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Class of 23: Employability support for graduating students

We’re here to help you plan your next steps and develop your employability skills. Sign up for the short and snappy Class of 23 sessions (see below) delivered on Microsoft Teams by Careers and Employability experts from across the University:

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Graduating art student? Read on for advice and opportunities

Find out more about support available as a graduating art student, including organisations, opportunities and more.

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Are you still looking for your dream job after graduation?

EY – a top 10 top employer for graduates in professional services is recruiting for Graduate roles starting September 2023!  

We work with many of the world’s leading organisations, to support them in building a better working world, and have exciting vacancies across the UK in various locations.

Have you considered working for a global management consulting firm?

With roles spanning ten capabilities and a range of disciplines, McKinsey has graduate schemes within specialized teams. Take a look at their recruitment events coming up to see where you could fit.

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Student Ambassadors: Applications open for 2023-24 academic year- APPLY NOW!

The Careers and Employability Team are looking for Student Ambassadors to help promote the service to students within their academic school. Ambassadors will have the opportunity to work with our specialist teams in Placements, Internships & Volunteering; Mentoring; Beepurple (Entrepreneurship); Employer Liaison; Marketing and Comms; and Career Development. The application deadline is 25tMay.

Looking to make rapid progress?

At both Graduate and Placement level, Enterprise offer the hands-on experience and excellent training that means you could be running your own branch in as little as two years.

Show your skills with an amazing website

Websites are a great way to promote your work and hobbies to potential customers. Join the FREE Digital Accelerator course and learn the core skills to build an amazing website.

East Sussex Council Recruitment event for Care Professionals

If you’re interested in a career as a health professional, you couldn’t do better than to check out opportunities with our local councils…. Get yourself along to this event hosted by East Sussex County Council, to explore the many roles that Adult Social Care has to offer.

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Are you planning to start your own business or go freelance?

Every June, the beepurple team delivers a practical and engaging startup course called ‘StartUp Hive’, exclusively for University of Brighton students and graduates.

This year, the free three-day course takes place from Monday, 12 June to Wednesday 14 June, in the Creativity Suite, Moulsecoomb Campus.

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A guide: reflect on your careers options and choose the right postgraduate course for you

This video will tell you how and when to apply, what admissions tutors are looking for, how to write a good personal statement.

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A guide: Sources of Funding for Postgraduate Study 

There are different titles such as loans, grants, bursaries, and scholarships which can be a bit bewildering so if you want to discuss these further then please schedule a chat with a UoB Careers Development Adviser for your school on Careers Connect and they can help you through it all.

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A guide: how to apply for postgraduate study and write a personal statement

This video will tell you how and when to apply, what admissions tutors are looking for, how to write a good personal statement.

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A guide: Before you start applying for postgraduate study

This video will tell you how and when to apply, what admissions tutors are looking for, how to write a good personal statement.

Meet our startups: Bronwyn Celeste Art

In this spot where we explore some of the businesses we’ve supported, University of Brighton International Event Management graduate, Bronwyn Celeste, shares her journey from student to artist. “My name is Bronwyn and I studied International Event Management at the University of Brighton. I started my business in my year off from university – after I…

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Local Jobs Fair. Elm House Atrium. 9 May, 12-3pm – don’t miss out. Come and meet the employers on campus.

Employers are coming to Elm House to offer jobs and other opportunities to University of Brighton students in all years, across all schools and courses..

Meet our startups: Megan Faith Makes

In this spot where we explore some of the businesses we’ve supported, University of Brighton photography graduate, Megan Faith, shares her journey from student to founder of  a knitting and crochet business.   “Originally from Brighton, and having gone to Brighton Steiner School,  I developed a love for all things creative.  At A-level I studied…

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Grow your online sales as a creative product business

Catherine Erdly is  a small business consultant, independent retail expert and membership host of the Resilient Retail Club.  You’ll find plenty of brilliant free resources on her website. She is also author of Tame your tiger:  how to stop your product business eating you alive   As creative product  founders, growing online sales will be…

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Talented entrepreneurs rewarded with prize money in University of Brighton Ideas Competition

On Wednesday evening 29 March, beepurple, the University’s startup support team, hosted the 2023 University of Brighton Ideas Competition. The Ideas Competition Final – made possible with the support of Santander UK Universities – is one of the highlights of our beepurple calendar. At the final last week, eight students pitched head-to-head to compete for cash…

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Exciting opportunities for our students: Student Research Experience Scheme *application window closed*

Applications have now opened for a hugely exciting opportunity that enables you to receive hands-on research experience on projects covering all disciplines across the University of Brighton – you can apply today. 

GVI Virtual Open Day: international volunteering, gap year, and internships

GVI (international volunteering, gap year, and internships provider) is hosting a virtual Open Day on Saturday 22 April, and all are welcome.

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