Careers Blog

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

Study China programme

    The Study China programme is now accepting applications for the summer 2017 programme. If you are interested in spending three weeks at a Chinese University, this is a fantastic UK Government-funded opportunity. You will complete an intensive Chinese Mandarin course designed to develop your written and spoken language skills. We offer classes for…

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2017 hits the ground running with jobs, internships, postgrad study and then some…

2017 is upon us like an unexpected shower *ahem* …moving on, let’s talk serious jobs, internships, study opportunities, competitions and more. You’re welcome… Wanted ASAP! LPC Graduate to work at Brighton solicitors, Burt Brill and Cardens. The position is the Assistant to the Commercial Property Partner. They are (quote): “…looking for an enthusiastic, positive person…

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Tech jobs fair for women, postgrad study fair and a mock deaf assessment centre – the 2017 events season is warming up…

Here’s the first few drops of what promises to be a positive deluge of careers events for 2017…and yes, I *did* get a big new book of cheesy metaphors for Christmas. Thank you for asking… 25 January – Tomorrow’s Tech Leaders Today will bring together the UK’s brightest young female talent (that’s you) with organisations…

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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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Disability Scholarship Program for students to live and work in China

CRCC Asia – British Council, 2016 China Disability Scholarship This scholarship was established in January 2013 with funding from the British Council to bring the opportunity to live and work in China to students with a disability. This year CRCC Asia is offering two places on the China Internship Program to intern with the British Council in…

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bollywood and summer study in india – imagine that!

Generation UK-India, and 9 Indian Universities are looking to offer study placements for UK students this summer. Students will attend two to three week courses in July and August, giving them the chance to study a range of topics from international relations and gender politics to Bollywood cinema and social entrepreneurship. More Information from the…

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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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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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Scholarships, studentships…it’s all money for your pocket.

Here’s a round up of recent offerings from our inbox. For comprehensive listings of funding streams for postgrad study and more see our page Funding Further Study. Closing 24 October at 23.59pm!  The deadline to submit applications for the UK-China Joint Research and Innovation Partnership Fund (Newton Fund) PhD placement programme has been extended for…

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