University of Brighton Alumni Association

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PGCE to the Pan American Highway

Hear from Rebecca Marsh who tells us about her adventures since graduating and how the university set her on this journey and supported her through difficult times.

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Business school alum nominated for prestigious award

We were delighted to learn that Nigell Todd has been nominated as a finalist for the Black British Business Awards in the Senior Leader, Financial Services category.

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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Support received at Brighton helped shape career path

We caught up with Subu Ghimire as part of our on-going Brighton Effect campaign to find out what she’s been up to since graduating.

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What a place to get to know different people from contrasting backgrounds

Joseph Gillam shares just how much his course pushed him to be a better communicator, business leader and friend.

Tomal and Charlotte Syeda-Aguirre

We met in Varley Halls, now we’re married with two children

Charlotte and Tomal Syeda Aguirre share their story with us to show just how much meeting at university 12 years ago has impacted their lives both personally and professionally.

Natasha Paling

Apprenticeship route helped me achieve my teaching dream

Natash Paling, a teacher at a Brighton primary school following completion of a teaching apprenticeship, told us how her time at Brighton shaped her career, and gave her that unique effect on her success.

Vishal Gadhavi

The best four years of my life

TV Reporter and Executive Producer for Zee TV, Vishal Gadhavi, shares how his time at the university set him up for his future, as part of his Brighton Effect story.

Comfor Rudzuna

Brighton helped me understand the importance of reflection

We caught up with Comfort Rudzuna, who graduated in 2020 with International Health Promotion (MSc), and won a Forward Bound Scholarship while at University, to find out his Brighton Effect story.

Alex Witty

Brighton allowed my creativity to flow

We spoke to Alex Witty, who graduated in 2022 with a degree in Product Design, and is the Founder of The Piezo Project, to find out about his Brighton Effect story.

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