komedia film screening

Film students show work on big screen at Brighton Komedia

As part of their Directing The Screen module, some of our brilliant final-year Film BA(Hons) students screened their monologues at a major Brighton film venue. The students worked with actors, choosing a monologue script or writing their own, and Director Pete Travis was there for the event along with the participating actors and students.

Read More

beepurple finalists

Fashion students awarded prize in Startup Ideas Competition 2024

Last week six finalists went head-to-head, pitching their ideas for ‘businesses for good’ to a panel of judges, in front of a live audience, and the third-place prize went to Eliot Hardwick (Fashion Communication) and Jess Woods (Fashion Design) for Dead Ugly Designs, a circular, gender-neutral, street-style clothing brand. Read More

leon imber

Sports Journalism student Leon wins prestigious NCTJ Student Award

Beating off the competition, final-year Sports Journalism BA(Hons) student Leon Imber has won the Sports Journalism Student category at the NCTJ Awards being praised by Sky Sports New judges for his “exceptional” interviews. Leon says, “I’m grateful to the Uni of Brighton for giving me the foundations to push into the national media and contribute work of my own.”

Read More

textiles work by harriet silverson

“My final year project, Sew Emotional, will focus on expressing complex human emotions”

Textiles student Harriet Silverson, along with classmate Alice Clubb, has been awarded a Framework Knitters bursary for yarn for her final collection – and Harriet is going to create a series of playful samples that explore the crossover of art, emotion, and knitted textile design.

Read More

jake grewal

From a painting degree at Brighton to his first solo show

Jake Grewal graduated from our Fine Art Painting BA(Hons) and went on to the Royal College – he’s now got his first solo institutional exhibition at Pallant House Gallery. In a longform interview with Studio International, he says “I don’t know where I make work from other than my experience and emotional response.”

Read More

kristian floate

Thinking about choosing our Music Business and Media degree?

Hear from student Kristian who says: “On the course I’ve found myself recording a podcast, conducting a brand proposal, developing a new music innovation, recording promotional videos and so much more. Plus, I still work with my placement company on their social media , so it was definitely a worthwhile opportunity!”

Read More

Sarah Humphrey-Smith

My career journey: fashion lecturer Sarah Humphrey-Smith

We know the path to success doesn’t always go smoothly, so we asked our lecturers about the ups and downs on their path to the University of Brighton. Today we’re speaking to Sarah Humphrey-Smith, fashion design lecturer who says: “I started looking at designers like McQueen and Comme and was just like – I want to do that! I was captivated by the magic of how you could create these spectacles on bodies.”

Read More

jo bramli

My career journey: music and sound art lecturer Johanna Bramli

We know the path to success doesn’t always go smoothly, so we asked our lecturers about the ups and downs on their path to the University of Brighton. Today it’s Johanna Bramli, who runs our digital music and sound art degree and says: “it’s a cliché story but it was thanks to a fantastic music teacher who saw through my quiet ways and believed in me that I found my confidence.”

Read More

Phil Tyler

My career journey: Phil Tyler, Fine Art Printmaking lecturer

We know the path to success doesn’t always go smoothly, so we asked our lecturers about the ups and downs on their path to the University of Brighton. Today it’s Phil Tyler who runs our fine art printmaking degree and says that as a boy he was told “get a trade and a proper job” but the school art room and inspiring teachers meant art college was where he found his solace.

Read More

painting by daniel petitt

“There is a keenness and aptitude in Painting students and I can see why the School has such a well-deserved reputation”

The University of Brighton is one of three universities in the UK to have a ‘Painting Fellow’ on campus – here we hear from current fellow Daniel Petitt on his experience of working with our painting students and developing his practice in the studio on campus.

Read More

animation students on placement

Brighton students on work placements at one of UK’s leading animation studios

Haniyyah Nauzeer, Vince Mosti and Lexie Rhys-Jones added to their Animation BA (Hons) studies with hands-on experience at PigBird studios, who specialise in stop motion animation. The placements were arranged by course lecturer Kate Jessop after PigBird’s Trevor Hardy did a Q&A session at the inaugural Brighton International Animation Festival, which Kate created and ran earlier this year.

Read More

work by kathryn klepp

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.”

Read More

IAP working together project

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