“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
The Dreamcatcher Foundation and staff from the University of Brighton have been working with residents of Melkhoutfontein, South Africa to turn waste into products, helping to generate income and clean up the environment. Read the report on DICE by Imani Dlamini and watch the film. Read More
Watch this film where 2020 graduates Liz and Susie discuss why they chose the MA and their experiences of studying at Brighton, their work on the course and working during lockdown. Read More
“I realised I really needed to get better at utilising my free time to benefit my degree more, it goes so quickly as it is you’ve got to make it count.”
Graphic design lecturer Allyson Waller is collaborating on a project which encourages people to express their experiences of Covid-19 lockdown through the creation of face masks. Read More
The Brighton Interior Architecture and Architecture Society (BIAAS) t-shirt is something of a tradition now – get yours! Read More
“My project allows expensive machinery to be created inexpensively, meaning that a wider range of people can access machines that otherwise would have been difficult or expensive to access.”
“I take enjoyment in how small interventions in the built environment affect the large scale, and how large interventions affect the small scale.”
“My work has focused on developing a cybernetic system, co-designing with nature, that involves algorithm code writing in stimulating the growth of nature and the development of material and structural system.’”
“The greatest influence for my work this year has Belgian design studio A JDVIV. Their approach cherishes the existing, creating delicate spaces from materials that are found nearby.”
“My final major project, Design Privitruism, is an exploration of the privilege of the designer, and how that determines the macro/meso/micro level of pro-social design interventions.”
“My work this year was inspired by a hypothetical anarchist approach to building, which resulted in an architectural language of satire towards planning laws.” Read More
“My course has not only been a and an opportunity to engage with wide range of tutors, researchers and even other courses and disciplines which enriches your work.” Read More
Watch taster lectures of modules we offer on the fundamentals of filmmaking, podcasting and serial dramas. Read More
Living Blocks by Lawrence Parent has been highlighted in architecture and design mag Dezeen in it’s focus on the best projects at the virtual New Designers show. Read More
“The most important thing when it comes to sustainability in the fashion industry is that we work together to create change.” Read More
University of Brighton photography lecturer and author of The Image of Whiteness: Contemporary Photography and Racialization, Daniel C Blight recently appeared on Lou Mensah’s Shade podcast – click through to listen.
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
“I’ve always been fascinated by the culture that produced the beautiful prints of 18th century Japan, so choosing Japanese prints as my area of study for my dissertation wasn’t hard.” Read More
“I am a research historian and I focus mainly on the 20th century and specialise in war history. I am currently working at Newhaven fort and have passed a curatorship course at the National Army Museum in London.” Read More
“My final year project has been concentrated around memory, specifically my earliest childhood memories.” Read More
“The central subject of my practice is the process of women empowerment in the context of contemporary society.” Read More
“I’m a filmmaker and my work is centred around public engagement and documentary.” Read More
Izzy Roope was invited to host an event called Rethinking the Graduate Show which featured guest speakers including Product Design course leader James Tooze. Read More
During lockdown Fine Art Painting student George Coll has been selling prints of her abstract works with all proceeds going to NHS Charities Together. Read More
Watch this powerful three-minute film made by Illustration BA(Hons) student Kirsty Atek about her lockdown exhibition of work Still, Here which looks at space and what it means to belong. Read More
Qualified for the Future (May 2020) demonstrates the tangible benefits of skills developed in the arts, humanities and social sciences to the UK workforce, economy and society, not only now but in the future.
A School of Media team at the University of Brighton has been awarded more than £37,000 to explore the potential that 5G holds for the games and performing arts sectors. Read More
These are difficult times and in recognition of the theme of Kindness in Mental Health Awareness Week, Product Design student Benjamin Ronnie has been speaking about his very relevant and timely project.
School of Art professor Paul Sermon collaborates with artists on online performance installation (Saturday, May 23, 12pm-1.30pm). Read More
The School of Art, School of Media and School of Health Sciences have achieved Bronze awards from Advance HE’s Athena SWAN Charter in recognition of their commitment to gender equality. Read More
We have put together the most frequently asked questions from our recent School of Art online Q&A. Read More
Got any questions about studying Architecture, Interior Architecture or Product Design at Brighton? If you’re an applicant or thinking of applying then sign up for an informal online chat with lecturers and students on the course. Read More
Rose Electra Harris who graduated from our Printmaking BA(Hons) leads a painting class for Partnership Editions at 7pm on Wednesday 29 April – sign up now! Read More
For the ninth year, students from Brighton’s Photography BA(Hons) programme have exchanged images with students on the Image Arts course at Ryerson University, Toronto – see the work here. Read More
School of Media students are invited to join director, editor, screenwriter, cinematographer and producer Mark Jenkin (Bait, 2019) for this exciting online guest visit.
