Bristol career insights and President's Reception - Shanghai

13 April 2018, 7.30 PM - 13 April 2018, 10.00 PM

Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Hugh Brady

Ritz-Carlton Shanghai Pudong, Shanghai IFC, 8 Century Avenue, Lujiazui, Shanghai, 200120

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Bristol career insights: Shanghai focus

Join your fellow alumni for a career expert panel and President's reception in Shanghai on Friday 13 April 2018 from 7:30 pm.

Neil Coles, Assistant Director of Careers Service, will host a panel of University of Bristol alumni experts, speaking about how to make the most of your career. There will be plenty of time for you to put your questions to our panel of experts who are from a variety of industries and professions. Our panellists have well-established careers in China and you can learn from their expertise and experience since leaving Bristol. You’ll be able to gain insights and make connections that could help you secure your graduate career or take the next step up.

  • Xuong Liu (BSc Economics and Accounting with Law 1998), Managing Director, Alvarez and Marsal Consulting - panel Chair
  • Kelly Zhang (MSc Economics and Finance 2002), Director, MNC Corporate Banking Coverage China
  • Summer Chen (MSc International Relations 2015), Former Deputy Head of Climate Change and Energy at British Consulate-General Shanghai
  • Kevin Chan (BSc Economics and Accounting with Law 2001), Partner, Advisory Services, Grant Thornton
  • Wenming Zhao (PhD Aerospace Engineering 2011), Mechanical Testing Leader of Aerospace, Honeywell Integrated Technology (China) Co. Ltd.              

The Bristol career insights is a Shanghai focus event open to all alumni but is most suited to recent graduates.

President's Reception

Following the panel event, you will have the opportunity to meet more members of the China alumni network and its distinguished guests. You can reconnect with old friends and take this chance to meet other alumni who can widen your professional circle in a relaxed environment over food and drinks.  

Professor Brady will deliver an exciting update about the University of Bristol today and its future, including its new campus and its new employability initiatives. We are delighted to announce that our guest speaker for the evening is the highly renowned Professor Weicheng Cui (PhD Structural Safety 1990), Research Professor at Shanghai Ocean University and technology entrepreneur.

Cost The event is free to attend, but you must register.

Dress code Business/smart

Booking Advanced booking for this event is now closed. Please contact us if you would like to attend.

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Professor Weicheng Cui - Shanghai President's Reception speaker

Professor Weicheng Cui - speaker