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Brighton students make clean sweep of scholarships with global technology firm

Students from the University of Brighton have been awarded all three annual scholarships offered by a leading Brighton-based global technology company. Each year, Paxton– a global leader in access control systems – offers three scholarships of £10,000 plus a three-month paid internship to university students studying STEM subjects at either University of Brighton or University…

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Brighton chosen as site for new testbed to improve ageing healthcare 

University of Brighton will play a key role in developing improved home-based care for the growing number of older people in the city and beyond. The university will build on its long-term innovation partnership with Brighton and Hove City Council as part of the national Homes for Healthy Ageing Testbed project, overseen by the Connected…

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Come and visit us on 23 March

Our in-person applicant’s events are held on campus and are for offer holders and applicants whose course involves portfolio review. You can book your place now. Wednesday 23 March: Moulsecoomb campus After you have booked, we’ll send you details of how to get here and ensure you know about any COVID-19 restrictions.

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Postgraduate virtual open evening

Join our virtual open evening on 1 February and explore what postgraduate study or research at Brighton could mean for you. Hear from university leaders, our students and academics, and get information about finance and funding, the application process, student support, careers, and more. You’ll also get a virtual tour of our campuses and facilities. This open evening…

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My first year so far

Minas Fakhori is one of the first year Computer Science BSc(Hons) students that took part in the latest Codefest, a monthly software development event that brings together students, industry experts and the latest technologies in computer science. Here is what he said about his year so far: “AI is going to be a huge field…

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Are you looking for a STEM placement year or summer internship for 2022?

The STEM Placement & Internship Team are here to help! We advertise lots of fantastic paid opportunities for STEM students and we’re here to help you every step of the way! You’ll find all the latest roles by logging on to Careers Connect We support you with: Finding what you want to apply for Writing…

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Placement opportunities with Focusrite

More people record and listen to their productions through Focusrite than any other interface brand. Their eight brands are Focusrite, Focusrite Pro, Novation, ADAM Audio, Sequential, Martin Audio, Optimal Audio and Ampify Music. They come together around a common mission to remove barriers to creativity. And Focusrite are looking for students to join them for…

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Jade Page

From prize-winning project to a dream career

We spoke to Jade Page, who has recently graduated from Computer Science BSc(Hons) about her prize winning project, her time at Brighton and to find out what she is doing now. What made you choose Brighton and your course? I wanted to stay close to home, and Brighton is such a beautiful city. My dad…

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Abigail Whitman

What I’ve found

Abigail Whitman, second year Computer Science BSc(Hons) talks about her course and preparing for her career. When I first came to Brighton I fell in love with the city and I knew I could see myself happy here. It’s a beautiful calming city within countryside, perfect for someone who needs a city life with the…

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Can machines think?

In 1997, Deep Blue, made by IBM, became the very first machine to beat a human world champion in Chess. The machine weighed 1.4 tons, and employed specific hardware. This is a primitive example of Artificial Intelligence (AI), machines that perform human-like tasks such as playing Chess. Ever since, AI has progressed rapidly thanks to…

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