Careers Blog

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

Thinking of postgrad study? TARGET postgrad’s online course fairs 31 Oct-15 Nov

TARGETpostgrad is excited (no really, we can see them from here – ed.) to launch an alternative, hassle-free way to meet universities to discuss your postgraduate study options – online postgraduate study fairs. Save time and money spent travelling to regular postgraduate events Talk directly to course admission staff and lecturers in your subject, from…

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Brighton and Sussex Medical School needs Student Helpers! Do you need £8.75 per hour? Read on…

Medical Exam Assistants for Brighton and Sussex Medical School Brighton and Sussex Medical School are recruiting students to act in a number of capacities in supporting practical medical examinations* on various dates between January and August 2019. The exams are held at various venues including University of Brighton, Falmer campus, University of Sussex campus and…

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Closing 15 October! Student Recruitment and Outreach Ambassador jobs

Interested in becoming a Student Ambassador? The Student Recruitment and Outreach Team (SRO) run hundreds of events each year including campus visits, subject taster days, summer schools and UCAS Fairs. We are looking for current University of Brighton students to act as positive role models for their subject and university. Pay is £10.01 per hour…

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Part Time Library Jobs are GO! Falmer and St Peters recruiting NOW!

No more teaser trailers – the jobs are here and now… Closing 10 October! FALMER Library are hiring Student Helpers to provide basic advice and support to students in the library and computer rooms and to assist with checking equipment in teaching rooms. Pay is £8.50 per hour. Download the job description at http://bit.ly/2N2ojK2 and get…

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First funding round up of the academic year. Get your cash grab on, people…

Welcome back one and all to sunny (right now, prob. raining before I get to the end of this sentence) University of Brighton Land! Bizarrely I’m now going to float the idea of studying at other unis in other countries – it’s scholarship and bursary time. Closing 24 October! Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships enable up…

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Here come the part time jobs! DOMESTIC CLEANER. £8.75 p/hour.

Part time DOMESTIC CLEANER. £8.75 p/hour. Looking for work alongside your studies? Can you commit to 2 set days per week? (8-12 hours per week) *Weekdays only. No evenings/weekends.  Refreshing Homes offers affordable and ethical home cleaning in Brighton, Hove and surrounding areas. We are a living wage employer not an agency. We are looking…

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Crafts, Arts, Humanities and Cambridge – there’s money for the taking…

Time for another funding round-up? I’d say so. Now read on… Closing 24 August! The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) funds the education of talented and aspiring craftspeople through traditional college courses, apprenticeships or one-on-one training with Masters. Find out more and get your application in at https://www.qest.org.uk/ Deadline 27 September! The ESRC and the Arts and…

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Want to make a difference to the lives of thousands of children and families?

Guest post alert! On 17 August The Children’s Trust are opening their doors to anyone interested in their work and who would like to get involved. Read on… Would you like to know more about The Children’s Trust and the amazing work that we do? Interested in developing a career where you make a significant…

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Critical Thinking and the Three Types of Lies – something interesting from our inbox

Usually people ask to be guests on our blog, and quite often we say yes – we’re nice people. Sometimes we come across something that’s interesting enough to share without being asked. This from Pearson Talentlens being a case in point. According to them, critical thinking is the #1 skill of the 21st century. We…

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The joy of student volunteering and the occasional *hmm* of the charity sector…

Been a while since we’ve had a round-up of think pieces, and also been a while since I posted on here *waves*. Hope this gives you food for thought. Student volunteering: does it make a difference? – (*SPOILER* Yes it does.) Joy Williams, IES research fellow, considers the vast array of reasons and motivations for students…

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