Civil engineering, construction and building

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Brighton student wins construction industry accolade

Congratulations to Chris Willetts, who’s studying Project Management for Construction BSc(Hons) who took the Outstanding Student award at an annual construction industry event for London and the South East. The Bright Futures Student Challenge – run by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) – brings together students studying construction-based courses at universities and colleges in…

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Graduate stories: Project Director at McBains

Chris Moore graduated from our Building Surveying degree in 2005 and is now a Project Director at property and construction consultancy, McBains. We asked him about his time at Brighton, going on placement, what drew him to a surveying and some of the things he enjoys most about is career. What made you choose the…

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Class of ’71 reunion for Quantity Surveyors

On Tuesday 26  May, a group of Quantity Surveyors revisited the University of Brighton to relive their university days. They graduated from the Brighton College of Technology in 1971.  A large group attended a reunion back in 2016 and six years later, four of the cohort came back to take another look. A lot has…

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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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A structured career path played a key part in returning to study

After considering her career options, Claudia decided our Quantity Surveying course was a great choice for her as a mature student. It fits well with her interests, she has lots of support at Brighton and can see plenty of opportunities to progress her career once she graduates. I had been considering my career options for…

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What I’ve found

Zahin, third year Architectural Technology BSc(Hons) student tells us what she thinks of her course. Architectural Technology is an amazing course  You get to explore both what an architect learns and what a civil engineer or construction manager has to know about in the construction field. You are taught about both the creative process of a…

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Career focused studies

Harry Richards graduated with a first-class honours in Building Surveying in our class of 2020. Find out more about his time at Brighton and what he’s been up to since he graduated. I chose Brighton as it was one of the leading universities for building surveying, the city was also a huge selling point. I…

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Loving life in Brighton

Alexandra Duffy graduated from our Building Surveying BSc(Hons) in 2018 with first class honours. She’s now working on the Circus Street site in Brighton which is near to completion and set to deliver 142 new homes, 450 student bedrooms and 30,000 sq ft of new office space. Here Alexandra tells us about her time as…

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Starting your course in 2020?

You’re going to have a brilliant time here and we can’t wait to meet you! To help you feel like you already belong at Brighton our students and staff have created some information so you can get to know your subject better before you join us in the autumn. We’ll also be in touch over…

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Placement with Bouygues working on Big Build project

Stephanie chats to George Halliwell who is on placement with Bouygues, working on the university’s Big Build project and studying Project Management Construction BSc(Hons). 

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