Civil engineering, construction and building

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Chris Hunter

Crossrail placement at Graham

Chris Hunter is in his final year of the Civil Engineering with integrated foundation year BEng(Hons). He reflects on the best bits about his course and his placement experience.

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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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Alexandra Duffy graduation

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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My placement in LA has been life-changing

Daisy Kyle, a Building Surveying BSc(Hons) student, has secured a job thanks to her placement in Los Angeles. Here she talks about the experience and about her time at the University of Brighton. Thanks to my placement, I now have a graduate job… My year’s placement in Los Angeles working for Alan and Green, a…

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Graduate stories – Elitsa Zaykova

Elitsa won the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Certificate of Excellence – Architectural Technology (Innovative Design Project) for her forward-thinking and innovative final year project.

Graduate stories – Jai Bray

Jai graduated from Building Surveying BSc(Hons). She won the Hays Building Surveying prize as the Building Surveying student who has produced the best overall performance in their final project. What made you choose Brighton and this course? I am a mature student who already had an established life in Brighton. I know lots of people…

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Graduate stories – Roxanne Pulmones

Roxanne graduates from Civil Engineering BEng(Hons) and is the winner of the Dr Harry Arshi Memorial Award for Geotechnical Engineering. The prize was awarded for the highest mark received for a final year project focussed on geotechnical engineering in the university.

Graduate stories – Jasper Pagud

Jasper won the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) award for his outstanding overall performance in the University of Brighton civil engineering degree programmes. What made you choose Brighton and this course? The Civil Engineering BEng(Hons) course at Brighton has modules that teach technical skills and knowledge not just in engineering design but also used in…

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Graduate stories – Waleed Alsaadi

Waleed Alsaadi, who just graduated from the Civil Engineering MEng, won the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) award for the producing an outstanding overall performance in the Civil Engineering degree programmes with a focus on structural engineering. How did you feel when you were first accepted to Brighton, and how has the reality compared to…

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Graduate stories – Alex Judd

Alex Judd won the CIAT South East Region Price for his dissertation and the CIOB Certificate of Excellence – Architectural Technology for the student who produced the best overall performance in the Architectural Technology BSc(Hons).

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