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My placement in LA has been life-changing

Daisy Kyle, a Building Surveying BSc(Hons) student, has secured a job thanks to her placement in Los Angeles. Here she talks about the experience and about her time at the University of Brighton. Thanks to my placement, I now have a graduate job… My year’s placement in Los Angeles working for Alan and Green, a…

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Graduate stories – Elitsa Zaykova

Elitsa won the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Certificate of Excellence – Architectural Technology (Innovative Design Project) for her forward-thinking and innovative final year project.

Graduate stories – Jai Bray

Jai graduated from Building Surveying BSc(Hons). She won the Hays Building Surveying prize as the Building Surveying student who has produced the best overall performance in their final project. What made you choose Brighton and this course? I am a mature student who already had an established life in Brighton. I know lots of people…

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Graduate stories – Roxanne Pulmones

Roxanne graduates from Civil Engineering BEng(Hons) and is the winner of the Dr Harry Arshi Memorial Award for Geotechnical Engineering. The prize was awarded for the highest mark received for a final year project focussed on geotechnical engineering in the university.

Graduate stories – Jasper Pagud

Jasper won the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) award for his outstanding overall performance in the University of Brighton civil engineering degree programmes. What made you choose Brighton and this course? The Civil Engineering BEng(Hons) course at Brighton has modules that teach technical skills and knowledge not just in engineering design but also used in…

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Graduate stories – Waleed Alsaadi

Waleed Alsaadi, who just graduated from the Civil Engineering MEng, won the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) award for the producing an outstanding overall performance in the Civil Engineering degree programmes with a focus on structural engineering. How did you feel when you were first accepted to Brighton, and how has the reality compared to…

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Graduate stories – Alex Judd

Alex Judd won the CIAT South East Region Price for his dissertation and the CIOB Certificate of Excellence – Architectural Technology for the student who produced the best overall performance in the Architectural Technology BSc(Hons).

Meet the Brighton graduate behind the Big Build

A Brighton graduate is playing an instrumental role in delivering a major component of the University’s Moulsecoomb campus development. Clayton Parsons, who graduated in Project Management for Construction in 2014, is Envelope and External Works Manager for the Big Build, part of his wider position as a Site Manager at major construction company Bouygues UK….

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Alumni in the spotlight – Amna Al-Failakawi

Civil with Environmental Engineering BEng(Hons) graduate, Amna Al-Failakawi, was congratulated by the His Royal Highness, the Prince of Kuwait for her role in the Shaikh Jaber Al-Sabah causeway as he officially opened the bridge this month. At 48.1km long it is one of the longest bridges in the world and connects the middle of Kuwait…

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Constructing a golden career

A Brighton graduate has won a gold medal for his construction management and leadership. Matt Crookes triumphed in the secondary education category at the Construction Manager of the Year awards, run by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), considered the world’s largest professional body. Matt, who graduated from the University of Brighton in 2002 with…

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