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

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Graduate Opportunities 2021

What’s happening with graduate opportunities 2021? 7 predictionsfrom the Prospects and Gradconsult labour market experts: 2021 very likely to be betterin job market terms than 2020, but probably not until later in the year. We won’t get back to pre-pandemic employment this year. Overall, unemployment may continue to rise, however, non-graduates will be impacted far…

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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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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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Be More Skilled Week – Digital Skills

What do we mean when we say digital skills?

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Be More Skilled Week – Volunteering

Volunteering can be a fantastic way to develop existing skills or learn new ones.

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Be More Skilled Week – Mentoring

Are you just starting out and want to build new skills now? 

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Be More Skilled Week – Creative Problem Solving

Creative thinking and problem solving are essential skills for the workplace.

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My Time At Brighton

Leah Brown studied on our Health Studies BSc(Hons) top-up degree. She tells us a bit about her time at Brighton and what she has been up to since she graduated. “I chose the University of Brighton as it was one of the few Universities that offered the top-up degree course. The fact that it was…

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Pandemic-Proof Skills for Your Placement Journey

What are the skills employers are looking for these days and how can you build them?

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