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From the University of Brighton to Director at Google

Stuart Green tells us about his journey from a Software Engineering degree to Director of User Experience at one of the world’s most recognisable brands in Google.

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Graduate Jobs Listing – July 2023

Check out the latest edition in our monthly graduate jobs listing aimed at those who have recently finished their degrees!


Hybe – our graduate’s new life-hack bag

Three-times Brighton alumnus Richard Simmonite, who started his own eco-focused product design company, has this week launched a new 5-in-1 shape-shifting convertible bag on Kickstarter. A serial social entrepreneur and active member of the university’s entrepreneurship network, beepurple, Richard has turned to the online crowdfunding platform to help bring his award-winning design to market.

Alumnus entrepreneur shares his tips for branching out

After pursuing a successful career in the construction industry, Brighton alumnus Mark Oakden (Building Engineering and Management BSc(Hons) 1995) built his own business. He tells the university how he launched his enterprise, Branching Out Adventures.

Top tips for international students

It’s a sure sign someone has valued their time at the University of Brighton when they remain actively engaged with their alma mater. Since returning to India after graduating, Abhishek Mishra (Electrical and Electronic Engineering MEng 2015) is continuing the Brighton effect as an international volunteer. While in Brighton, Abhishek was a student ambassador – something he…

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Tom and James have IT nailed

Two Computing and Information Studies graduates who started their business while studying for their degree are celebrating their company’s fifteenth birthday. Tom Ramirez and James Harrison-Bodle launched Viper IT Solutions when they couldn’t find suitable industry placements to gain work experience in 2001. They suggested to the university that they start their own company instead….

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