School of Health Sciences

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Our online summer schools are open for bookings

Our online summer schools are free, open to sixth form and college students, and offer the opportunity to get a real feel for what it’s like to study a subject you love at university. Summer schools normally take place on campus but this year we are taking them online, from 14-17 July. Students will get…

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Postgraduate courses online Q&A event

Find out about our postgraduate health science courses at our online Q&A event: Tuesday 7 July 5pm to 7pm find out how we can support you in developing your professional career in health and social care ask staff about individual courses and studying with us at Brighton Find out more and book your place.

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Progress your career with a postgraduate degree

Postgraduate study develops your skills, supports your career progression and allows for rich personal development. Enhanced earning potential A masters won’t just help you to get a job, it will also help you to earn more money. Students with a postgraduate degree can expect to earn £5,500 more a year than those with just a…

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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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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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Come and visit us this winter

It might be cold outside but don’t let that stop you visiting us this winter!  If you’re considering starting an undergraduate course here in 2018, why not sign up to one of our campus tours taking place during December and January and find out more about what it’s like study at Brighton? The tours will…

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Inaugural Access and Healthcare Conference success in Eastbourne

On Wednesday 20 September, we welcomed over 70 students to the university’s first Health Sciences Access and Healthcare Conference at our Darley Road campus in Eastbourne. Delivered through the university’s Compact Plus Programme, students from partner local colleges benefitted from talks about applying to university, personal statements and student finance.   Student ambassadors from a variety of…

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World Congress Physical Therapists (WCPT)

Dr Hazel Horobin (pictured below) attended the World Congress of Physical Therapists (WCPT) held in Cape Town, South Africa last month. She delivered a platform presentation titled ‘A white physiotherapy curriculum?  Interpreting the experience of UK physiotherapy education through the perspective of critical race theory.’ and also a poster finding agency:  the response of indian physiotherapists to…

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Sustainability, Healthcare and You

Dr Theo Fotis (pictured) attended the “Sustainability, Healthcare and You” event which was held at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust and was organised by the RCN Brighton and Hove Branch.

International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research conference (ISSTDR)

Senior research fellow, Natalie Edelman presented two posters at the International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research (ISSTDR) conference in Rio last month (July). Right is a photo of Natalie with one of her posters which looked at statistical interactions in the association between substance use and report of multiple sexual partners by women aged 16-44…

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