Careers Blog

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

Three student volunteers

Be More Skilled Week – Volunteering

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

Uplifting Graduate Story

Hi, I’m Danny Hatcher, a postgraduate student studying strength and conditioning at the University of Brighton, having graduated my sport coaching degree in June 2018. I am both nervous and excited, writing this piece about my journey and sharing it with you all. My second year as an undergraduate really started testing me with my…

Continue Reading

Become a Volunteer

Volunteering is an incredibly valuable experience, both personally and to those you are helping. Not sure? Take a look at the list below and if any reasons strike a chord, get in touch with us at Active Student: Make a difference: Don’t underestimate the impact that you can have on other people within your community;…

Continue Reading

Volunteering for Positive Health and Wellbeing

One thing I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people – Dick Gregory Research* has indicated that volunteering helps increase physical activity and reduce stress. Even just having a reason to leave the house gets you up and out for a walk, after Covid-19 lockdown of course! Volunteering…

Continue Reading

portrait of student Rebecca West

My volunteering experience at Healthwatch

To celebrate Student Volunteering Week (10-16 February), Brighton student Rebecca tells us about her experience of volunteering with Healthwatch Brighton and Hove, an independent health watchdog run by and for local people. Rebecca talks about how volunteering has helped her put what she’s learnt at university into practice. Why did you decide to volunteer? And…

Continue Reading

What should I be doing – a guide for final year students?

Welcome back to everyone but in this particular blog, a huge welcome goes  to our final year students. Well how did this happen, one minute you are a fresher wondering where everything is and then suddenly boom, the final year looms. It can be a shock to suddenly end up in the final year but…

Continue Reading

Business Project and Research Resources for businesses – module pack for organisations

Business Project and Research Resources available (free) No time for research, planning or strategies? Our students might be able to help. Here at the University of Brighton, the Brighton Business School will have a large number of student research/business project teams available to work on local projects from January 6th to end of April 2020….

Continue Reading

Latest arts and heritage volunteering opportunities including Brighton Dome and Festival 2019!

Latest arts and heritage volunteering opportunities including Brighton Dome and Festival 2019! Why volunteer? Is it worth it? The essential way to add to your CV and get work experience related to your degree whilst you are university, before you graduate – think employability skills Boost your confidence Make new friends, meet like-minded others Improve…

Continue Reading

Historical Research Volunteer – a not to be missed opportunity with Brighton Dome (deadline 18 July)

Historical Research Volunteer – Brighton Dome and Festival Role details We are looking for volunteers to help us uncover some of the hidden histories of these iconic buildings through an in-depth research project. Your research will directly contribute to material that appears in the newly re-opened Corn Exchange and Studio theatre and in future exhibitions….

Continue Reading

Mood Boost Coaches needed for a fantastic student-led initiative

  Mood Boost is the University’s Student Peer-to-Peer Mental Health Programme. This course is run by students in conjunction with the Counselling & Wellbeing Service and Active Student. Mood Boost needs you!!! As a Mood Boost Coach you will be trained to deliver a 4-week course that will support students experiencing mild depression and low…

Continue Reading

1 2 3
Skip to toolbar