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Bright Network FESTIVAL 2019

Bright Network FESTIVAL 2019

13 Sep 2019
Queen Elizabeth II Centre, Westminster, London, SW1P 3EE
11 a.m.
Marketing and PR, Accounting, Tax & Audit, Financial Services, Consulting, Charity & Social Enterprise, Commercial Law, Engineering, Investment Banking, Technology: IT & Software Development
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To all the attendees joining us at FESTIVAL 2019 - you can register and attend the event anytime between 10-4pm.

Many thanks for your interest in our upcoming Bright Network FESTIVAL - the UK’s leading graduate careers event. Applications have closed, but there are spaces for walk-ins on the day. If you’re a current undergraduate student at a UK university and have the unrestricted right to work in the UK after graduation, please click "Apply now" to the left to tell us you’re keen to join on the day. You’ll then be directed to ‘day of registration’ on Friday to fill out a full application before entry. Please note that if we reach capacity on the day, walk-ins may not be granted entry immediately as priority is given to those that pre-registered - we advise arriving after 2pm to have the best chance to get into the event. Don’t hesitate to email if you have any questions.


We believe that making the right career choice is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. That's why, for the ninth year in a row, UK's No. 1 graduate careers event is back and you're invited to be part of it.

Taking place on Friday 13th September, the Bright Network FESTIVAL will empower our members with the tools, advice and insights they need to access brilliant opportunities at global companies. You can expect a day full of networking opportunities, skill workshops and career discovery sessions.

This is your unrivalled chance to meet over 70 world leading employers to work out where your degree can take you and develop the tools you need to make sure you stand out in your applications. Do you want to get a taste of what Bright Network FESTIVAL is like? Read about BN member, Kat's, experience from last year's event or check out the highlights video below. 

Why Should You Attend?

  • Become career ready and discover where your degree can take you by finding out which sector you'd be perfect for.
  • Meet over 70 firms on the day from a wide range of sectors, from Investment Banking to charities. Keep checking back to this page to see the full list of firms as they are announced.
  • Impress industry leaders and decision makers, while asking all the questions you have about your future career.
  • Get the inside scoop on what really makes an application stand out from the real experts on CVs, commercial awareness, interviews and much more. 
  • Plus, there will be a lot of freebies to pick up on the day!

Who can attend?

Any members who graduated in 2018/2019 and those already at university who will be graduating in 2020/2021/2022/2023.


  • 10:00am – 11:00am: Arrival & registration
  • 11:00am – 4:30pm: Networking
  • Various times from 12:00pm: Bright Network Academy sessions
  • Various times from 12:00pm: Sector Overview/Tell me about... sessions
  • Various times from 12:00pm: Panel sessions

Apply Today

To submit your application, please click the “Apply Now” button at the top of the page. This event is always oversubscribed; so we highly recommend you get your application in ASAP as applications will be reviewed in the order they are received. We look forward to seeing you there.

Social Media Competition

We want to give our members that are attending an exclusive chance to kick-start their term at University, by giving away an essential tool for your studies - a brand new laptop (a MacBook Air)! 

Do you want to be the lucky winner? Just click here to read more about the terms and conditions and how to enter the competition. 

Any questions?

If you have any questions about Bright Network FESTIVAL 2019, we have gathered all the most frequently asked questions here. If you have any other questions please get in touch with our Events Team -

Firms attending: