School of Health Sciences

Meeting our furry friends in Eastbourne – supporting good mental health

Daisy and Beryl arrived early on our Eastbourne campus today, eagerly awaiting our popular ‘Walk the Dog’ event. A chance for students and staff to meet some of our fury friends and take a walk in the beautiful nearby countryside. The event is part of a range of activities taking place today to support World…

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From New Zealand to Brighton for Podiatry with Diabetes MSc

Mature student Simon Speight has just graduated with an MSc in Podiatry with Diabetes (distinction) after travelling 88,000 miles in total to achieve it. Simon made the round trip of 22,000 from New Zealand to Brighton for each of his taught modules.  The cost for Simon ran into thousands of pounds – but he said it…

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Starting a course with us soon?

We’re really looking forward to seeing you! 🙂   Soon you will be able to see for yourself that student life is about much more than just study. From volunteering opportunities to sport and fitness, there’s something for everyone. We have lots of useful advice and information on our website.  

Brighton students destined to be healthcare leaders of the future

Roch McClean (mental health nursing), Emma Miles (children’s nursing) and Clare Worgan (midwifery) have all just completed their training for the Council of Deans Health’s Student Leadership Programme.  The programme is designed to further develop skills of accepted students to enable them to become leaders in their field. The three-to-four–month-long programme provides intensive training in essential…

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Welcome to all of our new students!

When your place has been confirmed you officially become a University of Brighton student! Keep an eye on your inbox as we’ll be keeping in touch with you by email to let you know more about: activating your university user account and logging on to our online learning environment: student central how to access pre-arrival…

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Amy’s story – how her mum’s stroke changed her career direction to podiatry

After her mum suffered a stroke, Amy who had been heading for a career in ecology and the environment, switched careers to Podiatry BSc and it was the best thing she had ever done as she recently graduated with a first and couldn’t be happier! Read the full story here. If you received your results today,…

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Explore your options through clearing

Good luck to everyone who is receiving their A level exam results today and to those who received their BTEC results yesterday! If you’ve had a change of heart about what you want do next, or your exams have gone differently from what you expected, Clearing is an opportunity to assess your options and explore…

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Podiatry graduate Sam is an inspiration!

As we congratulate all our graduating students this week, it is always with great pride as so many have inspirational stories of their journey.  Sam Davies is one of our inspirational graduates achieving a 2 -2 in Podiatry BSc after travelling a gruelling six hours a day from her home in Portsmouth whilst raising a son and…

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Podiatry student highly commended at Bee purple innovations competition

Sarah Brown (final year podiatry student) submitted her business case for this years’ Bee purple innovations completion and was awarded a ‘highly commended’ with a £100 prize. Sarah’s idea remains in development, but is designed to provide an earlier diagnosis for Charcot foot, which remains an under-diagnosed and poorly understood complication of the insensitive foot,…

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Happy 70th birthday to our much-loved NHS!

Happy 70th birthday to our much-loved NHS!  The NHS values are the heart of all our health courses.  We recognise that patients come first in everything the NHS does, and respect, dignity, compassion and working together for patients are embedded in our curriculum.  We are extremely proud to work closely with our local and regional…

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