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Life as a graduate primary school teacher

James graduated last summer and he chats to us about life in his first year of teaching How are you finding your graduate job? I am enjoying my new job as a Year 2 class teacher, it has been challenging but a great opportunity to develop as a practitioner. I have enjoyed applying much of…

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Education BA placement opportunities

Our Education BA offers students a wide variety of enriching placement opportunities to develop key skills and enjoy unmissable experiences. During their time at Brighton, students will take part in a two-week placement in their first year, followed by an eight-week extended placement in the second year. The education studies team is committed to ensuring…

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Postgraduate Train to Teach event – 18 May

Come and meet us at our Falmer campus on Wednesday 18 May from 5pm – 7pm  for the postgraduate train to teach event, where you will be able to: speak with our friendly staff and student ambassadors about studying at Brighton take a tour of our campus, facilities and specialist classrooms attend talks on our primary,…

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Cycling for Schools

CPD opportunity for trainee and early career teachers, and teaching assistants We have teamed up with British Cycling, Sustrans and Brighton and Hove City Council to offer a continuing professional development opportunity for trainee teachers, those just starting out in their teaching career and classroom assistants. Cycling for Schools was conceived by the School of…

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Drusillas Park field trip

Students on our undergraduate primary teaching courses visited Drusillas Park as part of their studies. The Drusillas trip was linked to the ‘Learning Beyond the Classroom’ module and attended by the year 3 science subject study group. During the day the students were able to explore the importance of offering their pupils different ways of…

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Book your place for our Education MA open evening

Join us on Wednesday 4 May from 5.30pm – 7pm to find out about studying our Education MA at this online event. During this event you will be able to: Watch a live presentation with our course team, Dr Soo Sturrock and Dr Alison Barnes Ask any questions you may have about the course and…

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International Scholarships for students starting in September 2022

The University of Brighton International Scholarship fund is open to applications from undergraduate and postgraduate students who hold an offer to study on a full-time course with us starting in September 2022. This scholarship was set up to support international students to make a positive impact on their studies and will be awarded as a…

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Upcoming events for offer holders

University of Brighton applicant days are a great way to learn more about the course you’ve applied for and what we have to offer. If you’re an offer holder for our Education BA(Hons) or Early Childhood Education and Care BA(Hons) we have in-person events taking place on our Falmer campus on: Wednesday 9 March Saturday…

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Working with Children and Young People online event

Join us on Wednesday 16 March from 5.30pm – 7pm for our Working with Children and Young People online event and speak with our friendly staff and students about studying part-time at Brighton. Ask any questions you may have about the course and studying at Brighton via the Q&A feed. Watch live sessions with course…

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British Library student workshop

We were delighted to welcome Andrea Varney from the British Library for a guest session this month. Andrea ran a workshop for students on our Primary English Education BA(Hons) with QTS course which explored the Discovering Children’s Books website and the new Cooking up your own fairy tale resources. Andrea is National Outreach Manager at the…

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