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Open Call: Pier – Residencies For Black Artists

As part of Lighthouse’s Re-Imagine Europe programme, they have developed a ‘residency at home’ series that they are awarding support for three black artists. This is an opportunity for artists, practitioners, producers and technologists to expand their practice, research and develop ideas and methodologies. Image: Distorted Constellations, Nwando Ebizie, 2019. Lighthouse particularly welcome applications from…

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Work from home – Songs that MAXIMISE your productivity

With so many of us currently working from home, employees will likely plug themselves into Spotify playlists to help them get through the working day. But are your current playlists properly helping you work most productively? To find out, the loan firm Transmit Startups recently investigated the power of music and revealed the must-have tunes…

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Free Employability Webinar Series

Grant Thornton are one of the largest accountancy firms in the world, recruiting between 350-400 school leavers, graduates, interns and placements in the UK every year. They would like to invite University of Brighton students to their exciting webinar series which will run for 4 weeks (1 series per week) and will focus on the…

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Apply for arts/heritage/media volunteering to get your skills up before term ends!

Volunteering is one of the key ways students can get degree-related work experience before they graduate. The University of Brighton’s Volunteering Service, Active Student, has a fantastic, free service available to University of Brighton students, to access rewarding, safe and supported volunteering opportunities. Did you know? You have a dedicated Volunteering Project Officer at City…

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Fabrica (Brighton) Gallery Volunteer Role – contact the Active Student Volunteering Service to apply

Spring exhibition: A Simple Act of Wonder Artists: Walter & Zionel Sat 18 Apr–Sun 31 May 2020 Front of House Gallery Volunteering role available for students to apply for via the University’s Volunteering Service, Active Student: Tel: 01273 644145 E-mail: volunteering@brighton.ac.uk (students) Website: www.brighton.ac.uk/careers/volunteering Exploring ideas of place and our power to re-imagine the world, acclaimed…

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Pep up your CV with some amazing arts, heritage or media work experience through local volunteering in Brighton!

Your University of Brighton Active Student Volunteering Service volunteering has hundreds of volunteering opportunities available for application! And did you know, you have a dedicated Volunteering Project Officer for arts, humanities and media volunteering at City Campus, covering Grand Parade, Pavilion Parade and Edward St? Make the opportunity to look into volunteering through the university…

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Arts, heritage and media work experience opportunities through volunteering: Pop-up stand on Fri 29 Nov at 1-2:30pm, Grand Parade Cafe, City Campus

Arts, heritage and media work experience opportunities through volunteering Gain arts and heritage related work experience, develop new skills and make a valuable contribution to your local community. Visit Jody on the Active Student Volunteering Service pop-up stand on Friday 29 November in the Grand Parade café between 1-2.30pm, to find out about the wide…

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Photoworks, Brighton Dome & Festival, Fabrica, ONCA Gallery opportunities and more! – a taster of arts, heritage and media volunteer roles available via the Active Student Volunteering Service

Welcome new and old Brighton student volunteers! Every term we put together a taster of volunteering opportunities in arts, media and heritage, especially aimed at City Campus students on related degree courses in Grand Parade, Pavilion Parade and Edward Street. Don’t be fooled though! This is not the full list of Active Student Volunteering Service…

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Wired Sussex Jobs Fair in Brighton

Interested in a career with a digital media company? Then get yourself along to the largest digital, creative, tech Careers Fair in the South East showcasing the best job opportunities and companies from Brighton and beyond. Entrance is free! Whether you’re looking for a job in design, marketing, games, production, virtual reality, web and app…

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Amazing arts and heritage sector volunteering opportunities

ARTS & HERITAGE volunteering opportunities… A portfolio of amazing arts and heritage sector volunteering opportunities. – Add to your CV, complement your degree, network and get involved with your local community. Active Student helps University of Brighton students and staff to find and apply for local, rewarding, safe and supported volunteering opportunities that will enhance…

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Fabrica Student Volunteer Placement – Audience Development – Apply By 12pm on Wednesday 6 February 2019

Fabrica Student Volunteer Placement – Audience Development 12-month placement, March 2019 – February 2020: starting week commencing 4 March 2019. One day per week. Fabrica, Brighton’s Centre for Contemporary Art, is delighted offer specialist placements to motivated and proactive students interested in working at a vibrant contemporary art gallery in the heart of Brighton. The…

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Brighton Dome’s Historical Research Volunteer role – applications open again!

