Civil engineering, construction and building

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Award winning paper

Congratulations to Yahya Ibraheem for winning the SEEDS 2016 Award for Contribution to the Built Environment” at the International SEEDS conference 2016 in Leeds this month. Yahya won the award for his paper title “Integrated Façade System for office buildings in hot and arid climates: A comparative analysis”. Yahya is studying for his PhD here…

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British Science Festival heads for Brighton

One of Europe’s leading and longest established science festivals is coming to Brighton next year. And we will be co-hosting it! The University of Brighton will co-host the 2017 British Science Festival with the University of Sussex from 5-8 September. The festival, organised by the British Science Association, will have a programme of over 100…

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University building scoops top award

The project to refurbish the University of Brighton’s iconic Cockcroft Building has won in the Higher Education category of the prestigious Architects’ Journal Retrofit Awards 2016. The Cockcroft Building on the University’s Moulsecoomb campus has been a familiar landmark on Brighton’s Lewes Road since the 1960’s. The awards jury said: “This is a bold project,…

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Join us at our campus open day on Saturday 18 June

Open days are a great way to find out about the local area and the campus where you will be studying. You will also be able to hear more about your chosen subject and talk to our staff and current students. If you are thinking of beginning your studies in 2017, you can find out…

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Do you need some help with job hunting?

Student Services are offering their annual ’Transform Your Life’ two day graduate employability course. ‘Transform Your Life’ 2 day University of Brighton graduate employability course Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 June 2016 This course is particularly suited to any final year students or graduates who may be finding the next stage of their career rather…

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Ponies at the Pier

Luke Sandys-Renton, who is studying for his BA(Hons) in Project Management for Construction, is involved in a University of Brighton first – a university polo team. Along with the team, including captain Dede Jevans who is studying International Business, Luke and the team rode along Brighton seafront yesterday (7 June) to celebrate the polo team’s…

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Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) talk at Brighton

Come along to the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) talk at our university to find out more about the feasibility, design and construction of one of the world’s leading superyacht custom build and repair yards, Pendennis Shipyard (PSY). Based in the docks in Falmouth PSY employ over 350 staff. The new wet basin and dock…

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Trip to Ecobuild in London

On 9th March 40 students and their lecturers visited Ecobuild. Ecobuild is an event which showcases innovation in sustainable methods of construction, design and production. The visit supplemented knowledge being learnt in students’ studies around developing a more sustainable built environment and enabled hands on experience of some of the most up to date technologies,…

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Guest lecture on Monday 7th March by John Brooks of Mace

Logistics in Construction by John Brooks of Mace www.macegroup.com Monday 7 March, 10-12pm Mithras House, room M218  Mace is an international consultancy and construction company, offering highly integrated services across the full property and infrastructure lifecycle. This means that Mace offers construction and consultancy services during the design and development of projects and programmes, such…

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