School of Health Sciences

From New Zealand to Brighton for Podiatry with Diabetes MSc

Mature student Simon Speight has just graduated with an MSc in Podiatry with Diabetes (distinction) after travelling 88,000 miles in total to achieve it. Simon made the round trip of 22,000 from New Zealand to Brighton for each of his taught modules.  The cost for Simon ran into thousands of pounds – but he said it…

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Starting a course with us soon?

We’re really looking forward to seeing you! 🙂   Soon you will be able to see for yourself that student life is about much more than just study. From volunteering opportunities to sport and fitness, there’s something for everyone. We have lots of useful advice and information on our website.  

Brighton students destined to be healthcare leaders of the future

Roch McClean (mental health nursing), Emma Miles (children’s nursing) and Clare Worgan (midwifery) have all just completed their training for the Council of Deans Health’s Student Leadership Programme.  The programme is designed to further develop skills of accepted students to enable them to become leaders in their field. The three-to-four–month-long programme provides intensive training in essential…

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Welcome to all of our new students!

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…

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Amy’s story – how her mum’s stroke changed her career direction to podiatry

After her mum suffered a stroke, Amy who had been heading for a career in ecology and the environment, switched careers to Podiatry BSc and it was the best thing she had ever done as she recently graduated with a first and couldn’t be happier! Read the full story here. If you received your results today,…

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New nursing students to benefit from dedicated skills zones for independent practice

If you are thinking about studying adult nursing with us this September or February, you will now be able to practice your skills independently in a safe environment in our new skills zones. Located at the university’s Falmer and Eastbourne campuses, the zones – or open access areas – will provide adult, child and mental health nursing undergraduate students…

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Thinking of studying public health?

If you have just received your results and are considering studying public health with us here at Brighton, our first ever graduates from our Public Health BSc(Hons) have told us a little bit about their experience. 

Explore your options through clearing

Good luck to everyone who is receiving their A level exam results today and to those who received their BTEC results yesterday! 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…

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Public health celebration

Our first cohort of Public Health BSc students have completed their course and celebrated at the recent *Hastings graduation ceremony. As part of their course the students undertake 50 hours public health activities as a volunteer within an organisation in both their second and third year. We are delighted that one of the students Vikki…

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Alumnus Peter gave an inspiring speech to our graduates

Peter Skelton has spent the past ten years responding to world emergencies after graduating in 2008 with a Masters in Rehabilitation Science (now Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration) MSc. Working for the charity Humanity & Inclusion and the UK’s Emergency Medical Team, Peter has travelled to world disasters in Haiti, Syria and Bangladesh and is an excellent example to…

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