BEL Student Employability Conference

Boost your employability with this one day intensive conference!

Exclusive to students and recent graduates of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law (BEL).

Do you know you get free access to our Student Employability Team (SET) services during your studies and up to six months after you graduate?

If you haven’t heard about us and how we can help you increase your employability, access job opportunities and manage your career – this is the perfect opportunity to do so and condense all sessions in one day before the semester starts.

Extra benefits

  • Lunch and morning tea provided
  • Free VIP access to our photographer (at 8:45am) – do you need a headshot photo for your LinkedIn profile? Get a free professional shot. Please dress well for the occasion (corporate/business attire - no T-shirts)

What you’ll learn

Our team of employability specialists have extensive industry backgrounds and contacts. They’ll present on the following topics and you’ll also get to choose two interactive workshops.

Main sessions:

  • Employability
  • Industry insights
  • Job applications
  • Networking
  • Your ‘elevator pitch’
  • Interactive Assessment Centre practice exercises

Interactive workshops – your choice of:

  • Career attainment plan
  • Graduate tips
  • Managing your personal brand
  • Work integrated learning and behaviours of successful interns / graduates

Conference schedule

  • 8:45am – Registration and free VIP access to our professional photographer – get your LinkedIn profile photo!
  • 9:30am – Conference starts
  • 1:30pm – Free lunch
  • 4:30pm – Conference ends

Before the conference

Before the conference you should complete our free online course edX - Unlocking your Employability MOOC (not essential but recommended).

BEL Student Employability Conference

Wed 15 Feb 2017 8:45am4:30pm


General Purpose North 3, Building 39A
UQ, St Lucia
208 and 209