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Postgraduate virtual open evening

Join our virtual open evening on 1 February and explore what postgraduate study or research at Brighton could mean for you. Talk to our lecturers, researchers and students, and find out more about postgraduate study and research at Brighton. Our open evenings are taking place online at the moment – making it easier for you…

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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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Midwifery student selected for ICS student council

Second year Midwifery BSc(Hons) student, Georgia Shepherd, has been selected to join the Florence Nightingale Foundation’s Integrated Care System (ICS) Student Council. Georgia is part of the Sussex ICS and the only student midwife – she’ll work alongside student nurses, a podiatrist, physios and a radiologist. The ICS Student Councils have been created to ensure…

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My eye-opening paramedic placement in Ghana

Emily Wyre graduate this summer from our Paramedic Science degree. Due to Covid travel restrictions she was unable to take advantage of our partnership with Work the World and visit health care provision overseas during her course. She was however able to travel soon after graduation and chats about her eye-opening experience: “One of the…

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University of Brighton recognised for progress on gender equality as pay gap shrinks by a third

The University of Brighton has been given the Athena Swan Silver Award for its impact in addressing gender inequality and improving progression for all staff. The Athena Swan Charter seeks to promote gender equality, representation and progression within higher education, and address barriers to progression for all staff. As part of its application the university has created…

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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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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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Online enrolment is now open

If you are starting here this September you can now enrol online. It couldn’t be easier and takes about 10 minutes to complete. Simply log into Student View with your university username and password. Check your emails for more info. Once you have enrolled online you can: Log into My Brighton About 30 minutes after…

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Starting your course in 2021?

We know you’re going to have a brilliant time here. There’s a lot to think about before starting university so we have put together some information you will find useful before you arrive and for your first few weeks at uni, to get your student life off to the best possible start. Belong at Brighton…

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Brighton joins UK day of celebration for frontline care workers

The University of Brighton is celebrating its contribution to healthcare and social care professions for NHS Frontline Day on 5 July. The date for NHS Frontline Day marks the foundation of the NHS on 5 July 1948, and Brighton is celebrating its role in training thousands of graduates to enter frontline care sectors, alongside vital research advances….

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