“You are never too old, and you never know where it is going to take you, go for it!” Read More
“It has been hugely influential to have a range of different artists to work alongside, many of whom have practices outside of the MA and photography.” Read More
“The support from the technicians was incredible and the sense of community in the space is something I will miss very much.”
“From working with large format cameras and shooting in the studio to processing film in the darkroom and expanding my knowledge of contemporary photographers, I have absorbed a wealth of knowledge.” Read More
I used to think that an MA was out of my reach, but on the contrary, has been accessible and achievable for me doing it part time.
Hope Vassall, who has recently graduated from the University of Brighton’s Photography BA(Hons), has been interviewed about her work and future plans by the Royal Photographic Society Journal.
“Be sure to choose the right postgraduate course – be Brave, it might be something very different than what you think!” Read More
Read our getting ready for university pages which are full of information you will find useful before you arrive.
“Many people are questioning the trajectory of their lives post Covid, and I would recommend to anyone who feels that they have stones left unturned, that they should consider post graduate study as a way to make room for themselves to turn those stones, explore what is underneath and open up the possibilities of a more interesting and fulfilling future.”
“Give yourself permission to do something that makes your heart sing, and trust the process when it feels messy. ”
“I have re-connected with the darkroom, got to work with 5×4 plate cameras, had workshops on 16mm film making, photogravure and b&w printing.”
“There are many but the main highlight is having a supportive group of like-minded creatives who make incredibly inspiring work. Having discussions about artists ideas and techniques with my peers has pushed my artwork forward.” Read More
“What struck me about the UoB course, was the faculty. Many of them had a direct influence on me during my undergraduate degree. Whether it was because of their written or practical contributions, I was amazed that so many names that had challenged my understanding of photography could be lecturing on one course.”
“Finding a class that encourages exploration while improving my organization and ability to pinpoint my area of expertise was essential.” Read More
“The opportunities for experimentation and the freedom to explore different mediums and techniques have been highlights of the course for me.” Read More
“The opportunity to exhibit in the university galleries and space has been wonderful. Seeing art in the context of a public space adds a new dimension to it.” Read More
“The biggest highlight is always the people: lecturers, technicians and peer students. They make the university the good place that it is.” Read More
An entry by 3rd year Film student groups has been named runner up in the Student Film category at Brighton Rocks film festival at the weekend. Read More
“Through my experiences, I came to realize the connection between art and life, and how they intertwine to create meaningful experiences. ” Read More
The highlights of the course for me have been being lucky enough to have a studio space in Brighton to share with my peers and being inspired by working in the space with other like-minded artists. Read More
“There’s a guest lecture every week from industry professionals, who have a great deal of experience to learn from. The creative workshops were great fun too.” Read More
Yes, the works are challenging, cancer is a huge challenge that drives my practice on, but cancer really challenges all of us to talk about it and we have to. Read More
“The most important aspects are always the people – my year group, and the excellent dedicated staff that we have at Edward St., City Campus. I spend a lot of time here using the facilities but it is also like a second home.” Read More
“I have learned so much and feel more confident about my practice and how to move forward.” Read More
Congratulations to 2023 graduate Tesni, a metalsmith whose handmade crafted pieces inspired by the museum won the award.
Our talented students have been showing their work on the Animation course Instagram – take a look!
Animation students made poetry films in response to published poets from the Forward Arts Poetry Prize which were showcased at the University of Brighton’s theatre space.
“Going into the creative industry to be specialised in one area can be useful, but to be specialised and have a deep understanding of multiple disciplines is a true leg-up and something I’m sure I will be grateful for forever.” Read More
“Coming from London to a new city by the sea gave me a completely new place to explore and photograph. It opened my eyes to new things and I take a lot of inspiration from the sea.” Read More
“Brighton has allowed me to explore varying opportunities that I otherwise wouldn’t have had access to.” Read More
“I highly recommend taking a placement year, whilst the placement was challenging, I gained so much experience & confidence from it. Going into final year I feel less panicked about the thought of graduating into the industry as now I have had a taster of this.” Read More
“These three years have been so enriching and given me so many opportunities that I never thought I’d be able to have.” Read More
“As a city, I find Brighton friendly, welcoming and creative — choosing to study here was one of the best decisions I have ever made, and I can’t see myself living (or studying) anywhere else!”
“University isn’t as scary as it sounds, and I know it’s a big change, but it really will help you be more independent and help you discover what you’re truly capable of on your own.”