Computing at Brighton

University of Brighton computing blog

Connecting with the local dev scene

Rowan Spencer, Computer Science (Games) and Game Jam Society founder member talks to us about studying at Brighton and the local dev scene.

A change of perspective: from Gamer to Games Developer

Marc Walker, Computer Science (Games) and founder member of the Game Jam Society gives us an insight into Game Jams, networking events and making the most of life as a student in Brighton My brother first got accepted to the University of Brighton, he then introduced me to this course and here I am. I…

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Brighton Digital Festival

Brighton Digital Festival is now in full flow with loads of exciting events and talent. From free workshops run by BlockBuilders – a non-profit initiative founded by Brighton graduates where 7-17 year olds can redesign their own way through Minecraft –  to the Uncommon Natures art exhibition showcasing finalists of the Lumen Prize for Digital Art…

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Enrol online

Congratulations to everyone who’s received an offer. If you’ve had your place confirmed, you’ll be able to enrol from today. There are a few things to do before you get here, including the first stage of your enrolment and getting started with your email account and course materials. Once you’ve enrolled online, you’ll also be…

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Welcome to all of our new students!

When your place has been confirmed you officially become a University of Brighton student!

Elise Davies, Digital Media BSc(Hons0

App to assist people living with dementia

Elise Davies, Digital Media BSc(Hons) tells us about her final year project (and her course). “I chose Brighton because not many universities offered digital media and I liked the variety of the course. I was going to choose graphic design but I wanted the knowledge of coding which this course given me. The city of…

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Zahra Rahman at the computing degree show

iEscape for safe travelling

Zahra Rahman, Digital Media BSc(Hons), tells us about her travel safety app project. “My final year project is based on the evaluation and re-design of a mobile app called FCO Alerts that was available via Google Play. The app allows the traveller/consumer to select countries they would like to receive safety updates for.

Fast-growing digital sector needs more women

A month-long campaign has been launched to encourage more women into IT.

Reflecting on a placement year

Final year student, Becky Rush, had a busy and exciting year on placement at BBC News last year. Now back for her final year, Becky reflects on her time at the BBC. “Throughout my placement at BBC News I had the opportunity to work with talented developers and significantly improve my skills in HTML, CSS,…

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What makes Hove, actually?

Members of the public are being invited to come up with ideas as to what makes Hove Hove. Workshops are planned for people to suggest stories and objects for the Hove Plinth, a new cultural attraction on the historic Hove seafront designed to showcase the best in modern day sculpture. The University of Brighton is…

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