Careers Blog

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

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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Receive £2000 towards your business idea

Here’s a chance for student entrepreneurs to receive £2000 towards their business idea and some invaluable business mentoring. The Xero Entrepreneur Scholarship for 2017 is now open for applications. Sponsored by Xero, providers of online accounting software, it has been established in recognition of the contribution that start-ups and small businesses make to the UK…

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Another 4/5 figure scholarships round up?? Yes indeedy…

Ever more money to get your hot little hands on – it’s scholarship season and no mistake…Ooh look, dollars – do you remember America?… Closing 18 November! CRCC Asia’s Annual Global Scholarship Program offers over $20,000 in scholarships for students who wish to join one of their one, two, or three month internships in Beijing,…

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Postgrad funding – Harvard, MIT, Great Ormond Street and for Commonwealth citizens

A moderately large roundup of big postgrad bucks for the taking. Get the info and get applying – someone’s going to bag the cash, why not you? Closing 26 October: The Kennedy Scholarship is an academic award for study at Harvard and MIT. It can be used to fund a wide variety of programmes at…

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Researchers, postgrads and undergrads – need funding? Silly question…

September comes knocking, the leaves start dropping and we are happily(?) stressing out for the start of term. Never mind all that, there’s money to be had – be quick! Closing 15 September! Canon Foundation in Europe – 15 Research Fellowships are offered to highly qualified European and Japanese researchers. Candidates need to have obtained…

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Chemistry, Construction, Television and Cambridge BA funding – term’s ending but the money keeps coming…

Check out these chances to lay your hands on all manner of funding… Closing 27 June at 4pm BST! British Council and Royal Society of Chemistry welcome applications for Researcher Link Workshop Grants under Newton Bhabha Fund for 2016. Only Chemistry related applications are invited. http://bit.ly/28ppEkT Closing 30 June! Applications are open for the Travis…

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Summer jobs, summer courses, competitions, creatives, MBAs, digital whizzes, urban development, sustainability and more. It’s all going on…

If it’s Thursday it must be time for a news roundup. Or something. Less quibbling, more opportunity grabbing, say we – read on… Are you looking for temporary work between semesters? Pertemps offer temporary office-based positions, both short and long term, available over the Spring/Summer months. They work with a variety of companies within the…

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Major changes to Postgraduate Masters Loans 2016-17…and other hot funding news!

A wee round up of funding news for you: postgrad study in the UK, study and research in Germany, engineering, teacher training, funding for creative, design and digital SMEs. Read on, starting with the BIG news… The government expanded its Postgraduate Masters Loans programme 2016-17. The age limit for applicants has been raised from 30…

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