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

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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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