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Brighton expert putting spotlight on water environments and wellbeing

University of Brighton’s Dr Catherine Kelly will speak at an event on 30 November on the wellbeing benefits of natural water environments. The two-hour webinar – entitled Promoting Health and Wellbeing Through Integrated Water Management – is a collaboration between the Environment Agency and the Catchment Based Approach (CaBA) organisation. In addition to Dr Kelly’s…

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Questions to think about when writing a postgraduate application

How to write the perfect postgraduate application

Postgraduate study can help you to achieve your professional goals faster by equipping you with in depth subject knowledge and providing a space for critical thinking and discussion to take place. We have two intakes a year for postgraduate study, meaning that you can join a university in the top 50 for UK graduate outcomes (Complete…

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Brighton academic driving police action against night-time sexual harassment

A University of Brighton criminology expert is part of an ongoing initiative by Thames Valley Police to better tackle sexual harassment and assault at night. Dr Chris Magill is evaluating the impact of the scheme – called Project Vigilant – which is based on expert insights into ways to cut sexual harassment and assault on…

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Economics: the study of choice under a constraint

Recently, the furlough scheme ended and fuel caps rose. Changes to stamp duty, VAT on holidays and other support packages provided by the government also ended. Regardless of your thoughts on how the government handled the crisis, the pandemic has transformed how we think within our businesses, our economies and our societies. This thought process…

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Scholarships for international students starting postgraduate degrees in January

We’re offering scholarships for new full-time international students beginning their postgraduate studies in January 2022. To apply for a scholarship, you need to hold an offer to study with us and submit your application by Friday 5 November. Scholarships will be awarded in £1,000 and £2,500 grants.  Courses with start dates in January include our Leadership MBA, International Management…

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Local law firm wins UK award for University of Brighton partnership

Family Law Partners has picked up a Business Impact award from Innovate UK for its Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) work with the University of Brighton. The Family Law Partners’ KTP project drew on the university’s artificial intelligence expertise to develop a novel triage style system to improve the company’s work in the area of family…

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Brighton Works Week and the Virtual Careers Fair 2021

We help students get as much as they can out of their time here, so that they can go on to find – or to create – work that excites and rewards them. Our careers focused events give students the opportunity to meet employers, make connections and vitally, learn how to stand out from the…

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Black History Month Events

This month, and every month, we celebrate Black history and Black activism. We’re inviting students and staff to join us for a series talks. We’re an anti-racist university, and we’ll continue working with you and for you in tackling racial inequality. By standing together as one community, we can create lasting change. As part of our commitment, we’ve…

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Brighton University to lead British Council project on innovation and youth entrepreneurship in Africa

University of Brighton will partner with experts from the African continent to foster sustainable tourism entrepreneurship across Sub-Saharan Africa. Professor Marina Novelli will head an international team of academics and industry experts working on a project supported by the British Council’s Innovation for African Universities (IAU) Programme. The project aims to provide opportunities particularly for young…

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Energy crisis: creating lots of small suppliers was always a bad idea – now taxpayers will foot the bill

Lawrence Haar, University of Brighton A handful of small energy suppliers in the UK have collapsed in recent weeks because they have been caught out by the massive rise in wholesale gas and electricity prices – and dozens more are in danger of going the same way. If they fail, the government is hoping that…

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