School of Health Sciences

Amy’s story – how her mum’s stroke changed her career direction to podiatry

After her mum suffered a stroke, Amy who had been heading for a career in ecology and the environment, switched careers to Podiatry BSc and it was the best thing she had ever done as she recently graduated with a first and couldn’t be happier! Read the full story here. If you received your results today,…

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New nursing students to benefit from dedicated skills zones for independent practice

If you are thinking about studying adult nursing with us this September or February, you will now be able to practice your skills independently in a safe environment in our new skills zones. Located at the university’s Falmer and Eastbourne campuses, the zones – or open access areas – will provide adult, child and mental health nursing undergraduate students…

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Thinking of studying public health?

If you have just received your results and are considering studying public health with us here at Brighton, our first ever graduates from our Public Health BSc(Hons) have told us a little bit about their experience. 

Explore your options through clearing

Good luck to everyone who is receiving their A level exam results today and to those who received their BTEC results yesterday! If you’ve had a change of heart about what you want do next, or your exams have gone differently from what you expected, Clearing is an opportunity to assess your options and explore…

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Public health celebration

Our first cohort of Public Health BSc students have completed their course and celebrated at the recent *Hastings graduation ceremony. As part of their course the students undertake 50 hours public health activities as a volunteer within an organisation in both their second and third year. We are delighted that one of the students Vikki…

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Alumnus Peter gave an inspiring speech to our graduates

Peter Skelton has spent the past ten years responding to world emergencies after graduating in 2008 with a Masters in Rehabilitation Science (now Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration) MSc. Working for the charity Humanity & Inclusion and the UK’s Emergency Medical Team, Peter has travelled to world disasters in Haiti, Syria and Bangladesh and is an excellent example to…

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Podiatry graduate Sam is an inspiration!

As we congratulate all our graduating students this week, it is always with great pride as so many have inspirational stories of their journey.  Sam Davies is one of our inspirational graduates achieving a 2 -2 in Podiatry BSc after travelling a gruelling six hours a day from her home in Portsmouth whilst raising a son and…

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Empowered midwives, empowered women

Our midwifery students have been busy organising a day of celebration for women and midwives on 18th July. The ‘Empowered Midwives, Empowered Women’ conference is an all day event from 9am-5pm and takes place on our Falmer campus.Speakers include Prof. Wendy Graham, Marie Langley, Katheryn Gutteridge, Rebecca Schiller, Amanda Burleigh and Natalie Lennard. Tea and coffee…

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Nursing student’s epic hike in support of The Sussex Beacon

Nursing student Sammie Aplin is walking from Brighton to Devon over nine days, taking in the South Downs, New Forest and Dorset’s Jurassic Coast.  Sammie and partner Paul set off on Friday 13th July. The couple are raising money in support of Sussex Beacon,  the Brighton-based charity offering specialist care for people living with HIV….

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Podiatry student highly commended at Bee purple innovations competition

Sarah Brown (final year podiatry student) submitted her business case for this years’ Bee purple innovations completion and was awarded a ‘highly commended’ with a £100 prize. Sarah’s idea remains in development, but is designed to provide an earlier diagnosis for Charcot foot, which remains an under-diagnosed and poorly understood complication of the insensitive foot,…

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