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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  

CALL FOR ENTRIES: DESIGNERS IN RESIDENCE PFORZHEIM 2020

EMMA – Creative Center Pforzheim is looking for 3 young designers to join the Designers in Residence Pforzheim 2020 program April-June 2020 in Germany.   Details https://www.artsthread.com/call-entries-designers-residence-pforzheim-2020/ WHO CAN ENTER: – Designers graduated less than 2 years ago. – open to designers worldwide & aged under 35 years. – There is no entry fee. ABOUT: The Designers…

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Wired Sussex Jobs Fair in Brighton

Interested in a career with a digital media company? Then get yourself along to the largest digital, creative, tech Careers Fair in the South East showcasing the best job opportunities and companies from Brighton and beyond. Entrance is free! Whether you’re looking for a job in design, marketing, games, production, virtual reality, web and app…

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Kids Design Awards 2019 – for designers and design students

From 19 to 22 September 2019, over 1,200 exhibitors from 50 countries and around 22,500 trade visitors from all over the world will be attending Kind + Jugend – The Trade Show for Kids’ First Years. The leading international trade fair for premium baby and toddler products will take place in the exhibition halls of…

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Latest arts and heritage volunteering opportunities including Brighton Dome and Festival 2019!

Latest arts and heritage volunteering opportunities including Brighton Dome and Festival 2019! Why volunteer? Is it worth it? The essential way to add to your CV and get work experience related to your degree whilst you are university, before you graduate – think employability skills Boost your confidence Make new friends, meet like-minded others Improve…

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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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Join fellow University of Brighton students to design and paint a mural in the Royal Alexander Children’s Hospital Brighton

Join fellow University of Brighton students to design and paint a mural in the Royal Alexander Children’s Hospital Brighton Mural Art Design and Painting Volunteer – Ronald McDonald House Charities The organisation/project Ronald McDonald House Brighton works alongside the Royal Alexander Children’s Hospital and the Trevor Mann Baby Unit, looking after the families of very…

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Promoting your work experience – Creativity

  We are nearly at the end of the series of 10 blogs on digging deep into your work experience to find good evidence of key skills employers seek. The penultimate one we are looking at is creativity. If you have worked in a setting where you have produced something tangible or helped others produce something and also encouraged their…

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NEW! Costume Production Volunteer, with Beleza School of Samba, for Brighton Pride 2018

Beleza School of Samba is a social enterprise that aims to bring Brazilian samba to Brighton to engage all sections of the community. We have a dance section and a instrument section (the bateria) and we perform at a range of community events across the city. We also parade at Pride and we support a…

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Put your artistic skills and interest in fashion/dress history to good use and add to your CV at the same time…

Creative Artistic Volunteers Wanted! Volunteers will be working with the The Sussex Beacon shops in Brighton to: help design and paint the wall outside the St James Street store (just round the corner from Grand Parade!) and some items at our home store on London Road. The idea we have for St James Street is…

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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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Here come the weblinks – a round up of new resources on the Careers pages…

2018 has hit the ground running, as have we. Here’s a round up of the new resources we’ve dug up and added to the spiffy new Careers Service pages for your infotainment. Without further ado… Creative arts and design The ‘Design: 3D, product, interior’ section now links to Designers/Makers, an agency for contemporary design offering business…

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Looking to gain work experience in arts or humanities whilst making a difference in your local community?

The University of Brighton’s Volunteering Service, Active Student, helps support students to find and apply for rewarding, safe and supported volunteering in the local community. Check out a taster of the latest volunteering opportunities in the arts and humanities fields put together especially with City Campus students in mind: ARTS: Active Student – Volunteering in…

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*Lucy Choi London* invites you to their Mayfair Boutique

*Girls Talk London *are partnering with luxury high end designer *Lucy Choi London (niece of Jimmy Choo)* as part of our *’I am Mogul Pop-up festival’ * Tickets £15.78. There is a student discount code: *GTLSTUDENT* *Lucy Choi London* invites you to their Mayfair Boutique on *Tuesday 21st November at 6:30pm *to have an exclusive…

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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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Competitions (LOTS of…), summer placements and opportunities for women from top global employers…

A modest round up from our inbox this evening, kicking off appropriately enough with a shout out for Where Women Work… Where Women Work focuses on opportunities for women at all stages of their professional life to advance their careers with progressive employers. Sign up for their newsletter and get the latest on job opportunities…

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Training, networking, recruitment, open days, more networking – here come the events…

Might not feel like it but spring is not *that* far off – and the events season is in bud, even if the trees have a long way to go. Look at us getting all lyrical. Blimey. Read on… 8 Feb: Webcast – InFocus: Women In Innovation – Ready to make an impact? Innovate UK’s…

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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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1 February 2017 – Get your first job in TV

  If you are interested in a career in TV as an Engineer, Designer, Producer, Director or Programmer amongst many other opportunities make sure you get the date and details of this upcoming careers fair in your diary; When and Where? Wednesday 1 February 2017 10:00 – 19:00 Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London,…

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