Tom Fewing who has recently graduated from 3D Design and Craft BA(Hons) was chosen by the national charity for crafts for his collection which captures the lives of a loved one.
“Collectively, the tutors and technicians have such an immense amount of knowledge to share and are only too willing to help and inspire if you put in the work. Learning from them in that special environment has been a joy.” Read More
Congratulations to 2023 graduate Tesni, a metalsmith whose handmade crafted pieces inspired by the museum won the award.
“Brighton has allowed me to explore varying opportunities that I otherwise wouldn’t have had access to.” 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
“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.”
“I was told as I was starting my bladesmithing journey by someone to “just go for it. It will either work or it won’t and if you don’t try you’re going to kick yourself forever after.” Read More
“There is a strong sense of community here and I think that makes the course even more amazing.” Read More
“Embrace it and make the most of it! It’s easy to take for granted all the amazing facilities available, but before you know it, you’re graduating and suddenly they’re not available to you anymore.” Read More
“My making skills in multiple disciplinaries has gone from next to nothing to having a great foundation in various processes that will exponentially grow my practice.” Read More
“The advice I would give to myself is to keep an open mind to be able to adapt to different circumstances while making the most of the opportunities available during the degree.” Read More
“Make the most of every opportunity, as you never you what adventure it will take you on and enjoy life as a constant learning journey, to never stop learning.” Read More
“When starting this project the location of the course became a vital part of my work, connecting me to supply’s of materials I used in my making.” Read More
If you are in Year 12 and interesting in art, design, fashion and textiles this is you chance to get involved and see if you’d like to study your passion at degree level. Read More
The University of Brighton’s graduate shows have been announced for 2023 – the undergraduate shows kick off on 3rd June 2023 and the MA show starts on 7th July.
Check out Fine Art Painting student Becky Powney’s TikTok on creating a portfolio.
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.
Tanya Gomez has spent four years planning and making the installation which is in a historical exhibition at the Palace of Versailles.
Chloe Hook is enjoying her run in the series Handmade, C4’s primetime competition to find Britain’s best woodworker. Read More
Chloe Hook and David Lily are both currently appearing on our screens on C4’s Handmade – Britain’s Best Woodworker and All That Glitters Series on BBC2. Read More
A new exhibition of work (open until 15 October) by little-known painter Lynch at the Brighton Centre for Contemporary Arts, based at the University of Brighton’s Grand Parade building, has been given a rave review by the Guardian. Read More
University of Brighton students are tackling fashion industry waste by making clothes from surplus fabric supplied to them by global fashion house Burberry. Read More
Two of this year’s graduates from University of Brighton have been chosen among 2022 names to watch by the Crafts Council magazine Crafts. Read More
Anna came up with the idea of recycling discarded chewing gum while studying 3D Design and Craft. Read More
“I have had a chance to try out so many material areas and techniques, gradually building a really broad skill set and giving me the confidence to define my specialisms and discover exactly why and what i want to make. ” Read More
“The course continuously motivated me to push my boundaries, both theoretically and through various materials.” Read More
“The 3D design course at Brighton has always interested me for its focus on materials exploration and narrative.” Read More
“I feel hugely lucky that in fact, Brighton is the best possible place to study 3D Design and Craft in terms of course content, tutors, technicians, workshops and peers.” Read More
“The course provides opportunities to develop a range of practical skills, but even more significantly, I think, it encourages you to consider the broader context of your work.” Read More
“I’ve really enjoyed my time on the course as it has given me the opportunity to explore my own creative process and interests in craft.” Read More
University of Brighton student Jo Cooper has won an award for her innovative chairs combining traditional wood craft skills and recycled plastic.
Want to win a FREE studio space for a year in central Brighton? School of Art and Media final year students have the opportunity to apply for this award which sees Cass Art sponsoring a Phoenix Art Space studio for a 2023 graduate. Read More
Craft MA student Chloe Hook, who also studied 3D Design and Craft BA (Hons) at Brighton, is featured in the Surface Design Show in London as part of the new talent area. Read More
Watch these two short films where art students talk you through how they put theirs together. Read More
Tanya who works with students on our 3D Design and Craft BA(Hons) has been interviewed and filmed creating one of her undulating pieces for the latest issue of Ceramic Review. Read More
3D Design and Craft BA(Hons) and Sustainable Design MA alumni Tom Meades has continued his post-graduation success story by winning a prestigious £10,000 award at Milan Design Week. Read More
Three recent University of Brighton graduates from our Textiles, Product Design and 3D Design courses are exhibiting at a pioneering London exhibition showcasing work driven by principles of sustainability.
