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Explore your subject at one of our events

We have a range of upcoming events where you can explore studying your chosen subject at Brighton. Subject tasters Our subject taster sessions will help you focus in on the courses that interest you. These sessions offer an interactive and informative mini-lecture with University of Brighton academics and current students that will help you get…

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Meet us at our postgraduate event

There’s no better way to explore your future study opportunities than by meeting lecturers and researchers at a postgraduate event. Join us at one of our upcoming events to learn more about our postgraduate degrees in sport and health sciences: Falmer campus: 7 February 2023, 5.30pm to 8pm diagnostic radiography nursing and midwifery professional development…

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Placement workshop day for Diagnostic Radiography students

Students studying on our new Diagnostic Radiography BSc(Hons) and Diagnostic Radiographer Degree Apprenticeship benefitted from a day preparing them for their first two-week placement. A range of specialist guest speakers were invited to ensure the students were fully prepared to make the most of their placement experience. Senior Lecturer Oli Davies ran a placement transition…

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Our first Diagnostic Radiography cohort

Our first cohort of undergraduate and apprenticeship diagnostic radiography students are settling in well. Both degrees are both approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the College of Radiographers. Students were visited by Nichola and Chris from the Society of Radiographers. Founded in 1920, the Society of Radiographers (SoR) is one of the…

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Dissection documentary provides invaluable cancer education

A new documentary, to be aired on 5 December, will provide vital insights into the journey of cancer through the body, and boost understanding of the disease for both medical professionals and the public. The Channel 4 documentary, named My Dead Body, features the story of Toni Crews, a mother of two, who was 30…

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Considering a career in health?

Join staff and students at our online event to find out more about our undergraduate healthcare courses. 22 November 2022 Tuesday 5.30–6.30pm Hear a talk from an academic, take part in a Q+A session and chat to current students and staff about our courses to discover what it’s really like to study to become a…

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The Three Degrees: meet the sisters creating a University of Brighton tradition

Student Emma Folwell has become the third of three sisters to take the same degree in Physiotherapy at the University of Brighton, after starting this month. “Already planning the group photos in matching UoB physio jumpers!” is how sister Anna Folwell  reacted on Twitter to Emma’s success in gaining a sought-after place on the family…

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Meet one of our final year Podiatry Degree Apprentices

Natasha Bassett is a final year apprentice on our Podiatry Degree Apprenticeship working for East Sussex NHS Healthcare Trust. She chats about her decision to do the programme and how the apprenticeship has been applied directly to her workplace. “I started as a footcare assistant and absolutely loved the job from the first week. As…

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From circus performer to occupational therapist

We caught up with Dan Shelton, one of our Occupational Therapist Degree Apprentices, about his experiences on the programme and how it has impacted his work. Dan Shelton, Apprentice Occupational Therapist, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust: “My background was actually in circus performance and other creative art forms, so I’ve always loved working with people…

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Brighton students helping all-women rowing team in world record challenge

University of Brighton students are drawing on their learning to support six Sussex women setting off in the ‘The World’s Toughest Rowing Race’ on 12 June. Starting and finishing in London, the GB Row Challenge involves circumnavigating Great Britain in a  2000 nautical mile test of around-the-clock endurance mixing sleep deprivation and dehydration with all…

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