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Psychology and Criminology alum returns to inspire current students

Detective Constable Chloe Taylor returned to share her wisdom with current forensic students and about her career so far.

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Graduate Jobs Listing ā€“ 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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Christine Hopfgarten on her studies at Brighton and her new book

Christine Hopfgarten was awarded A PGDip in Psychodynamic Counselling in 2011. She got in touch to share her memories of her studies and what she’s up to now…. I fondly remember my studies at Brighton. I would be looking forward to Wednesdays, when, for two years, I would take the train down from London to…

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Meet one of our new graduates

Joseph Lee attended our February 2022 graduation ceremonies. Here is his story so far…. My MA experience at University of Brighton I graduated from my full time MA study in Creative Writing in 2021, with a high distinction. During my year of study at University of Brighton, I sharpened my writing skills across a variety…

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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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Postcards From The Edge – A Life Story

Mat Smith studied for a Masters in Cultural & Critical Theory from 2012 to 2014, graduating with a Merit. Little did he realise that his career would take a different path to the one he had planned…. * What you have got up to since leaving the university? I left university for mental health reasons…

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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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Alumna Charlotte Lillington has released a 2021 Calendar full of colourful Brighton snaps!

Hi everyone, My name is Charlotte and I graduated from the University of Brighton in 2015 after studying a BA Honours degree in English Language and Media. Iā€™m a Brighton lover and have been a resident for over 8 years, I have been snapping the streets for much of my time living here and have…

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Media and English Literature grad Cat tells her story

Alumna Cat van Maanen set up Conker Magazine when she graduated. Here she tells us about her experiences…. “I graduated in 2017 from the University of Brighton with a BA (Hons) in Media and English Literature. Throughout my academic life I had been keen to explore the prospects of a career in journalism ā€“ I…

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