Geography, Earth and environment at Brighton

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RTPI bursary agreed for 2022!

The Royal Town Planning Institute has just confirmed that they have agreement from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) to extend the Future Planners Bursary for this coming academic year 22-23.  The scheme will again support new students who are going into planning. You can apply for the Future Planner Bursary (England)…

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Winners of our Northern Ireland field trip photo contest

As international travel was restricted this year due to COVID, in April our second year Geography and Environment students travelled to Northern Ireland for a week-long field trip. The aim of these longer residential field trips is to let students practice the field skills they’ve been learning under real-world conditions, and to support them in developing…

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My journey from degree to Marine Biogeochemist

David Hughes graduated in 2017 from Environmental Sciences BSc(Hons). He now works as a Marine Biogeochemist for Cefas, the (Centre for Environment, Fisheries, and Aquaculture Science) Read about his experience of studying here:

Kieran Tang

My tips for success

Kieran Tang graduated from Geography BA(Hons) in 2018 – here’s what he has to say about his time here: Studying Geography BA(Hons) at the University of Brighton opened my eyes to a plethora of course content, numerous routes for future career opportunities, the wonderful area of Brighton, and the occasional field trip. The best aspect…

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Mark’s route into town planning

Graduating from our Town Planning MSc has led Mark Walker to embark on a brand new career. He tells us more about his route into a town planning career. What were you doing before your postgraduate studies at Brighton? I was the News Editor and Director of Communications at Latest TV, a terrestrial television station…

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Critical Digital Geographies – a new module

We’re excited to announce that we have a new second year Geography, the Earth and Environment undergraduate module starting in the 22/23 academic year – Critical Digital Geographies. The use of digital technologies to transform work, homes, cities, romantic relationships, exercise, health and transport (to name a few), is one of the most pressing contemporary…

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Our first Town Planning Chartered Apprenticeship graduates

It was a proud moment for the MSc Town Planning and MSc Town Planning (Chartered Apprenticeship) course team when 22 of its students graduated in February this year. We were delighted that so many could attend the Graduation Ceremony at the Brighton Centre, one of the first to be held ‘in person’. This was an…

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Come and visit us on 23 March

Our in-person applicant’s events are held on campus and are for offer holders and applicants whose course involves portfolio review. You can book your place now. Wednesday 23 March: Moulsecoomb campus When you book we’ll show you relevant dates for your course and which campus to come to. You can also check the campus where your…

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International Women’s Day 8th March 2022 Poster Competition!

As part of the celebrations for International Women’s Day on 8th March the Equality, Diversity & Inclusivity Committee would like to invite you and your students to participate in a Poster Competition. To participate you will  need to take a selfie using the pose shown here and submit your version of the poster by 3rd March 2022 to SAS-EDI@brighton.ac.uk.   The posters will…

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New study shows plus-size men face stigma in gay spaces 

A study by University of Brighton researcher Nick McGlynn is spotlighting the often difficult  experiences of fatter men in gay spaces across the UK. Dr McGlynn’s report – entitled Bearspace – is the largest ever study of the UK’s community of ‘Bears’, a term referring to big and hairy gay men who typically present in…

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