University of Brighton Alumni Association

Sunsetting behind west pier on Brighton sea front with graduates on promenade

Top 4 things to do before you graduate

With graduation now in sight, and as you start to think about what comes next, we wanted to let you know that we are here for you wherever your journey takes you. This blog highlights 4 key things to do before you graduate.

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How do I set up a LinkedIn profile?

Just graduated? Not sure where to start with setting up your first LinkedIn profile? Well, look no further – this useful blog has some fantastic tips.

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.

Wesley Ankrah

Returning to university as a mature student helped redefine me

We spoke to Wesley Ankrah to find out about the impact his time at Brighton has had on his career and where he is now.

Meghann Creffield

Award-winning apprentice who worked on the frontline during the pandemic

Hear from Meghann Creffield who tells about her career success so far and how the apprenticeship route helped land her dream job.

Omar Meho

Journey to being named in Forbes 30 under 30

We caught up with Omar Meho, Business with Marketing graduate and Founder and Director of Music Workflow Academy about his success since graduating.

Fiona Walker on placement at the Leeds Clinical Research Facility

Nursing Student Fiona Walker Receives Sally Adams Scholarship and Career-Changing Opportunity

Fiona Walker is a second year BSc(Hons) Adult Nursing student. She received the Sally Adams Scholarship, which helps student nurses fund a practice learning placement and she has just completed a four week placement at Leeds Clinical Research Facility. Here she tells us about her experience there and how it has fired her ambition to…

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Student Tash Tully at her Glyndebourne residency funded by Student Experience Fund

“Knowing someone was supporting the project only elevated my enthusiasm and drive to make my artwork the best it could be”

Tash Tully is a PGCE Art and Design student who, thanks to funding from the Student Experience Fund, undertook an artist residency at Glyndebourne over the summer. Tash tells us about her experience and how the residency has impacted her learning and plans for the future. The best thing about my experience was reigniting my…

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Faith and Alexi

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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Anatomy of the eye and iris coloboma

From Midwife to Medical Artist

Emily Paul graduated from the University of Brighton in 2015 with a BSc Hons Midwifery. After a traditional start as a practicing midwife, Emily discovered where her career path would take her. Here she writes about her career change, showing that unexpected twists and turns after university can all be part of a wonderful ride….

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