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Class of 23: Employability support for graduating students

We’re here to help you plan your next steps and develop your employability skills. Sign up for the short and snappy Class of 23 sessions (see below) delivered on Microsoft Teams by Careers and Employability experts from across the University:

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A guide: reflect on your careers options and choose the right postgraduate course for you

This video will tell you how and when to apply, what admissions tutors are looking for, how to write a good personal statement.

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A guide: Sources of Funding for Postgraduate Study 

There are different titles such as loans, grants, bursaries, and scholarships which can be a bit bewildering so if you want to discuss these further then please schedule a chat with a UoB Careers Development Adviser for your school on Careers Connect and they can help you through it all.

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A guide: how to apply for postgraduate study and write a personal statement

This video will tell you how and when to apply, what admissions tutors are looking for, how to write a good personal statement.

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A guide: Before you start applying for postgraduate study

This video will tell you how and when to apply, what admissions tutors are looking for, how to write a good personal statement.

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Moving into employment with a disability – we will support you

If you are a student with a disability or long-term health condition, we can help you consider how you can fulfil your career aspirations, with your disability in mind. The Careers and Employability team is here to support you into employment, be it part-time, internship or graduate roles.

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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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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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Help for Students and Graduates with Mental Health conditions

The Careers and Employability Service offers confidential and impartial advice and guidance to all students and graduates. We can: help you consider how best to move forward with your next steps, if you have a mental health condition. advise on how to communicate about your mental health support needs to a prospective employer refer to…

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Save the date: 1-5 March is Be More Skilled Week

Employers are asking for transferable skills, and recruiters always want to know about more than just your qualifications. How will you tell them what they want to hear?   Be ready, be more skilled. This week is here to help you to identify, develop and communicate your skills to employers. Visit the Be More Skilled page for further details. Book your…

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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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Did you know the Careers Service are always here to support you?

I may have just seen my last student of the academic year before a month off during summer but did you know that the Careers Service are here to support you all year round. We always have staff here throughout summer and term time holidays, apart from over the christmas break. So if you have…

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Volunteer Student Mentors needed for a fantastic new well-being project with young people..

An Apple a Day – Volunteer Student Mentors  are needed for a fantastic new project running  innovative wellbeing workshops for young people Are you looking to gain more experience of volunteering with young people? Looking for a future career in the health-care profession? Do you want to develop your communication and leadership skills? This might be just the…

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We’ve got all the up to date kit to help if the Spring term means assessment centres, psychometric tests, or video interviews to you

If you’ve been busy last term applying for graduate jobs or placements you are hopefully going to be focusing on the next stage of your application this term. This might include assessment centres, psychometric tests, or video interviews to name but a few of the ways employers now use to choose future graduate employees. Part…

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Know My Neighbour Week is happening this week

With activities taking place across Brighton and Hove, you can get involved and get to know your neighbours. Active Student, the University’s Volunteering Service for students and staff, and Community Organisers at the Students Union have teamed up to promote and support the Know My Neighbour project. We are passionate about getting to know the people…

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Something holding you back?

Something holding you back? Momentum is an award winning programme run by the University of Brighton supporting black and minority ethnic or disabled students as well as those lacking in confidence. The programme operates at all of the university’s Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings campuses. Eligible students can team up with an experienced professional, to help…

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