: Intecsea - Introduction to the world of SubSea Engineering 
17/10/2013 13:00

INTECSEA design and manage projects for the deep water oceans providing oil and gas recovery systems from subsea wells. At typical water depths above 1500m this is an extreme and hostile environment, requiring engineering cunning and strategies at the forefront of technology. The presentation will show details of different deep water projects and some of the key challenges. In recent years there have been vast new discoveries in deep water areas offshore Africa, Brazil and the Gulf of Mexico. These are key to the future of meeting oil and gas demand, and offer a challenging and rewarding career for the right individuals. INTECSEA UK comprises 200 engineers based near Woking, providing global engineering support to clients around the world. INTECSEA has an additional 900 engineers worldwide, and is part of the WorleyParsons Group.

On Campus: FCO
17/10/2013 17:30

Have you considered a career in the Foreign and Commonwealth office (FCO) but wondered whether you would fit in? 
Do you want a career where you can work overseas? 
Do you want to know more about what we do? 

Yes? Read on...
The FCO are committed to creating a workforce that represents the UK’s rich diversity. We want to tell people about our work and dispel the myth that the FCO isn’t open to everyone. 

Come and find out the real story about who we are, what we do and our application process. Perhaps it might change your mind about the future...

On Campus: Citi Discover Technology
21/10/2013 13:00

Here, we are the leading global financial services company. Here, the brightest minds come together to drive responsible, positive change across Citi, the banking industry and beyond. In our 200 year heritage, we have grown to service over 200 million customer accounts, in over 160 countries.

On Campus: Lloyds
21/10/2013 17:30

You’re the difference between living it and loving it. Lloyds Banking Group are visiting your campus to deliver a very special presentation. You won’t want to miss it. Because it’s all about you.

More specifically, it’s about how you can help us craft a better future. We’ve identified your campus as an ideal place to find our future leaders. So we want to talk with you about our Graduate Leadership Programme. Our presentation is not just us talking and you listening. You’ll enjoy true stories from our current Graduate Leaders about how they’ve enhanced their skills and stretched their knowledge in genuine management roles. 

On Campus: TFL
22/10/2013 17:30

Delivering the Mayor's Transport Strategy, Transport for London TfL) is reponsible for one of the world's most successful urban transport networks. We are a truly unique organisation, providing the travel system and infrastructure upon which London relies.

On our Rail and LU Management Graduate scheme you'll start as a supervisor running a major central station and heading a team of around 60 people. After this you'll focus on developing your management skills within areas such as London Underground's Customer Service Operations or Service Development departments.

Come and meet the Sponsor of this Graduate scheme to find out more.

Off Campus: Baker & Mckenzie 
22/10/2013 18:30

Join us for a presentation followed by drinks reception. This event will provide you with an excellent opportunity to find out more about working for a leading global law firm and talk informally to our Partners, Associates, Trainees and the Graduate Recruitment team.

Off Campus: Grant Thornton
23/10/2013 18:00

How do you sum up a complex and exciting business like Grant Thornton?. Simply put, we are part of a global organisation delivering audit, tax and advisory services to dynamic organisations in over 100 countries.

We can't wait for our networking evenings.We'll be holding an informal networking evening where you can meet some of our current trainees over some delicious cocktails and canapés. We will also have one of our Partners giving a short introduction on what it's really like working at Grant Thornton 

On Campus: KCG
24/10/2013 13:00

KCG offers leading services designed to address trading needs across asset classes, product types and time zones. As one of the world's largest independent market makers, we combine advanced technology with exceptional client service to deliver unique liquidity, lower transaction costs and improve pricing.

We are holding a company presentation for penultimate and final year students to discuss our business and how you can become part of it, we look forward to seeing you there!

On Campus: CMS Cameron Mckenna - Application and Interview Techniques 24/10/2013 17:30

Interested in a career in Law?. Then putting your best foot forward is essential from your first interaction with any law firm. Join a CMS representative for our skills session to find out more about application and assessment processes, how to impress at assessment centres, and what firms look for in future trainees. As Europe's leading legal practice with 54 offices across 29 countries, we know a little something about spotting (as well as nurturing and developing) talented future lawyers.

Off Campus: NERA Economic Consulting
24/10/2013 18:30

Economics at Work: Experience a challenging and rewarding work environment that blends academic economics and business. Apply your economics training in the real world to impact markets, competition authorities, regulatory agencies and global corporations.

NERA Economic Consulting is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For over half a century, NERA's economists have been creating strategies,studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world's leading law firms and corporations. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from over 20 offices across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. To learn more about us visit our website.

On Campus: Deloitte
28/10/2013 13:00

Helping the biggest businesses make some of their biggest decisions. Tackling the most complex operations. Leading the leading-edge. Developing expertise not just in one company, but in entire industries. This is what it means to be a professional at Deloitte, the world’s largest professional services firm. We offer five distinct entry routes:

• Audit
• Tax
• Consulting
• Corporate Finance
• Technology

Choose any of these programmes and you’ll enjoy an unparalleled start to your career in business, tackling a wide range of assignments with high-profile clients across different sectors; receiving coaching from senior colleagues; benefiting from world-class training and development; and working towards professional qualifications. What’s more, you can expect excellent rewards and plenty of recognition for your hard work too.

