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Our media studies courses offer a four-week industry placement – but what’s it really like and how does it work? Tom Eldridge, who took his placement at the university, spoke to fellow students Monica, Doona, Mariam and Mia and about their experiences in industry, answering the questions you want answered!
Hear from Viktorija a third year Media Production student and student ambassador. Read More
“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!”
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
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.
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!”
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.
“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.”
Watch these two short films where art students talk you through how they put theirs together. Read More
Media lecturer Dr Dann has won two awards at the leading industry showcase for podcast, radio and audiobook production. Read More
“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 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!
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
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
Charlotte Howard on how to give yourself the best start at university. Read More
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
Congratulations on your offer – now it’s time to enrol! 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
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.
Watch taster lectures of modules we offer on the fundamentals of filmmaking, podcasting and serial dramas. 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
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
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
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
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 (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.
School of Media students are invited to join director, editor, screenwriter, cinematographer and producer Mark Jenkin (Bait, 2019) for this exciting online guest visit.
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
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
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
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.
Dr Lance Dann is presenting a documentary on BBC Radio 3 this coming Sunday on the immersive media and art. 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
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
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
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.
Join Lance Dann, course leader for Media Production and Dario Llinares course leader Digital Film among other noteworthy speakers for a discussion. Read More
News outlets should give more voice to young people to help tackle climate change, according to a Brighton media professor. Read More
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
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
Salon is a project showcasing the artistic practice of professional services and technical staff across the School of Media. Read More
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 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
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
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
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
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
Watch our new film about our wonderful city.
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
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 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