Professor Tamar Jeffers Mcdonald welcomes you to the School of Art and Media. Read More
Hear from some of our graduates about what it was like on placement and where they went during their year in industry.
Read our getting ready for university pages which are full of information you will find useful before you arrive.
“I highly recommend taking a placement year, whilst the placement was challenging, I gained so much experience & confidence from it. Going into final year I feel less panicked about the thought of graduating into the industry as now I have had a taster of this.” Read More
“I soon learnt that what sets Brighton apart is the sense of freedom and lack of judgment that runs through the city, making it an endless source of inspiration.” Read More
“It has all gone so fast and it feels over too soon, but I am excited to continue working on projects with my friends as we all go into this next stage of life.” Read More
Fashion Communications students and staff have organised a series of events for the University of Brighton Fashion Revolution Week, running across Grand Parade next week. 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.
“Brighton as a city is the perfect hub for young creatives to meet like-minded people and start a career in any creative space. I am going to be so sad to leave!” Read More
“I feel I’ve been guided and pushed by my tutors and the opportunities presented to me throughout the course but have also felt a great sense of freedom to explore my own styles.” Read More
“To have the option of placement was great and has meant once we graduate in July, we’ll know what to expect.” Read More
“I have found that my course has been an interesting journey over the course of three years; exploring different aspects of fashion and realising that so much process goes into every one of them.” Read More
“There’s a creative community amongst everyone that feels inspiring and supportive” Read More
“Each project challenged me in a unique way. I have grown in confidence as the years have gone by and I feel I will leave a completely different person from the girl who walked through Grand Parade’s doors four years ago!” Read More
“Being in such close proximity to other courses has been great and I’ve met many amazing people in my last year that I had the chance to collaborate and connect with; it really made the university feel like a small creative community.” Read More
My course has facilitated my learning and helped me gain knowledge in the creative industry. I now feel confident in creating my own brand and starting my career as a freelancer.
“My tutors have made this course stimulating and although some projects weren’t my cup of tea I understand looking back on them why they were important.” Read More
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
Watch these two short films where art students talk you through how they put theirs together. Read More
James delivered a brilliant and insightful, online talk for Fashion Communication with Business Studies students detailing the processes required to create an industry standard, cross-platform campaign.
In another great year at Graduate Fashion Week for our Fashion Communication and Business Studies course, Izzy Wells has won the 2021 Fashion Illustration Award. Read More
“My work is multi-disciplinary but specialises in creative direction.” Read More
“I have learnt so much about myself both as a creative and a person and now feel so ready to go into the fashion industry.”
I started analysing the fundamental elements of fashion, reflecting on what is needed to make clothes and familiarising myself with the basics. From my research, I conclude that the most essential element of fashion is the body.
“After graduation, I am planning to remain in Brighton, and I have two great collaborations lined up with brilliant studios that are based locally.” 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
Annabelle Sweeney (Fashion Communication with Business Studies) has been nominated for the Terry Mansfield Publication Award and Damian Campbell (Fashion Design) has been shortlisted for The Fashion Illustration Award – good luck to you both!
“The course and the opportunities available through the work placement year has enabled me to open doors for my career and understand my own creative practice through practical experience.” Read More
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!
Congratulations on your offer – now it’s time to enrol! 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.”
Postgraduate students from the School of Art and School of Media are getting the chance to showcase their work in the third and final part of Graduate Show 2020. 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
I am a visual artist with a focus on photography, moving-image and collage. Read More
Sustainability has become the centre of attention in the fashion world, we have never felt the need to change as much as we do currently.
My most recent project, Looking North is an exploration of the imbalance of opportunities for creatives between the North and South of England reflecting on social, political, cultural and historical contexts.
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 work explores the cross over between video game design and fashion. 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
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
Lecturer Dr Jules Findley is calling for mindful stitching submissions inspired by coronavirus restrictions. 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
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.
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
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
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
For this years Clerkenwell Design Week festival, fashion design and fashion communication students collaborated with floor design company Forbo. Read More
Congratulations to Fashion Communications student Feiyi Huang who has scooped the Fashion Photography Award at GFW. Read More
My final year project is series of shots, the subject is 24 Solar terms. Read More
I am an image curator and my work in my final year has centred around luxury fashion, which is where I draw the most inspiration for all my projects including the photography, illustrations and layout elements. Read More
The pop-up takeover sees Fashion Communication students running a series of exciting workshops and events at 11 Dukes Lane in the heart of the Brighton Lanes.
In a challenging project led by tutor Steph John, Fashion Communication students worked together creating entire magazines around different themes. We joined them for the day to see how it went. Read More