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Mentoring schemes at Brighton

At the University of Brighton, we offer a range of mentoring opportunities to help you get the most out of your time with us. Our mentoring programmes pair you with a professional mentor and provide an opportunity to boost your confidence and gain extra employability skills.

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Show children ‘professional love’

The places of ‘love, care and intimacy’ should fill a gap in the English early years system, according to the University of Brighton’s Dr Jools Page. In an article published in the TES magazine (formerly Times Educational Supplement, subscription required), Dr Page, Senior Early Years Lecturer in the School of Education, says early years professionals…

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For the love of scrubs

The School of Education’s Pippa Totraku is sewing hearts for sick patients in Intensive Care – and now she’s making scrubs too. Having seen the call for more personal protective equipment, Pippa (Principal Lecturer Lead for Planning and Admissions), who knits and sews for a hobby, sought out a way to help and found Facebook…

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International Scholarships of £2,500

We are offering undergraduate and postgraduate international scholarships of £2,500 for courses starting in the 2020/21 academic year. The deadline to apply is 15 May and applications are open to all students who qualify to pay international fees. Find out more on the University of Brighton website: Undergraduate international scholarships Postgraduate international scholarships We look…

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Let’s shield our children from COVID-19 anxiety

In a recent interview with Nursery World, Senior Early Years Lecturer, Dr Jools Page has urged that carers “Be mindful of what you say in children’s earshot and keep news bulletins to a minimum.”

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Student Voice Week

The School of Education held its first Student Voice Week in December. The event was designed in consultation with students with the aim of gaining a deeper understanding of how School of Education students understand the term ‘student voice’ and their experiences of it during their study-lives. Dr Richard Wallis, Associate Dean in the School…

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Be More: Employable, Skilled and Connected

Are you a School of Education student or alumni looking to boost your employability? Perhaps you’d like to find out more about how to network and build connections – in person and via LinkedIn? Do you know what kind of opportunities are available to you? If these are some of the questions you’ve been asking…

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Mentoring opportunities

“Mentoring is a one-to-one, non-judgemental relationship in which an individual voluntarily gives time to support and encourage another. This relationship is typically developed at a time of transition in the mentee’s life and lasts for a period of time” At the University of Brighton we offer a range of mentoring opportunities to help you get…

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Meet the Brighton SU Officer Team

Listen to the university’s latest podcast with Brighton Student Union (BSU) President Calvin Jude Jansz, Vice President Activities Suzie Douglas and Vice President Education Ramy Badrie discussing their priorities and looking ahead to graduation.

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Santander Universities helps fund incredible placement opportunity

Thanks to the help of the International experience fund, our Education BA student Shannon Reed recently experienced the placement of a lifetime in Nepal. Following her successful application and impressing the panel, Shannon was awarded £750 towards her international placement.

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