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Careers Support For Students and Graduates With Long-Covid

Long Covid is mainly affecting people of working age, in different ways and for different lengths of time. It has become apparent that a significant minority of those who contracted COVID-19, even with initially mild symptoms, do not quickly return to full health and have found themselves living for months with a range of debilitating…

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EmployAbility Webinars for Disabled Students

links to the Next Generation Inclusive Thinking webinars for disabled students run by EmployAbility can be found here. Cindy McAlister from Employability has also shared some FAQs they’ve received – 1. At what stage of the recruitment process should I disclose my disability?  You don’t have to disclose your disability, and employers are not allowed…

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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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From Cambridge to Japan and points between – the scholarships and bursaries keep coming…

Another round of scholarships, bursaries and sundry pots of filthy lucre. Get those applications flying… Closing 5 November. The John Crook Scholarship is a fully-funded scholarship for a second degree at St John’s College, University of Cambridge for students who are the first generation in their families to have gone to University. This opportunity is…

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Closing 24 January! Paid summer work experience with prestigious UK firms for students with disabilities/long term health conditions

Last minute(ish) guest blog from the good folks at Change100. They advise that the big rush of applications happens in the last week so no-one’s missed the boat. Read on and see what’s on offer… Dear student [we do like a blog with manners – ed.] Do you have a disability, learning difficulty, long term…

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Here comes everybody…careers events meltdown is coming to YOUR diary this term…

Here’s a little bit of everything coming up in the next six weeks – starting Tuesday! Time to get your networking/jobhunting head on. See our pages on networking and making the most of careers fairs for tips on how to stand out and make an impression. Tuesday 10 October 2017 Ada Lovelace Day Live! is…

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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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2017 hits the ground running with jobs, internships, postgrad study and then some…

2017 is upon us like an unexpected shower *ahem* …moving on, let’s talk serious jobs, internships, study opportunities, competitions and more. You’re welcome… Wanted ASAP! LPC Graduate to work at Brighton solicitors, Burt Brill and Cardens. The position is the Assistant to the Commercial Property Partner. They are (quote): “…looking for an enthusiastic, positive person…

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Make 2017 better with Change100, Charityworks and the Koreo Prize

You’d be forgiven for regarding 2016 as a year of almost unremitting foulness, mean spiritedness and cruelty – or perhaps you weren’t unfortunate enough to get stuck in a lift with me (so many people to apologise to…). Let’s take a moment to focus on 2017 and opportunities to move on from despair and build…

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Student/graduate with a disability/health condition? Get paid internships with prestigious employers.

Change100 is a paid internship opportunity with a prestigious employer, and development programme for students or recent graduates with a disability or long-term health condition. Applications are open right now and close on the 25 January 2017. Find out more and apply at www.change100.co.uk. Get all the information you need on how to apply, including…

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