School of Health Sciences

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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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Want to know more about being an allied health professional?

Springpod is a new project funded by Health Education England which offers the opportunity to learn more about becoming an allied health professional. The programme provides an overview of what a career as an allied health professional can offer, as well as helping you develop key skills for the profession. There’s also the opportunity to…

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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 students team with major healthcare provider

Brighton’s physiotherapy students have gained valuable practical experience as part of an innovative scheme with a leading UK community healthcare provider. With grant support from Health Education England (HEE), Connect Health – the UK’s leading independent community provider of musculoskeletal services – will now be doubling its virtual placement programme for 2021, following the success…

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The NHS long-term plan

As part of her placement project Physiotherapy BSc(Hons) student, Angie Hulst, created a series of posters and a short film. The posters explain the elements of the NHS Long-Term Plan which aims to provide a health care service that gives the young a good start in life and better supports our ageing population. The plans’…

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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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Physio placement week 3

We’re delighted that Physiotherapy BSc(Hons) student Grace has produced another video for us – this time reflecting on week three of her Leadership Placement. Grace chats about the importance of good communication skills to a physiotherapist and how she was inspired by interviewing two physios who are in leadership positions. Find out what Grace got…

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My physiotherapy placement

Third year Physiotherapy BSc(Hons) student, Grace Ogunlola, has just completed the first week of her Leadership Placement. During the placement Grace spent two days in clinical practice with the falls prevention team and three days with the hospital leadership team. In this short film Grace reflects on her experience and the skills she learnt during…

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