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

Researchers, postgrads and undergrads – need funding? Silly question…

September comes knocking, the leaves start dropping and we are happily(?) stressing out for the start of term. Never mind all that, there’s money to be had – be quick! Closing 15 September! Canon Foundation in Europe – 15 Research Fellowships are offered to highly qualified European and Japanese researchers. Candidates need to have obtained…

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Chemistry, Construction, Television and Cambridge BA funding – term’s ending but the money keeps coming…

Check out these chances to lay your hands on all manner of funding… Closing 27 June at 4pm BST! British Council and Royal Society of Chemistry welcome applications for Researcher Link Workshop Grants under Newton Bhabha Fund for 2016. Only Chemistry related applications are invited. http://bit.ly/28ppEkT Closing 30 June! Applications are open for the Travis…

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Events round-up! Graduate job fairs, social work recruitment, science, construction, teaching and start-ups. Bags don’t come more mixed than this one…

Think things are winding down for the end of the academic year? Well of course you don’t, you’re climbing the walls with exams, revision and sundry deadlines BUT things are still happening on Planet Careers too. For instance… Friday 13 May, Making it Happen: Entrepreneurship and Start-Up Ventures. Brought to you by NatWest bank and Sussex…

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Research, Nursing, Law and BAFTA – a mixed bag of opportunities, events, scholarships from our inbox

A round-up of stuff coming down the pipe during March/April. Check ’em out… 3 March. Research and Innovation Conference, Dublin. Representatives from sectors such as food, pharma, chemical, medical, life sciences, electronic, energy, biotech, Environment, packaging, health, transport, chemical, high tech, ICT and internet. Also a dedicated Jobs and skills expo for those looking to…

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Major changes to Postgraduate Masters Loans 2016-17…and other hot funding news!

A wee round up of funding news for you: postgrad study in the UK, study and research in Germany, engineering, teacher training, funding for creative, design and digital SMEs. Read on, starting with the BIG news… The government expanded its Postgraduate Masters Loans programme 2016-17. The age limit for applicants has been raised from 30…

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Let’s talk funding opportunities – with a postgraduate/Japanese twist

Here’s a mini roundup of funding opportunities for postgrad study, study in Japan, and postgrad study in Japan…I feel a Venn Diagram coming on… Apply now! The Postgraduate Studentships PhD Funding Fair 2015 is happening 1 December, organised by ThinkPostgrad. Places are limited and you MUST apply to attend at http://bit.ly/1KRgyOJ. Closing 3 December! The…

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Employability is about more than your job history – 7 chances to generate some quality CV eye candy…

Training courses, competitions, internships, joining professional societies and publishing in research journals – a sample from our inbox to give your applications and interviews some novel talking points. And there’s lots more where these came from… Applications close 8 December! Are you in interested in all things digital? Do you wish you could be a…

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Want to know what it’s like working for *enter company name*? Ask a graduate!

We all know what corporate recruitment literature looks like – a bunch of suits hold iPads and smile into the middle distance, spot the not-at-all-token minority group representative etc etc…There is an antidote to all this nonsense, and it’s such a blindingly good idea even the big firms are on board – talk to the…

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Work/study/Bioscience research opportunities in India? The British Council are On It…

Closing 7 December! The British Council are taking applications from UK PhD students to undertake a 3-6 month placement in an Indian research institution. Applications must be in the Biosciences or disciplines that interface with the Biosciences. The grants will include a stipend and will cover all travel, accommodation, visa costs and medical insurance.  http://bit.ly/1MAzK8A…

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Are you interested in paid work researching issues affecting young people

ThinkYoung is recruiting – EXPERIENCED INTERNATIONAL RESEARCHER We are currently accepting research proposals from experienced researchers on issues affecting young people. The successful candidate will be offered a paid position at ThinkYoung in order to carry out their proposal. ThinkYoung is a Brussels-based think tank focusing on improving conditions for young people. Previous research areas…

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