Brian Byers

Employability Services Unit Manager

Student and Graduate Opportunities Team

Belfast campus

Room BD-03-027,
2-24 York Street,
BT15 1AP,
Employability Services Unit Manager

Brian Byers


Brian manages Employability Services which covers our range of student facing services delivered by our expert Employability Advisor team. This covers a range of services including our expert advice service, the Ulster EDGE & EDGE Excel Award and our range of digital tools and platforms including Handshake.

Brian has worked in Employability & Careers since 2010 starting as a Career Development Consultant and then moving into management roles including Graduate Internships and for the last number of years Employability Services.

He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and currently serves as a Board member with specialist consultancy Specialisterne. He is a former Trustee of leading professional body ASET (205-2019) and is currently a Peer Reviewer for the Association of Graduate Career Advisory Services.