University of Brighton Alumni Association

Turning a Scholarship Opportunity into a Career

Nadja Jepsen graduated in 2015. Here is her story…. I received my MA Education from Brighton as an international student from the US. I won the Santander Masters scholarship which made Brighton a cheaper option than studying back in California. The scholarship made it possible for me to focus on my education and opt out…

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Catching up with Media Studies grad Alex Petrovic

My names Alex Petrovic, and I’m a proud former graduate from the University of Brighton/University of Brighton Alumni (and a born-and-bred Brightonian!) – who has returned as an Apprentice Marketing Projects officer. What have you got up to since leaving the university? Since leaving the University I was working for Legal & General as an…

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Caroline Mukebezi

Forward Bound scholarship – reflection from our scholar, Caroline

Since 2015, we have been delighted, with the kind support of Fiona Deane with money left to her by a family legacy, to have offered the Forward Bound scholarship to MSc Health Promotion applicants from low or lower-middle income countries. This award is intended to support health and other professionals who are employed or who…

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Football 4 Peace International – Marking 20 Years

by Dr Gary Stidder, Co-Founder and Deputy Director Football 4 Peace International, Principal Lecturer in Physical Education – University of Brighton, School of Sport and Service Management. On 2 August 2021, Football 4 Peace International celebrates its 20th anniversary. Football 4 Peace International (F4P) has become a multi-dimensional research, education and social engagement platform that…

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Update on the Malagiri School – July 2021

Lorraine Harrison has kindly given us an update on the Malagiri School. Since the impact report was published in May, a number of important developments have taken place. These include: Pippa Totraku and Lorraine (members of the Malagiri Committee) were invited to share news about the Malagiri School and gave an interview on Radio Sussex….

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Faith Aytang

Forward Bound scholarship – reflection from our scholar, Faith

Since 2015, we have been delighted, with the kind support of Fiona Deane with money left to her by a family legacy, to have offered the Forward Bound scholarship to MSc Health Promotion applicants from low or lower-middle income countries. This award is intended to support health and other professionals who are employed or who volunteer…

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Forward Bound scholarship – reflection from our scholar, Marwa

Since 2015, we have been delighted, with the kind support of Fiona Deane with money left to her by a family legacy, to have offered the Forward Bound scholarship to MSc Health Promotion applicants from low or lower-middle income countries. This award is intended to support health and other professionals who are employed or who…

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Comfort Rudzuna
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Forward Bound scholarship – reflection from our scholar, Comfort

Since 2015, we have been delighted, with the kind support of Fiona Deane with money left to her by a family legacy, to have offered the Forward Bound scholarship to MSc Health Promotion applicants from low or lower-middle income countries. This award is intended to support health and other professionals who are employed or who…

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Female firefighters research

Traditionally the Fire and Rescue service has been a male-dominated industry, but there has been a significant increase in the number of female firefighters recruited in the UK in the last twenty years. As the number of women in the Fire and Rescue workforce has increased, gaining a comprehensive understanding of how the physical stresses…

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Outreach to Brighton & Hove Schools with Fine Art Printmaking

The Fine Art Printmaking Schools Project, using money given by a generous donor, ran online instead this year, due to Covid-19. It was delivered and facilitated by Zoe Pritchard – practicing artist and Printmaking alumni – along with 20 of our 2nd year Printmaking students, and in collaboration with Widening Participation.  The pandemic lockdown presented…

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