School of Health Sciences

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Gender equality award

The School of Health Sciences, School of Art and School of Media have achieved Bronze awards from Advance HE’s Athena SWAN Charter in recognition of their commitment to gender equality. The Athena SWAN charter seeks to promote gender equality, representation and progression within higher education and research. A Bronze award recognises the steps that the Schools have…

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They’re future leaders in health

Two University of Brighton students have received national recognition as potential healthcare leaders of the future. Sam Mcneff, studying Nursing (child) BSc, and Hannah Roberts, Nursing BSc (mental health), have been accepted for the Council of Deans of Health’s Student Leadership Programme to further develop skills to become leaders in their specialisms. The programme is…

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How I came to really appreciate the NHS

A University of Brighton student nurse worked a two-week placement abroad and what she encountered “made me value every aspect of the NHS”. Abi Woodhams, studying Nursing (Adult) BSc(Hons), said she thoroughly enjoyed her two-week elective in a Nepalese hospital and learned a great deal – and quickly came to realise just how good the…

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Taylor’s dream to join the England Deaf Rugby Team

An England Deaf Rugby player and School of Health Sciences student is looking for sponsorship to help him join a team tour of South Africa. Taylor Morris, 24 and studying Physiotherapy BSc(Hons), is appealing for funds “because the sport isn’t well funded at the moment as not many people know about it”. Taylor has raised…

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Student nurses and midwives to receive annual £5,000 grants from September 2020

The government has announced that from September 2020 annual payments of £5,000 will be made to all student nurses and midwives – as well as students on some allied health professions courses. Students in some parts of England and/or who are taking courses in specialist disciplines such as mental health, could receive additional funding worth…

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New student? Hit the ground running!

To help you get the best start as a student here, we’ve put together some online activities called Hit The Ground Running. Taking part in this programme isn’t compulsory and it’s not a test, it’s just a good way to prepare yourself for your studies and get to know your way around our online learning platform,…

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Come and visit us this winter

It might be cold outside but don’t let that stop you visiting us this winter!  If you’re considering starting an undergraduate course here in 2018, why not sign up to one of our campus tours taking place during December and January and find out more about what it’s like study at Brighton? The tours will…

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Nursing student selected for scholarship

University of Brighton nursing students were offered the opportunity to apply for a Work the World scholarship to undertake an overseas nursing elective in their second year. Richard Beston who is studying on the Nursing (Mental Health) BSc(Hons) course jumped at the chance to apply and was delighted to be selected as the recipient.  Read the full story on…

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Inaugural Access and Healthcare Conference success in Eastbourne

On Wednesday 20 September, we welcomed over 70 students to the university’s first Health Sciences Access and Healthcare Conference at our Darley Road campus in Eastbourne. Delivered through the university’s Compact Plus Programme, students from partner local colleges benefitted from talks about applying to university, personal statements and student finance.   Student ambassadors from a variety of…

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Funding advice for new midwifery students

New student? make sure you subscribe to the University of Brighton MoneyMatters blog for latest advice and information on all things funding and fees for our student advice team. If you are new midwifery student please make sure you read this post about the importance of being assessed correctly by Student Finance England – you may be missing…

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