Careers Blog

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

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Brighton Peace & Environment Centre

BPEC is a charity which raises awareness and understanding on social justice, peace, sustainable development and environment protection matters. They offer information, education and positive practical solutions to global problems to the community, for example the Refill Brighton + Hove project.  “Our student volunteer, Ayeesha, administered our social media accounts. A large part of her work was to manage communications about the Refill project and create new…

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Cherish: Brighton & Hove City Council Disability Team

Cherish is a service that provides social and leisure opportunities for 16 to 25 year olds with moderate to severe learning disabilities. They offer evening activities during term-time as well as a series of mini-bus based day trips throughout the school holiday periods.  Active Student have worked with the organisation and provided student volunteers to help support…

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Ronald Mcdonald House Charities

Ronald Mcdonald House Charities is a nationwide charity that offers free ‘home away from home’ accommodation for families who have children in hospital. Active Student have led various mural projects with the charity to brighten up the rooms at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital.  Jasmine Hind from Ronald McDonald House, serving Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital and the Trevor Mann Baby Unit, tells us about the help…

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Olivia Terry: the Careers team helped me get work experience.

Olivia Terry, a Fashion  and Dress History student, tells us about her work placement opportunities in Brighton and how the university’s volunteering service was vital in opening doors to help shape the direction of her career.​ “I’m from the US, so my first year was a big change and I was pretty homesick. In second year, I decided to try new…

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Photoworks, Brighton Dome & Festival, Fabrica, ONCA Gallery opportunities and more! – a taster of arts, heritage and media volunteer roles available via the Active Student Volunteering Service

Welcome new and old Brighton student volunteers! Every term we put together a taster of volunteering opportunities in arts, media and heritage, especially aimed at City Campus students on related degree courses in Grand Parade, Pavilion Parade and Edward Street. Don’t be fooled though! This is not the full list of Active Student Volunteering Service…

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Arts and Heritage Volunteering Opportunities – new for the autumn term – apply now!

  ARTS & HERITAGE volunteering opportunities… A portfolio of fresh and exciting arts and heritage sector volunteering opportunities. – Add to your CV, complement your degree, network and get involved with your local community. Active Student helps University of Brighton students and staff to find and apply for local, rewarding, safe and supported volunteering opportunities…

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