School of Health Sciences

Leaders of the future

Three of our health students have been accepted for the Council of Deans of Health’s Student Leadership Programme (SLP) to develop their skills and become leaders of the future in their respective professions. Stephanie Mott and Hannah Griffiths, are both studying Midwifery BSc(Hons) and Sarah Cottington is studying Occupational Therapy BSc(Hons).

Graduation – prizewinners, the class of 2017

This week, more than 4,400 University of Brighton students graduated at our ceremonies at the Brighton Centre, which started on Tuesday (25 July). Students aged 19 – 79 and from over 90 countries dressed in gowns and mortarboards to collect their awards.

Occupational therapy newsletter – summer edition

Here is the latest edition of our occupational therapy newsletter – Summer 2017 OT Newsletter final 1-1gcandr

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The British Science Festival at Brighton

The University of Brighton and the University of Sussex is co-hosting the British Science Festival this year. The event, which is the longest, established science Festival in Europe takes place from 5th– 9th September and features an array of interesting events in an exciting daytime and evening programme.

Come visit us at our School of Health Sciences ‘Open Days’ in July

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…

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Brighton health students to help improve dementia care

Physiotherapy, occupational therapy,  paramedic and adult nursing 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…

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2nd National Conference for Occupational Therapists Working in Diverse Settings

The second National Conference for Occupational Therapists Working in Diverse Settings will take place on 6th September 2017.

Let’s share the benefit …of Occupational Therapy!

It’s not every day that you can say that your blog has had over 36,000 views from different corners of the world, however it is clear that this lady is exceptional, and she deserves every bit of recognition! Cancer survivor Alice McGarvie is spreading the word worldwide on the benefits of occupational therapy (OT) –…

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New Postgraduate Certificate in Education- ‘Transforming professional practice through Education’

  A new interprofessional Postgraduate Certificate in Education is expected to start In October 2016.  This new programme has been designed to critically develop health professional educator’s knowledge, competence and confidence to a strategic level for their educational role at work, both in practice and academic institutions. The aims of the programme are:   To…

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First National Conference for Occupational Therapists working or interested in diverse settings – 7th September 2016

  Channine Clarke and Sarah Mead are currently planning a one day conference / workshop for occupational therapists working in diverse settings. It will take place on Wednesday 7th September 2016 on the Eastbourne site and will include keynote sessions with Dr Jennifer Creek (speaking about her PHD research in this area of practice), Professor…

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