The Oxford Recruiters’ Group

Recruiters' Group members support the development of students and graduates and influence the growth and diversity of our provision, with an annual contribution which enables us to enhance our portfolio of events and services.

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There are two levels within the Group: Associate and Partner and members have exclusive access to a range of benefits and opportunities. The details of each level are set out below:

Recruiters' Group Associate

For those employers who wish to gain advantageous recruiting insights, make their recruiting efforts more efficient and are looking to attract students with enhanced promotion.

Members will receive:

  • Priority booking for the most relevant of our careers fairs (20% discount on stand price) enabling early access to a limited number of premium packages and enhanced promotion in the fair booklet, which remains online for one year following the fair;

  • Priority booking for Michaelmas Term presentations;
  • Promotion of your presentation via our weekly student newsletter, which has an open rate of over 50% (*applies to presentations booked into the Careers Service presentation schedule, the newsletter will be sent the Friday prior to your presentation);
  • 20% discount on targeted emails;
  • 20% discount on advertising in The Oxford Guide to Careers;
  • 20% discount on room rentals;
  • A retweet by the Careers Service of your requested main presentation or event (one per term, 48 hours notice required);
  • Opportunities to deliver free employer-led skills sessions. We make all the arrangements for these, including room bookings, (if things allow), advertising and sign up lists;
  • Opportunity to offer a free recruiter in residence session, this can be in person (once restrictions allow) or virtual;

  • Priority sponsorship for opportunities including fairs, term planner and Careers Service events;

  • Promotion on the Careers Service website;
  • Guest post on the Careers Service News page;

  • Invitation to one or more of our annual Recruiters’ Group events;
  • A termly recruiters’ newsletter;
  • A bespoke overview of the current outlook for graduate recruitment relevant for your sector.

*subject to the Employer Engagement Team receiving relevant information by our set deadlines.

Recruiters' Group Partner

This has all the benefits of the Associate level, with some significant additions for those who want even more productive activity at Oxford:

  • Opportunity to have your company profile featured termly in our weekly student newsletter, which is sent to c. 23,000 students (4th week onward in Michaelmas Term);

  • Free targeted emails;
  • Hard-copy mailings exclusively available to partners;
  • 50% discount on advertising in The Oxford Guide to Careers;
  • 50% discount on stand price;
  • 50% discount on room rentals.
  Partners Associates All Other Organisations
Membership Fee
(excluding VAT)

Public Sector* - £1875
Charities and SMEs* - £1875


Public Sector* - £400
Charities and SMEs* - £250

Post vacancies Yes Yes Yes
Book onto fairs 50% discount 20% discount Space permitting
E-shots Free^ 20% discount Standard fee
Hard-copy mailings Yes No No
Promotion of your main presentation in our student newsletter Free Free Space permitting
Social media: Post retweeted by the Careers Service Yes (one per term) Yes (one per term) No
Opportunity to have your company profile featured in our weekly student newsletter Yes No No
Promotion in The Oxford Guide to Careers 50% discount 20% discount Standard fee
Promotion of your company on the Careers Service website Free Free No
Guest post on the Careers Service News page Yes Yes No
Room bookings 50% discount 20% discount Standard fee
Skills sessions Free Free


Recruiter In Residence Yes Yes Standard fee

Sponsorship opportunities

Priority booking Priority booking No
Insight into graduate recruitment at Oxford, relevant for your sector Yes Yes No
Termly recruiters’ newsletter Yes Yes



^ The Careers Service reserves the right to cap the number of emails that may be sent.

* Please contact us to explore possible additional discounts for a fair.

Note: Recruiters’ Group membership runs on an annual basis from April – March and will be automatically renewed unless we are informed otherwise. You may join throughout the year and discounts will be applicable depending on time of year, please contact us for further details.

For further information please contact the Employer Relations Team on 01865 274663 or email

If you are interested in joining the Recruiters’ Group, please get in touch with our Employer Engagement Team:

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