Google Scholarship worth € 7,000 for disabled students – DEADLINE APPROACHING!

Apply by 13th January for your chance to receive a € 7,000 (or equivalent) scholarship from Google for the 2013/2014 academic year.

EmployAbility are working with Google to offer disabled students a fantastic scholarship opportunity. To be eligible, candidates must be:

  • A student enrolled in a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD programme (or equivalent) in 2013/2014.
  • Enrolled at a University in Europe or in Israel. Citizens, permanent residents, and international students are eligible to apply.
  • Studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics, or a closely related technical field.

Calling All Data Science and Design Experts

Introducing GE Quests – for the chance to win from a prize pool of $600,000.

As the machines and systems we interact with become more connected and more intelligent, we need the right people to analyze larger volumes of data and design applications. To help, GE is inviting the world’s data science and design experts and enthusiasts to a series of competitions.

Can you create an algorithm that reduces air travel delays?

Or, do you have a solution to streamline a patient’s experience in a hospital?

To get started, go to

Why not boost your CV with the practical skills employers are looking for alongside your degree?

If you are a friendly, outgoing person with a passion for fitness who would like to motivate others to achieve their goals then this course is for you.

Our CYQ Fitness Instructor course can help you to gain the practical knowledge that employers in the Health and Fitness sector are looking for. An intensive vocational course, it is a valuable addition to your existing qualifications and demonstrates continuing professional development.

You will gain the practical knowledge needed to effectively train others in the use of cardiovascular machines, resistance machines and free weights as well as theoretical modules about the body and its systems. On completion you can progress on to personal training and other specialist courses.

Upon completion there may also be opportunities to gain work experience in Powerbase and LUFS gym on University campus, therefore giving you both a qualification and experience. This may then lead to possible paid work opportunities should they be available.

Course dates: 4 weekends- 2nd/3rd Feb, 16th/17th Feb, 2nd/3rd March and 9th/10th March

Cost: £350 (flexible payment options available)

To enrol on the course or for more information, please contact us via email


Top Engineers 2013

Top Engineers events are a great opportunity for graduates and early career professionals with an international mindset. Potential candidates can join online through exclusive presentations that will start in March 2013 and/or at one of our recruitment summits on 26-27/4 in Brussels and on 6-7/5 in Berlin.

Further information can be found on the event websites:

Accommodation is paid for 200 candidates.

The application deadline for priority consideration is on March 7th for Brussels summit and March 14th for Berlin summit.

New postgraduate funding database from TARGETpostgrad

Interested in postgraduate study but can’t see the wood for the fees?

TARGETpostgrad have recently launched a new funding database that allows you to search for all major funding opportunities that you are eligible for. It is quick and easy to use and includes funding from universities, research councils, charities and more.

You can search based on a range of criteria so you only see funding that is relevant to you. This means that you don’t have to trawl through endless pages of irrelevant information. It then points you in the right direction to apply for the funding.

If you are considering postgraduate study but don’t know where to start with securing funding for your course, then this is the tool for you.

Start your search

Trainee Healthcare Scientists

Look out for national advertisements in January 2013
(Starting salary AfC Band 6, £25,528, fixed term, 3 years) – pay band currently under review and may be subject to change.

From January 2013, the NHS will be seeking graduate scientists across a wide range of
disciplines for the Healthcare Scientist Training Programme (STP). This is a three year
postgraduate programme and successful candidates will be employed by an NHS Trust for the  duration of their training.

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‘Mutuality’ project

  • Are you unemployed or in a job which doesn’t fit your skills?
  • Would you like to develop interpersonal and training skills in a stimulating environment?
  • Would you like to help people and travel?
  • Would you like to do a TEFL course for free?

If so, Eduwise Limited may be able to help. We are an official provider to the UK Border Agency and EU Integration Fund for our ‘Mutuality’ project, which assists non-EU migrants to the UK to integrate into UK Society. Every year, we recruit over 50 Mentors to work with learners at our centres in Oxfordshire and Reading.

In return for your volunteering, we will fund your training towards the Trinity College London Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Cert TESOL) through our associate organisation, Languages Training & Development.

At present we are particularly keen to recruit for the training programme between 14 January and 15 February 2013, though there are later programmes.

The Cert TESOL is one of only two universally recognised ‘TEFL’ Certificates. You will learn ‘on the job’ after which you will be in a position to:

-Apply for an English Language Teaching job in the UK or abroad,

-Work freelance as a private tutor or take on ‘homestay students’.

The programme is open to both employed and unemployed people and is normally compatible with jobcentre plus requirements for those on jobseeker’s allowance. We have access to accommodation with local families for those who require it. Both graduates and non-graduates may apply.

More information can be obtained from or 01993 708637.

An introduction to the marketing and commercial world of sport

One day course for students and graduates alike, is filling up quickly with just a few places left available to book.

The course will give you incredible, first-hand insight into the sport and leisure industry, plus advice on how to find the career you want. So don’t miss out, make sure you and your friends book now!

How much?
(£95 with a valid NUS)