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

Masters and PhD funding – news updates and yr actual dosh…

Another funding update, and this time we’re all about money for postgrad study including research funding. Read on… Closing 14 March (i.e. in about 7 hours at time of writing): Rising Stars 2016-17. Awards of up to ¬£10,000 each are being offered to assist researchers in gaining experience of managing and leading their own research…

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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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What does Drum & Bass have to do with graduate employability? Josie Cadwallader-Thornewill would like to clue you in.

You know how we’re always telling you that ’employability’ and ‘transferable skills’ are the things to give you the edge in a competitive job market/get you the job you really want yadayadablahblah? Well here’s a recent Brighton graduate who discovered that for herself (and more besides). Sitting comfortably? We’ll begin… Photography by Stephanie Macuik¬† Josie…

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