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Pushing the boundaries of artistic expression in India during the summer of 2023

Author: Kedar Namdas, artist, designer, entrepreneur and student at the University of Brighton In the vibrant narrative of the University of Brighton, my summer break of 2023 unfurled a story of artistic and intellectual exploration. As a master’s student in user experience design and a multidisciplinary artist, designer, and entrepreneur, I embarked on a summer… Continue Reading Pushing the boundaries of artistic expression in India during the summer of 2023

Santander Startup Fuel grants programme launched: applications deadline is 14 July!

Freelancers, founders and social entrepreneurs Are you in need of cash fuel to launch or grow your business and power it to develop  to the next level? We (Clare and Helen, the beepurple team) are  excited to announce the launch of the Santander University of Brighton Startup Fuel Grants, with over £15,000 worth of funding… Continue Reading Santander Startup Fuel grants programme launched: applications deadline is 14 July!

Meet our startups: Bronwyn Celeste Art

In this spot where we explore some of the businesses we’ve supported, University of Brighton International Event Management graduate, Bronwyn Celeste, shares her journey from student to artist. “My name is Bronwyn and I studied International Event Management at the University of Brighton. I started my business in my year off from university – after I… Continue Reading Meet our startups: Bronwyn Celeste Art

Meet our startups: Megan Faith Makes

In this spot where we explore some of the businesses we’ve supported, University of Brighton photography graduate, Megan Faith, shares her journey from student to founder of  a knitting and crochet business.   “Originally from Brighton, and having gone to Brighton Steiner School,  I developed a love for all things creative.  At A-level I studied… Continue Reading Meet our startups: Megan Faith Makes

Grow your online sales as a creative product business

Catherine Erdly is  a small business consultant, independent retail expert and membership host of the Resilient Retail Club.  You’ll find plenty of brilliant free resources on her website. She is also author of Tame your tiger:  how to stop your product business eating you alive   As creative product  founders, growing online sales will be… Continue Reading Grow your online sales as a creative product business

beepurple webinar on financial planning basics

Simple pricing and money hacks for freelancers and founders With Krystle McGilvery, award winning financial expert @uobbeepurple webinar 5.30-7.30 22 March 2023 Krystle McGilvery,  finance and behaviour change expert, shows you how to price your work, manage your cashflow and breathe! It can be a very overwhelming time when starting up your own business as… Continue Reading beepurple webinar on financial planning basics

Are you ready to learn how to build your self-belief and promote you or your business more confidently to your network, market and customers?

Are you ready to learn how to build your self-belief and promote yourself or your business more confidently to your network, market, and customers?  Join Michelle Okwudiafor, career and confidence coach and founder of @career_invest  and @uobbeepurple, the startup team, online on Wed 22 Feb 5.30-7.30 to learn practical tips to help you and/or your business become visible and gain confidence you deserve. Continue Reading Are you ready to learn how to build your self-belief and promote you or your business more confidently to your network, market and customers?

Don’t forget that the deadline for entries to the  University of Brighton’s annual ideas competition, generously sponsored by Santander Universities, is coming fast.  Don’t, miss your chance to tell the beepurple startup team about your creative ideas for new products,  freelance services, digital solutions, or community projects. Competition winners not only receive cash prizes –… Continue Reading

beepurple workshop on purpose-led business

Doing Good: How to make the world a better place with your startup  Wednesday, 23 November 2022, 5.30pm-7.30pm,  Grand Parade, City campus Grab your ticket here. Whatever your business ambition, you can do good in the world! It is encouraging to see a movement of ‘businesses for good’ growing in the UK – all of… Continue Reading beepurple workshop on purpose-led business

beepurple shows you how to create a one page business plan

Making a plan for your startup:  get your ideas out of your head and into action Free workshop, Wednesday, 16 November 2022, 5.30pm-7.30pm, in person, Elm House, Moulescoomb Grab your ticket here When you have a new idea for a startup, it is sometimes difficult to know how to work out whether your idea is… Continue Reading beepurple shows you how to create a one page business plan

