School of Health Sciences

Meeting our furry friends in Eastbourne – supporting good mental health

Daisy and Beryl arrived early on our Eastbourne campus today, eagerly awaiting our popular ‘Walk the Dog’ event. A chance for students and staff to meet some of our fury friends and take a walk in the beautiful nearby countryside. The event is part of a range of activities taking place today to support World…

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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.  

ICAP funding award 2018

The School of Health Sciences is delighted to announce that we have been awarded HEE Integrated Clinical Academic Programme (ICAP) funding to support clinicians to develop research skills in preparation for PhD or clinical doctoral research fellowship applications. The ICA programme is designed to enable delivery of the government strategy, Developing the Role of the…

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HEE Bridging funding award 2018

The School of Health Sciences is delighted to announce that they have been awarded HEE Bridging funding to support clinical academics to develop research and research capability to doctoral level. The awards are open to current students completing ICAP or MRes and MRes alumni. To apply, download the application form and return to us by 31 August. Interviews…

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Happy 70th birthday to our much-loved NHS!

Happy 70th birthday to our much-loved NHS!  The NHS values are the heart of all our health courses.  We recognise that patients come first in everything the NHS does, and respect, dignity, compassion and working together for patients are embedded in our curriculum.  We are extremely proud to work closely with our local and regional…

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My experience as an Occupational therapy (Pre-registration) MSc student

If you want to know what its like studying Occupational Therapy at Brighton, Kevin Prince Stephen is one of our Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration) MSc graduates, and he has shared his experience with us….. My experience as an MSc Occupational therapy student ‘Going to university is always a nerve-wrecking experience, regardless of it being your first…

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Appeal for parents with babies under three-months to volunteer for research

We are appealing to parents with babies under three-months to volunteer for research which is aimed at improving our understanding of the development of children’s feet. Volunteers will each receive £20 Love2Shop gift vouchers each time they visit our baby space at the Eastbourne campus where their feet will be looked at using state-of-the-art technology…

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As sugar tax launches later this week, research finds meal deal loophole as students seek value for money

As the UK Government launches it’s new sugar tax later this week (in April), our research has highlighted a potential loophole with meal deals as students are likely to choose the most expensive drink, and therefore the one with the highest content of sugar to ensure value for money. Carol Williams, Principal Lecturer and public…

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Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust rated good with outstanding features in latest CQC visit

Congratulations to our local Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust who were rated as good with outstanding features in some areas following their recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) visit by the chief inspector of hospitals. Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust, said: Inspection teams led by the independent Care Quality Commission (CQC) visited our inpatient units, specialist dental…

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