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
Ryan Burns and Iestyn George were recognised at the 2019 Brighton Student Union awards. 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
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
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
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
Brighton will gain a dynamic new arts hub in the heart of the city this October when the University launches its new Centre for Contemporary Arts (Brighton CCA) with a programme of world-class exhibitions, projects and commissions from emerging and established international artists. Read More
The university has teamed with Brighton Museum to run three creative workshops engaging members of the BAME community, students and staff, to work on archival material, creating poems, textiles and prose. Read More
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
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
How Did We Get Here is the first exhibition produced by Decolonise Brighton University, a recently-established student group committed to challenging the legacies of colonialism and racism on campus. Read More
We chatted to Holly Smith who studied Media Studies BA(Hons) at Brighton – hear about her experiences of the course. Read More
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 Masterclasses! Ideal for final year, masters students and recent graduates. Gain skills from professionals, certificate for each attendee. Read More
Pop in to the Grand Parade gallery on Thursday 7 March 11am-3pm to make a pot from Horse Hill clay. Read More
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.
Check out the events taking place as part of this month-long event sponsored by the University of Brighton. 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
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
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
Photography graduate Joe Pettet-Smith’s work has once again been featured in the national media. Read More
At our Watts building there are specialist facilities for use by all students and staff across the university. Book now! Read More
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Brilliant new Insta and twitter feeds from our Moving Image BA(Hons) based at our Edward Street media centre. Follow now! 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
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
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
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
Good luck to everyone receiving exam results this week!
If you’ve had a change of heart about what you want do next, or your exams have gone differently from what you expected, Clearing is an opportunity to assess your options and explore the possibilities. Read More
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
My project explores the human body as an expressive medium and the effectiveness of visual design and literacy as a reflexive tool. Read More
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
My practice explores the psychological dimension to experiencing and understanding the ecological crisis by weaving together narratives from biology, geology, philosophy and personal experience. Read More
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
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
Our campus development is up for the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards.
The Edinburgh TV Festival’s FREE entry-level TV talent scheme, The Network, is open for applications until 27 April. Read More
The University of Brighton’s Vice-Chancellor Debra Humphris has been shortlisted for the Inspiring Leader Award at the Guardian’s Higher Education Award.
Multimedia Broadcast Journalism student Aishah Rahman told us how she has benefitted from the opportunities the course has offered. Read More
Our Head of the School of Media is quoted in a Hollywood Reporter article on feminist critics’ response to the new Tomb Raider movie. Read More
As part of their studies in reporting government and politics, Year 1 Multimedia Broadcast Journalism students toured the Houses of Parliament. Read More
Come along to hear from women leaders, makers and creatives in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics at Grand Parade on Wednesday 28 March at 4.30pm. Read More
Professor Karen Cham, the University’s Professor of Digital Transformation Design in the School of Media, has been made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA). Read More
A new research project exploring the use of digital to enhance live performances has been launched by the University of Brighton. Read More
School of Media professor Karen Cham is joining a top-level trade mission to India. Read More
Brighton and Hove’s digital and creative economy is worth £1bn a year and is equal to tourism according to a new report. 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
Catch the University of Brighton Drama Society’s production of Mary Shelley’s classic at the university’s own theatre space. Read More
As part of their Aesthetics of Protest research, Dr Olu Jenzen, Senior Lecturer in Media Studies, and Dr Aidan McGarry, Principal Lecturer in Politics, looked at the 2013 Gezi Park protests to examine the role of shared images and social media. Read More
The 8th BAFTA-Recognised Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF) is now open for entries.
Huge congratulations to Senior Lecturer Dr Lance Dann who won the Gold award for Best Drama Producer and Marley Cole, Workshop Media Manager, who won the Bronze award for Best Sound Designer. Read More
Our Graphic Design for Digital Media BA(Hons) and Illustration for Screen Arts BA(Hons) have joined forces and are now called Design for Digital Media BA(Hons), based at Edward Street from 2018. Read More
The 15th festival takes it’s inspiration from the 70th anniversary of Brighton Rock and sees two weeks of previews, exhibitions, live scores, Q&As, workshops and special events. Read More
Tuesday 5 September sees the launch of this festival that is SO much more than it sounds – the city of Brighton is host to this year’s event, with over 150 free events asking the big questions and featuring names such as Lauren Laverne and Professor Jim Al-Khalili. Not to be missed!
The Royal Television Society’s annual awards include student categories for Animation, Comedy & Entertainment, Drama, Factual, News and Short Feature.
Darcey Haynes and Zoe Thompson tell us about the inspiring placements they did as part of their degree. Read More
The first part of the Masters Show, showcasing the work of PG students on MA Fine Art, MA Digital Media Arts and MA Inclusive Arts Practice, starts on July 8 running until July 15.
“This photographic project investigates anxiety within young females living in the UK, exploring the feelings and emotions that occur when an individual becomes anxious or experiences an anxiety attack.” Read More
Lecturer in Media Theory Dr Theodore Koulouris has organised a screening of Ken Loach’s award-winning film at the Duke at Komedia. Read More
The University of Brighton’s new photography and film learning centre will be open to the public during the Brighton Fringe for the first time. Read More
If you’re a student in the UK about to complete an art or design-related undergraduate course then get involved. Read More
A podcast created by University of Brighton lecturers Lance Dann and Phil Connolly is the top arts podcast in the UK – knocking BBC’s The Archers off its seemingly permanent Number 1 position.
Our newest development, once a tired office block, is highlighted by Floornature architecture magazine. 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
Esther Teichmann, an artist who uses still and moving image, collage and painting, will be talking about her work at an Edward Street event which is free to University of Brighton students. 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
Media Studies graduate and published poet Thomas Wolfe is running a competition to help emerging voices be heard and become published. 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
The Film and Screen Studies Wednesday Film Club will be screening the film Chevalier (Tsangari 2015) on 15 March.
Lizzie Borden’s documentary-style science fiction film is set ten years after a peaceful socialist revolution in the United States, where inequalities of gender, sexuality, and race still prevail, until a group of women decide to mobilise the revolution even further. A film that combines news reports, surveillance footage, documentary sqeuences and handheld camera shooting, the film is now seen as an example of ‘guerrilla filmmaking’ and as iconic of intersectional identity politics of the 1980s.
March 8. 2-3.30pm Room: ES102
Pop into the Grand Parade cafe foyer and catch this exhibition of research student work in art, design and media. Read More
A University of Brighton graduate is sharing a top award for his backroom role in a Doctor Who audio. Benji Clifford worked as a sound designer on ‘Doctor Who – Absent Friends’ which this month won the BBC’s 2017 award for Best Online Only Audio Drama. Read More
A series of free talks, programmed by the University of Brighton, is taking place at the Tate Modern this week.
Rongo University in Kenya has celebrated the graduation of its first cohort of media students trained in a partnership programme with the University of Brighton. Read More
Some courses in the Schools of Architecture & Design, Media, and Humanities host applicant days – these are for prospective students but people with a new interest in the university are welcome to attend too. Click on the post to find out the dates! Read More