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Santander UK degree-neutral graduate opportunities: Now live

Santander UK believe you should have the opportunity to develop your own story with us, so they’ve applied degree neutrality to their programmes, removing the focus from the subject or grades and bringing it back to you.

PwC – FEMALES OF THE FUTURE event

Are you exploring your next steps after university and looking for some support?

PWC would like to invite you to their Females of the Future in London – Tuesday 14th Feb. They’ll help you to develop relationship skills and boost your confidence.

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Could you apply your Scientific skills to patient care?

Healthcare Scientists work across ~50 different specialisms within the NHS, contributing to 80% of clinical diagnoses. Graduates from Health and Sport Science degrees hold a foundation of knowledge which could be applied to a career in Healthcare Science. Physiological Science includes a variety of specialisms such as: Cardiac, Respiratory, Sleep Science, Vascular, Perfusion, Audiology and…

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Could this be why students fall down in graduate recruitment processes?

I speak to students and graduates day in, day out about making applications and supporting them to develop tools to be more prepared and knowledgeable about how to approach the recruitment process. Now, let’s be honest, applications can be time consuming and exhausting after a while. So what can you do to get better at…

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Graduating art student? Read on for advice and opportunities

If you’re finishing your art degree this summer and uncertain about the future, remember there’s plenty of support out there from the university and beyond. Consider how you can sustain your university network after your course finishes, for example by embarking on collaborative projects with other graduates to build on your portfolio. Keep in touch…

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How do you create and run a startup or freelance business in a sustainable and socially responsible way?..

  …Find out by  joining our free beepurple webinar on 23 March featuring a panel of local, ethical founders who will share their tips with you…. What is the name of this event? The ethically minded startup When and where does it take place? Wednesday 23 March, from 5:30pm – 7:30pm held virtually via Zoom Describe…

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My name is Ashlie and I’m a Physician Associate in Emergency Medicine

I did Biological Sciences at University of Brighton and I then completed my master’s degree in Physician Associate Studies at Brighton and Sussex Medical School in 2021.

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Live Webinar! You’ve Graduated: What Next?

A live interactive webinar to support recent graduates – boost your job search, connect with graduate employers and get started on your graduate career.

Siemens Kick Off Gradcracker Webinars for 2021

Gradcracker is an essential source of vacancies for ALL STEM disciplines and every Thursday they host a live webinar with a STEM employer. The employers talk about their company, what they do, and what opportunities they have for both placements and graduate jobs. Employers have mentioned that if you watch the Gradcracker webinar they it…

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How to approach job hunting – Find the right job for you

When it comes to looking for a job it can quickly become overwhelming or disheartening. Often people start by googling. People end up on Indeed or LinkedIn. This can work for some people but having a logical and specialised approach to job hunting will generally be the most effective way to do things. Get organised…

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The Student Remote Worker Survival Checklist  

The Student Remote Worker Survival Checklist   This is a guest blog from Passion.io. Working from home!? That’ll never work for me, how can I concentrate with so many distractions around me? If you feel like this you’re not alone. The past few months have seen a huge shift in the way people are working…

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Developing Resilience and Moving Forward

We have reached out to university of Brighton alumni and asked them to share their stories and ideas on how to stay resilient in this challenging time. Here, Sahar Tobir, Legal Counsel/Data Protectiion Officer at APSIS International AB, describes her journey from Brighton student to law professional and gives advice to current students on how…

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What Covid-19 Has Taught Us About Employment Skills

Only a mere few months ago, the world of work looked remarkably different and organisations had priorities completely unlike the ones they have today. In the wake of a crisis however, things can change rapidly, and leaders across industries are finding themselves in need of certain skills to ensure they come out the other side…

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How To Prepare For Virtual Assessment Centres

Even before Covid 19 many companies had started to move their assessment centres (ACs) online.  Due to the current pandemic this trend has accelerated in the past few weeks and may continue for the foreseeable future. Cardiff Metropolitan University Careers Service sent us these great tips on preparing for VACs from EY and a recruitment…

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Creative Access Wednesday Workshops

Creative Access are a social enterprise, unrivalled in diverse recruitment and inclusion. They work with all under-represented candidates and organisations across the whole creative industry from Theatre and TV to Publishing. Creative Access is largely funded by their employer partners who are committed to improving diversity and inclusion within their organisations, wholeheartedly. All profits go…

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Adapting Your Career Plans During COVID-19

Staying positive at present can be a challenge, however as we have said in previous blog posts there are jobs still being advertised so worth exploring these. Think about diversifying into a different career area, at least for a short while. It may not be your ‘ideal dream job’ but any experience will help you…

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Being resilient and how it can help you develop

We’re featuring insightful and informative stories from our alumni about building resilience and finding work in difficult times, and building a career in an area different from your degree. This is from a member of our alumni Gregory Bortkiewicz: I studied Geography and graduated in 2008, then spent a year applying unsuccessfully for jobs in…

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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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Wired Sussex Virtual Jobs Fair

Based in Brighton, Wired Sussex support the digital, media and technology sector across Sussex. Thousands of companies and freelancers come together to make up their regional network. A few months ago we posted a blog about the exciting Wired Sussex recruitment events that were coming up in late April. Wired Sussex has moved these events online…

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Career Planning in the Time of Covid-19

Normally spring is full steam ahead for the final year students. As a Careers Service we would be seeing students and posting blogs about applying for jobs, putting the finishing touches to CVs and preparing for interviews. But these current times as we know aren’t ‘normal’. However, there is still a lot you can do in…

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