Final call for Wed 2 Nov webinar: TikTok and Instagram for business

Epic TikTok and Instagram for startups Wednesday 2 November 2022, 5.30-7.30, via Zoom Book your spot. @uobbeepurple, the startup team and Katherine George, a multi-award winning social media expert and entrepreneur at @ohsosocialmarketing will be sharing essential digital marketing tips for building your community, brand, and sales on TikTok and Instagram in this new Zoom workshop. What will… Continue Reading Final call for Wed 2 Nov webinar: TikTok and Instagram for business

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Funded Graduate Internships

These fantastic paid internships are for University of Brighton recent graduates. Roles are mostly local to the Brighton / southeast, and are paid at £9.50 per hour.

These vacancies are for 2020, 2021, and 2022 graduates only.

The internship scheme is funded by Santander Universities. Continue Reading Funded Graduate Internships

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Introduction to Research Careers – 22 November, 10-11am

If you are interested in research careers and opportunities available at the Brighton-based Institute for Employment Studies, then join us at this session. Emma Pollard, a former BBS student, and her colleagues will talk about routes into research careers alongside their own experiences and will explain what they look for in those who want to… Continue Reading Introduction to Research Careers – 22 November, 10-11am

CEOx1Day: A Day in a top CEO’s life

Ferry Octavian via Compfight What is CEOx1Day? Odgers Berndtson’s CEO for a Day allows university students to apply to spend a day shadowing a top CEO. CEOx1Day is designed to uncover some of the UK’s most promising future leaders and give them an opportunity to walk in the shoes of a senior executive. Undergraduates apply… Continue Reading CEOx1Day: A Day in a top CEO’s life

Law Careers Question Time 2018

Law Careers Question Time 2018 at University of Brighton 13th of February 5.30 – 7pm for Q & A, Networking 7 – 8pm Mithras House 218, Moulsecoomb Campus   An ideal opportunity if you are interested in a career in law to have your questions answered and talk with law professionals more informally. All welcome,… Continue Reading Law Careers Question Time 2018

Visual Merchandiser volunteering opportunity with Cancer Research UK – Brighton based

A fantastic opportunity for our fashion and dress students or anyone with a penchant for the arts or retail! THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED DUE TO RECRUITMENT TO. The role Creating visually inspiring displays in our windows and in-store in line with CRUK guidelines and policy. Merchandising, displaying and maintaining high standards of presentation in… Continue Reading Visual Merchandiser volunteering opportunity with Cancer Research UK – Brighton based

Graduate scheme (sales/accounts) with Oracle + NETSUITE

Job Title: ORACLE + NETSUITE Graduate Business Development Representative Location: Central London Company Overview On November 7, 2016 Oracle’s acquisition of NetSuite became official, bringing together the reach of NetSuite’s cloud ERP solutions for small to midsize businesses with the breadth and depth of Oracle’s enterprise-grade cloud solutions for the back and front office. In… Continue Reading Graduate scheme (sales/accounts) with Oracle + NETSUITE

Here comes your Next Big Thing – don’t miss our latest opportunities roundup…

The jobs, grad schemes, competitions, conferences and courses are *still* flowing in bigly – as no-one would like to be overheard saying, I’m sure. Enough of my agenda shoveling (buy me a coffee and I’ll explain that last bit to you. Maybe). Time’s a-wasting… Closing 19 February! Google are offering graduate Sales, Customer Experience and… Continue Reading Here comes your Next Big Thing – don’t miss our latest opportunities roundup…

Coming February/March – Get clued-up for job and internship interviews at a BBS Development Centre. Open to *all* students!

Our good friends in the Brighton Business School have a fantastic opportunity to learn about research and prepping for job and internship interviews – and it’s open to students from all courses and at all levels. How sweet is that? Over to the BBS Massive for more info… In an ever more competitive job market… Continue Reading Coming February/March – Get clued-up for job and internship interviews at a BBS Development Centre. Open to *all* students!

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