“The course has taught me how to explore my ideas in depth and transform those ideas into textile products. I have found my course very inspiring, gaining knowledge from the tutors and practical skills from the technicians.”
Monthly Archives: May 2022
Graduates 2022: Ugne Petreikyte: Illustration
“I am grateful that the course in Brighton is not set in stone for what kind of work you are expected to make – for those who find traditional illustration not fitting for their practise, they are encouraged to use other mediums which makes the course incredibly multidisciplinary.” Read More
University brings stars of the comics world to Brighton for two-day festival
The Graphic Brighton festival returns with two days of talks and workshops on 27-28 May – including the debut of Michael Rosen’s new graphic novel.
Graduates 2022: Maisie Woodley: Design for Digital Media
“DDM offers a huge range of avenues to explore, and I can recommend it to anyone who wants to try something new alongside their own specific discipline.” Read More
Graduates 2022: Kirsty Atek: Illustration
“I’m glad that I chose to study Illustration because an equal amount of realism is taught, as much as ‘fantasy’ is encouraged; all the skills I’ve gained from my time at Brighton can be applied to the industries that I hope to work in and I’m still able to create work that fulfils me creatively.” Read More
Graduates 2022: Kahee Jeong: Fine Art: Painting
“My professors, great artists as well, have been very supportive and dedicated to their students. Particularly, their tolerant attitudes towards my works have contributed to my achievement.” Read More
Graduates 22: Emma Vine: 3D Design and Craft
“The course continuously motivated me to push my boundaries, both theoretically and through various materials.” Read More
Graduates 2022: Chloe Morris: Design for Digital Media
“As soon as I saw some examples of students’ work, I knew this course was what I wanted to do. It was the first time I’d seen a degree that allowed such an interdisciplinary approach to art and design, and it was perfect for me.”
Graduates 2022: Jin Yu: Graphic Design
“Being surrounded by like-minded people was a beautiful experience. The course helped me to understand various methods of developing my work – from traditional to digital processes – via diverse workshops and briefs. My time spent at Brighton has really helped me to find what I’m really interested in when it comes to graphic design.”
Graduates 2022: Nikkan Woodhouse: 3D Design and Craft
“The 3D design course at Brighton has always interested me for its focus on materials exploration and narrative.” Read More
RTPI bursary agreed for 2022 entry!
The Royal Town Planning Institute has just confirmed that they have agreement from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) to extend the Future Planners Bursary for this coming academic year 22-23. The scheme will again support new students who are going into planning.
You can apply for the Future Planner Bursary (England) if you are starting our Town Planning MSc course in Sept/Oct 2022.
Graduates 2022: Jordan Smith:Design for Digital Media:
“When people ask me what I do at University saying ‘Design for Digital Media’ doesn’t cut it. I describe it as ‘Graphic design with an art focus but also animation and so much more.”
Graduates 2022: Cerys Matthews: Fashion Communication
“I feel I’ve been guided and pushed by my tutors and the opportunities presented to me throughout the course but have also felt a great sense of freedom to explore my own styles.” Read More
Graduates 2022: Kate Birss: 3D Design and Craft
“I feel hugely lucky that in fact, Brighton is the best possible place to study 3D Design and Craft in terms of course content, tutors, technicians, workshops and peers.” Read More
Graduates 2022: Samuel Polidano: Graphic Design
“I have always been fascinated by typography and branding. I come from a financial and architecture educational background, which means that my work is often attributed to being precise and meticulous… I tend to take a minimal approach to design, with focus on photography and type.”
Graduates 2022: Amelia Nichols: Graphic Design
raphic”I have absolutely loved the course and am so sad that it’s slowly coming to an end. Brighton enables you to have so much design freedom as well as be able to learn skills via the many workshops which are on offer.”
Summer show 2022: Wren Mortimer, Architecture and design integrated foundation year
I have had a great time on the course. It has taught me to step out of my comfort zone to learn new skills and techniques and explore new ideas. I feel more confident about my work and well prepared for the start of the degree course. Read More
Graduates 2022: Meg Ryan: Fine Art: Sculpture
“I have found my time at Brighton amazing; its an incredibly special place and I’ve found it attracts a very friendly and kind collection of people.” Read More
Graduates 2022: Shaun Yates: 3D Design
“The course provides opportunities to develop a range of practical skills, but even more significantly, I think, it encourages you to consider the broader context of your work.” Read More
Graduates 2022: Hannah Tracy: 3D Design and Craft
“I’ve really enjoyed my time on the course as it has given me the opportunity to explore my own creative process and interests in craft.” Read More
Graduates 2022: Doona Rhee: Film
“Over my three years at Brighton, I have been encouraged by my tutors to nurture my talents in subject areas where they have seen potential, which has helped me developed my confidence and professional skill.”
