“I chose History of Art and Design at Brighton because it did not just teach Renaissance painting and classical sculpture – the inclusion of design into the curriculum has given me a very well-rounded understanding of art history. Following graduation, I will be working in the Estates, Appraisals & Valuations department of Christie’s Auction House.”
The University of Brighton International Scholarship fund is open to applications from undergraduate and postgraduate students who hold an offer to study with us on a full-time course with us starting in September 2022.
Exhibiting students Sophie Walker (Illustration), Sarahlouise Newman (Visual Culture) and Josh Bell (Digital Music and Sound Arts) talk about producing work during lockdown and what studying at Brighton has meant for them. Read More
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
As a dress historian my work uses material culture specifically fashion to unlock a wider history of the world.
“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
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
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
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
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
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
Graduating arts and humanities students Annie, Jamie and Briar look back at their time at the University of Brighton in our latest podcast. Read More
I am a final year student in the BA (Hons) Fashion and Dress History course which is a part of the History of Art and Design programme within the School of Humanities. 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 dissertation focusses on the extensive and rather timeless topic of death and the trauma that often follows alongside it.
I see Fashion and Dress History as a way to study society. Clothing can mean so many things, and it is an amazing lens with which we can view history. 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
University of Brighton graduate An Nguyen is curating an exhibition of Photography students’ work at ONCA Gallery. Read More
The countdown begins to the University of Brighton Graduate Show 2019 which will see the City and Moulsecoomb campuses are transformed into the biggest artspace in the South East. Read More
Research by University of Brighton academics has revealed that Brighton and Hove residents received significant financial compensation after the end of British colonial slavery in the Caribbean. Read More
Come along to the university’s careers fair at the Amex football stadium by our Falmer campus. Download the app for the guide to what’s happening on the day. Read More
Have you spent any time in the care of a local authority or are you care experienced? If yes, you could be eligible to apply for a non-repayable award of £350 from The Pyrus Trust. Read More
Are you a final year student on an Arts, Media or Design course and spent time in the care of a local authority or are care-experienced? Read More
On Friday 28 September, the Radio 1 Rave Lounge is coming to Brighton featuring Radio 1’s Annie Mac, Danny Howard and special guest. Book your ticket now! Read More
Congratulations to everyone who’s joining the university in 2018. There are a few things to do before you get here Read More
Congratulations to everyone who’s received an offer. If you’ve had your place confirmed, you’ll be able to enrol from today. Read More
When your place has been confirmed you officially become a University of Brighton student!
Keep an eye on your inbox as we’ll be keeping in touch with you by email to let you know more about: Read More
Students and staff have collaborated with Worthing Museum and Art Gallery for a free event on 30 June. Read More
My dissertation focuses on the Moomins – a family of anthropomorphic cartoon creatures which were created by the Finnish artist and writer Tove Jansson in 1945 and became the central characters in a series of children’s books and a daily cartoon for adult readership in London’s Evening News from 1954. Read More
The 50thanniversary of the assassination of US civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr is being marked with an exhibition at the University of Brighton. Read More
Emmy Sale is a final year Fashion and Dress History student who will be showing work in the Graduate Degree Show. Read More
Three University of Brighton staff have been selected to speak at the Royal Academy of Arts 2018 Teaching Painting Conference: Painting the New in June.
The University of Brighton’s Vice-Chancellor Debra Humphris has been shortlisted for the Inspiring Leader Award at the Guardian’s Higher Education Award.
The University of Brighton is launching its Curating Collections and Heritage MA for 2018, in partnership with the Royal Pavilion & Museums. Read More
Visual arts can help reduce levels of depression and increase self-respect, according to a new study led by the University of Brighton’s Professor Alan Tomlinson.
There’s no better way to explore your future study opportunities than by meeting lecturers and researchers at a postgraduate open day. Read More
The creative industries made a record contribution to the economy in 2016. Read More
A University of Brighton art historian is taking part in a mock trial of a rock band that burned £1m. Read More
Alice Taylor, History of Decorative Art and Design second year, worked on the Brighton Festival Cathie Pilkington exhibition (now at Grand Parade gallery) as part of her placement – and has secured a curator’s assistant volunteer role this summer. Read More
The annual University of Brighton Graduate Show runs from June 3-11 and turns the university into the largest art venue in the South of England. Read More
The University is exploring what makes cult media as part of the University’s sponsored events at the Brighton Fringe in May. Read More
Part of the Graduate Shows this year? If you’re posting to social media about the build up, your work, your exhibition, then use #brightonshow17. Read More
We have an opportunity for a student to undertake a fascinating research project as part of our MRes in Arts and Cultural Research, studying and archiving 25 years of Gscene magazine for The Keep archive. Interested? Read More
Fashion and Dress History student Jade Bailey-Dowling wrote a report on a conference for the exhibition Fashion Cities Africa that questioned whether ‘fashion’ is just a European idea. Read More