University of Brighton Alumni Association

Rebecca Porter smiling in a village in Ukraine

The nursing alumna volunteering in Ukraine

We caught up with Rebecca Porter to find out about some of the amazing work she has been doing providing medical care in Ukraine and other volunteering experiences.

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Could you mentor one of our current students?

If you work in publishing, film/TV production, animation/graphic design or criminology/psychology and would you like to support a student looking to go into the same area – then we want to hear from you!

Rachel Ng

Change Studentship reflection from Rachel Ng – “The Change Studentship has been a real driving force for me to focus on my studies and career development”

The Change Studentship is awarded to an African diaspora, Asian diaspora or ethnically diverse applicant to the Curating Collections and Heritage MA course. It covers postgraduate course fees and travel expenses to access a mentoring programme organised by the university. The studentship is open to those already working in the museums and heritage sector, as…

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Did you volunteer as a student? We would love to hear about your experience  

Over 800 University of Brighton students take part in community volunteering every year, many through degree-based community engagement projects and placements as part of the curriculum. These activities take place with a diverse range of organisations, from health and social care to arts and heritage, teaching or sports, and can provide students with invaluable experiences…

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A School for Malagiri – recent fundraising

Recently, members of the Malagiri committee have been busy organising fundraising events to support the Malagiri school. Please see below an update on these recent fundraising activities written by Lorraine Harrison. PANGDEAN BIRTHDAY PARTY On 4 November 2021, Jill Munday (a member of the Malagiri Committee) organised a fund-raising event at Pangdean Barn to celebrate…

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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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Amy with one of her mentees and professor Chris

Alumna Amy Hitchinson on being part of the Momentum programme

We caught up with alumna Amy Hitchinson who told us about her experiences as a Momentum mentor……. I graduated from the MA International Events program in 2010 — a Facebook Memory popped up the other day with photos from the graduation ceremony 10! Years! Ago! Feels like a lifetime ago but also can’t believe I’ve…

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