Join us for an interactive and informative online mini-lecture with Dr Ewan Kirkland and current students that will help give you a feel for university level study. Read More
Category Archives: Media
Apply for the Cass Art x Phoenix Studio Award 2023
Thinking of choosing a media course?
Hear from Viktorija a third year Media Production student and student ambassador. Read More
Dr Lance Dann, award winning podcaster and Media Production lecturer
“I began telling stories with sound and on the radio back when I was a student, there was a University radio station where they played 90s rock and my flatmate and I used to show up playing records backwards, reading from poetry books and making strange noises. They banned us within a month, so I turned it into a career!”
What facilities can I use on Media Production?
As a student on Media Production you will have access to two media studios, camera, lighting and sound equipment and full service post production tools. Read More
Advice for students applying to uni in 2023
Brighton degree show dates announced for 2023
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.
Thinking about choosing our Music Business and Media degree?
Hear from student Kristian who says: “On the course I’ve found myself recording a podcast, conducting a brand proposal, developing a new music innovation, recording promotional videos and so much more. Plus, I still work with my placement company on their social media , so it was definitely a worthwhile opportunity!”
Media lecturer’s podcast becomes part of school curriculum
The new series of young people’s mental health podcast The Rez – produced by University of Brighton lecturer Lance Dann – is the first podcast to be accredited for teaching in schools.
Graduates 2022: Francesca Gnoato: Media Studies
“I loved my time in Brighton is a beautiful and vibrant city where to study. My influences for my final project are Tina Barney, Richard Billingham, Philip-Lorca di Corcia. However, I admire the work of photographers such as Nan Goldin, Alec Soth, and Ren Hang, which are the photographer which always inspire me.”
Media alumna Laura Crow on supporting women and tackling gender inequality
Learn more about your chosen course through applicant events and tasters!
We have a number of events for offer holders and applicants whose course involves portfolio review.
Thinking about preparing your portfolio?
Watch these two short films where art students talk you through how they put theirs together. Read More
Double award win for University of Brighton audio producer
Media lecturer Dr Dann has won two awards at the leading industry showcase for podcast, radio and audiobook production. Read More
Graduates 2021: Alex Dotchev: Media, Industry and Innovation
“I would not be in the position I am at the moment, mentally or professionally, if it was not for the efforts and attention I have received throughout my time at the University of Brighton studying the Media, Industry and Innovation course!”
Our students are supported by award-winning technicians
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!
University of Brighton scores nomination for top journalism award
Our Sport Journalism BA(Hons) programme’s virtual exchange partnership with University of Florida has been shortlisted for Innovation of the Year in the 2020 National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) Awards for Excellence. Read More
International Women’s Day: A Conversation with Angela Saini on 10 March, 12noon
Students and staff are invited to this free event hosted by the Universities of Brighton and Sussex which sees award-winning science journalist and author of ‘Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong’ and ‘Superior: the Return of Race Science’ speaking to our staff and students. Book your place now. Read More
Music Business and Media BA(Hons) student on settling in at uni and making friends
Charlotte Howard on how to give yourself the best start at university. Read More
Podcast: Dr Holly Chard talks about John Hughes and Christmas
Getting in the festive spirit for this week’s pod – Dr Holly Chard from the School of Media focuses her research on the films of John Hughes including Home Alone, Miracle on 34th Street remake, National Lampoon. Read More
Podcast: Dr Aristea Fotopoulou
This week’s podcast is with Dr Aristea Fotopoulou from the School of Media, who talks about her ART / DATA / HEALTH research project and her ongoing events at the online Brighton Fringe. Read More
Media lecturer’s sculptural installation. project highlights Covid-19’s impact on domestic abuse
Shielding, a project led by the University of Brighton’s Dr Aristea Fotopoulou, is bringing to attention the pandemic’s impact on women facing domestic abuse. Read More
Enrol, log on and complete your course tasks
Congratulations on your offer – now it’s time to enrol! Read More
Artists Larry Achiampong and David Blandy in conversation with Dr Marlon Moncrieffe
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
MA Show goes live!
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
Screen Archive South East wins £50,000 National Lottery funding
Moving image archive Screen Archive South East at the University of Brighton has won National Lottery funding from the British Film Institute’s Audience Fund.
Thinking about choosing Media Production?
Watch taster lectures of modules we offer on the fundamentals of filmmaking, podcasting and serial dramas. Read More
Graduate Show now open!
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
Still, Here (an exhibition) by Kirsty Atek
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
University wins 5G research grant
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
Gender equality awards for the School of Art and School of Media
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
Got questions before you start? Read our FAQs for photography, film and sound courses
We have put together the most frequently asked questions from our recent School of Media online Q&A. Read More
Opportunities for creatives to connect, reflect and prepare
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
Screen Archive South East features newly discovered footage to mark 75th anniversary of VE Day
Screen Archive South East (SASE), part of the University of Brighton, has produced ‘War & Peace’ – a free to stream short film to commemorate the end of the Second World War.
