CIOB Student Festival
The CIOB Student Festival is a virtual two-day event for all CIOB student members worldwide. The purpose of the event is to inspire, inform and celebrate our student members.
What is the CIOB Student Festival?
The CIOB Student Festival is a two-day student event in one virtual space for all CIOB student members from across the globe. The purpose is to inspire, inform and celebrate our student members.
First established in 2021, the CIOB Student Festival will continue to feature in the CIOB’s calendar of annual events. Student members can expect to take away meaningful messages from a diverse community of CIOB membership bodies globally at varying points of the career spectrum. This will allow student members to benefit from technical and practical insights, professional points of views and personal wisdom for future careers otherwise not accessible in one space.
The festival is themed with headliners including:
- Industry leaders – thoughts, opinions and wisdom from leaders in the sector
- Global Careers – spotlight on career perspectives from global organisations in all areas of construction
- Learning Essentials – student takeaways from discovering dissertation tips, to LinkedIn essentials to landing your next job
- Tomorrow’s Leaders –hear from our early career and future leaders. Staying motivated and staying involved in CIOB
- Student Well-being – keep above board, looking after number one
- Networking – make new professional contacts, build likeminded connections from across the globe and get ahead.
When is it?
The Student Festival 2023 will run on 8 and 9 March 2023.
What skills, capabilities and mindsets does the world demand of construction talent, now and in the future? By Dan Green, Ed Marlow and Hammad Chaudhry
A focus on mental health: Connor Curran
Student Life Hacks
CIOB - A Balancing Act Between Studies, Work and Novus: James Robinson
An intro to CIOB's Tomorrow Leaders: A global community by James Sargeant, Nkanyiso Mbatha and Sophie Cox
Industry Experts & Inspirations
In Discussion with Mark Beard, CIOB President: first virtual president in the organisation's 117-year history
CIOB Student Festival Blogs
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The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has announced its first student festival.
CIOB’s very first Student Festival is being delivered on the 7 and 8 April 2021. We are so excited to be launching a virtual festival designed to celebrate, inspire and inform our student members across the globe.
We hosted our very first virtual CIOB Student Festival on the 7-8 April 2021. The aim of the event was to bring together all our student members from across the world to inspire, inform and celebrate this strong membership community.
Thank you very much CIOB! It was a really inspiring and interesting festival for students!
Student member from University of Reading
Really enjoyed this. Would be great to see more time dedicated to tech next year, Nasser's talk really grabbed my imagination.
Student member from Nottingham Trent
The event platform was great, the presentations were smoothly delivered and the topics are of utmost relevance especially to we students.
Student member from University of Hong Kong
I very much enjoyed this first Student Festival organised by the CIOB. Congratulations to CIOB on this initiative which has given me an insight to the future.
Student member from University of Cape town