Off Campus: Ashurst 
28/10/2013 18:00

Our London office session is for all students and graduates from London universities who are interested in a career in law with an international law firm. You will get the chance to find out more about our firm and the work we do, with presentations from senior partners and an informal workshop with trainees and graduate recruitment.

On Campus: Marks & Spencer
29/10/2013 13:00

There's a lot to be said for a career that begins by saying `yes` to M&S. With programmes ranging from Retail Management through to IT, Logistics, Buying and beyond, each M&S graduate has access to the amazing, exciting and incredible opportunities and experiences we offer. You could be spotting today's trends and turning them into tomorrow's reality, refining retail channels and enhancing shopping experiences, or developing the products and services we offer. Whatever area you choose, you'll have unique opportunities to be the best you can be - for yourself and the business. What's more, you'll be an important part of building the future of one of Britain's best loved brands.

Off Campus: American Express
29/10/2013 18:00

We would like to invite you to our in-house company presentation in our London office. The event will consist of the following:

  • 6.15pm: Welcome
  • 6.30pm: Company presentation
  • 7.15pm Networking event. You will have the network with senior leaders, graduates and interns from across our business.
  • 8.30pm End of the programme

American Express is a global service company, providing customers with exceptional access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. We employ more than 60,000 people across four continents and are proud to be recognised as one of the best places to work.

Off Campus: Newton Europe
30/10/2013 18:00

We’re looking to recruit up to 50 graduates to join Newton as Operational Improvement Consultants. Newton is a rapidly growing company, averaging over 40% annual growth for 12 consecutive years, meaning we can offer an exceptional opportunity for personal development. Newton was ranked number one in Britain (above over 500 companies) for offering unbeatable personal growth in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For. We therefore need enthusiastic, driven people who can take a lead role very early in their career.

Join us for food and drinks, and an opportunity to meet some of Newton’s Partners and Employees.

On campus: PwC Drop in
31/10/2013 10:00

PwC will be on campus on Thursday 31st October to host a drop in session. This will be an invaluable opportunity to ask those pertinent questions in a informal setting.

On Campus: Teachfirst
31/10/2013 13:00

How much you achieve in life should not be determined by how much your parents earn. Yet in the UK, it usually is. We believe in the power of education to change this. We are an education charity working with others to give every child the right to a decent education. We train people with leadership potential to be inspirational teachers in schools in low-income communities across the country. These leaders go on to work in different sectors of society towards a future where no child’s educational success is limited by their socio-economic background. 

The two year Leadership Development Programme is a personalised programme of training opportunities, supportive coaching and work experience focuses on your ability to influence the achievements and aspirations of pupils and their access to opportunities, both in education and beyond. Teach First is about helping young people to overcome the disadvantages that limit their options, and helping them to fulfil their potential.

On Campus: Microsoft Presentation
11/11/2013 17:30

Come learn from a senior developer about the specific engineering challenges they have faced when developing software for millions of people worldwide and the impact you can have at Microsoft.

On Campus: Teachfirst 
12/11/2013 13:00

How much you achieve in life should not be determined by how much your parents earn. Yet in the UK, it usually is. We believe in the power of education to change this. We are an education charity working with others to give every child the right to a decent education. We train people with leadership potential to be inspirational teachers in schools in low-income communities across the country. These leaders go on to work in different sectors of society towards a future where no child’s educational success is limited by their socio-economic background. 

The two year Leadership Development Programme is a personalised programme of training opportunities, supportive coaching and work experience focuses on your ability to influence the achievements and aspirations of pupils and their access to opportunities, both in education and beyond. Teach First is about helping young people to overcome the disadvantages that limit their options, and helping them to fulfil their potential.

Off Campus: Charles River Associates
12/11/2013 18:00

Charles River Associates would like to invite you to attend their annual open evening on Tuesday 12th November, from 6pm onwards at their offices in London. If you are interested in Economic Consulting as a career, why not come along to our informal evening to meet and ask questions of consultants at all levels, while enjoying a glass of wine and some canapes.

On Campus: PwC - successful applications, online tests and succeeding at an interview
14/11/2013 13:00

What’s included in an assessment day or assessment centre? This is an interactive session which provides you with an insight into assessment methods commonly used on assessment days, including the opportunity to undertake a group exercise. Please bring a calculator to the session.

Off Campus: IMS Consulting Group 
14/11/2013 18:00

IMSCG specialises in life science consulting. Come and meet our team and have the opportunity to learn more about IMSCG and the programmes we have to offer. You will have the chance to meet with senior managers and recent graduates and ask questions to find out what it's really like to work here, because you'll be talking to people from the business who can advise you on their own experiences. There will be a formal presentation and strategy game, followed by networking session over drinks/canapes.

Off Campus: Oliver Wyman
15/11/2013 14:00

The case study interview is a key element in the recruitment process of consulting firms. Led by consultants from Oliver Wyman, you will work through an interactive case study, with tips on how to approach different sections and feedback on common pitfalls.

On Campus: The University of Law - The Lawyer within the business deal.
18/11/2013 13:00

On campus: Arup - Explore the extraordinary - Graduate careers at Arup
19/11/2013 13:00

On Campus: Accenture
21/11/2013 13:00

On Campus: The University of Law - BPTC cross examination workshop
25/11/2013 13:00

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