University of Brighton Alumni Association

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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“Opportunities like this don’t come along very often… grab them with both hands”

Undergraduate student Amanda Baker, BSC Hons Physiotherapy, is hoping to pursue a career in research, so when she saw the Santander Undergraduate Research Scheme advertised, she jumped at the chance to apply. Thanks to funding provided by Santander Universities, the scheme provides seven undergraduate students the opportunity to take part in real, hands-on research over the summer break. Amanda…

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My first three months at Brighton

Hello Hello, I’m David Phillips and I have recently started working at the University of Brighton in the Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement team. I am working as Leadership Giving Officer – which is a great job! I get to go out and meet Brighton Alumni and Supporters (you are a very friendly bunch) and help…

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Philanthropy packs a punch!

Today the 2015–16 Ross-CASE Survey published landmark figures for the first time in the survey’s 15-year history. The figures show a significant milestone as donations to UK universities surpassed the £1 billion-a-year level for the first time. Sam Davies, Director of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement at the University of Brighton, shared her perspective on donor…

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