Friday 12 October – presentation day!
We were all so excited for today! Everyone is dressed up and very nervous. Six presentations were given during the day from Polish, German and Italian teams with subjects ranging from 3D printing to Cancer research. It was such an amazing and inspiring experience and we meet some very talented people.
Our team performed well and we enjoyed a good interactive Q&A from the panel following the presentation.
Saturday 13 October
It was a beautiful day in Amsterdam so we took the opportunity to explore before we left later that day.
Wednesday 10 October
We were on the train to Gatwick at 10.30, leaving sunny Brighton fully prepared for an exciting few days and arrived in an even sunnier Amsterdam later that day!
We stayed in Noordwick tonight to do some serious preparing before we meet all the other teams tomorrow.
Thursday 11 October
Hello ESTEC! (European Space Research and Technology Centre). Apart from the super exciting technology here at ESTEC, we were informed prior to our arrived that we MUST eat at the agency’s canteen. You don’t have to ask us twice… (and yes it was phenomenal)
After lunch we were welcomed by the European Space Agency (ESA) Education Office and introduced to Novespace, ELGRA (European Low Gravity Research Association) and shown around ESA’s super confidential space testing facilities. No photos for this, sorry!
We are delighted to have Mark Gallagher as a guest lecturer here on 1st November.
Mark is a well-respected public speaker who provides keynote speeches and presentations on a range of business topics relating to his experiences gained whilst working in senior management roles within Formula One auto racing over the last 30 years.
Today he is co-commentator and Formula One analyst for the BBC in the UK as well as founder and CEO of Performance Insights.
Mark is renowned as an insightful, informative and highly entertaining speaker, and will be staying after his lecture to chat to guests.
Everyone is welcome, the venue is Huxley 300, 7pm.
Five University of Brighton Engineering students are bidding to take their ground breaking space research project into zero-gravity next year.
The students who are all undertaking Master’s degrees in either Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering, have reached the final stage in the European Space Agency’s ‘Fly Your Thesis’ selection process. The competition, which is open to students from across Europe, gives teams the chance to test their projects in a zero-gravity environment aboard an aircraft that simulates the weightlessness of outer space. Read More →
To help you get the best start as a student here, we’ve put together some online activities called Hit The Ground Running.
Taking part in this programme isn’t compulsory and it’s not a test, it’s just a good way to prepare yourself for your studies and get to know your way around our online learning platform, studentcentral.
The activities will include tips for getting ready to study with us and help put you in touch with current students who can answer any questions you may have about the uni or your course.
You’ll be able to access this area the day after you enrol online, by logging in to studentcentral and clicking on the Hit The Ground Running banner on the home page.
Good luck to everyone receiving exam results this week!
If you’ve had a change of heart about what you want do next, or your exams have gone differently from what you expected, Clearing is an opportunity to assess your options and explore the possibilities.
If you need help navigating your way through the Clearing process, check out our handy guide. Or call us on 01273 644000, we can help.
You can also book on to our Clearing visit day at Moulsecoomb campus, where you’ll be studying, onWednesday 18 and Saturday 22 August. It’s a chance to look around and consider your next step. There’s a welcome talk and introduction, tour of the campus, advice about accommodation and student support and you will meet some of our academic staff in a Q&A.
Everyone who is looking to study with us in 2018 is welcome to attend. Course availability does change quickly in Clearing so if you’re not holding an offer get in touch first to confirm there is space on the course you are interested in before making travel arrangements.