Still from Fruit Fix

Lecturer Philip Connolly releases short film Fruit Fix starring Derry Girls’ Jamie Lee O’Donnell

Philip Connolly who teaches on Brighton’s Film BA(Hons) has released a new short film on YouTube featuring TV and film stars Jamie Lee O’Donnell, Mark Benton and Adnan Mustafa – in the new release we see Hope (O’Donnell) struggling with anxiety ahead of a big moment in her life, using an unusual technique to cope.  Read More

Kyle Withey

“I get satisfaction from knowing I’ve made something easier for somebody, so choosing product design will hopefully mean that other people benefit”

Read our interview with second year Product Design student Kyle Withey on why he chose the degree and his experience of the course.

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Moving Image lecturer curates exhibition of moving image artworks and films from India in Taiwan, with online screenings for international audiences

Dr Lucía Imaz King, a curator and filmmaker who also produces video installation artworks and paintings, is participating in Loss & Transience, an exhibition bringing a selection of works in documentary film and artists’ video by ten contemporary artists/filmmakers living and working in India today, including artists of Indian heritage based internationally.

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angela saini

International Women’s Day: A Conversation with Angela Saini on 10 March, 12noon

Students and staff are invited to this free event hosted by the Universities of Brighton and Sussex which sees award-winning science journalist and author of ‘Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong’ and ‘Superior: the Return of Race Science’ speaking to our staff and students. Book your place now. Read More

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“Ripping up the system won’t build the homes we need”

Read the Town Country Planning Association’s response to the government’s white paper Planning for the Future, outlining their concerns that the proposals will “undermine local democracy, marginalise local councils and fail to achieve the kind of high quality places that the government is committed to delivering.” Read More

Miriam Escofet with her portrait of the queen

Graduate Miriam Escofet, commissioned to paint Queen’s official portrait, talks about her time at UoB

“It was great fun, a great place to be. Brighton was one of very few places at the time which offered 3D Design and Craft as an option and there was a huge variety of approaches to work going on in my course” – award-winning artist looks back on her time at Brighton. Read More

clothes by grace blackman

Fashion student Grace praised by Guardian fashion team

Grace Blackman, Fashion Design with Business Studies student was selected by Jess Cartner-Morley for the paper’s graduate special – Jess said, “I love the purity and the glamour in Grace’s work. Young designers sometimes shy away from making their clothes beautiful, because they want to be different. But beauty is powerful. She looks like an angel, or a superhero, or both.” Read More