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Conferences and Events

Conferences and Events

WRIPA works with academic and industry partners to organise events and conferences across the year, to discuss prevailing themes and issues.

We also organise the largest physics-specific recruitment fair in the UK.

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WRIPA Fair 2022

The 9th Annual Physics Industry Recruitment and Placement Fair was held in the Exhibition Centre at the School of Physics, Engineering and Technology at the University of York on Wednesday 19th October. It was a fantastic day and the event itself was the busiest we have ever seen! We were pleased to welcome over 1000 physics students and 41 employers. Great to see industry back on the curriculum!

Date:

October 19, 2022

Location:

Exhibition Centre, York YO10 5NA

WRIPA & SEPnet Workshop 2022

SEPnet and WRIPA hosted a one-day workshop to explore how physics teaching and assessment can change to equip students from all backgrounds with the skills and knowledge for future labour markets.

Date:

June 30, 2022

Location:

Institute of Physics, London

WRIPA & SEPnet Joint Embedding Employability Webinar 2020

During the pandemic SEPnet and WRIPA hosted an employability webinar to discuss how to help students’ develop a work mobility and career-ready mindset.

Date:

July 23, 2020

Location:

Online

WRIPA & SEPnet Workshop 2019

This workshop will engage with those who have embedded work-based learning into curriculum design, formed partnerships with regional employers and embedded entrepreneurialism into student skill training. It will provide the opportunity to build a wider network of employability focused academic and professional staff and will include presentations and case studies from the Office for Students, Institute of Physics and physics departments.

Date:

July 25, 2019

Location:

Institute of Physics, London N1 9BU

WRIPA & SEPnet Workshop 2018

SEPnet and WRIPA hosted a one day workshop to discuss how graduate employability could be enhanced through curriculum development.

Date:

July 18, 2018

Location:

De Vere Orchard Hotel, University Park Campus, Nottingham