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Make your ideas happen 2022/23

The University of Brighton’s annual ideas competition, generously sponsored by Santander Universities, is your chance to tell us about your creative ideas for new products,  freelance services, digital solutions, or community projects. Every year, the University of Brighton’s beepurple startup team hosts this exciting competition to find out about all the amazing ideas our students…

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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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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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Autocar Drivers of Change Competition

Would you like to be in with the chance to win £5000 and gain exclusive networking opportunities with senior members of the automotive industry, such as McLaren or Volvo?   The Autocar’s Drivers of Change initiative, launched by Autocar in partnership with Ennis & Co seeks to attract talented individuals like yourself to the automotive…

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Discount Displays Design Competition

Design a pop up stand Three cash grants available All UK college and university students eligible Open for academic year 2019/20 For more information: https://www.discountdisplays.co.uk/html/discount-displays-scholarship.html  

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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Competition will give career boost to UK’s brightest Future Legal Mind

Time for a guest post, here comes Future Legal Mind 2019 courtesy of National Accident Helpline. National Accident Helpline aims to help propel the career of the country’s most promising legal talent with exciting new prizes Law students and those starting out in a legal role could win a package of prizes to support their…

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Entry Deadline Extension for £5k Engineering Award!

Students (that’s you – ed.) now have until 14 January to enter their designs for…The deadline for Engineering for Access 2019 has been extended, offering UK engineering undergraduates from any discipline the chance to win £5,000 plus an industry standard prototype of their design. Leading personal injury firm Claims.co.uk, in association with product design experts…

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Calling all design students! Enter Hyundai’s Innovators of the Future competition and get your 2018 moving forward

What are your New Year’s resolutions? Hit the gym, cut down on the indulgences, sort out your sock drawer? Whatever you have in mind, why not put your design talents to fantastic use by entering a competition which just might accelerate your design career? Design students studying in the UK are invited to create a…

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Internships, competitions, TEFL and more – a selection from our summer inbox…

High summer it may be, but some of us are still hard at it. Wish you were too? Here’s a wee handful of opportunities to break a sweat doing something other than hauling cold six-packs and beach barbies back from the supermarket… Closing between NOW (as in Monday 17th) and 2 August: Paid internships for…

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Competitions, awards and grants for emerging creatives…

National Open Art Competition for Students and Graduates NOA is looking for outstanding individuals to have their work included in the 21st National Open Art Exhibition, a group exhibition of the best contemporary British and Irish art of 2017 at Southbank in London. Applications are open to students, graduates and young people aged 15-23 years who work in…

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Kickstart your career in the Automotive industry with the Autocar Next Generation Award 2017

Do you come from an engineering, design or marketing background? If so, how would you like to win an incredible six months’ work experience placement with top automotive brands Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, McLaren, Horiba Mira, Nissan and Toyota, as well as a £9000 cash prize? The Next Generation Award offers students the invaluable opportunity…

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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…

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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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Artist or Coder? Or a bit of both? Thinking of a career in the Games Industry?

…in that case Grads in Games may have something for you, namely *drum roll*… Over to GinG for more info… “Grads in Games run two exciting competitions for students who are aspiring to enter the gaming industry. Entrants pick a speciality from code, character art, environmental art, animation, and new this year – VFX, and…

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Banking, Gaming, BBC, Writing, Publishing, Internships and more – another selection box of employability gold…

Still no sign of the Christmas slowdown we’re always expecting. Here’s a round up of fantastic opportunities to get your networking on and boost your employability. Even better, you can put a couple of these aside as an excuse to sneak away from the fag end of the family festivities with their sugar-rushing tantrum kids,…

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Future Legal Mind 2017 offers students a major career boost and cash prizes

The third annual Future Legal Mind award launches this week, offering UK law undergraduates the chance to win a valuable work placement and cash prizes totalling over £7,000. The prestigious award, in association with industry publication Lawyer 2B, offers the country’s brightest legal minds a leg up into a much sought after profession. Last year’s…

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Why is the online jobsearch and application experience so frustrating? Tell Entrypark all about it and win a trip to Stockholm!

Over to Greg and the good people at Entrypark to tell you more… As a student, you are probably thinking almost constantly about your next steps after university. Today we’re conditioned to do online research, whether it’s your next big purchase like a smart phone or a tablet, or just picking a restaurant for yourself…

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Automotive, green, advertising, copywriting, radio, visual impairment, undergraduate of the year – the news comes in all shapes and sizes…

So the rain’s stopped and you’re heading out to the beach to soak up some rays? All well and good, but pencil in some time to take advantage of these choice happenings… Closing 8 July! Jaguar Land Rover/M&C Saatchi extend an invitation to you to participate in the Developer Challenge, 22-24 July at Coventry Transport…

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