School of Health Sciences

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Being a Paramedic Science student

Charli Dean-Grainger tells us about her time studying on our Paramedic Science BSc(Hons): How did you make your choice? I chose Brighton because I have always loved the city and personally, I think it’s just as important to like the place you will be living as the course you will be studying. I struggled to…

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Leah Brown

My time at Brighton

Leah Brown studied on our Health Studies BSc(Hons) top-up degree. She tells us a bit about her time at Brighton and what she has been up to since she graduated. “I chose the University of Brighton as it was one of the few Universities that offered the top-up degree course. The fact that it was…

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Student elected to COP Student Council

Huge congratulations to Eleanor Tanner who has been elected to the College of Paramedics Student Council. Eleanor, a Paramedic Science BSc(Hons) student, had to complete a 500 word supporting statement as part of the application process where she stated one of her reasons for applying was to ‘get involved with everything I can’ in what…

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Michael Rosen on his recovery from COVID-19

We were privileged to welcome Michael Rosen, children’s author and poet, to a virtual talk with our students. Earlier this year Michael contracted COVID-19 and spent seven weeks in intensive care, six of them on a ventilator. He shared his service-user perspective on what it was like to be critically ill with COVID-19, the role…

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Fresh start for February 2021?

There’s still time to start your masters degree with us this academic year as a selection of our degrees are available to start in February 2021. Our health courses offer a core research-related module as the basis of your degree, with the option to choose an academic route that is best suited to your professional…

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We’re top for careers!

The Guardian University Guide 2021 has recently been published and it’s good news for students on our health courses: health professions courses at Brighton are joint 1st in the UK for career prospects our nursing and midwifery courses are also joint 1st in the UK for career prospects In the overall rankings health professions courses…

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“Give the public credit for the largely sensible post-lockdown behaviour”

Dr Chris Cocking, Principal Lecturer at the University of Brighton, says fears of widespread disorder from the easing of Covid-19 restrictions at the weekend were largely unfounded – as he embarks on a new research project. The work, which is supported by the university’s Covid-19 Research Urgency Fund, is looking at the spontaneous volunteering and…

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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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Gender equality award

The School of Health Sciences, School of Art and School of Media have achieved Bronze awards from Advance HE’s Athena SWAN Charter in recognition of their commitment to gender equality. The Athena SWAN charter seeks to promote gender equality, representation and progression within higher education and research. A Bronze award recognises the steps that the Schools have…

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Dr Chris Cocking discusses social distancing

School of Health Sciences Principal Lecturer, Dr Chris Cocking, discusses social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic and how the public has responded positively to the measures. Watch the podcast below: ​ You can also listen to an audio podcast on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/university-of-brighton/episodes/Social-Distancing-Dr-Chris-Cocking-ecrtgb, via Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your usual podcast app – just search University…

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