After months of anticipation, we are pleased to announce the arrival of Lucina, the School of Health Science’s very own birthing mannequin. Continue reading
At only 25, our very own University of Brighton, BSc (Hon) Podiatry graduate, Dao Tunprasert has been promoted to Senior Lecturer and for anyone who knows her; this is so well deserved! Continue reading
The School of Health Sciences teach a number of health courses over our two sites based in Falmer, Brighton and in Eastbourne.
If you are thinking about studying with us, why not visit us to find out more to:
- find out all about your interested subject area
- talk to staff and the students who currently come here
- see the campus and get a feel for who we are and why you should choose us!
University of Brighton students are set to take part in an award-winning programme Time for Dementia, to improve dementia care.
The programme pairs families affected by dementia with undergraduate students studying healthcare. Families take part in the project over a period of two years, and are visited by a pair of students three to four times a year. It aims to help improve student knowledge, attitudes, empathy and care towards people with dementia and their caregivers. Continue reading
What a fantastic event it was at the Brighton Student Union (BSU) Awards 2017 ceremony at Komedia Tuesday night.
It was a incredible evening celebrating the very best in student volunteering, student representation and outstanding teaching. With such great nominations in each category, it must have been a difficult decision to identify only one winner per category. Continue reading
If you haven’t already sponsored Pippa Hillen’s moonwalking, dig deep into your pockets and your hearts to wish her well this weekend as she walking 26 miles to raise money to support the fight against breast cancer. This will be her 7th London Moonwalk and 5th London Full Moon (26.2 miles) walk, but it’s certainly no easy feat! Continue reading
Marian was diagnosed with breast cancer in August 2015 and shortly after had a succession of surgery, chemotherapy and finally radiotherapy in February 2016. Thankfully she is one of the lucky women to have survived cancer and as a result in her desire to give something back, she has decided to raise money for Women vs Cancer.
With over 4,000 women taking part, and a target to raise £2 million pounds, the aim of the night is to help raise funds for the three charities, raise awareness and get more women cycling!
To help prepare for the gruelling 100km bike ride, Marian and her biker gal friend are training incredible hard to help raise the money for this fantastic cause! In Marian’s own words she has said that she is ‘feeling rather nervous about achieving this challenge and needs encouragement through your donations!’.
If you would like to help support Marian and the Women Vs Cancer initiative, please donate today via her justgiving.com page – https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Bikergals.
Two University of Brighton student midwives are appealing for funds so they can use their skills to help expectant mothers in Tanzania later this year.
Second year students Amelia Hilsdon and Charlotte Hackett are already providing maternity care to the local community in Hastings and St Leonards and at the Conquest Hospital.
They now plan to work in Tanzania for two weeks in October to provide midwifery care to the community in Arusha city.
Amelia recently told the Hastings and St Leonards Observer: “We will spend time at the city hospital where around thirty babies are born every day. The visit is part of our third year module and is called Midwifery International Elective.”
Both friends are mature students. Amelia said: “We decided to go back into education in 2014, first undertaking an access course at Ore Valley College. We continued on to the University of Brighton to study midwifery and fell in love with this career choice after having our own children.
“We want to be able to give back to our community and to help other women and families at their most vulnerable time.
“It is an amazing job; we are privileged to be welcomed into so many people’s lives. The experience to be gained as a student midwife visiting a country like Tanzania is life changing.
“The trip provides an opportunity to help those in need in a developing country whilst also gaining new skills, learning about the Tanzanian culture and seeing how the hospital utilises the little resources they have available to them.
“Furthermore, we will return to Hastings with new skills and experiences to use in our ever growing multi-cultural community.”
Amelia and Charlotte are taking part in the 5k Brighton Color Obstacle Rush on May 6. They have a GoFundMe page and a blog where they will document their experiences until after they return from their trip.
For information on University of Brighton midwifery courses, go to: https://www.brighton.ac.uk/courses/index.aspx?keyword=midwifery