School of Health Sciences

Celebration of our award-winning students in 2018

On Tuesday 4th December, the university held a celebration event comprising over 150 guests including students, staff, alumni, donors and supporters. Hosted by our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Debra Humphris, and organised by our Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement team, the event recognised and applauded the efforts of a range of students who received awards for their outstanding…

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Remembrance is about more than just remembering

Remembrance Sunday means more to veterans than just remembering fallen comrades, according to Duncan Barron, Senior Research Fellow. He said: “Spontaneous reminiscences involving troubling memories may be processed more easily with the support which occurs at collective commemorations. Read the full story here.

Nursing graduate fair

Open to all year 2 and 3 nursing students and recent nursing graduates, our nursing graduate fair is an opportunity to meet employers and find out about nursing opportunities in local Trusts. The event is being held at the American Express Community Stadium on Wednesday 14th November from 11am until 2pm.  

€4.5m European research project to provide dignified care for older people

Professor Kathleen Galvin, Professor of Nursing Practice is leading a new research project examining older people’s perspectives of care systems, focusing on dignity.  The project ‘Innovatedignity is being funded by the European Commission and involves nursing experts from across the UK, Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Greece. Read the full story here.

Two new student prizes in mental health nursing

Two new student prizes were announced on the recent World Mental Health Day for undergraduate nursing students on our Mental Health Nursing BSc(Hons).  Supported by Brighton taxi company Streamline, the two prizes will go to the best performing second year undergraduate and the best-performing final year undergraduate. Read more here.         Photo…

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Meeting our furry friends in Eastbourne – supporting good mental health

Daisy and Beryl arrived early on our Eastbourne campus today, eagerly awaiting our popular ‘Walk the Dog’ event. A chance for students and staff to meet some of our fury friends and take a walk in the beautiful nearby countryside. The event is part of a range of activities taking place today to support World…

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From New Zealand to Brighton for Podiatry with Diabetes MSc

Mature student Simon Speight has just graduated with an MSc in Podiatry with Diabetes (distinction) after travelling 88,000 miles in total to achieve it. Simon made the round trip of 22,000 from New Zealand to Brighton for each of his taught modules.  The cost for Simon ran into thousands of pounds – but he said it…

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Starting a course with us soon?

We’re really looking forward to seeing you! 🙂   Soon you will be able to see for yourself that student life is about much more than just study. From volunteering opportunities to sport and fitness, there’s something for everyone. We have lots of useful advice and information on our website.  

Brighton students destined to be healthcare leaders of the future

Roch McClean (mental health nursing), Emma Miles (children’s nursing) and Clare Worgan (midwifery) have all just completed their training for the Council of Deans Health’s Student Leadership Programme.  The programme is designed to further develop skills of accepted students to enable them to become leaders in their field. The three-to-four–month-long programme provides intensive training in essential…

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Welcome to all of our new students!

When your place has been confirmed you officially become a University of Brighton student! Keep an eye on your inbox as we’ll be keeping in touch with you by email to let you know more about: activating your university user account and logging on to our online learning environment: student central how to access pre-arrival…

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