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Reality cheque: University of Brighton students to benefit from £1.7m cyber learning boost

Our students will be able to develop real-world skills without leaving campus thanks to cutting edge new simulation technology. The way students receive hands-on training and work experience will be transformed thanks to investment in new virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and extended reality (XR) learning facilities totalling £1.695m. The state-of-the-art technologies will allow…

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Preparing for your career

As a Brighton student we’ll help you to get as much as you can out of your time with, so that you can go on to find – or to create – work that excites and rewards you. Our careers team are there to offer advice throughout your time at Brighton and after you graduate…

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New Accreditation for our Advanced Clinical Practice Programmes

We’re thrilled to announce that our Advanced Clinical Practice programmes have received accreditation by the Centre for Advancing Practice. The Centre for Advancing Practice was established by Health Education England to standardise post-registration education by accrediting advanced practice courses that achieve the standards outlined in the multi-professional Advanced Practice Framework. The accreditation acknowledges that our…

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University of Brighton leads drive to boost BAME student organ donation

Researchers and students have teamed up for a project to tackle shortages in relation to blood and organ donation in BAME communities across the UK. With the help of funding from NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT), Simonne Weeks (Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science) and Rebecca Craig (Senior Lecturer in Nursing) have overseen a project with…

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Brighton Students’ Union Awards 2021

The Brighton Students’ Union Awards 2021 took place this week and we’re delighted to announce three fantastic wins for the school: Course Leader of the Year Congratulations to Patricia Fordham. Patricia was nominated for being a supportive and enthusiastic course leader, as well as championing varied teaching and assessment techniques on their course. Volunteer of…

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Join us for our summer open days

Get to know us at our summer online open days – from wherever you happen to be. We’re here to help and there will be loads to see and do. All of our events are taking place online at the moment – making it easier for you to get a sense of what it will…

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Book your place on a subject explorer

Join us for an introduction to what it is like to study a subject you are interested in at university. Our subject explorer events give you the chance to hear from a range of lecturers and current students from a variety of subject areas. Each event will consist of a short introductory talk covering how…

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Brighton leads drive to boost BAME student-led organ donation awareness

Simonne Weeks and Rebecca Craig are overseeing a project to tackle shortages in relation to blood and organ donation in BAME communities across the UK. For many patients in need of a transplant the best match will come from a donor from the same ethnic background, and there is a significant shortage in organs coming…

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Academic heading for Number 1?

Principal lecturer Heather Baid is in the race for this year’s number one Christmas single as a member of the ICU Liberty Choir. The 100 strong Zoom choir of intensive care unit (ICU) staff are releasing their re-make of ‘Every Breath You Take’ to express the contribution of healthcare frontline workers and raise funds. The…

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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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