Geography, Earth and environment at Brighton

The complexity of microplastic pollution

Our very own Matt Turley, PhD student at the Aquatic Research Centre has been on the news! Matt was interviewed on Channel 5 news about the dangers of microplastics, following a report issued by The Environmental Audit Committee of the House of Commons. The report calls for the government to ban the use of microplastics…

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Train to teach this September

If you have considered training to teach after graduating in a STEM subject this year, this post is for you… Train to teach and inspire hundreds of young minds along the way. Start your teaching career on a Geography train to teach course this September. Tax-free bursaries and prestigious scholarships of up to £30,000 are…

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Dig It! Family Archaeology Day

Join in the fun at the Dig It! Family Archaeology Day at Brighton Museum on Saturday 16 July. Come along and meet archaeologists and discover ancient (and sometimes mysterious) artefacts from sites across Brighton & Hove, ranging from the Neolithic to the Victorian age. The day will feature special displays, craft activities, demonstrations and talks…

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Get up to £30,000 tax-free to Train to Teach a STEM subject

Good teachers are always in demand but STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects at secondary school are particular priorities and attract additional support and higher levels of funding. The teaching profession is a great way to make your degree, skills and knowledge really count. At the moment, tax-free bursaries and scholarships worth up to…

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Join us at our campus open day on Saturday 18 June

Open days are a great way to find out about the local area and the campus where you will be studying. You will also be able to hear more about your chosen subject and talk to our staff and current students. If you are thinking of beginning your studies in 2017, you can find out…

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Do you need some help with job hunting?

Student Services are offering their annual ’Transform Your Life’ two day graduate employability course. ‘Transform Your Life’ 2 day University of Brighton graduate employability course Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 June 2016 This course is particularly suited to any final year students or graduates who may be finding the next stage of their career rather…

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Exploring our biodiversity refuge

Dr Chris Joyce was invited by the c-change team at the University to help celebrate International Biodiversity Day with a walk to Moulsecoomb’s very own biodiversity refuge, the Watts bank (near the Watts building). Around 15 colleagues from across the university joined the walk during which Dr Joyce introduced the biodiversity of the University generally…

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Join us on a biodiversity walk

Sunday 22 May is International Day for Biological Diversity and to celebrate, the c-change campaign at uni have organised a bio-diversity walk on the Moulsecoombe campus with Professor Chris Joyce from our school at 12.30 on Monday 23 May. Join Chris for a short lunchtime walk to look at and learn more about the work…

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Bake Off at Brighton

Today was the inaugural SET Bake Off for students and staff, judged by our university’s very own Vice Chancellor, Debra Humphris. And what a success it was with lots of tempting treats to tingle our tastebuds. Prizes went to: Kirsty Smallbone for Best ‘Tastebud Tingler’ (staff) Carol Bill for ‘Best Showstopper’ (staff) Tom Marriott, student,…

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Geography and environment at Brighton

Geography and environment students tell us what they think about their course  

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