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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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Footprint+ Property Careers Event for a Zero Carbon Future – come along and meet employers!

When: 9th June (afternoon) Who: University of Brighton students, come along and meet employers! Where: Hove Lawns  (Brighton & Hove seafront) Booking link: CAREERS AFTERNOON – Footprint Plus Footprint+ would like to invite University of Brighton students to the ‘Careers Afternoon’ of this inspiring event. This offer is open to all subjects but is especially…

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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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Royal Academy of Engineering – Engineering Leaders’ Scholarship

  If you are studying Engineering take a look at these scholarships awarded by the Royal Academy of Engineering. You need to act fast as the closing date is the 13th January at 4pm.  Engineering Leaders’ Scholarships To be eligible for an Engineering Leaders Scholarship, you: Must be completing an undergraduate degree at a UK…

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Don’t miss out on STEM vacancies through Gradcracker

If you haven’t as yet managed to get yourself a graduate role in a STEM career then there is still time. January is one of the busiest months for recruitment and there are tons of deadlines on Gradcracker at present, so why not take a look and make it your New Year’s resolution to land…

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Get one-to-one advice on how to produce an outstanding portfolio or improve upon an existing one

Are you an aspiring or practising designer, developer, artist or animator looking to get feedback on your portfolio? Talent Fest 2020: Portfolio Clinic offers a rare opportunity to meet some of Brighton’s top creative agencies and get one-to-one advice on how to create an outstanding portfolio or improve upon an existing one. Plus, we’ll be…

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Why not give some thought to your career plans over the break ?

The end of term has arrived and many of you will have plans over the break and also we appreciate there are deadlines looming over the horizon and possibly exams. However there might be a little time between any social events  and all the work to perhaps focus on your thoughts after graduation and we…

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STEM students… take a look at Gradcracker for great opportunities

Calling all STEM students… Don’t miss out on opportunities. Gradcracker has thousands (currently 6,816 to be precise!) of graduate roles and work placements to choose from. However sorting out the ones you particularly like might seem overwhelming! So the Save to Shortlist feature comes to your rescue. You can use it to create a store of…

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Get your skates on to enjoy two great careers events on 6th November

On Wednesday 6th November the university are hosting not just One but Two great careers events for students on all courses! In the morning head to the Amex Stadium at Falmer for the opening of our annual Careers Fair  running from 11 am to 3pm. Please note that NO  booking is required for this event….

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Banking Careers Insight Day for students with a disability or health condition

The world of investment banking is changing rapidly and the City’s leading banks are looking for fresh and innovative minds regardless of disability or degree, to join their diverse workforce. Are you keen to find out more about careers in banking? Do you have a disability or health condition? If the answer is YES to…

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Legal Careers Insight Day for students with a disability or health condition

 The City’s global law firms are looking for sharp legal minds, regardless of disability and / or degree, to solve complex problems and represent the needs of their diverse client base.   Do you have a disability or health condition? Are you curious to find out more about legal careers and meet the companies themselves?…

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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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Kids Design Awards 2019 – for designers and design students

From 19 to 22 September 2019, over 1,200 exhibitors from 50 countries and around 22,500 trade visitors from all over the world will be attending Kind + Jugend – The Trade Show for Kids’ First Years. The leading international trade fair for premium baby and toddler products will take place in the exhibition halls of…

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Did you know you can get a certificate for volunteering through the university signed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor?

If you volunteer for more than 30 hours or complete a significant volunteering project by volunteering via the university’s volunteering service, Active Student, you can get a certificate. This is only for volunteering outside of your degree – extra-curricular volunteering – and not as part of a community engagement placement module within your degree. The…

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What to do when Graduate Schemes have closed

      You may be finding out that the deadline on many graduate schemes has gone and you are concerned about having missed the boat. Or you haven’t managed to secure a place on one, despite applying. Do not despair! Whilst graduate  schemes are really good opportunities they are not the sole entry point into a graduate level…

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Latest arts and heritage volunteering opportunities including Brighton Dome and Festival 2019!

Latest arts and heritage volunteering opportunities including Brighton Dome and Festival 2019! Why volunteer? Is it worth it? The essential way to add to your CV and get work experience related to your degree whilst you are university, before you graduate – think employability skills Boost your confidence Make new friends, meet like-minded others Improve…

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Need to spruce up your LinkedIn profile? It’s Lucky 8 Top Tips Time…

As we’re sure you know *hard stare*..our 2019 LinkedIn Profile competition has just launched. See us on Facebook for more info on this. Seems like a good time to roll out some key advice on how to show yourself at your absolute LinkedIn best. Without further ado…   Students and recent graduates are currently LinkedIn’s…

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EVENT: Career opportunities working in the community, public and not-for-profit sectors Friday 15 February 2019

Are you interested in having a career that makes a difference in society? Come along to this not-to-be-missed opportunity to meet and hear from experienced professionals who work within the community across the public and charity sectors. This event will significantly enhance your understanding of what paid opportunities there are in this diverse field. We’ve…

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Top tips for career planning over the break

As everyone creeps towards the end of term the collective sigh of relief is palpable . I am sure many of you have plans for the break and also have lots of university work to do. However for all of you,  especially those in the final year, meeting friends and family will probably involve the question ‘ What…

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School of Environment and Technology Careers Fair – 7th December 2018

The SET Careers fair is on Friday 7th December 2018 in the Cockcroft Gym from 1-3pm and is for all students and recent graduates interested in a career in Built Environment, Civil Engineering, Geography, Environment and Geology. Organisations and employers will be offering graduate jobs, placements and work experience. Recruiting organisations include: Laing O’Rourke, HOP Consulting, Faithful +…

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