Exposing the myths about teaching in the UK

Geoff Brown, Managing Director of Hourglass Education is an expert in teaching in the UK. Hourglass Education is a unique, specialist teacher recruitment agency. They recruit long-term, contract and permanent contract teachers for posts throughout England. Hourglass Education works in partnership with a large number of schools, academies and academy trusts throughout England. In addition, they are under positive instructions to secure more teachers from Ireland.

The team at Hourglass Education have been recruiting and placing teachers from overseas for the last 16 years. They have an extremely successful track record in placing teachers in positions which match their needs.


Opportunities at BT

BT is one of the world’s leading communications services companies. They serve the needs of customers in the UK and across 180 countries worldwide. They provide fixed-line services, broadband, mobile and TV products and services as well as networked IT services.

BT offers job opportunities in the global market they serve. This includes the UK, the Republic of Ireland, Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

BT is a diverse business with a global reach and impact and employees have significant opportunities for professional development and growth.  The company is an inclusive employer. They also offer a paid apprenticeship scheme.


Career Exploration Workshop

Russell Moore, HR & Resourcing Manager at Aspira, will give a career exploration workshop.

Aspira, an Irish company established in 2007, are global Enterprise IT Project Specialists, driving IT empowered solutions and services, with a strategic focus on optimising business performance. Specialising in delivery of services to the Financial Service, I.T., Medical Devices and Energy sectors, they have consistently delivered growth of 40% per annum and won numerous awards.

With offices in Dublin and Cork, Aspira offer Business Management Services and Consultancy to clients worldwide, which help clients to simplify complex management systems and streamline process workflows.



There’s a career in care for you

Dean Foster of Lydian Care will give a talk explaining how and why there is a career in care for you.

Lydian Care is an award winning care agency, and one of Northern Ireland’s fastest growing care agencies. They provide healthcare staff and home care services.  They are a leading provider of domiciliary care and provide home care services in the South Eastern and Southern Trust.


Lydian Care is also a leading healthcare provider specialising in temporary and permanent staffing solutions across Northern Ireland. They provide healthcare and nursing staff to a range of clients, including NHS, charitable and private health facilities. Lydian Care is committed to best practice and effective recruitment. They offer a high quality service that is flexible and tailored to meet clients’ needs.


Innopharma College of Applied Sciences

Upskill, Connect, Succeed – how you can deliver on your career goals and work in pharma, medtech or food sectors

In this seminar Lori Johnston and Ann Ryan of Innopharma College of Applied Sciences will discuss strategies for success in the pharma, medtech or food sectors.

Lori is the Director of Programme Delivery at Innopharma College of Applied Sciences. She has 15 years’ experience in delivery of educational programmes for adult learners in science, technology, management and computing, with a particular focus on supporting learners from a range of different backgrounds and  through online learning.

She has extensive experience of setting up and managing new courses, project management and quality assurance of programmes of study.  Lori has worked for the Institute of Physics and The Open University in the UK, and Dublin City University and Hibernia College, Dublin, Ireland. Lori has a BA in Physics with Astrophysics from Trinity College, Dublin, a PGDip in Development Management from The Open University, and a MA in Education from the University of Glasgow.

Almac Group

Careers in analytical chemistry with the Almac Group

The Almac Group is an established contract development and manufacturing organisation that provides an extensive range of integrated services globally to companies within the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors. The services range from R&D, biomarker discovery and development, API manufacture, formulation development, clinical trial supply, IXRS technology(IVRS/IXRS) through to commercial-scale manufacture and companion diagnostic development

Only Almac can combine the expertise, from our specialised teams, to provide you with the right service solutions to help you across the full biopharmaceutical product lifecycle, from the preclinical stages through to commercialisation.