Student prizes reward excellence

As term draws to a close, we are delighted to share details of an awards scheme designed to keep students motivated. The University of Brighton’s Breakthrough Awards have been made possible through the generosity of former students (alumni) and local businesses who are keen to align themselves with student talent. Working with the University of Brighton Alumni Association, these supporters created the Breakthrough Awards to reward students during the most challenging phase of their studies. Continue reading

Philanthropy packs a punch!

Today the 2015–16 Ross-CASE Survey published landmark figures for the first time in the survey’s 15-year history. The figures show a significant milestone as donations to UK universities surpassed the £1 billion-a-year level for the first time. Sam Davies, Director of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement at the University of Brighton, shared her perspective on donor support and the tangible impact philanthropy has on students. Continue reading