Careers Blog

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

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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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Be More Skilled!

We all have our own unique set of skills, strengths and attributes that make us who we are. Our strengths and abilities often reflect our interests and experiences, and our skills can help us to work out where we can succeed and make a difference in the world. Being at university is all about learning…

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Save the date: 1-5 March is Be More Skilled Week

Employers are asking for transferable skills, and recruiters always want to know about more than just your qualifications. How will you tell them what they want to hear?   Be ready, be more skilled. This week is here to help you to identify, develop and communicate your skills to employers. Visit the Be More Skilled page for further details. Book your…

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15-19 February: Join us for Further Study Week

Exploring your postgraduate options can be tricky, so we have organised a range of webinars and virtual open days for you. They feature practical support, advice, and your questions answered regarding your postgraduate options by both careers and academic experts in postgraduate study. For more details visit our webpage. Book your places now for the following…

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STEM Placements CORE Workshop Series

The STEM Placements Team have devised a Pilot workshop series for February with the aim to repeat these regularly. This is for any student looking to obtain a STEM Year in Industry either in their second year or in their first year (if they want to make an early start). The STEM team support students…

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