PwC back on campus as In-person recruitment returns with a vengeance


  • PwC returns in person to visit universities for first time in two years after Covid-enforced hiatus
  • Starting this week, PwC will be visiting more universities than ever before, including a broader range beyond Russell Group
  • Virtual reality option will continue alongside to maximise reach and accessibility

Having taken student recruitment activities online during the pandemic, this week PwC is back visiting universities in person for the first time in two years. The firm is looking to visit over 100 UK universities. 

Alongside the university visits, PwC is launching a new version of its ‘Virtual Park’ - a virtual reality experience enabling students to join the firm’s events remotely - ensuring PwC’s recruitment activity is as accessible and inclusive as possible.

Ian Elliott, chief people officer at PwC said: 

“It’s fantastic to be back meeting students in person again. We can engage with students on campus in a way that’s hard to match online, which is even more important at a time when recruitment is especially competitive. 

“We recruit over 2,000 students each year and want to increase that number further. This means continually expanding our recruitment net, hence broadening the range of universities we visit, and ensuring cost and travel aren’t barriers to access. Our Virtual Park remains a vital part of our recruitment programme - it’s allowed us to increase the number of students we reach and offers the flexibility of meeting us either in person or virtually.  

“In-person and online interactions are a vital part of life at PwC, and it’s important we reflect our hybrid approach in our recruitment activities.”

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