BAFTA winning director Mark Jenkin online Q&A on Friday 1 May, 10am
School of Media students are invited to join director, editor, screenwriter, cinematographer and producer Mark Jenkin (Bait, 2019) for this exciting online guest visit.
Apply now for new £2500 Undergraduate and Postgraduate International scholarships
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
Current and alumni students feature in Brighton CCA’s packed online programme of events and activities
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
Applying for 2020? Here’s all you need to know
If you are applying or have applied for a course in 2020 you’ll find advice on your application, virtual visits and much more.
Gallery programme moves online
Career advice from Head of Employability Clare Dawson
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
Competition open for mural design – enter by 27 April
Brighton Racecourse is running a competition for a University of Brighton student to showcase their work at the venue. Read More
Photography & Sculpture 2nd Yr Exhibition
Our 2nd year BA(Hons) Photography and BA(Hons) Fine Art Sculpture students have been working hard to create and deliver their exhibition and we hope you will join us for the opening night.
The private view will take place at Edward Street Gallery, University of Brighton, this coming Fri 31st of January from 5:30pm – 8pm
All are welome
If you’re unable to make the private view, the exhibition will also open to the public during gallery opening hours until Thursday the 6th February.
Media lecturer to present on BBC 3
Dr Lance Dann is presenting a documentary on BBC Radio 3 this coming Sunday on the immersive media and art. Read More
Brighton graduate Helen Cammock is (one of four!) Turner Prize winners
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
Media alumni Winston reveals secrets of his success
A TV producer and director behind some of the UK’s biggest shows revealed today how his “invaluable” time at the University of Brighton helped kick-started his meteoric career journey. Read More
University opens Centre for Contemporary Arts this weekend
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
Brighton Digital Festival event Data, Health and the Arts on Wednesday 23 October, 6.30-8pm, Phoenix Art Space
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.
What is podcasting? Find out tonight
Join Lance Dann, course leader for Media Production and Dario Llinares course leader Digital Film among other noteworthy speakers for a discussion. Read More
Bring young voices into climate change discussions
News outlets should give more voice to young people to help tackle climate change, according to a Brighton media professor. Read More
School of Media professor joins national innovation network
Karen Cham has been appointed to one of six working groups under the UK5G initiative, the national innovation network promoting research, collaboration and the commercial application of 5G in the UK. Read More
First Publication by Photography Alumni Reinis Lismanis
Since his graduation from the BA(Hons) Photography course in 2014, Reinis has been exhibiting work nationally and internationally. Trial and Error is his first major publication. Read More
Showcase for talented media staff
Salon is a project showcasing the artistic practice of professional services and technical staff across the School of Media. Read More
“But what does media have to do with geography?”
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
Brighton global leader in games industry
Brighton is emerging as a leading city in the video games industry with new companies springing up and the city boasting top expertise in the field. Read More
Digital Film Festival awards update
Media Studies lecturers commended for innovative teaching
Ryan Burns and Iestyn George were recognised at the 2019 Brighton Student Union awards. Read More
How we got here – 2019 graduates
We spoke to four graduating students about their experiences of studying arts subjects at Brighton. Hear what they had to say! Read More
Podcast: Iestyn George
Iestyn George, lecturer in the School of Media discusses his former career at the NME, GQ and Golf Punk, his role as marketing manager of the band Manic Street Preachers and why studying media is important. Read More
Graduate Show 2019: Chanelle Manton: Media and Environmental Communication graduate
The course itself has allowed me to experiment with photographic practice whilst studying geography modules exploring how our daily lives are tied up within space and place, and what this means for our experiences. Read More
One month until Graduate Show!
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
Media, Industry and Innovation students head to Sharing Social event
Connecting with people and being savvy is what our Media, Industry and Innovation degree is all about, so this event looking at AI and video marketing techniques for social media was an ideal field trip for these students. Read More
Media Studies module prompts visit to Royal Institution
The media studies module ‘Mediating Science and Technology’ looks at how scientific ideas are communicated to the public, so, as lecturer Ryan Burns tells us, it’s an ideal location for a field trip (plus it’s next to the Ritz in Mayfair). Read More
Thinking of choosing Media Studies? Read on!
We chatted to Holly Smith who studied Media Studies BA(Hons) at Brighton – hear about her experiences of the course. Read More
Free event: Talent Talks – Getting ahead in the digital sector
Are you interested in forging a career in the creative and digital industries? Come to this free Wired Sussex Talent Talks event (Monday 25 March 6pm), with a range of guest speakers sharing practical advice, tips and strategies to finding work in the digital, media and tech sector. Read More
Free Skills Masterclass
Free Skills Masterclasses! Ideal for final year, masters students and recent graduates. Gain skills from professionals, certificate for each attendee. Read More
Photography Graduate exhibiting at Format Photography Festival, Derby
Martin Seeds, an MA Photography Graduate, and now tutor on the BA Photography course, will exhibit in a group exhibition titled ‘The Brexit Shop’, at this years Format Festival in Derby.
