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University of Brighton poster for Black History Month

Our events: Black History Month – October 2022

At the University of Brighton, recognising and celebrating Black history is a year-round commitment. In October, however, Black History Month provides an extra boost for minority ethnic voices and the chance to question the status quo. Since 1987, the national celebration has centred around community activism and challenging racism in British society. The University reflects this society, and…

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Join the celebration of LGBTQ+ History Month

This month marks LGBTQ+ History Month – an annual celebration and remembrance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer history. It provides the opportunity to connect and reflect on the past and present, and ensure we are working together to build a safer and more inclusive future. Join us throughout February and get involved in…

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Students supporting students in Brighton Marathon 2022

To warm your soul during this chilly week, we’re highlighting the heartfelt reasons one University of Brighton student is running in our Brighton Marathon team this April to help support other students. Ilon, an Environmental Science BSc(Hons) third year student is taking part in our University of Brighton running team. As a recipient of the…

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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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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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Winter Graduation as told by Sam Davies – Director of PAE

At the end of March, I will leave the University of Brighton after just over a decade. There are many things I will miss – the people, the collegiality and the creativity, culminating in the amazing work inside and outside lecture theatres and labs. When you look at the Higher Education environment today, it’s a…

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Brighton Voices: Are Rights Universal?

Our second Brighton Voices event took place on Tuesday 15th May, again at the Sallis Benney Theatre, this time focussing on the question: “are rights universal?” In the current climate when the rights of some have started to be eroded, the impact of this potentially affects us all, regardless of circumstance, background or status.  Growing…

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Brighton Voices: is free speech possible?

On the evening of 14th May, the Sallis Benney Theatre played host to the first edition of Brighton Voices – a new series of events allowing the University of Brighton to bring together our outstanding academic experts with some of our amazing former students who are working in important fields and making significant advances in…

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New York, New York alumni 25th Gathering

On Friday 13th April a group of graduates gathered in New York to raise a glass to celebrate 25 years of Brighton achieving university status. Alumna Nabila Aydin, who works for FDM Group in New York, organised the meet. By chance, Vice Chancellor Professor Debra Humphris was visiting New York at the time and was…

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OSTC Brighton v Sussex Trading Challenge 2018

The OSTC Trading Challenge facilitated by alumni Sam Baker provides a unique opportunity for finance students to test their trading skills on a live simulated trading platform. The virtual environment allows students to trade financial derivatives across a range of products including; commodities, equities and fixed income. The University’s OSTC trading room enables students to…

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