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

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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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