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Student Volunteering Week 2023: Gain experience

6-12 February marks national Student Volunteering Week for 2023

Student Volunteering Week recognises and celebrates students volunteering!

Active Student, the University’s volunteering team, have lots planned for you to get involved with.

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Santander UK degree-neutral graduate opportunities: Now live

Santander UK believe you should have the opportunity to develop your own story with us, so they’ve applied degree neutrality to their programmes, removing the focus from the subject or grades and bringing it back to you.

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Could you apply your Scientific skills to patient care?

Healthcare Scientists work across ~50 different specialisms within the NHS, contributing to 80% of clinical diagnoses. Graduates from Health and Sport Science degrees hold a foundation of knowledge which could be applied to a career in Healthcare Science. Physiological Science includes a variety of specialisms such as: Cardiac, Respiratory, Sleep Science, Vascular, Perfusion, Audiology and…

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Are you graduating with a STEM degree? NHS Scientist Training programme 2023 now open.

If you would like to work in public health the NHS is now advertising for the Scientist Training Programme to begin in 2023 (deadline 23rd January at 4pm). This is a three-year funded programme that involves work based learning in an NHS hospital alongside gaining a master’s degree from an accredited university as you work and gain a salary.

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You’ve Graduated: boost your job searches, access graduate employers and graduate job opportunities

If you have recently graduated or are in your final year,  join the National Careers Service and AGCAS for a live and interactive webinar on 7th Feb from 10.00am-1.00pm to boost your job searches, access graduate employers and graduate job opportunities, and ignite your career.

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Volunteer Translators Needed!

Do you speak and write another language fluently? Do you have experience of translation, or would like to gain some? We are looking for students for a volunteer translator role with Hill Park School.

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…

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Volunteering Opportunities with Sussex Police

Sussex Police are looking to recruit an Evolve Administration Support Volunteer. EVOLVE, is the Sussex Police Gender Equality Network which offers professional guidance to officers and staff of Sussex Police.

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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.

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Funding still available for summer 2022 overseas work opportunities!

If you have arranged, or are planning to arrange, a job or volunteering opportunity of 2 weeks+ abroad this summer, the Turing Scheme may be able to help you with living costs.

Could this be why students fall down in graduate recruitment processes?

I speak to students and graduates day in, day out about making applications and supporting them to develop tools to be more prepared and knowledgeable about how to approach the recruitment process. Now, let’s be honest, applications can be time consuming and exhausting after a while. So what can you do to get better at…

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Applications for Internship Experience UK 2022 are now open!

This year marks the launch of a brand-new Internship Experience UK, redesigned for all – those who did the 2021 experience and for those taking part for the first time. Created to help you explore a new sector and upskill, this is the no.1 virtual internship experience to supercharge your CV ahead of the autumn application season.

Graduating art student? Read on for advice and opportunities

If you’re finishing your art degree this summer and uncertain about the future, remember there’s plenty of support out there from the university and beyond. Consider how you can sustain your university network after your course finishes, for example by embarking on collaborative projects with other graduates to build on your portfolio. Keep in touch…

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Ey Up Governor! A Volunteering Opportunity!

Across the country, primary and secondary schools are looking to diversify their board of governors, in terms of ethnic background, sexuality and age.

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Shi Pin: The Careers and Employability team helped me find a part-time job

eople always say that a good CV is important for future job applications and one of the most important components in a CV is work experience.

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My name is Ashlie and I’m a Physician Associate in Emergency Medicine

I did Biological Sciences at University of Brighton and I then completed my master’s degree in Physician Associate Studies at Brighton and Sussex Medical School in 2021.

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Your Future: Humanities and Social Science employability event, 23rd February 2022

This online event is an excellent opportunity for all students interested in Humanities and Social Science careers

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Applications for the Scientist Training Programme open next week

The National School of Healthcare Science is delighted to announce that applications for the 2022 Scientist Training Programme open at 11am on Tuesday 18th January.

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Live Webinar! Get into the Public Sector

Have you thought about a career in the Public Sector? Get started in a new career by joining our free webinar.

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Live Webinar! You’ve Graduated: What Next?

A live interactive webinar to support recent graduates – boost your job search, connect with graduate employers and get started on your graduate career.

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