Adam Campbell

How my placement led to employment

I chose to study Mathematics with Economics BSc(Hons) as I found throughout school that I was good at mathematics. The economics came about after I took it as an A-Level, based on a recommendation by one of my GCSE teachers, and found I was able to understand the basic concepts easily. Because of this it seemed natural for me to continuing doing this at University. I was also very aware that doing this degree would open up a wide range of doors for future careers.

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My time at Brighton

I chose Mathematics with Economics BSc(Hons) at Brighton for its focus on teaching practical applications such as programming skills and the option to do a placement year. I felt that the university and my course focus on providing students with education as well making them employable by creating opportunities to develop their interpersonal skills and gain practice through various opportunities.

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Maths Masterclasses

Students aged 12-13 from schools in the Brighton area are taking part in mathematics masterclasses at the University of Brighton.

Dr Paul Harris, Reader in applied mathematics and Senior Lecturer Steve Kilgallon, both from the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, have organised the Saturday morning classes in collaboration with the Royal Institution (RI) and Sussex branch of the Mathematical Association. Read More

Brighton MathsJam – 20 October

As part of the 2018 Brighton Science Festival, Brighton Maths Jam are hosting a day of mathematical discovery and exploration.

Morning – a chance to explore a myriad of real and virtual puzzles, mathematical conundrums and an exhibition of artistic interpretations*

Afternoon – short talks and presentations by local and national mathematicians and magicians, local geometrically inspired artists and puzzle geeks. If there’s a 5 minute talk you’d like to give, please contact us!

Confirmed contributors:

Adam Atkinson – Helping a Sculptor with Maths Louise Mabbs – Fun With Fibonacci & Fabric Origami (maths in textile art) Andrew Jeffrey – Noughts & Crosses (www.magicmessage.co.uk) Stephen Miller – Explosive Forging (changing steel with explosives) Jonathan Welton – Just So (number tricks)

Jerry Sadowitz – TBA

Caspar Thomas – Martin Gardner’s Magic

Donald Bell – Checking out a Conjecture in Number Theory using a  Python program

Full details: https://bit.ly/2Ae4VXm

Brighton Science Festival: http://www.brightonscience.com/

New student? Hit the ground running!

To help you get the best start as a student here, we’ve put together some online activities called Hit The Ground Running.

Taking part in this programme isn’t compulsory and it’s not a test, it’s just a good way to prepare yourself for your studies and get to know your way around our online learning platform, studentcentral.

The activities will include tips for getting ready to study with us and help put you in touch with current students who can answer any questions you may have about the uni or your course.

You’ll be able to access this area the day after you enrol online, by logging in to studentcentral and clicking on the Hit The Ground Running banner on the home page.

Enrol online

Congratulations to everyone who’s received an offer. If you’ve had your place confirmed, you’ll be able to enrol from today.
There are a few things to do before you get here, including the first stage of your enrolment and getting started with your email account and course materials.
Once you’ve enrolled online, you’ll also be able to see all the essential details about your course, including your start date, welcome events and a draft timetable.
Find out more about what you need to do before you start.
See you soon!