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Improving the lives of autistic people

A University of Brighton student has won a £1300 grant to develop a project that provides support and guidance for autistic young people. Software Engineering student Mark Blake received the Unltd ‘Do It Award’, the prize money of which will go towards funding his initiative The Autism League. The Autism League is a collaboration between…

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Students win Paxton scholarships

Two Brighton students have won prestigious scholarships at global technology company Paxton. Computing students Annabel Spain and George Livas will undertake a three-month paid work placement in which they will take part in technology research that will form the final-year project of their degree course. The students will also receive £10,000 towards their university fees.

University of Brighton students win GameJam 2018 award

Team Win, made up of students Jasmine Allan, Brandon Asprey, Karol Bolek, Piotr Chyrc and Caleb Smith – all of whom study Digital Games Development – won the Accessibility Award at the UKie (UK Interactive Entertainment) Student GameJam 2018.  

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Off to France for International games competition

As part of the Integrated Group Project module, our computing students were asked to develop an educational game. The top three games were submitted to the 6th International Educational Games Competition at the 12th European Conference on Games Based Learning (ECGBL 2018) that will take place on 4 – 5 October 2018 at the SKEMA…

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A winning placement year

Arun Sharma is currently on placement as a junior software engineer at West Control Solutions, and is one of two recipients of the Lancia Consult Award for Excellence in a Computing Placement Year at our school awards ceremony. We caught up with Arun, a student on our Computer Science (Games) course, to find out more…

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Congratulations!

Congratulations to all our students graduating today!

Celebrating success

We celebrated some fantastic successes today with our award-winning computing students. Head of School, John Taylor, introduced the School of Computing Engineering and Mathematics awards ceremony by leading a round of applause and congratulating all our winners. Congratulations to Beck Rush, Digital Media Development BSc(Hons) and Arun Sharma Computer Science (Games) BSc(Hons)who both received the…

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Prize-winning ‘Home Automation using Raspberry Pi’

Rupert Agnew, studying Computer Science BSc(Hons), has designed ‘Home Automation using Raspberry Pi’, which, among a multitude of uses, will feed your cat when you are away from home. This final year project has won Rupert a prize from the international IT services company FDM Group. The system uses the Internet of Things to link…

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Success for MSc student

This post is from James Dunn who has just graduated from our MSc in User Experience Design.  Shortly after completing my MSc in User Experience Design I was invited to submit my Major project for the Brighton University Environmental Award, for which I was delighted to receive a ‘highly commended’ recognition. My project involved the creation…

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