Engineering

Engineering at the University of Brighton

Racing into Brighton

Students across our engineering division were inspired by a visit from McLaren Automotive’s Senior Powertrain Design Engineer, Harley Gasson, today. Harley, Automotive Engineering MSc alumnus, made a pit stop in Cockcroft to share his experience of life in the fast lane at McLaren with students. They also had time to chat to him afterwards and…

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F1 ambition

The main highlight of the course [Automotive Engineering BSc]for me is the Formula Student competition the university participates in under “Brighton Racing Motors”. It is the only way to get a foot inside proper motorsport and is the gateway for new engineering talent to make a name for themselves in a tough business. I know…

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Opportunities and experience at Brighton

After taking a gap year I was excited to start my degree at Brighton. The course structure offered more opportunities for practical learning compared to other universities and the opportunity to spend a year In Industry working for the MoD gave me a chance to find out what I was really Interested in.  My industry…

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IMechE

IMechE Young Members event 17 January

Come along to the IMechE Young Members Sussex and Surrey Committee’ event here at the University of Brighton on Thursday 17 January at 6.30pm. The technical lecture from 3M Advanced Materials discusses light-weighting using glass bubbles within polymer components. Sounds intriguing? Find out more about the talk and book your free tickets here     

The rewards of learning engineering and a language at Brighton

I always wanted to be an engineer, since I was a kid. I also wanted to experience life abroad to broaden my horizons and learn a language. Studying here at the university was the best way to achieve my goals. I was very excited and proud to come to the University of Brighton, I am…

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Robots, zero gravity and surfing

I knew I wanted to study some form engineering since my favourite subjects at school and college were physics and maths. After visiting the Eastbourne Air Show and seeing some of the aircraft, including the Euro Fighter Typhoon, I decided that I’d love to study aeronautical engineering. I visited some universities that offered aeronautical engineering…

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