School of Health Sciences

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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Women of impact: OT graduate commuting into success

Occupational Therapy (pre-reg) MSc graduate Lucy Russell is savouring success after she wrote a comedy play while commuting from her London home to the University’s campus in Eastbourne. Read the full story here.

Women of impact: OT graduate secures funding for new community hub

Occupational Therapy (pre-registration) MSc graduate Luci Carnall-Moore, tells us about her inspiring journey which led to a new Community Hub which aims to promote social inclusion and cohesion. I completed my Occupational Therapy (pre-registration) training at Brighton University and I could not have comprehended at the time how much this would change and enrich my life….

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We’re celebrating International Women’s day

To mark International Women’s Day in 2018 we are celebrating the achievements of just some of the academics working here at Brighton. Our Women of Impact web feature demonstrates how our academic staff are achieving great things, working on the complex challenges facing society, educating and inspiring the next generation and making an impact in…

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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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Enter the Cosyfeet Occupational Therapy Award 2018 to win £1000

Entries are now invited for the Cosyfeet Occupational Therapy Award 2018. This £1000 award is open to qualified OTs or OT students planning to undertake voluntary work, a work placement or research, either in the UK or abroad. The winner’s application should demonstrate that their chosen project will develop their professional knowledge and skills while…

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Occupational therapy students doing crafts

OT newsletter – winter edition

Read all the latest news and placement dates from our Occupational Therapy team here.

Come and visit us this winter

It might be cold outside but don’t let that stop you visiting us this winter!  If you’re considering starting an undergraduate course here in 2018, why not sign up to one of our campus tours taking place during December and January and find out more about what it’s like study at Brighton? The tours will…

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There’s more to job hunting than meets the eye

Looking for work says more about you than you think, according to research by one of our postgraduate OT students. Marna de Bruyn’s research revealed how the process is full of challenges related to the job seeker’s identity and to navigating institutions. Marna’s research for her MSc Occupational Therapy degree, has been published in the Journal…

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Excellence in Learning and Teaching – SHS award winners

The university’s annual awards for learning and teaching were announced at this year’s Learning and Teaching conference.

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