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 Commerce Careers Fair is ideal for you!

The Business and Arts Careers Fair allows you to meet prospective graduate employees, 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 on campus, enable you to provide UC students with your knowledge and advice as well as distribute your organisation and recruitment information.

Event details

Date: Wednesday 2 March 2022
Venue: Engineering Core
Setup: 12.30 pm - 1.15 pm
Exhibition hours: 1.30 pm - 4.00 pm
Pack up: 4.00 pm - 4.30 pm
Fee: $540+GST and fees
Registrations: Registrations will be live in December 2021

Included with your stand

  • A 2m wide x 1.2m deep site
  • Table, 2x chairs, tablecloth, signage, power, wireless internet access, and reusable water bottles
  • Drop off zone close to the venue and allocated car parking within the campus
  • Assistance from student volunteers
  • Company listing in event collateral
  • Complimentary afternoon tea

Register for Business and Arts Careers Fair | Taiopenga 2022

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

The Law Recruitment Evening allows you to meet prospective employees, introduce and market your firm and inform UC’s law students of employment and career opportunities.

It will contribute to increasing awareness of, and raising, your firm’s profile on campus, provide UC law students with your knowledge and advice as well as distribute your firm and recruitment information.

Event details

Date: Wednesday 2 March 2022
Venue: Engineering Core
Setup: 5.00pm - 5.45pm
Exhibition hours: 6.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Pack up: 8.30 pm - 9.00 pm
Fees: $540+GST and fees
Registration: Registrations will be live in December 2021

Included with your stand

  • A site 2m wide x 1.2m deep
  • Table, 2xchairs, tablecloth, signage, power, wireless internet access and reusable water bottles
  • Drop off zone close to the venue and allocated car parking within the campus
  • Assistance from student volunteers
  • Company listing in event collateral

Law Recruitment Evening | 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 STEM Careers Fair is ideal for you!

The STEM Careers Fair allows you to meet prospective internship, summer work and graduate employees, introduce and market your organisation, and inform students of employment and career opportunities.

This event is for those organisations looking to recruit from our cohort of Engineering, Science, ICT, Product Design and Digital Technology students and graduates.

It will contribute to increasing awareness of, and raising, your organisation’s profile on campus, enable you to provide UC students with your knowledge and advice as well as distribute your organisation and recruitment information.

Event details

DateThursday 12 May 2022
Venue Engineering Core
Setup 9.30 am – 10.30 am
Exhibition hours 10.30 am - 3.00 pm
Pack up 3.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Fee $795+GST and fees
Registration Registrations will be live from December 2021

Register for STEM Careers Fair | Taiopenga 2022

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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