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Brighton student in GB world championship rhythmic gymnastics team

University of Brighton student Alida Bogdanova has been chosen to represent Great Britain in this month’s Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Japan. Now in the second year of the Nutrition with Sport and Exercise BSc(Hons) degree, Alida will be heading out to Japan on October 24 to take part in the 38th Rhythmic Gymnastics World…

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Brighton academic spotlights overlooked menopause health risk for women

Dao Tunprasert will speak on 16 October at the Foot & Ankle Show to highlight muscle, tendon and joint problems linked to menopause-related collagen loss. Collagen is a protein that serves as one of the main building blocks for bones, skin, hair, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Reduction in oestrogen levels during menopause also leads to…

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Preparing for your career

As a Brighton student we’ll help you to get as much as you can out of your time with, so that you can go on to find – or to create – work that excites and rewards you. Our careers team are there to offer advice throughout your time at Brighton and after you graduate…

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New Accreditation for our Advanced Clinical Practice Programmes

We’re thrilled to announce that our Advanced Clinical Practice programmes have received accreditation by the Centre for Advancing Practice. The Centre for Advancing Practice was established by Health Education England to standardise post-registration education by accrediting advanced practice courses that achieve the standards outlined in the multi-professional Advanced Practice Framework. The accreditation acknowledges that our…

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University of Brighton leads drive to boost BAME student organ donation

Researchers and students have teamed up for a project to tackle shortages in relation to blood and organ donation in BAME communities across the UK. With the help of funding from NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT), Simonne Weeks (Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science) and Rebecca Craig (Senior Lecturer in Nursing) have overseen a project with…

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Being an Occupational Therapy MSc student

Rachel Dinnage is just starting her second, and final, year of our Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration) MSc. She took some time out to answer a few questions about her experience. What made you choose Brighton and your course? I was drawn to the courses teaching style of problem-based learning as I felt this would be an…

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Online enrolment is now open

If you are starting here this September you can now enrol online. It couldn’t be easier and takes about 10 minutes to complete. Simply log into Student View with your university username and password. Check your emails for more info. Once you have enrolled online you can: Log into My Brighton About 30 minutes after…

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Starting your course in 2021?

We know you’re going to have a brilliant time here. There’s a lot to think about before starting university so we have put together some information you will find useful before you arrive and for your first few weeks at uni, to get your student life off to the best possible start. Belong at Brighton…

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Nursing associate apprentice wins Apprentice of the Year

We’re delighted to announce that Rachel Macleod, Nursing Associate apprentice, has won the award for ‘Apprentice of the year – Health, social care & science’ at the East Kent Apprenticeship Awards. Rachel, who works for the Demelza Hospice Care For Children, was nominated by her colleague for all her hard work and dedication during her…

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Brighton joins UK day of celebration for frontline care workers

The University of Brighton is celebrating its contribution to healthcare and social care professions for NHS Frontline Day on 5 July. The date for NHS Frontline Day marks the foundation of the NHS on 5 July 1948, and Brighton is celebrating its role in training thousands of graduates to enter frontline care sectors, alongside vital research advances….

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