Brighton is The Place To Be for Student Environmentalists, by Matias Watkins, 3rd year MEC student

Established a decade ago, Media and Environmental Communication (MEC) BA Hons programme is a unique one in the UK, in that not only equips students with the required knowledge to critically engage with current climate movements, but it does so without narrowing your opportunities after graduation to a specific industry or sector. Some common areas to find work in may…

Climate, Oceans and Coastal Communities Conference (FREE event)

Save the date! On October the 10th, the University of Brighton is hosting a free conference aiming to understand environmental, economic and social consequences of global warming and climate change among coastal communities, at global and local level. Organised by the Centre for Aquatic United Environments (University of Brighton), Sussex Wildlife Trust and United Nations Association (London and South East),…

An environmental mind: learning and flourishing in Brighton city

  If you’re considering studying Media and Environmental Communication BA (Hons) at University of Brighton, you’re probably already aware of the city’s student-attracting features. From the beach and its infamous pier to nightlife and culture for all tastes and interests, it’s no surprise that in recent years Brighton has been dubbed ‘the best student city in the UK’ and, more…

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‘But what does media have to do with geography?’

Alas, this is not the first time I’ve heard this question – nor will it be the last, I’m sure – yet I still fight the urge to roll my eyes and hibernate under a blanket whenever I am asked it. The short answer is, in fact, everything; media, that is, mediated information which we consume and reproduce every day,…

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