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Career Interactive Spring 2017 International Student Career Fair
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We believe in leading the best and brightest international students towards their career journey in the most sought-after fields such as Investment, Finance, Banking, Professional Consulting and Engineering. We have conducted 18 successful career fairs since 2013, attracting over 40,000 students across the UK and attended by top companies like Apple, Hays, FDM and AstraZeneca, to name a few.That is why we are proud to be hosting our 19th Career Fair event in Central London, where students can explore employment opportunities and work experience possibilities, learn from industry experts through free seminars, have their CVs evaluated and get career advice through one-on-one consultations. With CIUK, a promising future is within reach.

London Career Fair - 1st March 2017


Freemason's Hall

Freemasons' Hall

60 Great Queen Street
London, WC2B 5AZ

Nearest Tube: Holborn / Covent Garden

Directions to venue
Fair time: noon -4 p.m.
To register for the fair, simply click "Get My Ticket" and fill in your details. If you are having any difficulties booking your ticket please email hr@careerinteractive.org with the header “Spring Fair”.
12:00 – Start
12:30 – 15:50 – CV Doctor (Ante Room)
12:30 – 15:50 – Professional Consultations (Ante Room)
12:40 – 13:00 – Career Interactive: “How to Write a Killer CV” (Old Boardroom)
13:05 – 13:25 – CIMA, Chris Warne: “Becoming a financially qualified business leader with global appeal” (Old Boardroom)
13:30 – 13:50 – Career Interactive: “Securing a Job in Professional Services Industry ” (Old Boardroom)
14:00 – 14:25 – Mynta Law, George Qiao: “How to work in the Netherlands” (Old Boardroom)
14:35 – 14:55 – Hays Specialist Recruitment, Wei Wei: "Powering the World of Work” (Old Boardroom)
15:00 – 15:25 – PwC, Nadia Idries “Changes in Immigration Law” (Old Boardroom)
15:55 – Closing Speech (Gallery Suite)
  • Dress and look professional. For both ladies and gentlemen, we recommend you to wear business attire, e.g. a tie for men, a hand-bag for ladies, dark-coloured shoes for both;
  • Bring many copies of your CV and keep them handy. Just in case the Employer is interested into your profile on the day and find out a bit more about you!
  • Research about the exhibitors prior to the fair and write down a list of questions you want to ask to maximise your benefits on the day!
  • Bring a pen and notebook and you will have lots of information throughout the day.

Exhibitors list is updated regularly till the day of the fair.
Edmond Yu

Edmond Yu

Founder and CEO of CIUK. Originally was an international student himself and has worked for Deloitte London before setting up the company. Under his leadership, the company has helped hundreds of international students to secure full time/internship/placement offers in the top-tier companies in the UK and abroad.

Mike Muttiah

Mike Muttiah

Career Mentor at CIUK. Specialises in application form reviewing, interview and assessment centre coaching. Students coached by him has landed offers from companies including HSBC, BDO, PwC, Lloyds Banking Group, KPMG, Deloitte and many more.

Nadia

Nadia Idries

Nadia Idries is a Solicitor and Senior Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal Immigration Team and specialises in the provision of immigration services to corporate and education sector clients. Nadia heads the Education & Immigration Sector team.

Speakers list is updated regularly till the day of the fair.

Companies that have attended our past fairs include:


  • abp
  • hsbc2
  • hays2
  • Apple
  • astrazeneca
  • manchester airport
  • cima
  • city credit capital
  • decathalon
  • acca
  • dklm
  • fdm
  • Barratt London
  • wikijob
  • qc
  • Cocoon
  • mountbatten
  • national careers service
  • student.com
  • nyman libson paul
  • oxford biz

Get in Touch



For Exhibitors:
Click here for Career Fair's Booking Form and Brochure
If you have any questions, or wish to enquire about booking, please call 01689 837 106 or email events@careerinteractive.org

For Students:
If you are having any difficulties booking your ticket or would like to find out more about our career fairs, please call 01689 837 106 or email hr@careerinteractive.org

Our Previous Career Fairs


In Spring 2016, we held 4 career fair across the UK. Our Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and London fair attracted over 10,000 International Students. For our London fair we received over 5,000 tickets and it was broadcasted & covered by national & international media channels. Our Key Guest Speaker at our London career fair was Minister Counsellor Jin Xu from the Chinese Embassy in London.


Built on from the success of the 1st fair and in order to meet the demand from more international students, in spring 2014 we then organised another 3 Work Experience Fairs in London, Birmingham and Manchester and attracted more than 5,500 students to attend. More renowned employers as well as distinguished guests such as the Lord Mayors of Birmingham and Manchester have shown their supports by attending and giving speeches at the fairs. The upcoming autumn 2014 fairs at London, Birmingham and Manchester are promised to be at even bigger scale and more employers from diverse industries will be joining.

CIUK is the UK’s only organisation who initiated and successfully held the UK’s first and only International Students Work Experience Fair on 30th January 2013 at London’s Canada Water Library. The 1st fair attracted more than 800 international students from all over the country and more than 20 renowned employers such as HSBC to attend.

Edmond Yu

We must continue to improve and raise awareness for international students’ employability in the UK and beyond in order for UK to sustain its premium education destination status in the world’s competitive education league.

Edmond Yu, Founder & CEO of CIUK
Councillor M. Leddy

International student is an integral part of Birmingham’s cosmopolitan culture and contributes more than £14bn a year to the UK’s economy as well as creating thousands of job opportunities.

Councillor M. Leddy, Lord Mayor of Birmingham and Chancellor of Birmingham City University
Councillor N. Hassan, Lord Mayor of Manchester

We welcome all the international students and those companies who can provide work opportunities for them to Manchester. We must recognise the importance of international students because they are the backbone of our economy.

Councillor N. Hassan, Lord Mayor of Manchester
Dr. J. Bertazzo, Higher Education Policy Adviser at Brazilian Embassy

I am very glad to be part of this unique fair because it has provided a great platform for international students in the UK to speak to those companies who need global talents.

Dr. J. Bertazzo, Higher Education Policy Adviser at Brazilian Embassy
A. Conway

University of Manchester is glad to be part of the fair and really supportive of Career Interactive. The work has gone into it to put this together is something every university is keen to support.

A. Conway, Head of International Career Development at University of Manchester
Employer Representative from Bast Inc.

The fair has been exceptionally well attended. We have seen very high-calibre of students, clearly very motivated, driven and want to work and want to find opportunities in the UK and therefore it would be great to have more employers to support this and to provide greater opportunities to international students.

Employer Representative from Bast Inc.