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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.

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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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Are you graduating with a STEM degree? NHS Scientist Training programme 2023 now open.

If you would like to work in public health the NHS is now advertising for the Scientist Training Programme to begin in 2023 (deadline 23rd January at 4pm). This is a three-year funded programme that involves work based learning in an NHS hospital alongside gaining a master’s degree from an accredited university as you work and gain a salary.

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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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Open your mind as well as your parachute

I spent this last summer in Washington state. USA, with the financial help I received from the Turing Scheme.

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Finding part-time work

We have opportunities right here on campus in our hospitality outlets, libraries, sports centres or by being a student ambassador. You can also find more specialist paid opportunities such as being an Inclusive Practice Partner, a Wellbeing Champion, a Careers and Employability Ambassador or a Student Residential Adviser.

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Ey Up Governor! A Volunteering Opportunity!

Across the country, primary and secondary schools are looking to diversify their board of governors, in terms of ethnic background, sexuality and age.

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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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Applications for the Scientist Training Programme open next week

The National School of Healthcare Science is delighted to announce that applications for the 2022 Scientist Training Programme open at 11am on Tuesday 18th January.

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Graduate Job Opportunities for Final Year Students

Our latest pick of graduate job opportunities for 2022.

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Brighton Works Week 2021: Monday 25 October is all about Business and Banking

Join us on Monday 25 October and hear what job opportunities American Express and Santander have to offer.

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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Applying for placements or graduate schemes? Increase your psychometric test skills

  Online tests can be a daunting process but evidence shows that practice can increase your success rate by 10%. With this in mind, the university has established a partnership with Graduates First who specialise in practice online tests. https://www.graduatesfirst.com/university-career-services/brighton/   This gives you free access to premium psychometric tests and job preparation tools, including: 7 verbal…

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Preparing for the Virtual Careers Fair

Our Virtual Careers Fair is fast approaching! We hope you have all downloaded the Careers Fair Plus App as you need it to take part. The app lets you browse employers, go to their drop-ins, watch webinars and book one to ones.  Hopefully you are already signing up for the one to one sessions with employers…

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STEM Students and Grads. Don’t Miss Gradcracker Webinars

  Gradcracker is hosting a series of webinars with guest speakers from a wide range of employers. In each webinar, you’ll get to meet one of the companies as they tell you all about their organisation, opportunities, their application process, and more. It is a perfect opportunity for you to discover more about an employer…

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Free Entrepreneurship Start-Up Course

Gain the skills and confidence you need to start your own business this summer Every June, the Beepurple team hosts a business start-up course aimed at final year students and recent graduates from the University of Brighton. This course, called ‘UltraViolet’, is a fantastic opportunity for students to develop the skills and confidence they need…

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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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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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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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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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