Geography, geology and environment at Brighton

From a placement point of view: the story so far

Find out how Ella, who is studying Environmental Science BSc(Hons), is getting on during her placement year. I have been a part of the European Sustainability Affairs Team for almost seven months now and it is safe to say I am still learning; my skills are expanding and I’m having a lot of fun in…

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A placement out in the field

One of our final year Geography BSc(Hons) students, Jack Burrows, looks back at the diverse range of projects he was involved in during his placement year, and the job he has been offered as a result of it. I was lucky enough to complete a placement year with the Field Studies Council (FSC) at Orielton…

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From a placement point of view: My first business trip

Here’s an update from Ella who is on placement with Samsung. You can read more about it by looking in our placement posts. In July my team and I travelled to Jászfényszaru in Hungary, to meet with the Samsung environmental coordinators from Europe. This conference happens once a year in order to discuss relevant environmental…

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Cyprus field trip

Our third year Geology BSc(Hons) students have recently returned from a field trip to Cyprus. Here, Natalia explains what her highlights of the trip were. This picture is of one of the most remarkable moments for me during the Cyprus field trip. In this locality it was possible to see some amazing pillow lavas, with…

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Presenting to peers

First year Geology BSc(Hons) and Earth and Ocean Science BSc(Hons) students have just taken part in a research study based around the geology or oceanography of their home area. As part of this module our students attend a poster session presenting their research topics to their peers. It’s an interactive event, giving staff and students…

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Understanding power

I’m Leila and I’m a senior lecturer in Human Geography here at the University of Brighton, and a cultural and political theorist. This means that I look at theoretical approaches to the understanding of power, and in particular, the relationship between forms of power, and cultural representations and practices. I’m involved with the Authority Research…

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The eye of an intern

Would you like to know what it’s like to be on a placement year? Look out for regular updates from Ella Perriton, one of our Environmental Science students to find out how she is getting on in her placement year at Samsung Electronics. I am a 2nd year University of Brighton Environmental Science BSc(Hons) student…

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