Careers Events and Open Days

We look forward to welcoming parents and students on a learning visit to Aston University Engineering Academy. This is an opportunity to have a tour of the academy on a normal AUEA morning and see teaching and learning, tour the academy and meet with a member of staff.

If you are thinking about starting university next year, our All Stars Open Day is not to be missed!

To inspire prospective students, we have a brilliant selection of celebrity guest speakers coming to University College Birmingham to share their motivational stories and provide a glimpse of what it’s like to work in the sectors our degrees cover:

Visit our Birmingham campus on Tuesday 15 January to get your first taste of the High Speed Rail experience – in our modern and unique learning environment, with cutting-edge facilities.

This event is the perfect opportunity to find out more about our higher education full time courses, try out our VR learning platforms and latest 3D design technology, get up close with a genuine Eurostar train and get a feel for the environment you will be learning in.

What Career Live? and What University Live? is an essential event for 15-19 year olds to help them decide what to do after leaving school. Whether it’s an apprenticeship, school leaver programme or heading to university after A Levels.

Visitors can compare over 100 of the UK’s top apprenticeships and universities side-by-side.

There will also be plenty of fun, interactive skills experiences and free seminars to inspire young people with career paths to pursue after school.

RCNi Nursing Careers and Jobs Fair Birmingham will bring together leading employers including NHS trusts, hospitals, private healthcare organisations, armed forces and more from the Midlands and across the UK. Employers will be interviewing and offering jobs on the day.
Attend our FREE CPD-accredited sessions where you will learn about revalidation, career development, preceptorship and more.

The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair is the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) for young people in the UK. It is an award-winning combination of exciting theatre shows, interactive workshops and exhibits and careers information from STEM professionals.

The Fair gives young people the chance to hear from inspiring engineers and scientists from some of the UK’s biggest companies and find out about the opportunities available in STEM. 

Join UCAS experts and hundreds of university representatives, employers, and gap year specialists at one of our largest events.

With inspirational talks, topical seminars, application process advice, and interactive stands, this is an event experience like no other. What’s more, current students are on hand to discuss what it’s really like to study a certain subject. It’s the perfect opportunity to ask those burning questions that Google just can’t answer.