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Could you apply your Scientific skills to patient care?

Healthcare Scientists work across ~50 different specialisms within the NHS, contributing to 80% of clinical diagnoses. Graduates from Health and Sport Science degrees hold a foundation of knowledge which could be applied to a career in Healthcare Science. Physiological Science includes a variety of specialisms such as: Cardiac, Respiratory, Sleep Science, Vascular, Perfusion, Audiology and…

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You’ve Graduated: boost your job searches, access graduate employers and graduate job opportunities

If you have recently graduated or are in your final year,  join the National Careers Service and AGCAS for a live and interactive webinar on 7th Feb from 10.00am-1.00pm to boost your job searches, access graduate employers and graduate job opportunities, and ignite your career.

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Mentoring can help you reach your goals in the creative industries

Are you a creative based in Brighton & Hove? Come and find out more on Monday 16 January at Grand Parade Foyer 11:30am – 1pm, we look forward to seeing you there!

How to snap up a job at Careers in Health. 6 top tips

Your tutor has told you to come to the Careers in Health fair and it’s even in your timetable, but how will you snap the top job at Careers in Health 2022?

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Doing Good: How to make the world a better place with your startup  Wednesday, 23 November 2022, 5.30pm-7.30pm,  Grand Parade, City campus Grab your ticket here. Whatever your business ambition, you can do good in the world! It is encouraging to see a movement of ‘businesses for good’ growing in the UK – all of…

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What is a KTP Associate job, and why should you consider it when you graduate?

Graduates who become KTP Associates benefit from:
A dedicated training budget of £2,000 per annum on top of your salary
mentoring from the company and an academic team
The opportunity to gain a professional qualification and/or higher degree at the same time as working
The potential to gain a permanent job with an innovative company (approximately 78% of graduates are offered employment at the end of a KTP)

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Social Mobility Mentoring – Graduate Aspiration Programme (GAP)

GAP is an amazing 1:1 virtual mentoring opportunity matching university students, from less privileged backgrounds, with a Civil Servant mentor from a range of different professions and Government departments

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Social Mobility Mentoring – Graduate Aspiration Programme (GAP)

GAP is an amazing 1:1 virtual mentoring opportunity matching university students, from less privileged backgrounds, with a Civil Servant mentor from a range of different professions and Government departments

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Finding part-time work

We have opportunities right here on campus in our hospitality outlets, libraries, sports centres or by being a student ambassador. You can also find more specialist paid opportunities such as being an Inclusive Practice Partner, a Wellbeing Champion, a Careers and Employability Ambassador or a Student Residential Adviser.

How to make money while you study: startups, freelancing and side-hustles

How to make money while your study. Learn directly from other students who are their own boss.

Could this be why students fall down in graduate recruitment processes?

I speak to students and graduates day in, day out about making applications and supporting them to develop tools to be more prepared and knowledgeable about how to approach the recruitment process. Now, let’s be honest, applications can be time consuming and exhausting after a while. So what can you do to get better at…

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Applications for Internship Experience UK 2022 are now open!

This year marks the launch of a brand-new Internship Experience UK, redesigned for all – those who did the 2021 experience and for those taking part for the first time. Created to help you explore a new sector and upskill, this is the no.1 virtual internship experience to supercharge your CV ahead of the autumn application season.

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Moving into employment with a disability – we will support you

If you are a student with a disability or long-term health condition, we can help you consider how you can fulfil your career aspirations, with your disability in mind. The Careers and Employability team is here to support you into employment, be it part-time, internship or graduate roles.

Graduating art student? Read on for advice and opportunities

If you’re finishing your art degree this summer and uncertain about the future, remember there’s plenty of support out there from the university and beyond. Consider how you can sustain your university network after your course finishes, for example by embarking on collaborative projects with other graduates to build on your portfolio. Keep in touch…

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Careers support for our 2022 graduates

If you are graduating in 2022 there are some things that you can be sure of, like the continued support of your Careers and Employability team.

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6 Reasons to Consider a Job in Telecoms

Unsure about what you want to do when you graduate? You’re not alone!

According to Prospects, more than a third of students and graduates are uncertain about their career path. If you’re wondering what lies ahead for you, have you considered a career in telecoms?

3 simple ways to ACE the Careers Fair on 11 May

You want a job and they want the next generation of student/graduate talent. A little simple prep means you’ll stand out from the crowd. 

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Job offers: You can say ‘No’

As a recent graduate with no professional experience in your field of study, you would jump at the chance for an entry role in said area. Wouldn’t you?

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Experience gap?  Here are 9 top lockdown activities to include on your CV

We all know that relevant work experience was hard to get during the pandemic … luckily, there are other ways you might have gained and developed valuable employability skills over the last couple of years, which you can confidently use on your CV.

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“Mentoring changed my mindset and made me a bigger person”

Mentors will help you see that you’ve got nothing to worry about, just keep working hard at what you’re good at or what you want to be.

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