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Talk Sport Student Conference 2018

Thursday 1st February 2018
James France Exhibition Area

Open to students from all degree programmes and year groups

Don’t miss out on your chance to be part of the first ever Loughborough University student conference, based around starting your career in the sports industry.

  • Listen to keynote presentations by Ross Edgely and Peter Keen;
  • Attend careers focused workshops led by industry specialists such as Dr Steve Ingham (Supporting Champions), Matt Reaves (LCFC) and Sam Murphy (BT Sport)
  • Visit the careers fair and find out more about internships, placement, graduate and vacation opportunities available in the industry*;
  • Ask questions to leading figures in the sports industry at the Q&A panel;
  • Join, staff, alumni, employers as well as other students, for post-conference drinks.

Please see the following link for programme and room details: Talk Sport 2018 Programme

Careers Fair

* Throughout the Conference, the annual Talk Sport Careers Fair will take place in the James France Exhibition Area, between 11-3pm. Come along at any point throughout the day to meet employers promoting graduate roles, placement opportunities, voluntary and summer work.

The Careers Fair is free to attend and there is no need to book.

For further information, contact Sarah Crawford.


Below find a list of the companies currently booked for the Talk Sport Student Conference Marketplace. Please note this list is updated weekly.


4 global Consulting

Access Sport CIO


ARC Event Consultancy

British Psychological Society


Camp America

Charnwood Borough Council Sport and Active Recreation Team

CIMSPA - Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity

Coaches Across Continents


Decathlon UK

England and Wales Cricket Board (East Midlands)
Leicestershire Cricket in the Community 
Derbyshire Cricket Board


Global Premier Soccer

Hawk-Eye Innovations


Kings Foundation


Leicester Football Club PLC (Leicester Tigers)


Loughborough University

Loughborough University Careers Network

Loughborough University CVA

Loughborough University London

Loughborough University SSEHS



Mount St Mary's College

News Associates

Nike Sports Camps UK

Nuffield Health

Oundle School

PepsiCo Gatorade Sports Science Institute


Pitch International LLP

Shrewsbury Town Football Club


Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Sweaty Betty

The David Ross Education Trust

The Leisure Media Co Ltd.


UK International Soccer

Your Golf Travel