NEW! Costume Production Volunteer, with Beleza School of Samba, for Brighton Pride 2018

Beleza School of Samba is a social enterprise that aims to bring Brazilian samba to Brighton to engage all sections of the community. We have a dance section and a instrument section (the bateria) and we perform at a range of community events across the city. We also parade at Pride and we support a…

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Promoting your work experience – Self Awareness

    In the last of our blogs about skills before Easter we look at Self awareness.  We will be back after Easter with more blogs on different skills so keep looking out for them. So far we have covered Communication, Teamwork and Problem solving . Self awareness is perhaps more tricky to define but it is…

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Fabrica Gallery – now recruiting for Front of House Volunteers: Life Model II #ShrigleyAtFabrica #BrightonFestival

Fabrica has on-going recruitment Front of House Volunteers, accepting applications throughout the year. Mainly recruiting and inducting volunteers three times a year in spring, summer and autumn to coincide with our exhibition programme, or at peak times of exhibition. As a Front of House volunteer, students are expected to volunteer for at least 3.5hrs a…

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Promoting your work experience – Problem Solving

Number 3 in our series of blogs is problem solving, we have already covered teamwork and communication so have a look at those if you haven’t already seen them. We are covering some of the key skills that employers look for in applicants and in these blogs we are focusing primarily on skills gained through work experience. Problem solving…

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Promoting your work experience – Teamwork

  We often meet students who talk about having had a job but ask if the skills gained are ‘irrelevant’ to want they want to go into as they are not directly related. Employers do like relevant work experience of course, but are also very interested in what you have gained though being in any type of work or volunteering. These…

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Gaming and Television – What’s the Score?

  Gaming makes up a significant portion of many media industries, including YouTube, Twitch and E-sports, but Gaming formats, are less frequent on Broadcast Television, even with formats alike ‘Dara O Briain’s Go 8 Bit’ (Dave), ‘Videogame Nation’ (Challenge) and ‘Charlie Brooker’s Gameswipe’ (BBC Four), which begs the question, why? In this event, the relationship…

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Take a look at the latest ARTS SECTOR VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES INFO BOOKLET!

Whether you’re in your last year of university or your first, you can develop your employability skills, add to your CV, and make new connections by volunteering in your local community. – Active Student is the university’s volunteering service. It can provide you with volunteering placements in the local community that are rewarding, safe and…

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The Sky’s the Limit…take a look at the video produced by Gradcracker

  Calling all STEM students!  ‘The Sky’s the Limit’, is a video recently created by Gradcracker which has been downloaded over one hundred times since its release last year. You can download it at… https://www.gradcracker.com/for-university-contacts/media-downloads falko Lendzian via Compfight

It’s deadline day for some opportunities with Gradcracker

  As we reported recently on this very blog, some opportunities are closing today – 31st January 2018 – on the recruitment website Gradcracker. The deadline for applying for some 61 work placements/ internships and 121 graduate opportunities with companies such as Atkins and Dyson  is today. There are still some opportunities on the website and new…

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Front of House Film Screenings Volunteer with Lighthouse Arts – apply within!

This volunteering opportunity is now CLOSED. It has been fully recruited to. Please contact the Active Student Volunteering Service to find out about available volunteer roles: www.brighton.ac.uk/careers/volunteering Front of House Film Screenings Volunteer with Lighthouse Arts – apply within! The organisation/project Lighthouse is a Brighton-based arts and culture agency producing, supporting and presenting new art,…

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Closing 24 January! Paid summer work experience with prestigious UK firms for students with disabilities/long term health conditions

Last minute(ish) guest blog from the good folks at Change100. They advise that the big rush of applications happens in the last week so no-one’s missed the boat. Read on and see what’s on offer… Dear student [we do like a blog with manners – ed.] Do you have a disability, learning difficulty, long term…

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ARTS sector volunteering info booklet – take a look at the January 2018 Edition!

ARTS sector volunteering info booklet – take a look at the January 2018 Edition! Active Student – Volunteering in ARTS v. January 2018-14ixso2 How to apply for volunteering Please contact the University of Brighton’s Volunteering Service, quoting the role and your campus: volunteering@brighton.ac.uk 01273 644145 www.brighton.ac.uk/careers/volunteering   (Image courteousy of S. Ken via Compfight)

Looking to gain work experience in arts or humanities whilst making a difference in your local community?

The University of Brighton’s Volunteering Service, Active Student, helps support students to find and apply for rewarding, safe and supported volunteering in the local community. Check out a taster of the latest volunteering opportunities in the arts and humanities fields put together especially with City Campus students in mind: ARTS: Active Student – Volunteering in…

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Volunteering in the Arts with Active Student, Oct 2017 Ed – a portfolio of fresh and exciting opportunities for the new term

A portfolio of fresh and exciting arts sector volunteering opportunities for the new academic term. 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 that will enhance your…

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How can I use my summer holidays to help me with my graduate job hunt?

  How can I use my summer holidays to help me with my graduate job hunt?   So school’s out and whilst not doing very much for a while might be just what the doctor ordered after all the end of term festivities, with almost ten weeks still ahead of you, you might soon be…

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Kickstart your career in the Automotive industry with the Autocar Next Generation Award 2017

Do you come from an engineering, design or marketing background? If so, how would you like to win an incredible six months’ work experience placement with top automotive brands Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, McLaren, Horiba Mira, Nissan and Toyota, as well as a £9000 cash prize? The Next Generation Award offers students the invaluable opportunity…

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How to get the job you want…and lose it right away

Continuing our theme of careers advice mashups, here’s the Business School on how to ace a job interview and land your dream job, followed by Future Rising with their foolproof guide to losing that same job in the first month. Yes, we really are doing this. Read on… On 28 February, Sarah Barker from Barker…

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Boost Your Job Prospects with a Summer Internship – guest post from Inspiring Interns

The vacancies are coming in, and so are your enquiries. What are we talking about? Summer internships, of course. What better time to hand over to our other new BFFs (we’re so popular it’s getting embarrassing) at Inspiring Interns to get the lowdown, hints and tips from their own Beth Leslie… * NB. Not a…

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CANCELLED: Meet Stanmer Preservation Society to discuss their voluntary positions at Stanmer Rural Museum

DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED As part of Student Volunteering Week 2017: Spotlight Stand with Stanmer Preservation Society at 11.30am to 1pm on Friday 24 February in the Grand Parade Building Café Bar. They would like some volunteers to help with their archival, cataloguing and general background Stanmer Rural Museum work…

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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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