Information for employers

Advertising opportunities and consultancy projects

We offer advertising opportunities to our talented students and alumni free of charge.

We work hard to to make sure suitable candidates are aware of your opportunities and can advise on the best ways to attract students, offer salary guidelines and draft vacancy advertisements.

To advertise your vacancies with us, please join our careers platform Handshake. Here's a guide for getting started. If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at [email protected].

Our graduates

Regent's students and graduates have exceptional language skills, a unique understanding of global businesses and are bound together by their trademark entrepreneurial spirit.

Enhanced by small class sizes and an industry-led curriculum, respected around the globe, our hands-on courses cover business, management, humanities, the arts and social sciences.

Many courses have practical work placements embedded, which gives students early insights into the practicalities of working life and boosts their commercial acumen, as well as their confidence. 

Their ability, ambition and motivation is clear to see – it’s little wonder many employers enjoy recruiting from our campus.

To promote your employment opportunities to our students and alumni, please join our careers platform Handshake. Here's a guide for getting started.

Employer events

Our popular events allow organisations to interact with our student body and alumni – offering you the chance to meet, present to, and even interview from a self-selected group to find the best candidate for your business.

Building awareness of your organisation with our student and alumni networks in this way will help you to attract top talent, as well as inform candidates’ knowledge in preparation to succeed in your field. The networking that usually follows could be just the place where you make useful connections among other professional guests.

For more information, please email us at [email protected].

Facilities for hire

With great transport links, our central London campus offers full conference and events facilities and a large selection of meeting rooms.

Many are flexible in terms of layout and can be adapted to suit your needs. They range in size from intimate interview rooms to a cinema, lecture halls and dedicated conference facilities for up to 370 delegates.

In the summer, our beautiful grounds are ideal for corporate and private functions with catering for up to 500 guests.

If you'd like to know more about Regent's Conference Services, get in touch via email or call +44 (0)207 487 7540.

Become a mentor

Experience the rewarding and career enhancing possibilities of mentoring our students. 

The Regent’s mentoring programme matches experienced alumni and friends of the University with our students and recent graduates. As a mentor, you can draw upon your skills, expertise and experience to have a meaningful impact. 

Many students are uncertain about their career goals, and your experience and expertise can help them to progress, shape, and discover their career ambitions. 

Your role as mentor is to motivate and encourage your mentee to achieve their objectives and provide inspiration to achieve their goals after graduation. 

To find out more, please get in touch at [email protected].

Code of Practice

Employers must read and agree to this before advertising vacancies with Regent's:

We will assist employers in recruiting suitable student and alumni employees. You can share your opportunity with our students and graduates for free via our careers platform, Handshake. Alongside that, we can provide a personalised matching service through our student-facing careers advisors and coaches. Regent’s students and alumni possess, amongst other attributes, high levels of motivation, wide-ranging international work experience and languages.

Advertising vacancies

The employer must make clear the nature of the opportunity offered and specify if any necessary skills are required, the remuneration, and any other terms. The employer should also state the number of working hours and, if applicable, the expected length of the engagement.

As the employer, it's your responsibility to let candidates know the result of their applications as soon as possible or, state that only successful candidates will be contacted. Please amend the job advert when the position has been filled.

We reserve the right not to advertise vacancies we consider unsuitable or exploitative, and refuse to advertise further vacancies from any company which breaches this code.

Recruitment

The employer should be aware of students’ study and visa obligations.

It is the duty of the employer to meet all the statutory legal requirements. In particular, the employer is reminded of the following requirements:

  • Unpaid internships should clearly state learning outcomes and must cover travel and or lunch expenses
  • For voluntary work, you will need to provide us with your registered charity number
  • Work-shadowing opportunities cannot involve any kind of structured work or attendance requirements that could be construed as a contract
  • All work arrangements require the payment of the national minimum wage, with the only exception being voluntary positions with registered charities
  • Payment of National Insurance contributions, tax or where appropriate, submission of Declaration of Income forms [P38(s)] to the Inland Revenue
  • Adherence to all relevant health and safety regulations, specifically the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Provision of all relevant insurances to an adequate level of cover
  • Compliance with legislation against discrimination in employment on basis of gender, ethnic origin, disability etc. and with good practice in respect of non-discrimination on the grounds of age
  • It is the responsibility of the employer to assess the suitability of any candidates and to take up references as required.

If you have any questions or suggestions for the Careers, Enterprise and Industry team, please email us at [email protected].