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.

beepurple workshop on purpose-led business

Doing Good: How to make the world a better place with your startup  Wednesday, 23 November 2022, 5.30pm-7.30pm,  Grand Parade, City campus Grab your ticket here. Whatever your business ambition, you can do good in the world! It is encouraging to see a movement of ‘businesses for good’ growing in the UK – all of…

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Make your ideas happen 2022/23

The University of Brighton’s annual ideas competition, generously sponsored by Santander Universities, is your chance to tell us about your creative ideas for new products,  freelance services, digital solutions, or community projects. Every year, the University of Brighton’s beepurple startup team hosts this exciting competition to find out about all the amazing ideas our students…

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beepurple shows you how to create a one page business plan

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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Train to teach roadshow

Calling all current students – have you ever considered using your degree to teach? 

Come to one of our Train to Teach roadshows

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PWC’s Virtual Careers Fair

Join PWC’s Virtual Careers Fair on 8 December and find out more about their culture, values and opportunities to start your career.

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Find out more about a career in Risk, Regulation and Compliance with FDM

Free webinar on Wednesday 30 November at 02:00 PM via Zoom. Graduate fast track start date in January!

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Join us for Brighton Works Week and the Virtual Careers Fair 2021

Join us for the two biggest careers events of your year, where you can meet employers, make connections, and vitally, learn how to stand out from the crowd.

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Save the date: 1-5 March is Be More Skilled Week

Employers are asking for transferable skills, and recruiters always want to know about more than just your qualifications. How will you tell them what they want to hear?   Be ready, be more skilled. This week is here to help you to identify, develop and communicate your skills to employers. Visit the Be More Skilled page for further details. Book your…

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STEM Students and Grads. Don’t Miss Gradcracker Webinars

  Gradcracker is hosting a series of webinars with guest speakers from a wide range of employers. In each webinar, you’ll get to meet one of the companies as they tell you all about their organisation, opportunities, their application process, and more. It is a perfect opportunity for you to discover more about an employer…

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Women in Technology Conference 2020

On Wednesday October 14th 2020, the IET will host their biggest ever Women in Technology Conference. This is what the organisers have to say: This year the conference is completely free and you can enjoy these inspiring talks and workshops from the comfort of your own home! This years’ event is going to be our…

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Free Entrepreneurship Start-Up Course

Gain the skills and confidence you need to start your own business this summer Every June, the Beepurple team hosts a business start-up course aimed at final year students and recent graduates from the University of Brighton. This course, called ‘UltraViolet’, is a fantastic opportunity for students to develop the skills and confidence they need…

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Career Development Tips During Lockdown

No one knows exactly what will happen to the labour market following the pandemic including governments and public bodies. The media is reporting lots of negative news, many employees are being furloughed and some businesses will probably close. A recently published report from the Office for Budget Responsibility is predicting gloomy news initally but also…

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Get your skates on to enjoy two great careers events on 6th November

On Wednesday 6th November the university are hosting not just One but Two great careers events for students on all courses! In the morning head to the Amex Stadium at Falmer for the opening of our annual Careers Fair  running from 11 am to 3pm. Please note that NO  booking is required for this event….

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What should I be doing – a guide for final year students?

Welcome back to everyone but in this particular blog, a huge welcome goes  to our final year students. Well how did this happen, one minute you are a fresher wondering where everything is and then suddenly boom, the final year looms. It can be a shock to suddenly end up in the final year but…

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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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What to do when Graduate Schemes have closed

      You may be finding out that the deadline on many graduate schemes has gone and you are concerned about having missed the boat. Or you haven’t managed to secure a place on one, despite applying. Do not despair! Whilst graduate  schemes are really good opportunities they are not the sole entry point into a graduate level…

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School of Environment and Technology Careers Fair – 7th December 2018

The SET Careers fair is on Friday 7th December 2018 in the Cockcroft Gym from 1-3pm and is for all students and recent graduates interested in a career in Built Environment, Civil Engineering, Geography, Environment and Geology. Organisations and employers will be offering graduate jobs, placements and work experience. Recruiting organisations include: Laing O’Rourke, HOP Consulting, Faithful +…

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Enterprise with Meaning event 14th of November

Enterprise with Meaning-1dy12og The Bevy, the Community Pub in Bevendean, is putting on Enterprise with Meaning, a free event at BACA on the 14th November, 5-7pm. The event will be about introducing young people 16 – 25 to inspirational entrepreneurs who have established their own social businesses (like HISBE and Big Lemon) which are making…

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Graduate Open Day coming soon at Ricardo in Shoreham

Ricardo is a global world-class, multi-industry consultancy for engineering, technology, project innovation and strategy. With a century of delivering excellence, they employ over 2700 professional consultants, engineers and staff world-wide. They state that they are ‘committed to providing outstanding value through quality engineering solutions focused on high efficiency, low emission, class-leading product innovation and robust…

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