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

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How do you create and run a startup or freelance business in a sustainable and socially responsible way?..

  …Find out by  joining our free beepurple webinar on 23 March featuring a panel of local, ethical founders who will share their tips with you…. What is the name of this event? The ethically minded startup When and where does it take place? Wednesday 23 March, from 5:30pm – 7:30pm held virtually via Zoom Describe…

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Startup Booster grant offers up to £2,000 to University of Brighton startups

The beepurple team is excited to announce the launch of the Santander X University of Brighton Startup Booster Grants, with £25,000 worth of funding available!

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Learn where you can access business startup funding from local experts in a free beepurple workshop

Join us virtually on Wednesday 9 February from 5:30pm – 7:30pm to find out more. Book your place now

FREE Zoom beepurple workshop on hype-free marketing tactics for students and alumni going freelance or setting up their own business

No research, no marketing, no sales: get your marketing working  using empathy, authority and story to build your customer base Wednesday 17 November, from 5.30–7.30pm BOOK your FREE place here https://brighton.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/no-research-no-marketing-no-sales   Having recently launched their own new business, marketing expert Simon Batchelar @pallantdigital is perfectly placed to remind you of the importance of researching your…

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Ask the founder: join beepurple in a live chat with four amazing University of Brighton creative entrepreneurs and freelancers

Wednesday 10 November, from 5:30pm – 7:30pm, on Zoom Sign up here, it’s free: https://brighton.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/ask-the-founder   To celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week 2021 (starting 8 November), beepurple are bringing together a panel of creative practitioners (all former UoB students) to discuss what it takes to start from scratch and build up your own company. In this…

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Create a Compelling Story For Your Business or Startup

Whether talking to your customer, investor or partner, you need to be able to clearly describe your business, ethics and purpose. Customers increasingly want to support businesses that share their values and beliefs. You must share your story so that they can understand what drives you as a business owner.  That way, you can help…

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Start a Business as a Student with beepurple, the University’s entrepreneurship service

Did you know that the Careers & Employability team can help you start your own business or side hustle whilst you are studying? Each year, we support 100s of students and graduate to start up!

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Make your idea happen and win a cash prize

Do you have an idea for a new product, service or community project? The Santander University of Brighton Ideas Competition is your chance to make it happen.

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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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Be More Skilled Week – Creative Problem Solving

Creative thinking and problem solving are essential skills for the workplace.

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