University of Brighton Careers Blog

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.

PwC – FEMALES OF THE FUTURE event

Are you exploring your next steps after university and looking for some support?

PWC would like to invite you to their Females of the Future in London – Tuesday 14th Feb. They’ll help you to develop relationship skills and boost your confidence.

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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.

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Turing Scheme funding for 22/23

The University of Brighton has been awarded funding to support students on overseas work or study placements in academic year 2022-2023.

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Open your mind as well as your parachute

I spent this last summer in Washington state. USA, with the financial help I received from the Turing Scheme.

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Gibraltar: My International Placement Focusing on Mental Health

I find myself writing this reflective account of my international placement in Gibraltar designed to learn about the practices set in place for individuals who have mental health conditions in Gibraltar.

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Getting out of your comfort zone, the Turing Scheme helps you to see a different world.

The exciting experience of working abroad has enhanced my soft skills such as communication, teamwork, and organization; and improving my hard skills including data analysis and strategic planning. These skills have boosted my employability for my future career.

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Making a plan for your startup:  get your ideas out of your head and into action Free workshop, Wednesday, 16 November 2022, 5.30pm-7.30pm, in person, Elm House, Moulescoomb Grab your ticket here When you have a new idea for a startup, it is sometimes difficult to know how to work out whether your idea is…

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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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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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Moving into employment with a disability – we will support you

If you are a student with a disability or long-term health condition, we can help you consider how you can fulfil your career aspirations, with your disability in mind. The Careers and Employability team is here to support you into employment, be it part-time, internship or graduate roles.

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Careers support for our 2022 graduates

If you are graduating in 2022 there are some things that you can be sure of, like the continued support of your Careers and Employability team.

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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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Cheer on Brighton’s Marathon Runners!

This year’s Brighton Marathon is taking place on Sunday 10th April. The University of Brighton is promoting several volunteering roles for the day, via two different charities and this can be your chance to take part and give back without having to put your trainers on.

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“Mentoring changed my mindset and made me a bigger person”

Mentors will help you see that you’ve got nothing to worry about, just keep working hard at what you’re good at or what you want to be.

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