Spring Forward festival celebrates women in digital culture
Check out the events taking place as part of this month-long event sponsored by the University of Brighton. Read More
100 days until the Graduate Show 2019!
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
Make good art says Honorary Doctor of Arts Chris Riddell
Graduates should turn to art to help them through life’s rough times, according to Chris Riddell OBE, illustrator and former Children’s Laureate. Read More
Come to a free literary salon event!
Join high-profile writers including Paris Lees, Araminta Hall and Damian Barr and as they share anecdotes and advice at the University’s new literary salon series (1, 11, 25 March and 29 April). Read More
BBC covers Joe Pettet-Smith’s work
Photography graduate Joe Pettet-Smith’s work has once again been featured in the national media. Read More
Did you know about these studio facilities?
At our Watts building there are specialist facilities for use by all students and staff across the university. Book now! Read More
Showcase your creativity at the Grand Parade gallery
New Note Orchestra highlighted on BBC news
The work of the New Note Orchestra, whose members are people in recovery from drug and alcohol addition, has been highlighted in a feature on the BBC News website. Read More
School of Media academic earns award nomination for work with recovery orchestra
School of Media deputy Head of School Conall Gleeson, has been nominated for a British Composer Award for his collaboration with a Brighton-based orchestra that supports people in recovery from drug and substance abuse. Read More
Careers fair: Weds 7 Nov
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
Brighton to become a ‘creative engine room’
A new ‘creative engine room’ to generate art that responds to urgent environmental challenges including climate change has been launched, hosted by the School of Media. Read More
Photography students stage Photo Fringe exhibition
Second year students Ben Mueller Brown and Matt Hughes are among the Dukes Lane Collective displaying some of our most recent works as part of Brighton Photo Fringe. Read More
A vision for women in virtual reality
Researchers from the University of Brighton are behind a pioneering new document that outlines future aims for women and gender equality in the virtual reality industry. Read More
Photography graduates shortlisted for International prize
Photography graduates Reinis Lismanis (BA Hons) and Georgs Avetisjans (MA) have been nominated in the Riga Photography Biennial Award 2019. Read More
Digital Film Festival showcases media talent
The 2018 Digital Film Festival showcased the digital media projects across Digital Film, TV and Digital Media Production, and Illustration for Screen Art. Read More
Photography alumna Lisa Barnard features in major exhibition
Women in Focus is a year-long exhibition at Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales, exploring the role of women in photography, both as producers and subjects of images. Read More
Grants available for care-experienced students
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
Grants available for Arts and Media care experienced students
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
Are you a Brighton Freshtival pass holder?
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
What are your expectations of uni life?
This week our new Media and Environmental Communication BA(Hons) students worked in groups to create collages of their ideas about what life at Brighton will hold. Read More
Get to know Brighton <3
Watch our new film about our wonderful city.
Students and staff part of Brighton Digital Festival
The creatitivity and innovation of the city is celebrated and explored at this annual festival (13 September – 13 October 2018) which of course sees contributions from our staff and students from our media subjects. Read More
New student? Hit the Ground Running!
Congratulations to everyone who’s joining the university in 2018. There are a few things to do before you get here Read More
Enrol online today!
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
Welcome to all of our new students!
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
Media lecturer wins international award
Course leader of Media and Environmental Communication and senior lecturer in Visual Media Practice, Patricia Prieto Blanco has won the IVSA Rieger Award 2018 for exceptional work in visual sociology. Read More
Graduates 2018: Willis Annison: Media Studies
My project explores the human body as an expressive medium and the effectiveness of visual design and literacy as a reflexive tool. Read More
Digital Film Festival in Hastings
The University of Brighton’s Hastings campus is holding its annual Digital Film Festival on 30 May of May from 5pm at the Kino Teatr cinema and music venue in St. Leonards. Read More
Graduates 2018: Caitlin Bainbridge: Media Studies
My dissertation project explores how a predominately heteronormative society has a significant impact on the way gender and identity is understood, particularly examining the Drag King community. Read More
Brighton marks Martin Luther King’s murder
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
Moulsecoomb campus transformation nominated for top award
Our campus development is up for the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards.
Looking to start a career in TV?
The Edinburgh TV Festival’s FREE entry-level TV talent scheme, The Network, is open for applications until 27 April. Read More
Vice Chancellor shortlisted for Guardian inspirational leader award
The University of Brighton’s Vice-Chancellor Debra Humphris has been shortlisted for the Inspiring Leader Award at the Guardian’s Higher Education Award.
“I felt like a real-life working journalist”
Multimedia Broadcast Journalism student Aishah Rahman told us how she has benefitted from the opportunities the course has offered. Read More