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

Did you know you can get a certificate for volunteering through the university signed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor?

If you volunteer for more than 30 hours or complete a significant volunteering project by volunteering via the university’s volunteering service, Active Student, you can get a certificate. This is only for volunteering outside of your degree – extra-curricular volunteering – and not as part of a community engagement placement module within your degree. The…

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Are you the next Undergraduate of the Year?

The TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards is an annual competition aimed at finding the best undergraduates in the UK. Each award is sponsored by a prominent graduate recruiter who provides a fantastic prize for the winner, including a paid internship, trips abroad and other exclusive opportunities. Fourteen categories (no, really) are open for for…

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Calling potential computing and maths teachers, Craftspersons and Danishly-curious postgrads! Time for a mini-roundup of funding opportunities…

Here comes the cash, though you may have to rassle the cat to get your paws on it. Fancy a challenge?? Closing 12 February! QEST (Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust) fund the education and training of anyone wanting to improve their craft and trade skills. Awards between £5,000 and £18,000 dependent on need. Find out more…

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Closing 30 January! 12 chances to be a TargetJobs Undergraduate of the Year…

There’s just about time enough to get your application in for this year’s competition. Think it’s out of your league? Pish! Just check out 2016’s University of Brighton Engineering Undergraduate of the Year, Scott Dalton. Not bad, eh? Now read on… 12 awards, from 12 employers, for 11 students to become the Undergraduate of the…

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The 2016 Undergraduate of the Year Awards are now open!

TARGETjobs, in collaboration with some of the biggest names in graduate recruitment – E.ON, Deutsche Bank, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, First Names Group, FDM, Gazprom, L’Oréal, Laing O’Rourke, MARS,  Rolls Royce, and ACCA – has launched the 2017 Undergraduate of the Year Awards competition, now in its seventh year to identify outstanding undergraduates from a range of degree…

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