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.

Journalism Scholarship allows ‘freedom to follow the story’

Journalism student, Isabella Womack, was awarded the Journalism Progression Scholarship last year. Here she tells us about her experiences so far.

Scholarship provides a boost for University of Brighton student

Pharmacy student, Grace Oreyeni, was awarded the Black and Black-Mixed Heritage Progression Scholarship in 2022. Here she tells us how the scholarship has impacted her so far.

Angelica Blake-Lawson on Brighton beach

Literature prizes awarded to top performing University of Brighton students

English students, Angelica Blake-Lawson and Olivia Woods-Jones awarded the Peter James English Literature & Creative Writing Breakthrough Award

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Award-winning artist raising awareness of hidden illnesses through her work

3D Design and Craft graduate Kayleigh Peters is creating art on a topic close to her heart with the support of the Liberty Specialist Market Art Award.

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Gaining the confidence to launch her own award-winning business

Despite it not being directly linked to her degree, the confidence Ella Anais Gilchrist gained at the University of Brighton inspired her to start her own business.

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Award-winning and trailblazing Biomedical Scientist

Meet Bamidele Farinre, a biomedical science graduate who has risen impressively to the top of her profession, including a “Biomedical Scientist of the Year” Award.

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Business school alum nominated for prestigious award

We were delighted to learn that Nigell Todd has been nominated as a finalist for the Black British Business Awards in the Senior Leader, Financial Services category.

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