Careers Blog

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

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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Autocar Drivers of Change Competition

Would you like to be in with the chance to win £5000 and gain exclusive networking opportunities with senior members of the automotive industry, such as McLaren or Volvo?   The Autocar’s Drivers of Change initiative, launched by Autocar in partnership with Ennis & Co seeks to attract talented individuals like yourself to the automotive…

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BEEPURPLE FOUNDER STORY 1: James Gatheral PhD, Co-founder of Mammoth

BEEPURPLE FOUNDER STORY No. 1: We interview James Gatheral PhD, Co-founder of Mammoth creative agency What’s your background? I’m a Brighton graduate and Co-founder of a creative agency called Mammoth https://www.instagram.com/mammoth_creative. After graduating with a PhD in English Literature in 2019, I wanted to pursue an academic career and set out to find my first…

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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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