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Brighton research making a world-leading impact, major review finds

The university has been recognised for research of “world-leading quality” which has “outstanding impact” on people’s lives by the UK’s HE funding bodies. The results of the Research Excellence Framework 2021 (REF) published Thursday 12 May 2022 show that the university’s researchers have produced research consistently rated as world leading. In particular, the university has been recognised for…

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International Scholarships for students starting in September 2022

The University of Brighton International Scholarship fund is open to applications from undergraduate and postgraduate students who hold an offer to study on a full-time course with us starting in September 2022. This scholarship was set up to support international students to make a positive impact on their studies and will be awarded as a…

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Fellowship honour for one of our health experts

Senior lecturer in podiatry, Dao Tunprasert, has received a prestigious Fellowship from the Council of Deans of Health, aimed at developing the next generation of health education leaders. Dao researches the musculoskeletal biomechanics of the different ways people walk,  alongside examining the effects of footwear and insoles in controlling movement. She is also currently doing…

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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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Brighton academic spotlights overlooked menopause health risk for women

Dao Tunprasert will speak on 16 October at the Foot & Ankle Show to highlight muscle, tendon and joint problems linked to menopause-related collagen loss. Collagen is a protein that serves as one of the main building blocks for bones, skin, hair, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Reduction in oestrogen levels during menopause also leads to…

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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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Increasing awareness of allied health disciplines

The University of Brighton has played its part in a project commissioned by the Office for Students aimed at increasing awareness of small and specialist allied health disciplines. The three-year Strategic Interventions in Health Education Disciplines (SIHED) consisted of a series of ambitious activities to promote careers in podiatry, orthoptics, therapeutic radiography, and prosthetics and…

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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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