We know the path to success doesn’t always go smoothly, so we asked our lecturers about the ups and downs on their path to the University of Brighton. Today it’s Johanna Bramli, who runs our digital music and sound art degree and says: “it’s a cliché story but it was thanks to a fantastic music teacher who saw through my quiet ways and believed in me that I found my confidence.”
Imani Qamar from BA Interior Architecture has hit the big time as one of the design team in a new prime time Channel 4 programme “The Museum of Us’ that starts on Monday 17th October.
The programme presented by Sir Tony Robinson is part detective story, part design challenge. Each week local people from a single street are challenged to investigate and curate a pop up museum showing the history of their ‘ordinary’ residential road. Read More
Student Ben Hickling is one of three people linked to University of Brighton joining Team England for the Commonwealth Games starting in Birmingham this week. Read More
Professor Robert Mull is working with Ukrainians on future post-war reconstruction plans, drawing on lessons learned after 1990s war in Bosnia & Herzegovina. Read More
Brighton & Hove Council have published a Route Map outlining a Circular Economy strategy to 2035 – drawing on key input from the University of Brighton.
Brighton architecture lecturer Duncan Baker-Brown has been a global pioneer in innovative ways to cut the huge amount of waste and carbon emissions that afflict current building construction. At present, this contributes a massive 40% of overall global CO2 emissions and at least a third of the world’s waste. Read More
University of Brighton has received £450,000 to boost its innovative arts and humanities-based research and impact initiatives over the next three years. Read More
Over my years at university I’ve become more and more engaged in the work, as I’ve found what I’m passionate about and what I’m really good at; this has definitely been thanks to some inspiring lecturers. Read More
“I chose product design as I’ve always had an interest in helping others as well as physical making. The way product design focused on using those skills to change people’s lives drew my attention completely. Brighton’s course, focusing on tackling a social problem to help people, identified it instantly as the right course for me.” Read More
“My time at Brighton has been really rewarding and fulfilling. The course itself was very close-knit and collaborative where I have gotten to meet and work with people from different years with different passions. The tutors also come from various backgrounds which diversified my learning — there was never really a ‘right’ answer, just different perspectives.” Read More
Our Fashion Design with Business Studies BA(Hons) students presented their final collections in a catwalk show in the University of Brighton’s new Elm House building. Read More
I have had a great time on the course. It has taught me to step out of my comfort zone to learn new skills and techniques and explore new ideas. I feel more confident about my work and well prepared for the start of the degree course. Read More
“I’m loving the course and Brighton. I constantly feel a good level of challenge, and like many others thrive under the guidance of the course lecturers.” Read More
The style bible has profiled the recent graduate of the University of Brighton’s Fashion Design with Business BA(Hons) degree, calling her “a visionary designer making avant-garde pieces.” Read More
Graduating from our Town Planning MSc has led Mark Walker to embark on a brand new career. Read More
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
A product designed by University of Brighton graduates – the Enayball – was among the world’s top social impact innovations celebrated at an event in Dubai.
“I chose Printmaking because I love print, I think its magical. I love the alchemy and I love the process-led way of working. The pandemic completely changed the direction of the practice, but I am still excited by the outcome. The course has been a very important time in my life and my tutors and technicians have been such an important support, that I am so grateful for.”
“The course has helped me bring my love for fashion and fine art together… The technicians are incredibly knowledgeable and great at problem solving, and the academic staff take a great interest in each students interests within the specialism. Together this has made the learning experience at Brighton one of a kind.”
“The narrative of the project was crucial to understanding the spatial needs – what happened, why, and how. To understand this, I created a short three minute animatic-style short film describing the process of applying for the exhibition.”
“I chose to study Fashion at University of Brighton because of the course’s smaller size, the placement yeas, Brighton’s reputation as a sustainable and community focussed city and its close proximity to London.” Read More
Virgilio Ferreira who graduated from the University’s of Brighton’s Photography MA in 2012 is director of the Portuguese biennial opening on 14 May – and work by Photography lecturer Xavier Ribas and graduate Lisa Barnard will be on display. Read More
Rachel’s work was been selected for the CVAN South East:2020 Platform Graduate exhibition and her work Exit, Stage Left can be seen through the window of Phoenix just by our City campus. Read More
If you thought you knew where you were headed but you’re considering a change of direction, Clearing 2020 is the moment for you to take another look at your plans before you decide. Read More
A new issue of Decolonising the Curriculum, teaching and learning about race equality, is out now. Content is written by University of Brighton staff, students and alumni. Read More
I’ve always been a creative person and have enjoyed creating art. Read More
Living Blocks by Lawrence Parent has been highlighted in architecture and design mag Dezeen in it’s focus on the best projects at the virtual New Designers show. 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
We have put together the most frequently asked questions from our recent School of Media online Q&A. Read More
For the ninth year, students from Brighton’s Photography BA(Hons) programme have exchanged images with students on the Image Arts course at Ryerson University, Toronto – see the work here. Read More
The University of Brighton Design Archives has been awarded the prestigious Archive Service Accreditation, a UK quality standard recognising good performance in all areas of archive service delivery. Read More
Third year Photography BA(Hons) student, Lauren Mason, is exhibiting work as part of a group show to support the charity Tender.
