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

Free workshop: ‘Getting Your First Sales’ – limited spaces

Wednesday 15 March, 5.30 – 7.30 pm, Mithras House, Moulsecoomb BOOK NOW There are just a few spaces left to book onto beepurple‘s upcoming workshop, Getting Your First Sales. Included in this session: Learn how to sell on value, not time Discover how create a sales funnel Identify your ‘low hanging fruit’ Find out how to…

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Free workshop: learn how to grow your network

Growing Your Network Wednesday 22 February, 5.30 pm – 7.30 pm, Mithras House, Moulsecoomb Book now Image: moo.com You don’t need to wait for business cards to start building your professional reach. Come along to beepurple‘s FREE specialist Growing Your Network workshop and discover how to get the most out of networking. Book now to attend – it’s free…

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Free workshop: ‘Marketing On A Shoestring’ – book now!

Marketing On A Shoestring Wednesday 15 February, 5.30 pm – 7.30 pm, Room G5, Mithras House, Moulsecoomb How can you research, find and keep your customers when money is tight?  In this specialist workshop from beepurple – the University of Brighton’s entrepreneurship support service – you’ll enjoy an ideas-packed guide to low budget marketing. Included…

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12 crowdfunding campaign tips from expert Kelly Angood

beepurple, the university’s entrepreneurship network, were in London on Wednesday with the University Of Brighton Alumni to hear from crowdfunding expert Kelly Angood. Kelly is a University Of Brighton graduate who has enjoyed great success using crowdfunding platforms including Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Her campaigns led to her being recruited by Indiegogo UK as Design, Technology and…

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Receive £2000 towards your business idea

Here’s a chance for student entrepreneurs to receive £2000 towards their business idea and some invaluable business mentoring. The Xero Entrepreneur Scholarship for 2017 is now open for applications. Sponsored by Xero, providers of online accounting software, it has been established in recognition of the contribution that start-ups and small businesses make to the UK…

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Business Startup Summer Course

This summer, the beepurple team is hosting TWO courses. One, called UltraViolet, is aimed at students and graduates who would like to set up their own business or community project, and the other, called The Big 6, is aimed at students and graduates who would like to boost their employability, and develop six ESSENTIAL skills…

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Turning a dream job into reality

Many people talk about their ‘dream’ job and how they would love to do this. All of us have different hopes and aspirations and there may different routes into your chosen area. This blog will help you to identify what your dream job is and what steps can you take to make it happen. Or…

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Enterprise Ideas Competition – Top Prize £2,250

  As we’re such a generous bunch at the university, we’ve decided to throw a load of cash your way. “How much?”, you ask. £10,000 in total. “What’s the catch?”. There are many. Just kidding. Santander Universities generously provide the funding, and the prize money is awarded to the most innovative businesses ideas across 3…

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How can I think more creatively?

Creative thinking is a skill which we can all develop (Dyer et al., 2011). Consider it a muscle which we can flex. It is a process fuelled by conscious and unconscious insight: of generating ideas, concepts and associations (Serrat, 2009), and an ability to make connections between seemingly unrelated things – like a subconscious game…

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Sign Up for beepurple Entrepreneurship Events Now!

    If you’re new to the university, welcome, if you’re returning to university after the summer holiday, welcome back!   beepurple is the University of Brighton’s entrepreneurship programme, which is open to all students, graduates and staff. We provide free enterprise skills development workshops, confidential one-to-one business support sessions, and ideas competitions to help…

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