Career fairs and expos

The University of Canterbury’s Career Fairs and Expos are an excellent way of raising your organisation’s profile with future graduates.

During the academic year, we host a series of career fairs that include the Business and Arts Careers Fair, Law Recruitment Evening, STEM Careers Fair and Volunteering Expo.

For further information about each of these events please click the tabs below:

Whether you are actively recruiting quality graduates or keen to raise your organisation's profile for future recruitment, the University of Canterbury's Business and Arts Careers Fair is ideal for you!

The Business and Arts Careers Fair allows you to meet and engage online with prospective graduate employees and interns. To introduce and market your organisation and inform students of employment and career opportunities.

It will contribute to increasing awareness of and raising your organisation’s profile, enabling you to provide UC students with your knowledge and advice and share your organisation's key recruitment information.

Event details

Date: Wednesday 2 March and Thursday 3 March 2022
Online: Zoom
Sessions available: Sessions are 40 minutes with a 10 minute Q&A opportunity at the end
Exhibition hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Wednesday 2 March | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Thursday 3 March
Fee: $275+GST
Registrations: Registrations are open

Please note that all online sessions will be recorded for students to access.

We require a brief statement about your organisation and your opportunities. You are welcome to include any helpful links, and this information is to be displayed in an online publication for our students.

Employers registered: 

  • Audit NZ
  • Chartered Accountant Australia and New Zealand
  • CPA Australia
  • Deloitte
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade (MFAT)
  • PACE Internships

Register for Business and Arts Careers Fair | Taiopenga 2022

Whether you are actively recruiting quality graduates or keen to raise your organisation's profile for future recruitment, the University of Canterbury's Law Recruitment Fair is ideal for you!

The Law Recruitment Careers Fair lets you meet and engage online with prospective graduate employees and summer and winter clerks. To introduce and market your organisation and inform students of employment and career opportunities.

It will increase awareness of and raise your organisation's profile, enable you to provide UC students with your knowledge and advice and share your organisation's key recruitment information.

Event details

Date: Thursday 3 March and Friday 4 March 2022
Online: Zoom
Sessions available: Sessions are 40 minutes with a 10 minute Q&A opportunity at the end
Exhibition hours: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Thursday 3 March | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Friday 4 March
Fees: $275+GST
Registration: Registrations are open

Please note that all online sessions are to be recorded for students to access

We require a brief statement about your organisation and your opportunities. You are welcome to include any helpful links, and this information is to be displayed in an online publication for our students.

Employers registered: 

  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade (MFAT)
  • Duncan Cotterill
  • Crown Law
  • Deloitte

 

Law Recruitment Evening | Taiopenga 2022

Following the government decision on Monday 4 April not to increase indoor capacity’s and the University’s commitment to public safety we have decided to move the 2022 Taiopenga Rapuara STEM Careers Fair into a virtual event: STEM Employers Online Engagement.

We are really excited to be offering this event in an online format via Zoom over 4 days; Tuesday 10 May, Wednesday 11 May, Monday 16 May & Wednesday 18 May.  Each discipline will have its own dedicated day. By utilising Zoom, we hope this will enable youto facilitate connections and provide you the opportunity to engage with our legendary students and hopefully future employees!

Registrations Close: Friday 13 April 

Register Here

Key event information:

Date: 10th, 11th, 16th & 18th May

Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Cost: $275 + GST

Criteria:

  • Employers are to host their own Zoom meetings; UC Events will set up and provide the link.
  • Session will be recorded and made available to our students after the event.
  • 40 Minute session with 10 minutes of Q&A at the end.

What you will need to provide:

  • A brief statement about your company including information on your opportunities available for UC students.
  • Link to your company website/webpages – through the ticketing process.
  • Company Logo.
  • Promotion: Your presentation will be promoted on UC CareerHub, UC Careers' Facebook page, by email to students, UC Events and Facebook pages, UC Insider’s Guide, faculty, LCD Screen's around campus and through student clubs and societies.

We hope you are keen to engage with our students and we look forward to working with you to bring the Taiopenga Rapuara STEM Careers Fair to life in this exciting new format.

