Graduates 2023: Joseph Humphries: Textiles

“After college I was working in Savile Row, while I was there, I became interested in suiting cloth. I then decided to leave to study textile design, while knowing I wanted to specialise in weave. The best aspect of my course was the full technical cover, ensuring that there was always a technician in the studio to assist you and making sure you where able to get on with your work.” Read More

Meet the staff: Dr Simon McEnnis, subject lead media

“I knew from a very young age that I was going to be a journalist because I loved creative writing at School. I was having a clear-out over Christmas and I found a football match report that I wrote when I was 13 and my teacher left the comment “could have been lifted from the sports pages” which turned out to be a premonition given my career path. Read More

Liam Murphy and his father co-founders of Stix Mindfulness Remotes

Brighton graduate celebrates as mindfulness product for kids hits the shelves

“It’s crazy to think that a small sketch during my degree has turned into a product that is now on the market. It’s an inventor’s dream!”

That is the view of University of Brighton graduate and entrepreneur Liam Murphy, who celebrates a major milestone this week as his mindfulness product for kids goes on sale.

Liam has launched his product, The Stix Mindfulness Remotes, to market on 2 February 2023 with the aim of improving children’s mental wellbeing through fun, interactive mindfulness activities. Read More

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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!”

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Sarah Humphrey-Smith

My career journey: fashion lecturer Sarah Humphrey-Smith

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 we’re speaking to Sarah Humphrey-Smith, fashion design lecturer who says: “I started looking at designers like McQueen and Comme and was just like – I want to do that! I was captivated by the magic of how you could create these spectacles on bodies.”

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My career journey: music and sound art lecturer Johanna Bramli

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.”

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Phil Tyler

My career journey: Phil Tyler, Fine Art Printmaking lecturer

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 Phil Tyler who runs our fine art printmaking degree and says that as a boy he was told “get a trade and a proper job” but the school art room and inspiring teachers meant art college was where he found his solace.

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Imani is Designer for Channel 4’s Museum of Us

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

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“There is a keenness and aptitude in Painting students and I can see why the School has such a well-deserved reputation”

The University of Brighton is one of three universities in the UK to have a ‘Painting Fellow’ on campus – here we hear from current fellow Daniel Petitt on his experience of working with our painting students and developing his practice in the studio on campus.

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