Careers Service

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion

Find out about events specifically for students and graduates from underrepresented or disadvantaged backgrounds, including sessions that support diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

On this page, you can find both Careers Service and external events on diversity and inclusion. We also work closely with top graduate employers who offer events specifically for Newcastle University students.

You might also find our Diversity and Equality in the Workplace pages useful, which include links to resources and advice on sharing information about a disability with employers.

See details of upcoming live events below. You can also find below recordings from our careers sessions and webinars.

Upcoming events

Events will be listed by date below. Clicking on each link below will take you to MyCareer for more details and to find out how to attend.

  • External Event: National Student Pride Careers Fair

    The UK’s Largest LGBT+ Student Recruitment Fair. This is a rare opportunity to discuss careers with industry leaders, enabling you to thrive professionally and personally and lead an authentic, fulfilled career.
    12:30 11-Feb-2023
    Off Campus

    published on: Mon, 06 Feb 2023 10:30:00 GMT

  • External Event: TargetJobs - IT's not just for the boys!

    Meet with some of the best tech employers in the UK who are championing gender equality. Find out how to secure a graduate job in the tech industry, fast-track your application and network with other women who have a passion for tech.
    10:30 13-Feb-2023
    Off Campus

    published on: Thu, 26 Jan 2023 11:00:00 GMT

  • External Event: Targetjobs: Skyscanner Insight Day

    Discover how Skyscanner helps their grads make an impact from day one, working as part of a squad of experienced engineers on challenging problems. This event is for current students who identify as women in penultimate or final year of study.
    10-Mar-2023
    Off Campus

    published on: Thu, 26 Jan 2023 12:00:00 GMT

  • External Event: Targetjobs: Aspire – exclusively for students of Black Heritage

    Targetjobs has partnered with leading employers in the UK to host Aspire. An event for Black Heritage students to meet with some of the biggest organisations in the world who have open roles for you to apply to.
    13-Mar-2023
    Off Campus

    published on: Thu, 26 Jan 2023 16:35:00 GMT


Recorded events and webinars

Access our recorded careers sessions and webinars, for you to watch in your own time. 

Get Ready to Graduate: Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

This webinar took place in May 2021 and was part of our Get Ready to Graduate Pathway, aimed at final year students and graduates. 

Representatives from Evenbreak, Avanade, Enterprise Rent-a-car and Durham Constabulary took part in our webinar to discuss diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Watch the recording [52:10] to find out:

  • why a diverse and inclusive workplace is so vital for their business
  • what their organisations are doing to ensure they attract a diverse workforce 
  • how students can be made to feel welcomed and supported at their company 
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Get Ready to Graduate: Neurodiversity - Breaking Down Invisible Barriers

This webinar took place in May 2021 and was part of our Get Ready to Graduate Pathway, aimed at final year students and graduates. 

EmployAbility joined us to discuss the invisible barriers which prevent students with neurodiversities, mental health conditions and other disabilities, from getting the careers they deserve.

Watch the recording [60:17] to discover what these barriers are and how to navigate them.

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