University of Brighton Careers Blog

Get one-to-one advice on how to produce an outstanding portfolio or improve upon an existing one

Are you an aspiring or practising designer, developer, artist or animator looking to get feedback on your portfolio? Talent Fest 2020: Portfolio Clinic offers a rare opportunity to meet some of Brighton’s top creative agencies and get one-to-one advice on how to create an outstanding portfolio or improve upon an existing one. Plus, we’ll be…

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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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Term may be over but the events keep coming…

A petite roundup-ette of events kicking off just after the end of the academic year – nice timing or what?… 12 June – Equality and Inclusion Partnership Jobs Fair, Churchill Square, Brighton. Local public sector services have come together to promote the city’s public service organisations as employers of choice where individuals can develop interesting…

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Careers Fairs, Open Days, Research Funding Seminars – all coming up in the next three weeks…

Upcoming events for the remainder of the merry month of March, starting about, oooh…NOWish… 9 March*: Careers in Computing and Media, Cockcroft Hall, Moulsecoomb. Get full details of who’s attending and how to prepare at http://bit.ly/2mJtrcZ *Yes, today, In fact in about three hours at time of writing this. No pressure, then… 13 March: HM…

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Passion! Positivity! Excel(?!) – it’s what employers (THEY) want from graduates (YOU)…

It seems every time I blink another skills survey lands with a dull thud in my inbox. And here come two in a row! Perhaps I need to update my spam preferences? However, with a little imaginative comparing and contrasting, things get pretty interesting (no, really). Let’s take a look at what employers say they…

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Digital Jobs Fair coming soon…

Register for your free place at the region’s largest media, tech and digital Jobs Fair on 15th March at http://bit.ly/t17jobsfair. If you want to work in TV, games, design, animation, developing, programming, content marketing, paid search, SEO, or mobile technology, this jobs fair will help you take your first step and will put you face-to-face with…

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The Future for Accounting and How Graduates Fit In – guest blog from The Accountancy Partnership

Back with our guest bloggers The Accountancy Partnership (check out their first piece on How to Perfect a Cover Letter for Accounting). This time out, Content Writer Lauren Wise looks into… The Future for Accounting and How Graduates Fit In To the untrained eye, the accounting industry may not seem to have embraced new technologies….

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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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Gain valuable employability skills with Code Club – chat with them on Monday 21st November

  Coding genius or a beginner coder? Code Club are on campus to talk to you about volunteering with them! Code Club is looking for volunteers to spend at least 1 school term (12 weeks) delivering the Code Club curriculum at local schools, libraries and community centres. Hourly sessions happen once a week during term time. Clubs…

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How to get into the SEO & Digital Marketing industry after graduation

Everyone knows about Brighton as thriving-South-Coast-digital-hub. Question is, when everyone and their pet goldfish has a web presence how do you ensure you stand out? You enlist an SEO professional, of course – which is where someone like Tom Clark, director of Convert Digital, an SEO business based in Brighton, comes in. Tom’s taken time…

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Summer jobs, summer courses, competitions, creatives, MBAs, digital whizzes, urban development, sustainability and more. It’s all going on…

If it’s Thursday it must be time for a news roundup. Or something. Less quibbling, more opportunity grabbing, say we – read on… Are you looking for temporary work between semesters? Pertemps offer temporary office-based positions, both short and long term, available over the Spring/Summer months. They work with a variety of companies within the…

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Graduate jobs, Part-time jobs, conferences, doctorates and MOOCS – opportunities in all shapes and sizes hot from our inbox…

We has news. LOTS of news. Pull up a chair, you may be here a while… Closing 29 February! Burst Digital are seeking enthusiastic Marketing Graduate(s) to manage and implement their complete marketing plan. The Crawley-based company specialise in Digital Print and Design services. Log in to our Vacancy Service and search vacancy ref. BRI160114/1764704…

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Major changes to Postgraduate Masters Loans 2016-17…and other hot funding news!

A wee round up of funding news for you: postgrad study in the UK, study and research in Germany, engineering, teacher training, funding for creative, design and digital SMEs. Read on, starting with the BIG news… The government expanded its Postgraduate Masters Loans programme 2016-17. The age limit for applicants has been raised from 30…

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Looking for work in Creative, Digital and IT? Brighton is THE place to be in September…

…because the Brighton Digital Festival is on. As well as events, conferences and entertainment citywide local businesses are throwing open their doors to meet new talent and many are looking to recruit. Everyone from tiny start ups to American Express are in on the game. You should be here. Check out the programme, get some…

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