Careers Blog

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

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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“Mentoring changed my mindset and made me a bigger person”

Mentors will help you see that you’ve got nothing to worry about, just keep working hard at what you’re good at or what you want to be.

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Having a mentor is like a champion spurring you on to achieve your goals

The university mentoring programme aims to support students in reaching their goals, by matching up professional people who volunteer their time to mentor a student (mentee).

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Mentoring, what is it and how can it benefit you?

The Mentoring Programmes at the University are for undergraduate and postgraduate students to support you in setting and achieving your targets and goals with confidence.

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Are you a student of colour? Don’t miss the Uni:School Mentoring Scheme

Are you a student of colour and left school within the last seven years? We have a mentoring opportunity available for you.

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What is mentoring and how can it help you?

Our teams of professional mentors volunteer their time to work with you to support you during your time at the university.

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Mentors available to work with you now! Apply today

Do you want to stand out in a crowd and know what new skills you need to get the perfect job? Or are you just starting out and want to build new skills?

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Be More Skilled Week – Mentoring

Are you just starting out and want to build new skills now? 

Your Careers Service online – changing up a storm for 17/18

Yes indeedy, it’s taken some doing (and then some more doing) but the new Careers site is out there for your perusal and (hopefully) pleasure. Based on feedback from your good selves we’ve restructured and rearranged to make all the cool stuff available with a swipe and a tap – like this… Deciding what career…

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Careers Service website has moved house. Check out our flashy new digs…

“walking through an empty house, tears in my eyes…” …okay, maybe that’s a overdoing it a little, but anyone currently clearing out a year or more of junk in preparation for a move will know how much fun that can be. Spare a thought for the poor suffering Careers Service (mostly me *preen preen*) who…

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