Careers Blog

The latest events, opportunities and news from the Careers team at the University of Brighton

St. John’s School and College Virtual Career Fair 26 April

St. John’s is a local Brighton employer who are looking for students and graduates. The fair will consist of: A short ‘Who we are’ presentation, detailing how we can grow your career and ‘kickstart’ your graduate journey into the professional world. A few ‘meet and greet’ talks by key colleagues who can discuss their experience…

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2021 Final Years and Graduate Internships

These fantastic paid roles are funded by Santander Universities and are for University of Brighton final year students coming up to graduation. Roles are usually local to the Brighton / Sussex / south east area, and are paid at a minimum of £9 per hour. Many of these roles require working remotely. These vacancies are…

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FDM Game Jam 26/27 April

Do you want to learn more about game-making and test your creativity? 🎮

Take part in the first ever FDM Game Jam, launching on 22nd March.

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Make your idea happen and win a cash prize

Do you have an idea for a new product, service or community project? The Santander University of Brighton Ideas Competition is your chance to make it happen.

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Careers Support For Students and Graduates With Long-Covid

Long Covid is mainly affecting people of working age, in different ways and for different lengths of time. It has become apparent that a significant minority of those who contracted COVID-19, even with initially mild symptoms, do not quickly return to full health and have found themselves living for months with a range of debilitating…

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Grads in Games Events

The Grads in Games Student Conference – https://gradsingames.com/grads-in-games-student-conference/ This free conference is open to anybody and will be an opportunity to hear from professionals from games studios such as Rockstar, Mediatonic, Epic and Cloud Imperium. Including in-depth discussion on what first roles are really like, how future game technology will influence the skills you need,…

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Are you freelancing? Apply for the #SantanderSurviveandRevive Freelancer financial grant now

Santander UK plc is giving up to 250 freelancers a financial award of £1,000 to complete projects for up to 250 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Ecology Careers event

Are you interested in a career in ecology?
In May 2021 we will be running two days of ecology inspiration and guidance to help you on your way. 

Ever Considered a Postgraduate Conversion Course?

Students often think about  popular career areas offering good opportunities and wonder how can they break into them when they don’t have a relevant degree.  One way of doing this is a via a postgraduate conversion course and Prospects has an excellent section on these on their website. https://www.prospects.ac.uk/postgraduate-study/conversion-courses These courses are designed specifically for entry into…

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Make Your Idea Happen in 2021

The annual Santander entrepreneurial ideas competition organised by the University of Brighton’s beepurple team has been running for over 15 years!

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