Bright Network Diversity & Inclusion

17 Mar 2021, 12:30 p.m.
Application deadline is 10th March 2021, 11:59pm

Our mission at Bright Network is to help ambitious young people from all backgrounds find the best job they deserve – that’s why we’re delighted to be running our Diversity & Inclusion event virtually this March.

Join us for the chance to connect with 30+ graduate employers championing inclusive workforces and feel empowered to bring your authentic self to the workplace as you embark on your graduate career.

Why attend

Build your CV and network

This is a chance to not only connect with key representatives at our partner firms, but also to highlight to employers that you’re being proactive at a time when fewer opportunities are available.

Hear from inspirational and diverse leaders

Discover how successful leaders have flourished in various industries, regardless of their background, and gain the insights you need to build your own successful career.

Get ahead

Our partner firm skills sessions are designed to help you unleash your potential and flourish in every step of the application process. We'll also send you a certificate after attending the event.

Who can attend

Undergraduate or full-time postgraduate students who identify with an underrepresented group, graduating in 2021, 2022 or 2023 (or 2024 if already at university and on a four-year course)

On track for at least a 2:1 and demonstrate academic excellence

Must be attending university in the UK

Have the unrestricted right to work in the UK after graduation

Additional skills gained from extracurricular activities/work experience will be viewed favourably

Employers joining us


17 Mar 2021

noon - 12:30 p.m.

Student arrival, registration & optional member networking

12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Bright Network introduction & premier partner keynote

A warm welcome from today's host X followed by an inspirational keynote from X on their journey to success.

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Open networking

Hear from a wide range of firms and learn more about their culture and available roles during presentations every 15 minutes in firm booths.

2 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.


2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Panel session: How To Be a Diversity Champion at Work

3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Open networking

4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Skills sessions

Hear from each of our platinum partners about key skills you'll need to stand out in your applications and make a great first impression when entering the world of work.

5:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Alumni success story, key takeaways and next steps

End of day highlights, learn how Bright Network can boost your career and help you to secure your dream role before leaving university.


Frequently asked questions

Please note all timings on the agenda for Bright Network Diversity and Inclusion correspond with Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

If you have any questions about Bright Network Diversity & Inclusion, we have gathered all the most frequently asked questions here. If you have any other questions please get in touch with our Events Team -

Apply today

Application deadline is 10th March 2021, 11:59pm

This event is always popular with our members, so we recommend getting your application in as soon as possible to secure your spot. Let us know with any questions and we look forward to seeing you on the 17th March.

Apply now