Follow our first years’ tip of the day and pics of their isolation stations on their Graphosandillos Instagram feed. Read More
James Tooze assembled the team from the School of Architecture and Design to respond to an urgent call for more PPE for those working with patients with coronavirus.
Find out what’s happening on the course via the Printmaking Instagram feed. Read More
Take a look at how our Sustainable Design MA students and lecturers have critiqued each other’s work from all over the world during the coronavirus lockdown.
The charger, powerful enough to charge a smartphone over five times, has been designed by Gomi, a company co-run by Tom Meades who graduated from the University of Brighton in 2017 in 3D Design and Craft BA(Hons). Read More
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, many of our arts and media courses are replacing an interview with online portfolio submission – read our tips for making your work stand out digitally. Read More
The Cinematologists podcast run by lecturer Dario Llinares, course leader of the University of Brighton’s Film BA(Hons), was praised by respected film critic Mark Kermode in a Guardian article on the best in culture right now. Read More
Printmaking students are hosting a fundraiser by printing you a one-off t-shirt – head along to see them at Falmer (12 March) and Cockroft (30 April). Read More
Phil Tyler who leads our Printmaking BA(Hons) will be exhibiting his new work at the Zimmer Stewart Gallery in Arundel near Brighton 4-25 April 2020. Read More
Darshana Raja has been nominated for the The Loewe Foundation Craft Prize which has a prize of 50,000 euros .
The show opens on Friday 6 March at 4.30pm on 3rd floor of Mithras House and features work from 20+ staff and students in the school exploring genders and identities in architecture and design. Read More
The University of Brighton is funding artists Anna Dumitriu and Alex May to bring together “creative visualisation, 3D technologies and BioArt to engage diverse audiences”. Read More
Brighton Racecourse is running a competition for a University of Brighton student to showcase their work at the venue. Read More
The designers behind the Enayball painting device for wheelchair users are running a workshop on 23 March at Phoenix Art to launch the improved version of their device. Read More
Luke will be showing his clay work inspired by the parallel layers of rock strata built up over time at the Read Morein London from 27 Feb – 9 April.
Sustainability expert and Senior Architecture Lecturer Duncan Baker-Brown is hosting an international exhibition and seminar aimed at promoting the circular economy at FutureBuild in London (3-5 March), along with 27,000 industry ‘influencers and shapers’.
Our Textiles BA and MA Instagram feed showcases the work and life of students, events and ‘interesting stuff’ from the degrees. Read More
Read a Guardian interview with graphic novelist by Isabel Greenberg about Glass Town, her book based on the Brontë sisters. Read More
Graphic Design and Illustration students start a week of talks and events today to help them consider their ‘future selves’. Follow the Instagram feed for updates. Read More
See work by our talented students at this show at Mithras House which runs from 31 January to 19 February, open 5 – 8pm.
The artist, television presenter and speaker who studied fine art at Brighton says she is “thrilled and excited”. Read More
Dr Lance Dann is presenting a documentary on BBC Radio 3 this coming Sunday on the immersive media and art. Read More
Sola, who graduated in 2018 and was shortlisted for the Evening Standard Art Prize 2018, has an exhibition ‘Where the Ocean Meets the Beach. Read More
Head to our Edward Street building to see this show (17-24 January) by students from our Printmaking BA(Hons) and Moving Image BA(Hons).
Follow our feed for exciting art and art events! Read More
“I know you are but what am I” is a presentation of new work by Elizabeth Eade, winner of the 2018 HIX Award, at the Hix Gallery in London (17 January – 15 March 2020).
Alexi Lubomirski, who also photographed Prince Harry and Megan Markle’s wedding, captured the reactions of the 2020 Golden Globe winners after they received their awards. Take a look at his pictures of actors including Joaquin Phoenix, Brad Pitt, Renee Zellwegger and Laura Dern.
University of Brighton graduate Samson Rattigan received a British Empire Medal in the Queen’s New Year Honours, one of the youngest people to receive the honour. Read More
Luke Fuller and Katie Spragg, who both studied 3D Design & Craft BA(Hons), have been featured in the latest Crafts Magazine. Read More
The Arts and Humanities Research Council have made a film about the work of University of Brighton research student and lecturer Sally Sutherland which looks at the social and cultural barriers to public breastfeeding.
