The sixth Armed Forces & Veterans Resettlement Expo takes place at The King’s Centre, Oxford on Thursday April 21st.
30 Exhibitors will be in attendance on the day with employment opportunities, chances to network, training advice and much more.
Everyone from the military community is invited to attend for free from serving personnel to ex-military for their next role or build on their network contacts. Military spouses and partners and of course families are all welcome, as are civil servants and people who work within the forces sector.
See below for a lowdown of your questions answered so far…
What time does it start?
The expo opens its doors at 0930
What times does it finish?
The expo ends at 1230
Do you have to be there for the full period of time?
No, you can turn up whenever you like between 0930 and 1230
Who is exhibiting?
- 167 Catering Support Regiment RLC
- Abingdon & Witney College
- Air Service Training
- The Atomic Weapons Establishment
- BAE Systems
- Building Heroes
- CTTS Cable telecommunications
- Explosive Learning Solutions
- Emergency Service Training & Resilience (EMSTAR)
- The FDM Group
- Frontier Risks
- Hugh James
- Minerva Elite Performance
- MKC Training (Project Management/IT Management courses)
- The Military Provost Guard Service (MPGS)
- Olive Group (Private Security Training)
- Oxford Bus Company (part of the Go Ahead Group)
- Pathfinder International Magazine
- Quanta Training (Techinical, IT, Service & Project Management training)
- RFEA – The Forces Employment Charity
- SPOCE Project Management
- Royal Navy
- Thames Water
- TVS Supply Chain Solutions
- Ubi Tech (Telecommunications training)
- Victory Services Club
- 4624 Squadron RAUXAF
Who can attend?
- Service personnel after general advice
- Service personnel contemplating resettlement
- Service personnel in resettlement
- Military spouses or partners looking for employment opportunities and advice
- Ex-military personnel looking for employment and training opportunities
- Anyone within the forces sector looking to network
- Elder military family members looking for employment or training opportunities
- Military families (after all it is half term so bring the kids!)
What is the postcode of the King’s Centre?
Is there car parking?
Yes there is on site parking
How to get there?
GREEN TRAVEL POLICY
The King’s Centre operates a Green Travel Policy, working in partnership with Oxford City Council to reduce traffic congestion and benefit the local community. This involves start and finish times. We also offer complimentary parking for a proportion of the delegate numbers.
PARK AND RIDE
There are 5 Park & Ride services operating around Oxford, with easy access from the motorways. The nearest is the Seacourt, just off the A34 Botley Interchange. The next most convenient is the Thornhill, on the east side of the city. Parking and journey fees apply. Please check the Park and Ride website for most current prices. Buses run every 15-20 minutes. You will need to get off at the Osney Island bus stop on Botley Road, from where The King’s Centre is just a 5-10 minute
The King’s Centre provides undercover and secure bicycle racks for visitors. If you cycle round Oxford or would like to bring your bike on the train. (Showers available.)
If you live in Oxford and prefer to walk, The King’s Centre can be accessed by the Thames towpath from Folly Bridge or Osney Island.
The nearest bus stop to The King’s Centre is the Osney Island stop on Botley Road, from where The King’s Centre is just a 5-10 minute walk along the Thames towpath (marked by a dotted line on our map). Botley Road is served by a variety of local buses – you can get on any number 4, S1 or U1 bus.
The King’s Centre is just a 10 – 15 minute walk from Oxford rail station or Connection by 001 Taxi, 01865 240000.
FROM LONDON HEATHROW/GATWICK
There are regular coach services from these airports and bus stops around London to the Gloucester Green coach station in Oxford City Centre, from where The King’s Centre is just a 15 – 20 minute walk.
What else is on offer?
A copy of Pathfinder International’s April issue will be given to all attendees.
Read Pathfinder editor Mal Robinson’s article on the importance of networking by clicking the link HERE!
We look forward to seeing you there!
For any further questions please email Pathfinder editor, Mal Robinson at MRobinson@balticpublications.co.uk