Alumnus Alex debuts his first play, Trippin

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Next week, graduate Alex Canwell  (Music Production BA(Hons) 2011), debuts his inaugural play at the Printers Playhouse in Eastbourne (4–6 May). Alex tells us about more about the play and what inspired him to write it.

My years at the University of Brighton were a vibrant snakebite and alcopop-sodden affair. I arrived from an existence of punk squats at age 19, alive with cheap drugs and the loud sounds in London to do a BA in Music Production. Continue reading

Hybe – our graduate’s new life-hack bag

Three-times Brighton alumnus Richard Simmonite, who started his own eco-focused product design company, has this week launched a new 5-in-1 shape-shifting convertible bag on Kickstarter.

A serial social entrepreneur and active member of the university’s entrepreneurship network, beepurple, Richard has turned to the online crowdfunding platform to help bring his award-winning design to market. Continue reading