Careers Blog

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

From Cambridge to Japan and points between – the scholarships and bursaries keep coming…

Another round of scholarships, bursaries and sundry pots of filthy lucre. Get those applications flying… Closing 5 November. The John Crook Scholarship is a fully-funded scholarship for a second degree at St John’s College, University of Cambridge for students who are the first generation in their families to have gone to University. This opportunity is…

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Calling potential computing and maths teachers, Craftspersons and Danishly-curious postgrads! Time for a mini-roundup of funding opportunities…

Here comes the cash, though you may have to rassle the cat to get your paws on it. Fancy a challenge?? Closing 12 February! QEST (Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust) fund the education and training of anyone wanting to improve their craft and trade skills. Awards between £5,000 and £18,000 dependent on need. Find out more…

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Here comes everybody…careers events meltdown is coming to YOUR diary this term…

Here’s a little bit of everything coming up in the next six weeks – starting Tuesday! Time to get your networking/jobhunting head on. See our pages on networking and making the most of careers fairs for tips on how to stand out and make an impression. Tuesday 10 October 2017 Ada Lovelace Day Live! is…

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Competitions (LOTS of…), summer placements and opportunities for women from top global employers…

A modest round up from our inbox this evening, kicking off appropriately enough with a shout out for Where Women Work… Where Women Work focuses on opportunities for women at all stages of their professional life to advance their careers with progressive employers. Sign up for their newsletter and get the latest on job opportunities…

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Spring recruitment and networking event frenzy starts NOW(ish). Grab your diaries, stuff’s occurring…

Here comes the first of what will doubtless be many spring events roundups. Time to spruce up your CV, get your networking skills up to speed and give your student railcard a workout (Southern permitting)…London is calling, not to mention Manchester, Oxford, Worthing and various points east… 28 February: Sussex Community NHS Foundation Careers event,…

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Here comes your Next Big Thing – don’t miss our latest opportunities roundup…

The jobs, grad schemes, competitions, conferences and courses are *still* flowing in bigly – as no-one would like to be overheard saying, I’m sure. Enough of my agenda shoveling (buy me a coffee and I’ll explain that last bit to you. Maybe). Time’s a-wasting… Closing 19 February! Google are offering graduate Sales, Customer Experience and…

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Training, networking, recruitment, open days, more networking – here come the events…

Might not feel like it but spring is not *that* far off – and the events season is in bud, even if the trees have a long way to go. Look at us getting all lyrical. Blimey. Read on… 8 Feb: Webcast – InFocus: Women In Innovation – Ready to make an impact? Innovate UK’s…

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Want to get your careers news direct from the source?

Here’s a few tips on favourite newsletters/lists we’re subscribed to. Why not get y’self signed up and cut out the middle man *neglected sob*? Knowledge Transfer Network’s newsletter for the Creative, Digital and Design Community is a great source of industry news, events, networking and funding opportunities and more. Sign up for this and many…

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