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Events being held in 2021

Event
Focus
Date
Time

Authenticity

LGBTQ+

23 September, 2021

13:00

FreshLook

Gender

30 September, 2021

13:00

Inside and Out

LGBTQ+

14 October, 2021

13:00

UP: Uncovering Prospects

Ethnicity

21 October, 2021

13.00

Cityview

Gender

28 October, 2021

13:00

Access to Law

Disability

25 November, 2021

13:00

DiversCity in Law

LGBTQ+

2 December, 2021

13:00

Stand Out

Gender

TBC

TBC

Open Doors

Gender

TBC

TBC

Access to Banking

Disability

TBC

TBC

Event focus areas

To view events for a specific area click on a tab below.

LGBTQ+ focused

Authenticity

For LGBTQ+ students wanting to work in various sectors in the City.

What’s the event about?

AuthentiCity is an event, supported by Stonewall, created exclusively for Lesbian,
Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer (LGBTQ+) undergraduates looking to explore career opportunities in the City – law, investment banking, professional services, fund
management, insurance or real estate.

Participating Firms

BlackRock, M&G, Accenture and KPMG

Date: 23 September, 2021

Time: 13:00

Location: Online

Gender focused

FreshLook

For first year female-identifying university students interested in banking careers.

What’s the event about?

As our largest student diversity event that originated over seven years ago, FreshLook sets the standard. It’s a trailblazing, profile-raising interbank event, designed to introduce first year female-identifying students to the full range of careers in investment banking.

Participating Firms

Citi, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Morgan Stanley, Nomura and RBC

Date: 30 September, 2021

Time: 13:00

Location: Online

LGBTQ+ focused

Inside and Out

For LGBTQ+ students interested in a career in banking.

What’s the event about?

Our LGBTQ+ interbank event, Inside and Out, will be eleven years old this summer.
The first event made national headlines, and it’s been going from strength to
 strength ever since. We help participating banks’ Pride networks engage directly 
with top talent from the LGBTQ+ student community, to challenge traditional
 perceptions of the banking industry.

Participating Firms

Citi, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Morgan Stanley,
 Nomura and RBC

Date: 14 October, 2021

Time: 13:00

Location: Online

Ethnicity focused

UP: Uncovering Prospects

For university students of Black heritage across different sectors.

What’s the event about?

Uncovering Prospects is in partnership with Elevation Networks. This is an internship and graduate event for high-potential students of Black heritage considering careers in the City. Run in partnership with Elevation Networks, the event includes informative presentations, panel discussions and informal networking. It gives attendees the chance to learn from, and connect with, professionals working in banking, consultancy, asset management, oil and gas.

Participating Firms

Goldman Sachs, Barclays, Citi, BlackRock, RBC and HSBC

Date: 21 October, 2021

Time: 13.00

Location: Online

Gender focused

Cityview

For first and second year female-identifying university students interested in technology careers within financial services.

What’s the event about?

For first and second-year female-identifying university students interested in technology careers within financial services

Participating Firms

Nomura, Optiver, Morgan Stanley

Date: 28 October, 2021

Time: 13:00

Location: Online

Disability focused

Access to Law

For first, second and final year students with a disability or health condition, interested in law.

What’s the event about?

Access to Law is a careers forum that provides complete transparency about the
opportunities available for talented students with disabilities, within the legal sector. We help top international law firms explain why diversity is such an integral part of their working culture, and highlight the support that’s available so students can make the most of their potential.

Participating Firms

Pinsent Masons, Weil, White & Case, RPC

Date: 25 November, 2021

Time: 13:00

Location: Online

LGBTQ+ focused

DiversCity in Law

You’re an LGBTQ+ undergrad or postgrad student, and you want to pursue a legal career in the City. Come to us. DiversCity in Law is an award-winning, annual event (now in its ninth year) where LGBTQ+ students can find out all about legal careers, and get advice from those already in the sector.

What’s the event about?

Our aim? To help students feel more confident about applying to top law firms and then supporting them on their journey.

Participating Firms

Arnold&Porter, Ashurst, Baker McKenzie, BCLP, Clifford Chance, Gowling WLG, Herbert Smith Freehill, Hogan Lovells, Linklaters, Mayer Brown, Milbank, Pinsent Masons, Reed Smith, RPC, Slaughter and May, Taylor Wessing, Weil, White & Case

Date: 2 December, 2021

Time: 13:00

Location: TBC

Gender focused

Stand Out

For female-identifying students interested in financial services.

What’s the event about?

An event focusing on introducing female-identifying students to the world of financial services after university. The event helps students to develop their employability skills and commercial awareness – with handy tips for applications, assessments and interviews.

Participating Firms

Commerzbank, ING, M&G Investments, MUFG, Nomura, Smith & Williamson

Date: TBC

Time: TBC

Location: TBC

Gender focused

Open Doors

For female-identifying Year 12 and 13 state school students wanting a future career in banking.

What’s the event about?

Eighty female-identifying Year 12 and Year 13 students from a large number of London’s best state schools attend the event, which is hosted by some of the top investment banks. Teachers are also welcome to accompany students during the informational and interactive group sessions, all aimed to teach them about the different roles in banking.

Participating Firms

Barclays, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Nomura, RBC

Date: TBC

Time: TBC

Location: TBC

Disability focused

Access to Banking

For first, second and final year students with a disability or health condition, interested in banking.

What’s the event about?

Access to Banking is a careers forum that provides complete transparency about the
 opportunities available for talented students with disabilities, within the banking sector.
We help top banking firms explain why diversity is such an integral part of their working culture, and highlight the support that’s available so students can make the most of their potential.

Participating Firms

BlackRock

Date: TBC

Time: TBC

Location: Virtual