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.

A photo of Darine (left) and Mitchelle (right) smiling in the snow in Brighton

An update from Forward Bound scholars, Darine and Mitchelle

We caught up with Forward Bound Scholars Darine Alem and Mitchelle Kachere to hear how they are getting on now that they have completed their studies.

Emily Cleaver with her colleagues at the hospital in the Philippines

Scholarship funds ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunity for University of Brighton student

Nursing student and recipient of The Sally Adams scholarship, Emily Cleaver, tells us about her experiences working in the Philippines

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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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Groundbreaking water sanitation and hygiene research

Read more about how donations from University of Brighton alumni are funding vital water sanitation research in Africa and Asia.

Rebecca Porter smiling in a village in Ukraine

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.

A photo of Darine (left) and Mitchelle (right) smiling in the snow in Brighton

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.

Comfor Rudzuna

Brighton helped me understand the importance of reflection

We caught up with Comfort Rudzuna, who graduated in 2020 with International Health Promotion (MSc), and won a Forward Bound Scholarship while at University, to find out his Brighton Effect story.

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