Graduates 2022: Julia Jolliffe: Illustration
“My experience of the Visual Communication course at Brighton has been great; the course is extremely experimental in its approach to what ‘Illustration’ means allowing students to explore lots of different methods and approaches to their work.” Read More
Graduates 2022: Matthew Dardart: Fine Art: Sculpture
I am interested in the language between contrasting materials when situated in the same body. I prefer to work in a more intuitive, less regimented way. Read More
Summer show 2022: Matt Boland, Architecture and design integrated foundation year
“I’m loving the course and Brighton. I constantly feel a good level of challenge, and like many others thrive under the guidance of the course lecturers.” Read More
Craft MA student’s award-winning chairs combine sustainability with tradition
University of Brighton student Jo Cooper has won an award for her innovative chairs combining traditional wood craft skills and recycled plastic.
Graduates 2022: Kathryn Klepp: History of Art and Design
“I chose History of Art and Design at Brighton because it did not just teach Renaissance painting and classical sculpture – the inclusion of design into the curriculum has given me a very well-rounded understanding of art history. Following graduation, I will be working in the Estates, Appraisals & Valuations department of Christie’s Auction House.”
James O’Brien heads Annual Journalism Lecture
Broadcaster, writer and LBC radio presenter James will be speaking to staff and students this Thursday in Mithras House. Read More
Graduates 2022: Kristlin Visnapuu: Design for Digital Media
Brighton is an excellent place for students and creatives with many start-up opportunities and societies. Read More
Vogue feature for Fashion Design graduate Tara Hakin
The style bible has profiled the recent graduate of the University of Brighton’s Fashion Design with Business BA(Hons) degree, calling her “a visionary designer making avant-garde pieces.” Read More
Graduates 2022: Lottie Allen: Fashion Design
“One of the main reasons I was attracted to the course was the placement year as I wanted the opportunity to work with big brands in the fashion industry and make valuable industry connections.” Read More
Graduates 2022: Francesca Gnoato: Media Studies
“I loved my time in Brighton is a beautiful and vibrant city where to study. My influences for my final project are Tina Barney, Richard Billingham, Philip-Lorca di Corcia. However, I admire the work of photographers such as Nan Goldin, Alec Soth, and Ren Hang, which are the photographer which always inspire me.”
Graduates 2022: Lauren Rowell: Textiles
“The tutors and technicians are so helpful, and full of knowledge, I couldn’t have wished for anything more!!” Read More
Graduates 2022: Rosie Penny: Illustration
“The flexibility offered on Illustration is one of its strengths. Across the course people are engaged with animation, drawing, printmaking, moving image, collage, 3D rendering and in my case writing.” Read More
Graduates 2022: Olivia Van de Velde: Fashion Communication
“To have the option of placement was great and has meant once we graduate in July, we’ll know what to expect.” Read More
“Each year we get to make a short film and it’s a lot of fun to be collaborating with friends doing what I love”
Wiktoria came to Brighton from Poland to study Film BA(Hons) in 2020. Here she talks about her journey so far. Read More
Graduates 2022: Macy Rix: Fashion Communication
“I have found that my course has been an interesting journey over the course of three years; exploring different aspects of fashion and realising that so much process goes into every one of them.” Read More
Refugee journalists share their stories to Journalism students
Staff and students from our journalism courses have joined refugee journalists from Afghanistan, Qatar and Iran at the London College of Communication. Read More
Inclusive Arts Practice MA students work with charity Grace Eyre on arts project
University of Brighton students worked with participants from the charity which supports people with learning disabilities, autism and/or mental health issues on the Working Together project, a response to the recent Brighton Centre for Contemporary Arts Lloyd Corporation exhibition. Read More
Follow Inclusive Arts Practice on Instagram
See the latest posts from the University of Brighton’s masters course on which students learn to initiate and manage inclusive arts projects with diverse and marginalised groups.
Graduates 2022: Lily Jane Wood: Fashion Design with Business Studies
“I chose Fashion Design with Business Studies here at Brighton purely because the graduate collections looked to me intimidatingly strong, and the statistics of Fashion Design graduates going straight into the industry after graduation.”
Meet the staff: Michael Spooner
Michael Spooner is L4,5&6 tutor on our Interior Architecture BA(Hons).
Michael is an architect and educator, with a passion for understanding how people and cities work. He trained in medical science in Canada and Japan, before arriving in London to study at the AA, RIBA Studio and Bartlett. As associate director at dRMM, he led the design and delivery of many award-winning projects, including the 2017 Stirling prize-winning Hastings Pier.
Meet the staff: Sophie Ungerer
Sophie Ungerer is L5&6 tutor on our Interior Architecture BA(Hons).
Sophie Ungerer is an architect, practicing, teaching and exploring in London and Brighton.
Sophie is curious about the threshold between the interior and the city. How can our designs reflect the transient urban lifestyle of today and respond to the social and environmental global challenges we are facing?