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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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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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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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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.

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Turing Scheme: Overseas mobility funding

Applications are now open for the University of Brighton Turing Scheme, which can fund you for your overseas work or study placement in the 2021-2022 academic year.

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Startup Booster grant offers up to £2,000 to University of Brighton startups

The beepurple team is excited to announce the launch of the Santander X University of Brighton Startup Booster Grants, with £25,000 worth of funding available!

Royal Academy of Engineering – Engineering Leaders’ Scholarship

  If you are studying Engineering take a look at these scholarships awarded by the Royal Academy of Engineering. You need to act fast as the closing date is the 13th January at 4pm.  Engineering Leaders’ Scholarships To be eligible for an Engineering Leaders Scholarship, you: Must be completing an undergraduate degree at a UK…

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Mini Postgrad Scholarship Funding Roundup Alert!

We may be entering The Quiet Season but here’s a bunch of cash to grab before that kicks in… Keen to make a move into FinTech and considering further postgraduate study? @SpotcapUK offers a £8k award to support you with your next steps: http://bit.ly/2FqIbD2 MastersCompare £5000 Postgraduate Scholarship provides an exciting opportunity to help you…

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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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First funding round up of the academic year. Get your cash grab on, people…

Welcome back one and all to sunny (right now, prob. raining before I get to the end of this sentence) University of Brighton Land! Bizarrely I’m now going to float the idea of studying at other unis in other countries – it’s scholarship and bursary time. Closing 24 October! Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships enable up…

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Calling potential computing and maths teachers, Craftspersons and Danishly-curious postgrads! Time for a mini-roundup of funding opportunities…

Here comes the cash, though you may have to rassle the cat to get your paws on it. Fancy a challenge?? Closing 12 February! QEST (Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust) fund the education and training of anyone wanting to improve their craft and trade skills. Awards between £5,000 and £18,000 dependent on need. Find out more…

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Have you considered a postgraduate conversion course?

    Students often think about  popular career areas offering good opportunities and wonder how can they break into them when they don’t have a relevant degree.  One way of doing this is a via a postgraduate conversion course and Prospects has an excellent section on these on their website. https://www.prospects.ac.uk/postgraduate-study/conversion-courses   These courses are designed specifically…

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Time for a funding round up…because there’s better things to spend money on than Christmas…

Who are you calling a grinch? Indeed. *heh heh* Attention budding researchers, unrepentant Japanophiles and Computer Science/related students with disabilities – we has lovely lovely money for one and all (possibly)… Bookings close 30 November! Just a few days left to reserve your place at the PostgraduateStudentships PhD Funding Fair on Monday 4 December in…

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Planet Careers winding down for Christmas? No chance. Here’s a bunch of events happening before 2017 hangs up its boots…

Money management, money for PhDs, a hefty helping of Engineering and Construction and a side order of (s)Law. See what I did there? Arf! That’s our (very) late November/Dec events menu… 24/25 November – National Engineering and Construction Exhibition, Birmingham. YES it’s happening over the next two days and YES it’s in Birmingham BUT this…

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Study China programme

    The Study China programme is now accepting applications for the summer 2017 programme. If you are interested in spending three weeks at a Chinese University, this is a fantastic UK Government-funded opportunity. You will complete an intensive Chinese Mandarin course designed to develop your written and spoken language skills. We offer classes for…

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Chance to win £250 and sharpen up your LinkedIn profile (why wouldn’t you do it?!)

You’re a final year student, you’re thinking about your next steps and that you really need to create or update your LinkedIn profile – but there is always something else more pressing or enticing to do. So, to help you on your journey to career success we’re giving you an extra incentive – the chance to win £250! Our Professional Profile…

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Careers Fairs, Open Days, Research Funding Seminars – all coming up in the next three weeks…

Upcoming events for the remainder of the merry month of March, starting about, oooh…NOWish… 9 March*: Careers in Computing and Media, Cockcroft Hall, Moulsecoomb. Get full details of who’s attending and how to prepare at http://bit.ly/2mJtrcZ *Yes, today, In fact in about three hours at time of writing this. No pressure, then… 13 March: HM…

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Teacher training scholarships, PhD studentships and Post-Doctoral fellowships – ‘ships everywhere!

It’s been a while since we had a grab-the-cash round up, don’t you think? More politely referred to as ‘A summary of scholarships and bursaries’, but in these days of Government-by-Tweet is decorum even a thing? Ugh. Anyway. Onward and rise above… Next round of applications closes 8 February! Are you considering applying for a…

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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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