University of Brighton Alumni Association

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

Vibha Daryanani

How my degree set me on an unexpected career path

Vibha Daryanani tells us how covering a variety of topics and experiencing different technologies on her Media and Communications degree helped her discover a new passion.

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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.

American school bus with monument valley Arizona in the background

PGCE to the Pan American Highway

Hear from Rebecca Marsh who tells us about her adventures since graduating and how the university set her on this journey and supported her through difficult times.

Picture of Christodoulos Kestelidis, alongside three screen shots of his animations depicting cartoon animals

Animation students work with author to bring books to life.

Roger Cowdrey offered the chance for some of our placement students to create animations for his children’s books, we hear from one of those students about the fantastic experience.

Photo close up of some yellow art print on a desk with finger tips just in shot with a art knife next to it.

Find out about the recent Fine Art Printmaking schools project

The Fine Art Printmaking schools project was recently delivered as 4-day long workshops by Lead Artist/Facilitator Zoe Pritchard.

Kayleigh Peters with her ceramics, on display at the Liberty Specialist Markets offices in London

“Being selected for the Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) Art Award has been an incredible start to my career”

When Kayleigh Peters graduated in 2021 with a BA in 3D Design and Craft, she started her own art practice and a year later she awarded the Liberty Specialism Market Art Award. Here she tells us what the opportunity has meant for her.

Vishal Gadhavi

The best four years of my life

TV Reporter and Executive Producer for Zee TV, Vishal Gadhavi, shares how his time at the university set him up for his future, as part of his Brighton Effect story.

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. I’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 – I…

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