EmpFest: Employability Festival

Students walking through campus. It's crowded and busy.


The Employability Festival: 9 - 20 October 2023.

What is EmpFest?

EmpFest is a two week Employability Festival run by your Careers and Employability Service. There will be a programme full of presentations, workshops, guest speakers and industry experts. 

Our Autumn Careers Fair also takes place within the festival, an event which will welcome a range of organisations for you to network with!

Who is EmpFest for?

All Students and recent graduates are welcome!

The festival is for University of Kent students in all years and courses at all campuses! This includes those who are part of KMMS (The Kent and Medway Medical School). 

Whether you are in year 1, 2, 3 or PG there is something for everyone. Explore career sectors that interest you, meet employers, say hello to your Careers and Employability team and discover opportunities to enhance your career prospects.   

Most of our events will be held on the Canterbury Campus but all students can attend. Check out our page for Medway Students about how you can get involved. 

EmpFest23 Events

Our programme of events will be released soon on the calendar below. 

Gain Employability Points

You can gain at least 10 Employability Points by attending all events organised by the Careers and Employability Service. 

Find out what EP points are and how you can use them to gain employability opportunities!  

Events list