Supporting our
university partners


Universities

Universities

FDM has over 80 partnerships with university careers services and academic departments across the UK and Ireland.

We support universities’ employability strategies by providing programmes that prepares their graduates for the corporate world, helping to hone the skills they need to build meaningful and rewarding long term careers.

FDM’s engagements on university campuses have included:

  • Curriculum projects with first and second year students to develop skills for real life business challenges
  • Professional skills, personal brand, CV and interview workshops to support students with their career development
  • Sponsorship of student societies and university skills awards across all subject disciplines
  • Hackathons and digital workshops to provide technical expertise and industry experience
  • Contributing to faculty advisory boards and employability strategy groups
  • Promoting opportunities for women in STEM via bespoke workshops and initiatives
  • Insight days at our centres in London, Leeds and Glasgow
  • Paid student internships and year-long placement programmes

Global Recruitment 2019

900+ graduate recruitment events held globally in 2019

900+ graduate recruitment events held globally in 2019

We recruit from 500+ universities

We recruit from 500+ universities

We partner with 90 universities (UK and Ireland)

We partner with 90 universities (UK and Ireland)

1,200+ assessment centres

1,200+ assessment centres

3,900+ FDM consultants worldwide

3,900+ FDM consultants worldwide

c 60,000 applications

c 60,000 applications

7,000+ candidates assessed

7,000+ candidates assessed

We launched the careers of over 1,000 graduates in the UK in 2019

We launched the careers of over 1,000 graduates in the UK in 2019

Widening participation is a key strategic objective within Higher Education and FDM’s commitment to providing graduate opportunities for all student groups offers an excellent option for them to begin a rewarding career

Brendan Bacon, Higher Education Careers Manager and Student Employment Specialist, University of Coventry

A unique graduate recruiter in one of the fastest growing employment sectors in the UK. FDM has clearly demonstrated their commitment towards creating a business and technology consultancy environment and a great place to work.

Wayne Birthwright, Careers Consultant, Leeds Beckett University

Widening participation is a key strategic objective within Higher Education and FDM’s commitment to providing graduate opportunities for all student groups offers an excellent option for them to begin a rewarding career

Brendan Bacon, Higher Education Careers Manager and Student Employment Specialist, University of Coventry