Here, Sustainable Design MA student Suzanne Smulders tells us why she chose the course, what she’s working on, what inspires her and how the teaching staff have guided her practice. Read More
In an unexpected announcement the 2019 Turner Prize has been shared between all four nominees, including Photography graduate Helen Cammock, who said “they wanted to make a “collective statement” at a time when there was “already so much that divides and isolates people and communities”. Read More
Luxury women’s wear designer Ong Pairam graduated from the University of Brighton with a BA(Hons) in Fashion and Business in 2008 – here he tells us about his latest collection and his time at Brighton. Read More
Hanna Jujka, a first year BA(Hons) Illustration student who has won a national Christmas card competition, talks about her tutors at Brighton. Read More
See what’s happening on the course on their Instagram feed. Read More
Open to students and recent graduates, a new partnership between the University of Brighton and Mahler & LeWitt Studios means an artist has a unique opportunity to develop their practice with a residency in Italy followed by an exhibition at Brighton’s Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) between May – September 2020. Read More
Photography graduate and Turner Prize 2019 nominee Helen Cammock is featured on Only Artists in conversation with playwright and screenwriter Suhayla El Bushra. Read More
A Brighton Illustration graduate has been commissioned to create a portrait of the first female Oxbridge professor. Read More
Steph Hope who graduated from Illustration BA(Hons) at the University of Brighton in 2015 will receive a prize in New York next week as a part of the Young Guns 17 awards. Read More
MA Craft student Zahra Priddle and MA Fine Art student Jake Francis have both been nominated in the Sculpture category for the 2019 Signature Art Prize. Read More
Come and celebrate the opening of the first major contemporary arts space in Brighton for 20 years in the Grand Parade building’s beautifully refurbished new galleries and theatre – launch party Friday 19 October, 6-10pm
What opportunities and challenges do digital data tools and technologies present for health and wellbeing? Come along and hear a panel of exciting speakers discuss this topic as part of the Brighton Digital Festival.
Students are invited to Big Build Wednesday, happening every Wednesday afternoon for the duration of the building works outside Mithras House. Read More
Chanelle Manton, who studied Media and Environmental Communications BA(Hons), explains how this unique course blends these two important subjects and has led to her PhD study. Read More
Sally Sutherland, now a PhD student at Brighton, will be exhibiting her work as part of a high-profile design research event at the London Design Fair at the Old Truman Brewery from 19 – 22 September. Read More
Award-winning artist and 3D Design and Craft alumna Phoebe Cummings told University of Brighton graduates at their awards ceremony: “The challenges the world faces as we move into the future demand people think creatively, to question, problem solve and collaborate.” Read More
Watch Architecture tutor and circular economy expert Duncan Baker-Brown explain how architects can develop a crucial new role in tackling the climate emergency through reuse of natural resources.
The contenders for this year’s AJ Student Prize have been announced for the awards which see projects from each of the UK’s 51 RIBA-accredited architecture schools recognised. Read More
Photography graduate Eva Jonas has won the BA Graduate Instagram takeover with Photograd – look out for her work on their feed from 12-18 August. Read More
Third year Graphic Design student Megan has won a Creative Conscience Award for her ‘Off The Streets’ concept campaign aiming to reduce the stigma of homelessness whilst ensuring the money given to homeless people is spent in a non self-destructive way. Read More
Corinne Silva and Lisa Barnard are showing work in the current Her Ground: Women Photographing Landscape exhibition at Flowers Gallery in London. Read More
The University of Brighton is co-hosting an exhibition and programme of events based around the Anthropocene – curated by a Brighton graduate. Read More
Congratulations to Laila Laurel on winning the New Designers Belmond award for her ‘manspreading’ chair design. Read More
Last month students from Design and Craft BA(Hons) ran a national Crafts Council event called Hey Clay at Ditchling Museum, working with the public to produce letters in clay. Read More
Laila Laurel who graduated from 3D Design and Craft this year designed a chair which is designed to keep men’s legs from encroaching onto other seats – a story featured in the Independent and online i newspaper. Read More
We’re so proud of our six Fashion Communication with Business Studies students for making their course THE MOST nominated course across the country at the recent GFW. Read More
Work by winning students Joe Bulman (3D Design & Craft), Ani Grimes and Alastair Farley (Fine Art Painting) will be displayed at the Kellie Miller Art Gallery from 24 June – 1 July 2019. Read More