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

Teachers, Lawyers, Financiers – Lend us your ears…

Hamfisted appropriations from Shakespeare? Afraid so. Be kind, it’s been a long day. Meanwhile… Looking for teaching roles in London? Randstad Education works in partnership with primary, secondary and SEN schools across London and the surrounding areas that can offer extremely supportive teams and settings that will allow NQTs to flourish. All of our roles…

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Teacher training scholarships, PhD studentships and Post-Doctoral fellowships – ‘ships everywhere!

It’s been a while since we had a grab-the-cash round up, don’t you think? More politely referred to as ‘A summary of scholarships and bursaries’, but in these days of Government-by-Tweet is decorum even a thing? Ugh. Anyway. Onward and rise above… Next round of applications closes 8 February! Are you considering applying for a…

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What’s on the Careers Service’s coffee table?

Not a stack of year-old copies of Empire, Men’s Health and Heat, that’s f’sure. As the new term flood of careers titles abates it’s time to give you a round up of what’s available. Copies of all are available to browse and/or take away at your campus Careers Centre. If not, let us know and…

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Clear your diaries – EVERYTHING is happening in October/November/December.

Graduate recruitment fairs, postgraduate study and funding fairs, on-campus media training, US summer camp jobs, teaching opportunities in Leicester (someone has to *tee hee*), Chemistry, Law, Health and Brexit – it’s ALL going on…and you should be there… 4 October onwards: Company Secretary insight days. Take a look behind the scenes at the various responsibilities…

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On Line events for those interested in teacher training programmes in STEM subjects

There are still vacancies for teacher training programmes in STEM subjects to start this September.  There are 2  NCTL online events for final year STEM undergraduates:   Wednesday 15 June, 6.30-7.30pm – An introduction to teacher training for STEM undergraduates Monday 20 June, 6.30-7.30pm – Train to Teach Maths or Physics. Further similar events will take…

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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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Are you a final-year student interested in teaching?

Find out more about the various routes into teaching and meet local schools offering the School Direct programme by coming along to the Train to Teach event on Wednesday 27 January, 5-8pm at St Leonards Academy, Edinburgh Road St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex TN38 8HH. Take a look at the event details and register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/train-to-teach-tickets-19492884743…

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Thinking of teaching? Train to Teach event in St Leonards-on-Sea on 27 January 2016

 Did you know that you can now train ‘on the job’ in school or at a university?   If you are interested in teaching as a career, then this event is for you! When?     Wednesday, 27 January 2016 from 5 – 8 pm Where?   The St Leonard’s Academy, Edinburgh Road,  St Leonard’s on Sea, East Sussex TN38…

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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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