Apprenticeships at Brighton

Reshaping Careers: From communications to building surveyor

Read how recent apprentice graduate, William Hewitt, transitioned from a Level 4 Communications apprenticeship to a Level 6 Building Surveyor apprenticeship in the midst of the pandemic.

It’s National Apprenticeships Week: Supporting our apprentices

Dr. David Oloke, Head of Technical Education and Apprenticeships at the University of Brighton wants to make sure all of our apprentices know about the support they can get from the University of Brighton.

Matthew Norris and Liam Major

How does hiring an apprentice benefit my company?

Matthew Norris, Managing Director for Croudace Homes Ltd South Thames region discusses why apprenticeships are important for their company and the construction industry as a whole.

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NAW 2022 – Apprenticeship levels helped decide on a career path

Meet Civil Engineer Degree Apprentice Lewis Huston, who tells us how progression through apprenticeship levels helped him decide on a career path.

Liam Major and Alex Petrovic with quote from blog

NAW 2022 – Journey from NVQ bricklaying to university degree

Meet Construction Site Manager Degree Apprentice Liam Major, who tells us how he worked through multiple apprenticeships up to degree-level.

Two chartered Town Planner apprentices

Meet two of our new Chartered Town Planner Masters Degree Apprentices

Hear more about why they chose this particular Masters programme and their goals for the future as a result of this apprenticeship.

Three environmental practitioner apprentices

Meet three of our new Environmental Practitioner Degree Apprentices

We talked to three apprentices from the first cohort to ask why they chose this route and how they are already applying what they’re learning to their work.

Four civil engineer apprentices

Meet four of our new Civil Engineer Degree Apprentices

We caught up with them back in October about why they chose this particular programme, what they hope to achieve and their progression routes to a degree apprenticeship.

Matthew Wakefield, with quote from article

Meet one of our new Chartered Surveyor (Quantity Surveying and Project Management) Degree Apprentices

Matthew Wakefield is one of our new apprentices on the Chartered Surveyor (Quantity Surveying and Project Management) Degree Apprenticeship.

Maria Diakoumi

Encouraging women to become Civil Engineers

Women bring different perspectives to workplaces and teams, and as in so many sectors, we need both men and women.

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Built Environment Degree Apprenticeships

Noel Painting, who leads on the built environment programmes, introduces the Chartered Surveyor and Construction Site Manager Degree Apprenticeships. Find out more about the Chartered Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship.

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Civil Engineering Degree Apprenticeship

Course Leader Maria Diakoumi introduces the Civil Engineer Degree Apprenticeship. Find out more about the Civil Engineer Degree Apprenticeship.

Alishba Emmanuel

Catching up with Chartered Town Planning apprentice, Alishba Emmanuel

“I was slightly nervous about starting something concurrently whilst working in a new role, but it’s been brilliant. The support from the university and the workplace has been more than I could ask for.” Alishba Emmanuel is an Apprentice Planning Officer working for Uttersfield District Council in Essex while studying with the University of Brighton…

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quote from apprentice Tom with his image "When I’m studying at university, I’m learning things that directly relate to what I’m doing at work. When we learned about hydraulics there were direct links to the rivers and ditches I’ve been dealing with in my job"

Catching up with Civil Engineering apprentice, Tom King

“When I’m studying at university I’m learning things that directly relate to what I’m doing at work.” The Apprenticeship team caught up with Tom King who works for West Sussex County Council as a Senior Highway Steward. Tom is currently in his fourth year of the five-year apprenticeship programme after completing his Higher National Certificate…

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University of Brighton Apprentice featured on Royal Town Planning Institutes ‘Meet a Planner’ website

Alishba Emanuel, a University of Brighton Town Planning apprentice, talked to the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) about why she decided to join the programme and how this has helped her with career progression.   Read about Alishba, and many other planner’s journeys on the Institute’s website. Find out more about our Chartered Town Planning Masters Degree Apprenticeship.

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