Celebrating the NSS

The School of Education are thrilled with another successful National Student Survey result.

The NSS is an annual survey aimed at final year students to gather information about their study experiences. It is made up of 27 questions covering teaching on the course, learning opportunities, assessment and feedback, academic support, organisation and management, learning resources, learning community, student voice and student union. Continue reading

Supporting their fellow students

Twenty four second year students from our Education BA and Primary Education with QTS suite of courses received their certificates for being PASS Leaders.

PASS (Peer Assisted Study Sessions) is a national and international university scheme, where students work in pairs to facilitate study support groups for first year students.

The leaders benefit by enhancing their own study skills, employability and increasing confidence. For participants they can learn from students who have already completed their first year. Continue reading

Santander Universities helps fund incredible placement opportunity

Thanks to the help of the International experience fund, our Education BA student Shannon Reed recently experienced the placement of a lifetime in Nepal. Following her successful application and impressing the panel, Shannon was awarded £750 towards her international placement.
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Experiencing the UN

Michela at the UN

Michela at the UN

Michela Marazzi, a third year student on our Education BA(Hons) course has just returned from a trip to the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York. She told us how she came to be there and how the trip has inspired her.

“I attended the Change the World Model of United Nations (CWMUN) at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York City. CWMUN is an annual international meeting attended by more than 3500 students from all over the world, in which they debate the major issues of the international political agenda, developing leadership, research, writing and public speaking skills as well as problem solving expertise. Continue reading

Incredible placement opportunities for our Education BA students

Our Education BA continues to offer students a wide variety of enriching placement opportunities to develop key skills and enjoy unmissable experiences.

The School of Education staff team are committed to ensuring that each student has the freedom to pursue their individual interests and passions whilst choosing a personalised placement that benefits their learning.
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Another successful day for our Education BA (Hons) students!

Student audience This month, Education BA (Hons) students benefited from our Education Employability Programme. The programme is an annual event that provides our students with a day full of enlightening sessions to help prepare them for a career in the education sector.

This year’s programme ran on 13 February, providing around 30 students with un-missable topics, opportunities, guest speakers and employer panels that were suggested by our Education BA (Hons) students themselves.

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Curriculum Centre hosts unmissable IBBY exhibition!

 

Display of IBBY in Curriculum Centre

The School of Education Curriculum Centre is delighted to have yet again been chosen to display a collection of children’s books from the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY).

IBBY is a non-profit organisation founded in Switzerland in 1953, which represents an international network of people from all over the world who are committed to bringing books and children together.
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IBBY exhibition visits the Falmer campus

The School of Education’s Curriculum Centre was delighted to have again been chosen to host the International Board of Books for Young People (IBBY) biennial touring exhibition.

IBBY is a non-profit organisation which represents an international network of people from all over the world who are committed to bringing books and children together.

The exhibition is a selection of recently published, outstanding books for young people with disabilities which has three categories: specialised formats such as sign language, Braille, tactile and dyslexia friendly; universal access which includes wordless picture books; portrayals of disability which includes picture books, fiction and non-fiction. The exhibition has visited many countries including Italy, Japan, USA, China, Ireland, Slovakia and Greece.  Continue reading

New student? Hit the ground running!

We understand that as well as being a really exciting time, starting out at university can often feel a bit daunting while you are getting to grips with a different way of learning.   

We have produced Hit the Ground Running blogs which have been designed to introduce you to some key information which we hope you will find useful before you arrive. It also includes some voluntary activities you can complete before you start your programme.  

We hope you find the blogs a good way to prepare yourself for your studies – please select your blog from the list below. 

Welcome to all of our new students!

Student leaping in the air celebrating!When your place has been confirmed you officially become a University of Brighton student!

Keep an eye on your inbox as we’ll be keeping in touch with you by email to let you know more about:

  • activating your university user account and logging on to our online learning environment: student central
  • how to access pre-arrival information, check your start date and view our handy online guide to help prepare you for uni
  • our advice for new students as there’s lots to think about before starting uni – you’ll receive more in the post about this too in our Get Ready Guide
  • organising your accommodation: if you’re still looking for somewhere to live we can offer plenty of support and advice
  • organising your student finance and making a budget
  • joining a Facebook group for students on your campus.

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