Tender is an educational and arts charity commited to preventing domestic abuse and sexual violence in the lives of young people.
20-23rd Feburary with the opening event on Friday 21st @ 7pm
28 Deptford High Street, London, SE8 4AF
Student Lily Monsey discusses her amazing design. Read More
Our Textiles BA and MA Instagram feed showcases the work and life of students, events and ‘interesting stuff’ from the degrees. 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.
Campus tours offer a great opportunity to visit the campus where your course is based and get a feel for what it will be like to be a student here. Read More
Here’s a fantastic opportunity to make your mark on Brighton’s iconic skyline. If you have a passion for design and Christmas (decorations), have a go at this exciting competition. Read More
Follow University of Brighton courses on social media to get a flavour of what is happening on our degrees and MAs day to day. Read More
Francis Hodgson, Professor in the Culture of Photography, has curated this exhibition at our Edward Street gallery (29 April – 10 May) showcasing how imagery has become an integral part of today’s research. Read More
In advance of Mental Health Awareness Week in May the School of Architecture and Design (SoAD) held a Mental Health evening in collaboration with the Architects Benevolent Society Read More
At our Watts building there are specialist facilities for use by all students and staff across the university. Book now! Read More
Hannah Croft, Textiles graduate, is developing a reputation as a “material futurist”, creating unusual and unique concepts including one new fabric which has crystals “growing” in it. Read More
History of Art and Design academic Annebella Pollen has won a competitive commission to write a popular history of the British Council’s Visual Arts Department and Collection. 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
Work by 2nd year Textiles students has been praised as being of a ‘very very high standard’ by a visiting team from clothing company H&M. Read More
This term, I worked on a project that was divided into two parts. The first explores ways of welcoming the older LGBTQ+ community into traditional housing by using symbolism and parallax. Read More
Students and staff have collaborated with Worthing Museum and Art Gallery for a free event on 30 June. Read More
My practice explores the ambiguity of image, human presence and domesticated space. Read More
As a knitwear designer, I love experimenting with how you can manipulate the structure of the stitches to create three dimensional forms. Read More
I explore the relationship between materiality, creativity and consumerism by attempting to ‘reshape’ the identity and hopefully our relationship with some materials of the very lowest value. Read More
To mark International Women’s Day in 2018 we are celebrating the achievements of just some of the academics working here at Brighton. 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
Second year Knitted Textile students will be leading yarn based skill sessions in a relaxed creative space at the Brighton Chamber of Commerce Summit 2017 at The Clarendon Centre in Brighton on Friday 13th October. Read More
University of Brighton is partnering with the Arts Council’s Brighton & Hove Poetry Festival this year – and you have until 18 October to enter the poetry competition, with the winner announced at the November event. 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!
Fashion and Textiles lecturer Dr Vikki Haffenden explained the reasoning behind women’s clothes sizing for listener’s of Radio 4’s More or Less earlier today. Read More
Two University of Brighton graduates have been tipped by one of the UK’s top furniture stores as designers of the future. Read More
Two sets of identical twins from Graphic Design, Mr Glastonbury himself Michael Eavis, trans campaigner Fox Fisher and Jake Chapman have all been celebrated at the Brighton Centre. Read More
Four Fashion Communication students have been chosen by young person’s cancer charity Trekstock to travel to London to discuss their campaign ideas. 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.
Emily Brooke, who invented the Blaze Laserlight as part of her final year degree course at the university, has been awarded an MBE for services to the economy and transport. Read More
The brief for my studio was to imagine how life could be in 2061 and create a narrative of what happens over the years and then speculate how architecture would respond to these changes.”
“My final piece is called Pub Crawl, a series of illustrations which document drinking culture in Brighton. I was inspired by Brighton’s fantastic range of quirky pubs and the darker subject of binge drinking which surrounds them.” Read More
The University of Brighton is delighted to be welcoming Paul Hayward, Chief Sportswriter at The Daily Telegraph, as the speaker at its annual sport journalism lecture this month.
Paul was crowned Sports Writer of the Year in February for the second year running at the Sports Journalism Awards and has a longstanding career which includes time at The Guardian, The Observer and the Daily Mail.
Past presenters at the annual lecture have included Clare Balding, Dick Pound and Jim White.
The University is exploring what makes cult media as part of the University’s sponsored events at the Brighton Fringe in May. Read More
Final year Fashion with Business Studies BA(Hons) students are looking to raise £3,000 to help them showcase their collections at Graduate Fashion Week in London. 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