Historical Research Volunteer – Brighton Dome and Festival Role details The Grade I listed Brighton Dome has a rich 200-year history. Built by Prince Regent as a stable block, our venue has transformed from a Victorian skating rink, to a WW1 military hospital, and is now a leading performing arts venue. We are looking for…

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Arts and heritage volunteering oppportunities: latest info booklet – get reading, get applying, get experience

ARTS & HERITAGE volunteering opportunities… A portfolio of amazing arts and heritage sector volunteering opportunities. – Add to your CV, complement your degree, network and get involved with your local community. Active Student helps University of Brighton students and staff to find and apply for local, rewarding, safe and supported volunteering opportunities that will enhance…

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Arts and Heritage Volunteering Opportunities – new for the autumn term – apply now!

  ARTS & HERITAGE volunteering opportunities… A portfolio of fresh and exciting arts and heritage sector volunteering opportunities. – Add to your CV, complement your degree, network and get involved with your local community. Active Student helps University of Brighton students and staff to find and apply for local, rewarding, safe and supported volunteering opportunities…

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Is it worth making a speculative application?

  A speculative application is when you approach the employer to see if they have any vacancies which is different from applying to an advertised vacancy. However is it worth the time and effort approaching a employer in this way? Firstly there are no guarantees an application of this kind will be successful, it may not…

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Creative Recovery, Curatorial and Arts Admin Volunteer – 16 Days of Action exhibition

Creative Recovery, Curatorial and Arts Admin Volunteer – with Veritas Justice CIC The role As part of the 16 Days of Action Against Violence against Women and Girls Campaign 2018 (http://16daysofaction.co.uk/) and to commemorate the 6th anniversary of the Stalking Law Reform in England and Wales, Veritas will be holding an art exhibition at the…

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Critical Thinking and the Three Types of Lies – something interesting from our inbox

Usually people ask to be guests on our blog, and quite often we say yes – we’re nice people. Sometimes we come across something that’s interesting enough to share without being asked. This from Pearson Talentlens being a case in point. According to them, critical thinking is the #1 skill of the 21st century. We…

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Historical Research Volunteer – a not to be missed opportunity with Brighton Dome (deadline 18 July)

Historical Research Volunteer – Brighton Dome and Festival Role details We are looking for volunteers to help us uncover some of the hidden histories of these iconic buildings through an in-depth research project. Your research will directly contribute to material that appears in the newly re-opened Corn Exchange and Studio theatre and in future exhibitions….

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Photoworks and Brighton Photo Biennial: volunteering opportunities in front of house, invigilation, communications, art installation exhibition team

About Photoworks and Brighton Photo Biennial: 28 September-28 October 2018 Photoworks will be presenting the month-long photography festival, Brighton Photo Biennial in the Autumn, 2018. It will be curated by our new Director Shoair Mavlian, formerly curator of photography at Tate Modern. Photoworks is an organisation dedicated to supporting and promoting emerging contemporary practice across…

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FABRICA Centre for Contemporary Art – Fantastic Year-long ‘Behind the Scenes’ Opportunity in Finance and Office Support

The role To provide help and support with: Recording and reconciling of petty cash receipts Processing out going invoices onto quickbooks eg venue hire bookings Processing in coming invoices from suppliers and freelancers Chase up and collate staff timesheets for payroll Setting up and maintaining a good finance/accounts filing system Undertake week/monthly bank reconciliations. Time…

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