Annabelle Macleod, who graduates from BA(Hons) 3D Design and Craft this year, is one of seven students from throughout the UK tipped as rising stars by the Crafts Council. Read More
My MA degree show work focuses on my creative response to the Arts Research Project carried out last Autumn. Read More
School of Art final year students have the opportunity to apply for this award which sees Cass Art sponsoring a Phoenix Art Space studio for a 2021 graduate. Read More
“I was steered towards this course by a tutor on my foundation, I looked at loads of different similar courses but Brighton combined good facilities, fun projects, and a great location.”
Our art and media students always tell us our technicians are brilliant – and they’ve been rightly recognised in the One Brighton Staff Awards, winning the Team Contribution to Teaching and Learning award. Congratulations!
A Brighton company founded by graduate Tom Meades is pioneering the use of old e-bike batteries to power portable music speakers made from waste plastic. Read More
If you or someone in your family is in year 9, 10 or 11 and interested in maybe taking art at university, why not join our series of online printmaking workshops. The dates are: 13, 20 and 27 February and 6 March 2021. Read More
Alice Fox from the School of Art is among an interdisciplinary team of University of Brighton academics delivering pioneering research to help address the sanitation crisis across Asia and Africa. Read More
Run by our students, technicians and staff, these Instagram accounts show you what it’s like to study our design and craft undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Brighton. Read More
3D Design and Craft BA(Hons) grad Imogen Gray wins Environmental Design prize at New Designers Awards 2020, with Product Design BSc grad Lawrence Parent named as runner-up. Read More
Congratulations on your offer – now it’s time to enrol! Read More
“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
Dr Marlon Moncrieffe studies migration stories and national identity; Decolonising the curriculum; Critical multicultural education; Black-British histories used with the primary school curriculum and Black-British histories in cycling. Read More
Immersing myself in nature and embarking on journeys where I experienced the joys of the natural world has been the main source of inspiration for my work this year.
This year (for obvious reasons) the University of Brighton’s graduate show is being held online – and we couldn’t be prouder of the art, media and humanities students who have produced brilliant work for their final year exhibition. Come and take a look around and sign up to an online event. Read More
“My final year project has been concentrated around memory, specifically my earliest childhood memories.” 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
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.
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 Media online Q&A. Read More
3D Design and Craft student Jim Kernott and his dad Ralph are one of 10 teams from around the world taking part in The Big Flower Fight. Read More
We have put together the most frequently asked questions from our recent School of Art online Q&A. Read More
The current global pandemic presents uncertainty for everyone looking for work, whether you’re about to graduate, or you’re looking for ways to develop your skills and experience over the summer. Read More
Got any questions about studying Art and Design at Brighton? If you’re an applicant or thinking of applying then sign up for our online chat with lecturers about fine art and painting, printmaking, fashion and textiles, 3D design or illustration and graphic design then sign up to the event. Read More
Brand new for academic year 2020-21 we are launching international scholarships available to new full-time international students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught degree courses holding an offer to start their course in academic year 2020. Read More
The School of Art has donated all of its existing personal protective equipment (PPE) to help social care workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Read More
Free and open to all Brighton CCA’s online events range from printing workshops to bespoke DJ playlists to brighten the long days of lockdown. Read More
Chloe Meineck has won a national grant to support development of her memory box which triggers recollections for people living with dementia. Read More
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
If you are applying or have applied for a course in 2020 you’ll find advice on your application, virtual visits and much more.
Darshana Raja has been nominated for the The Loewe Foundation Craft Prize which has a prize of 50,000 euros .
Clare gives expert advice on employability, CVs, placements, dealing with knock-backs and how to ease the pressure of choosing your career path. Read More
Brighton Racecourse is running a competition for a University of Brighton student to showcase their work at the venue. 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.
Student Lily Monsey discusses her amazing design. 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
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
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
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
The MA Shows bring together the diverse and emerging work of artists from five courses.
MA Craft student Lisa Jones is currently exhibiting her work in a show entitled The View from Here at Hove Museum. 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
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
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
Over the last year on 3D Design and Craft I have been organising participatory events and projects using clay, as well as making my own ceramic work. Read More
We spoke to four graduating students about their experiences of studying arts subjects at Brighton. Hear what they had to say! Read More
My work ranges from product based design to informative sculpture using materials appropriate for purpose. Read More
My project has been an exploration into plastic pollution in the sea, and how puppetry can be used to convey messages about the increasing threat sea creatures are facing from micro plastics. Read More
Come and see fine art, photography, film, fashion, 3D design, textiles, graphics, illustration, architecture and much more at our annual graduate show in June (1- June at Grand Parade and Edward Street and 8–14 June 2019 at Moulsecoomb). Read More
Free Skills Masterclasses! Ideal for final year, masters students and recent graduates. Gain skills from professionals, certificate for each attendee. Read More
Watch Alec Stevens create a wooden sculpture of the ITV ident. Read More