Laura Hemsley graduated with distinction from our Town Planning MSc and is now working as a Town Planner at Jacobs. We caught up with Laura and found out more about what drew her to postgraduate study on our Town Planning MSc and what she loved about the course. Read More
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Brighton graduate celebrates as mindfulness product for kids hits the shelves
“It’s crazy to think that a small sketch during my degree has turned into a product that is now on the market. It’s an inventor’s dream!”
That is the view of University of Brighton graduate and entrepreneur Liam Murphy, who celebrates a major milestone this week as his mindfulness product for kids goes on sale.
Liam has launched his product, The Stix Mindfulness Remotes, to market on 2 February 2023 with the aim of improving children’s mental wellbeing through fun, interactive mindfulness activities. Read More
Discuss your portfolio with course staff!
Join us at our online portfolio advice event on 28 February to get tips and advice from students and staff about how to prepare your portfolio.
You can also watch our film to see staff explain what you should include in your portfolio for art and design courses when applying for uni – and students give TIPS on what they included in theirs.
Masters and Undergraduate design students exhibit at London Design Festival 2022
Over 1500 visitors came to see graduates from our Sustainable Design MA and Product Design with Professional Experience BSc (Hons) courses showcase their projects in the Design District on the Greenwich peninsula opposite the O2. Read More
Imani is Designer for Channel 4’s Museum of Us
Imani Qamar from BA Interior Architecture has hit the big time as one of the design team in a new prime time Channel 4 programme “The Museum of Us’ that starts on Monday 17th October.
The programme presented by Sir Tony Robinson is part detective story, part design challenge. Each week local people from a single street are challenged to investigate and curate a pop up museum showing the history of their ‘ordinary’ residential road. Read More
University of Brighton trio aiming for Commonwealth Games success
Student Ben Hickling is one of three people linked to University of Brighton joining Team England for the Commonwealth Games starting in Birmingham this week. Read More
University of Brighton professor shaping plans for post-war reconstruction in Ukraine
Professor Robert Mull is working with Ukrainians on future post-war reconstruction plans, drawing on lessons learned after 1990s war in Bosnia & Herzegovina. Read More
University of Brighton helps to shape city’s vision of the future
Brighton & Hove Council have published a Route Map outlining a Circular Economy strategy to 2035 – drawing on key input from the University of Brighton.
Brighton architecture lecturer Duncan Baker-Brown has been a global pioneer in innovative ways to cut the huge amount of waste and carbon emissions that afflict current building construction. At present, this contributes a massive 40% of overall global CO2 emissions and at least a third of the world’s waste. Read More
Graduates 2022: Emily Sizeland: Product Design with Professional Experience
Over my years at university I’ve become more and more engaged in the work, as I’ve found what I’m passionate about and what I’m really good at; this has definitely been thanks to some inspiring lecturers. Read More
Graduates 2022: Ross Campbell: Product Design
“I chose product design as I’ve always had an interest in helping others as well as physical making. The way product design focused on using those skills to change people’s lives drew my attention completely. Brighton’s course, focusing on tackling a social problem to help people, identified it instantly as the right course for me.” Read More
Graduates 2022: Josephine Choy: Product Design
“My time at Brighton has been really rewarding and fulfilling. The course itself was very close-knit and collaborative where I have gotten to meet and work with people from different years with different passions. The tutors also come from various backgrounds which diversified my learning — there was never really a ‘right’ answer, just different perspectives.” Read More
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
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
Brighton professor teams up with Ukrainian architects facing challenges of war
University of Brighton’s Robert Mull has organised an event with a key Ukraine architecture school to support their future amid the carnage of war with Russia.
Mark’s route into a new career in town planning
Graduating from our Town Planning MSc has led Mark Walker to embark on a brand new career. Read More
Our first Town Planning Chartered Apprenticeship graduates
It was a proud moment for the MSc Town Planning and MSc Town Planning (Chartered Apprenticeship) course team when 22 of its students graduated in February this year. Read More
Product design placement opportunities with Focusrite
More people record and listen to their productions through Focusrite than any other interface brand. Their eight brands; Focusrite, Focusrite Pro, Novation, ADAM Audio, Sequential, Martin Audio, Optimal Audio and Ampify Music, come together around a common mission to remove barriers to creativity. And Focusrite are looking for students to join them for a year-long paid placement. Read More
Global spotlight on creative aid for people with physical disability
A product designed by University of Brighton graduates – the Enayball – was among the world’s top social impact innovations celebrated at an event in Dubai.
Welcome to all of our new students!
When your place has been confirmed you officially become a University of Brighton student!
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