Careers Blog

The latest events, opportunities and news from the Careers and Employability team at the University of Brighton

Want to get your careers news direct from the source?

Here’s a few tips on favourite newsletters/lists we’re subscribed to. Why not get y’self signed up and cut out the middle man *neglected sob*? Knowledge Transfer Network’s newsletter for the Creative, Digital and Design Community is a great source of industry news, events, networking and funding opportunities and more. Sign up for this and many…

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Scholarships, studentships…it’s all money for your pocket.

Here’s a round up of recent offerings from our inbox. For comprehensive listings of funding streams for postgrad study and more see our page Funding Further Study. Closing 24 October at 23.59pm!  The deadline to submit applications for the UK-China Joint Research and Innovation Partnership Fund (Newton Fund) PhD placement programme has been extended for…

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Upcoming competition and work/study experience deadlines – because there’s more to employability than just employment…

Employability is all about getting experience, but also it’s about evidencing your skills and abilities. Here’s a few interesting ways to put yourself to the test, get the stamp of approval and get noticed in ways that are CV Gold… Closing 20 November: Shell Springboard is now open for applications from the UK’s most innovative…

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Are you a coder? Share your skills with Code Club volunteering

  Coding genius or a beginner coder? Code Club is looking for volunteers to spend at least 2 school terms delivering the Code Club curriculum at local schools, libraries and community centres. Sessions happen once a week during term time and last one hour. Clubs are usually for between 10 – 20 children and are a fun…

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Something holding you back?

Something holding you back? Momentum is an award winning programme run by the University of Brighton supporting black and minority ethnic or disabled students as well as those lacking in confidence. The programme operates at all of the university’s Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings campuses. Eligible students can team up with an experienced professional, to help…

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Sign Up for beepurple Entrepreneurship Events Now!

    If you’re new to the university, welcome, if you’re returning to university after the summer holiday, welcome back!   beepurple is the University of Brighton’s entrepreneurship programme, which is open to all students, graduates and staff. We provide free enterprise skills development workshops, confidential one-to-one business support sessions, and ideas competitions to help…

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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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Think ‘leadership’ has nothing to do with you? Think again…

Both the Stonewall and Frontrunner programmes offer the chance to find out what ‘leadership skills’ really mean for you, your employability and your future career. Both programmes are free of charge and accommodation is provided. click the title links for more info and to apply. Stonewall Young Leaders, 2 – 4 September, Central London If…

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