If you have any questions please feel free to email the events team at events@canterbury.ac.nz

Each year the University of Canterbury, UC Careers partners with Volunteering Canterbury and the UCSA to host a Volunteering Expo for registered not-for-profit organisations here on campus. 

This event provides an excellent platform for organisations looking for new volunteering recruits to showcase the opportunities they have available and the benefits of volunteering. It also provides our students and staff who are striving to make a change, a chance to connect. 

We have experienced strong attendance numbers over the past few years.

Event Details

DateWednesday 3 August 2022
Venue Undercroft, Puaka-James Hight Building
Setup 10:30am - 11.15am
Exhibition hours 11:30 - 2:30pm
Pack up 2:30 - 3:00pm
Fee Free to attend

Contacts

If you are already affiliated with Volunteering Canterbury please contact:

Glenda Martin
Outreach and Marketing Manager
03 366 2442 or 0800 865 268
outreach@volcan.org.nz

If not, please contact our Employment Coordinator

Robyn Cummins
03 369 3359
robyn.cummins@canterbury.ac.nz

Registrations close TBC

Included with your stand:

  • Table, 2x chairs, tablecloth, wireless internet connection
  • Drop off zone close to the venue and allocated car parking on campus
  • Marketing to students

UC Careers Business and Arts Careers Fair 2020 Attendees

  • Audit New Zealand
  • Baker Tilly Staples Rodway
  • BDO Christchurch
  • Chartered Accountants Australia + New Zealand
  • Christchurch City Council
  • CPA Australia
  • Deloitte
  • Department of Internal Affairs
  • EY
  • FNZ Limited
  • Fulton Hogan
  • KPMG New Zealand
  • Leech & Partners
  • Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • New Zealand Defence Force
  • Nexia New Zealand
  • PACE
  • PWC
  • Ryman Healthcare
  • Signal ICT
  • Study opportunities – UC Stalls
  • Study opportunities – UC Stalls
  • The Reserve Bank of New Zealand
  • The Treasury
  • Trimble
  • UC Careers

UC Careers Law and Criminal Justice Recruitment Evening 2020 Attendees

  • Anderson Lloyd
  • Bell Gully
  • Buddle Findlay
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Community Law Canterbury
  • Corcoran French
  • Crown Law Office
  • Deloitte
  • Department Of Corrections
  • Duncan Cotterill
  • EY
  • Harmans Lawyers
  • IPLS - Institute of Professional Legal Studies
  • Lane Neave
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Mortlock McCormack Law
  • New Zealand Defence Force
  • New Zealand Law Society
  • Public Defence Service
  • PWC
  • Saunders Robinson Brown
  • Simpson Grierson
  • Study Opportunities – UC Stalls
  • Study Opportunities – UC Stalls
  • The College of Law
  • UC Careers
  • Wynn Williams Christchurch

UC Careers Online STEM Career Fair 2020 Attendees

  • Applied Data Science, School of Maths and Stats
  • Beca
  • Downer NZ
  • EnergySkills NZ
  • ENGEO
  • Master of Engineering in Management (MEM)
  • New Zealand Defence Force Engineering
  • Northrop Consulting Engineers
  • SIGNAL ICT Grad School
  • Silvester Clark Limited
  • Summer of Tech
  • Todd Energy
  • Transpower NZ Ltd
  • University of Canterbury Business School
  • University of Canterbury, Bachelor of Product Design
  • WSP New Zealand Limited
  • Wyma Engineering
  • Xero

UC Careers Volunteering Expo 2020 Attendees

  • Aviva Family Violence Services
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Canterbury Omega Leos
  • CCC Graffiti Programme
  • Co-curricular Record (CCR)
  • Delta Community Support Trust
  • Dementia Canterbury
  • Department of Corrections
  • English Language Partners
  • Forest & Bird Youth
  • GirlGuiding New Zealand
  • Greening the Rubble
  • Heart Kids
  • IHC
  • Imagination Station
  • Lifeline
  • Post Natal Depression
  • Recreate NZ
  • Scouts New Zealand
  • Shakti
  • SPCA
  • Special Needs Library
  • St John
  • Student Volunteer Army (SVA)
  • Tenants Protection Association
  • UN Youth Canterbury
  • Volunteering Canterbury
  • Youthline
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