University of Brighton Alumni Association

Forward Bound Scholarship – an update from our scholar, Faith

Faith Atyang was awarded the Forward Bound Scholarship in 2019. Here she tells us about her work with the International Organization for Migration.

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An update from Forward Bound scholars, Darine and Mitchelle

Darine Alem and Mitchelle Kachere were awarded the Forward Bound scholarship in 2022, here they let us know how they are getting on now that they have completed their studies

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Physio working at the top of his game at one of the world’s biggest football clubs

Sam Blanchard tells us how his learning experience at Brighton helped him achieve all his professional achievements and land his job at Manchester City Football Club.

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What further study and apprenticeship has meant for my nursing journey

Claire Barrett tells us how this route has enabled her to study and achieve her nursing career goals whilst supporting a young family.

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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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Alum helping to train first physiotherapists in Sierra Leone. 

Hear from Rehabilitation Science alum Desmond Macaulay who tells us about the work he is doing both in the UK, his home country of Sierra Leone and his positive memories of Brighton.

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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!

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Alum wins Outstanding Contribution award in sport – “I’ve been able to have an impact on the lives of probably thousands of people over my career”

When Healthy Communities Coach, Jackie Wood, was recognised by Active Sussex as having made an Outstanding Contribution to Sport & Physical Activity, she knew she wanted to share this news with all the organisations that had shaped her long and successful career in sport and PE.

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Forward Bound scholars first semester update

Our new Forward Bound scholars, Darine (left) and Mitchelle (right) who are studying MSc Health Promotion within the School of Sport and Health Sciences let us know how they’re getting on so far.

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Forward Bound – update from our scholar Faith Atyang “My academic experience during my masters programme remains a transformational journey”

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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