Find Your Feet Careers Fair, November 1st

The Careers team’s  ‘Find Your Feet’ Careers Fair will take place from 11:00 – 15:00 on Wednesday 1st November in the Engine Shed. The fair is open to all undergraduates, postgraduates and graduates and attracts around 70 domestic and international graduate recruiters, volunteer and third sector organisations and educators.

Notable employers include: Enterprise Rent-A-Car, IBM, Siemens, British Steel, Anglian Water, Lincolnshire Police, Next, CCUSA, NHS – Lincolnshire Talent Academy and Royal Air Force.

No booking is required – just turn up and meet the exhibitors!


Come and Meet Some of Our Alumni! (March 9th)

All students are invited to the School’s annual Alumni Event, which will be held in the Human Performance Centre between 5 and 7pm on Thursday 9th March.

Twelve alumni will be in attendance, covering career paths that include:

PE Teaching
Sport Development
FE Lecturing
Primary Teaching
Health Promotion
Sports Nutrition

After brief initial introductions from each graduate there will be a chance to meet and chat with them on an individual basis.

Come and find out more about the careers that your degree programme can lead into, hear advice from those already succeeding on those paths, and discuss your ideas and plans with them!

Refreshments will be served!

If you have any questions, please email Lindsay Brown.

“Meet the Graduates”, School Alumni Event (Tues 15th March)

Come and meet some of the School’s graduates and hear about their careers and the advice they have. We have at least 12 alumni coming, whose positions span a wide range of areas including:

Sports Therapists, PE Teachers, Sport Development Officers, Fitness Instructors, Professional Coaches, Community Development Officers, Sports Science Support and Sports Interns.

When: Tuesday 15th March, 5pm to 7pm

Where: the atrium of the David Chiddick Building (Business & Law)

Who: All our students are encouraged to attend. Students have found the advice and connections resulting from previous events very useful.

A free buffet will be provided.


Careers in Sport LIVE Event, Univ of Lincoln (Thursday 11th Feb)

On Thursday 11th February we will be hosting a Careers in Sport LIVE event in the Sports Centre and Human Performance Centre. This is a careers roadshow that brings together exhibitors from across the sports spectrum with careers presentations, demonstrations and workshops. It was a very successful event last year and we think the programme is even better this time around!

Some highlights:

Opening Keynote: Dr Steve Ingham (Director of Science & Technical Development, English Institute of Sport)

Steve is a physiologist who has worked with many of the country’s most famous athletes, and will share his thoughts on careers in high performance sport.

Closing Keynote: Adam Housley (Sunderland AFC)

Adam is a Sport Development & Coaching graduate from Lincoln who was first team performance analyst at Rotherham United before becoming a technical scout at Sunderland.

Other alumni who will be speaking at the event include:

Leanne Woodhead – Nottinghamshire FA

Paul Cook – Frontier Physical Conditioning

Aaron Hall – Macmillan Cancer

Chris Turner –Table Tennis England


Tickets are free but do need to be booked in advance. Numbers are limited so reserve your ticket here now!


The full programme is available here:

(Note: the current version is a draft and not the final version)


School of Sport & Exercise Science Alumni Event (March 9th, 5pm)

All are invited to the School’s annual Alumni Event which is taking place in the Moot Court in the David Chiddick Building (BL1102, Business & Law) between 5.00pm and 7.00pm on Monday 9th March.

This is a great opportunity for students to meet alumni from a range of sport and exercise-related professions, and to gain advice and tips about pursuing diverse careers.  The alumni will introduce themselves briefly, followed by an informal session where you will have the chance to speak to them individually. A buffet and drinks will be provided.

The alumni will include the following graduates from the SES and SDC programmes:


Kate Voice – PGCE PE Student, Lincoln Castle Academy

Dale Read – PhD Student, Leeds Beckett University

Paul Cook – Owner, Frontier Physical Conditioning

Adam Housley –  Performance Analyst, Rotherham United FC

Amber-Melita Smith – Sports Massage Therapist, The Physio Grantham

Fiona Houghton – Club and Coach Development Officer, Newark and Sherwood District Council

Stuart King and Simon Mowbray – Owners, Multi Sport Pro Professional Sports Coaching

Tom Weal –  Sports Development Officer, Norwich City Community Sports Foundation

Mark Harrison – Endurance Expert and Nutritional Advisor, Monster Supplements

Marc Blackman – Legacy Coordinator, Inspire+

Rikki Paylor – FE Lecturer, Barnsley College

Tom George – MSc Sport Science Student, University of Lincoln


All are welcome, and no booking is required.