School of Business and Economics


At Loughborough, we're committed to helping you develop your employability and grounding your educational experience with examples from the real world so you’re ready to achieve your career ambitions. That commitment extends far beyond the classroom. Here are just some of the opporunities you can take advantage of as a postgraduate student here.

Careers Fairs and Employer Presentations

Loughborough University organises three massive recruitment careers fairs each year for all students. The Autumn fair is the largest of its kind in the UK, hosting approximately 200 employers who exhibit. Students have the opportunity to network with some of the UK’s leading employers including Aldi, GE, Microsoft, Caterpillar, Apple, Marks & Spencer and Decathlon.

During the Autumn and Spring terms, employers and organisations from all employment sectors come onto campus to present information about their company to students at Loughborough University. Employers who have visited recently include Nestle, Aldi, EY, Royal Navy and 3M.

Find out more >

Masterclasses and Public Lectures from Industry Speakers

All our postgraduate students have the opportunity to attend an impressive range of extra-curricular masterclasses and public lectures – all free of charge and right here on campus.

These talks are a great way to broaden your horizons with a wide range of business-related topics covered by speakers from the Bank of England, Shazam, Shell and Dell just to name a few. 

Upcoming Events

We organise a range of Masterclasses and public events throughout the year on a range of topics.

SBE Alumni Careers Q&A with Kate Shevack

Thursday, 17th October 2019, 12.30pm – 13.30pm, B0.08 Brockington Building

The SBE Alumni team, in conjunction with the Careers Network, are delighted to offer students in the School of Business & Economics the opportunity to network and participate in a lunchtime Q&A session with one of our successful alumni.

Kate Shevack

Kate is a Loughborough graduate from the Economics and Accountancy programme. Since graduating, Kate has become an accomplished brand and business builder with extensive leadership, Chief Marketing Officer and global marketing experience.

Kate is currently the Managing Partner of the Brand Initiatives Group in New York.

Kate is visiting Loughborough University for one day only and this is a unique opportunity to gain insights from a leading businesswoman who has been highly successful in the USA, developing some of the world’s biggest brands across fashion, retail, education, food, energy & technology.

The event will take the form of an informal networking session over lunch before an opportunity for a Q&A session, chaired by Dr Cathryn Hart from the School of Business & Economics.

Don’t miss the opportunity to meet an experienced Chief Marketing Officer and global brand manager. Find out what it’s like living and working in New York whilst visiting clients as far afield as Tanzania!

Click here to Register for this event 

SBE Alumni Careers Q&A with Kate Shevack

Past events

If you were unfortunate enough to miss any of our past events don't worry, you can read summaries or watch videos of each of them here.