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

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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