Laura Hemsley graduated with distinction from our Town Planning MSc and is now working as a Town Planner at Jacobs. We caught up with Laura and found out more about what drew her to postgraduate study on our Town Planning MSc and what she loved about the course. Read More
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RTPI bursary agreed for 2022 entry!
The Royal Town Planning Institute has just confirmed that they have agreement from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) to extend the Future Planners Bursary for this coming academic year 22-23. The scheme will again support new students who are going into planning.
You can apply for the Future Planner Bursary (England) if you are starting our Town Planning MSc course in Sept/Oct 2022.
Mark’s route into a new career in town planning
Graduating from our Town Planning MSc has led Mark Walker to embark on a brand new career. Read More
Our first Town Planning Chartered Apprenticeship graduates
It was a proud moment for the MSc Town Planning and MSc Town Planning (Chartered Apprenticeship) course team when 22 of its students graduated in February this year. Read More
Graduate trio among finalists for prestigious national planning awards
Three University of Brighton graduates have been shortlisted for the Royal Town Planning Institute Awards for Research Excellence 2021. Read More
“Ripping up the system won’t build the homes we need”
Read the Town Country Planning Association’s response to the government’s white paper Planning for the Future, outlining their concerns that the proposals will “undermine local democracy, marginalise local councils and fail to achieve the kind of high quality places that the government is committed to delivering.” Read More
What impact will Covid-19 have on planning for housing and neighbourhoods?
Read this piece from The Planner which asks whether a different approach to housing and public realm could provide greater resilience in a health crisis. Read More
Planning the post-Covid world we need
The Royal Town Planning Institute’s new paper Plan The World We Need says that to recover from Covid-19, we need to make plans to accelerate progress to a zero carbon economy, increase resilience to risk, and create fair, healthy and prosperous communities. Read More
“There was lots of interaction with the planning sector – I took the placement module, an invaluable experience which led to freelance work”
Sidonie Kenward recently graduated from the Town Planning MSc at Brighton – read about her experience of the degree in this Q&A.