School of Health Sciences

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Podcast: Dr Nita Muir

Dr Nita Muir, our Academic Lead for nursing discusses how our students are contributing to treating patients affected by the coronavirus pandemic – and talks about our nursing offer. Nita also talks about routes into nursing and the nation’s public display of support for the NHS. ​You can listen via most podcast apps – like…

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International Scholarships of £2,500

We are offering undergraduate and postgraduate international scholarships of £2,500 for courses starting in the 2020/21 academic year. The deadline to apply is 15 May and applications are open to all students who qualify to pay international fees. Find out more on the University of Brighton website: Undergraduate international scholarships Postgraduate international scholarships We look…

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Podcast: Resilience during the coronavirus pandemic

In this week’s University of Brighton podcast we’ve been speaking to Professor Angie Hart, Director of the Centre of Resilience for Social Justice based in the School of Health Sciences. The podcast is on resilience during the coronavirus pandemic and the positive effect resilience can have on mental wellbeing. Dr Hart talks about how ‘resilient…

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MP opens our new £200,000 skills lab

Eastbourne MP Caroline Ansell cut the ribbon on the University of Brighton’s new Multi-Professional Skills Simulation Suite which will help healthcare professionals to develop their skills in ‘real life’ scenarios. The MP was joined by staff, students, apprentices and employers to watch demonstrations at the suite which forms part of the School of Health Sciences…

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Abi Woodhams with colleagues in Nepal

How I came to really appreciate the NHS

A University of Brighton student nurse worked a two-week placement abroad and what she encountered “made me value every aspect of the NHS”. Abi Woodhams, studying Nursing (Adult) BSc(Hons), said she thoroughly enjoyed her two-week elective in a Nepalese hospital and learned a great deal – and quickly came to realise just how good the…

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University shares €4m fund to help people manage their care

The University of Brighton has been awarded £157,000 to help people manage their own care, at individual and community level. The project is part of the EU’s Interreg €4m ‘2Seas Mers Zeeen’ initiative called ‘EMPOWERCARE’ which aims to address issues facing communities in caring for the growing ageing population. It will “bring together existing, proven…

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Funding update

As announced in December 2019 new and continuing nursing, midwifery students and many allied health students on pre-registration courses at English universities will receive a £5,000 maintenance grant each year. Extra payments worth up to £3,000 per academic year will also be available for eligible students. There is additional good news for selected health courses…

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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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Nursing Society Relaunched

A Nursing Society has been relaunched at the University of Brighton to provide support for all nursing students at any stage of their degree programmes. Ellie Morris, studying Adult Nursing BSc(Hons), is the Society’s new president. She said the society is facilitating group learning and providing extracurricular lectures from speakers across the multidisciplinary team. She…

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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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