Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Careers and employability

The Careers team is here to provide you with impartial advice and guidance to support your aspirations, explore the opportunities that are available to you and to help you plan your next steps after you complete your course. Our aim is to help you assess your own skills, values and interests, and match these interests into a career plan.

The Careers team is able to provide you with support in:

  • Identifying your next steps    
  • Applying to university
  • Apprenticeships
  • CV writing
  • Volunteering
  • Job applications
  • Interview skills
  • Mock interviews and more

Come and talk to us
Pop along to one of our regular careers drop-ins, or contact the team to arrange an appointment at a time that suits you.

At Brighton MET (Central and East campuses)

The Careers Team main base is the Student Centre at Central Campus.

Weekly careers drop-in times

Central Campus in the Student Centre:

  • Mondays 1.00pm-4.00pm
  • Wednesdays 1.00pm-4.00pm

East Campus in the LRC

  • Tuesdays 1.00pm-4.00pm
  • Thursdays 1.00pm-4.00pm

There is a weekly apprenticeships surgery at the Central Campus every Wednesday 1.00pm-3.00pm (to be confirmed).

Bookable 1:1 appointments are available at both campuses by contacting the team on 01273 667780 or emailing CareersBMET@gbmc.ac.uk

At Northbrook MET (Worthing and Shoreham campuses)

The Careers team main base is the Student Centre at Broadwater Campus.

Details of weekly campus Careers drop-ins will be advertised on the Student Portal.

There is a weekly apprenticeship surgery at the Broadwater Campus every Wednesday 3.00pm-4.30pm.


Bookable 1:1 appointments are available at every campus by contacting the team on: 01903 273126 or emailing CareersNMET@gbmc.ac.uk

Thinking about university-level study?

If you’re considering applying to university, or considering whether Higher Education is right for you, there is plenty of support available from our Widening Participation team who will be running a series of workshops and events throughout the year including:

What is Higher Education?
An overview of the different types of degrees and apprenticeships available

Tips on how to make a successful application with a good personal statement
Looking at the application process in more detail and how to write a good personal statement.

Personal statement 1:1 support
1:1 support for students who need help with their personal statement

Interview preparation support
Preparation workshops and mock interview practice to help you prepare for university interviews.

Preparing for higher education
Includes information on student finance, accommodation, budgeting, student support services and student employment opportunities.


To find out more, or to book onto any of these sessions, contact your Widening Participation Officers:


MET Progression Promise

We guarantee a place on an internal university-level course for all final-year Level 3 students, provided they complete their course and meet any other offer conditions. Under the promise scheme, there is no need to apply through UCAS or attend a formal interview.

Creating opportunities

We pride ourselves on being a place where our students thrive, hear what they have to say about us in this short film.