EdFest 2020

Event Overview

  1. FEB26
    Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 9.30 am - 3.30 pm
    Ian and Nancy Turbott Auditorium, Building EE
    Parramatta South Campus

EdFest is Western Sydney University’s annual teaching careers expo. This event is one of our most popular Careers fairs and attracts a large number of students, it also forms a part of the compulsory graduate education course commencement program.

Edfest provides students with the opportunity to explore career start information and network with a wide range of employer and teaching sourcing agencies, including the Department of Education, Catholic Education office, Independent Schools, as well as local and international education agencies.

EdFest covers Early Childhood, Primary, Secondary, Special Education and International teaching opportunities.

Information for Students

Students on campus

Information for Employers

Student event time
9.30 am - 3.30 pm


Dress code
We recommend smart casual or business attire (opens in a new window).

Parking on Parramatta South Campus is restricted. Yellow permit parking is available at the Parramatta North Campus with a frequent shuttle bus to the South Campus. Shuttle buses also run regularly to Parramatta station. The Parramatta campus is well serviced by public transport, walking and cycling links.(opens in a new window)

What's on the program?

  • Panel discussions
  • Presentations about further study
  • Employer stalls
  • Academics to answer any questions you may have

Find out how to impress employers and get the most out of the expo with our cheat sheet (opens in a new window).

Organisations attending will be updated closer to the date.

Prepare your elevator pitch (opens in a new window) or find out how to start a conversation with employers (opens in a new window).

Employer exhibition time
12.00 noon - 1.30 pm
Setup from 11.00 pm

Registration (prices include GST)
$375 Standard Registration
$125 Not-for-profit / Community-based organisations

*Gold, Silver and Bronze sponsorship packages (opens in a new window) are also available. Please get in touch with Karin to find out more.


  • Trestle table
  • Table cloth
  • Chairs
  • A light lunch (for up to two people)
  • Table signage and name tags

Promote employment opportunities to students and increase awareness of your organisation among both students, academics and staff.


Registration is through CareerHub. Use your Student ID and Western password to register. See below:

Commencing students:

Continuing students/All other courses:

Registration is through CareerHub. If you are not registered on CareerHub, please contact Careers.
Exhibitor registration

Please note that overseas recruitment agencies will have to register via email (k.fehlmann@westernsydney.edu.au)

Get in touch

Careers General Enquiries
(02) 4736 0424

Employer Enquiries
Karin Fehlmann – Service Delivery Coordinator
(02) 4736 0898