School of Health Sciences

We’re officially baby friendly!

Our Midwifery BSc(Hons) degree has been awarded the Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI) accreditation by UNICEF. The award is given to universities who can demonstrate a high standard of infant feeding education in their curriculum. Read the full story here.      

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New website for women on exercising for life

Dr Jenny Hendley, Senior Midwifery Lecturer, has launched a website offering exercise advice for women throughout the different stages of their lives. The website follows the findings of her PhD study here at the University of Brighton. Read the full story here.  

What to Expect at a Midwifery BSc Interview Day

We hear from Stephanie, who is in her 3rd year on our Midwifery BSc(Hons) on what to expect if you are invited for an interview. The interview period is upon us and it can be quite daunting if you don’t know what to expect. I was successful in my interview to get on the course and…

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Celebration of our award-winning students in 2018

On Tuesday 4th December, the university held a celebration event comprising over 150 guests including students, staff, alumni, donors and supporters. Hosted by our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Debra Humphris, and organised by our Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement team, the event recognised and applauded the efforts of a range of students who received awards for their outstanding…

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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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Lucina birthing simulator mannequin

Lucina – our very special delivery has arrived

After months of anticipation, we are pleased to announce the arrival of Lucina, the School of Health Science’s very own birthing mannequin.

Health student’s very important day to remember

    As representatives of the School of Health Sciences, Midwifery student, Kirsty Rowland and mental health nursing student Ben Horton were privileged to join the Florence Nightingale Foundation in London, at their Students’ Day.

Congratulations to The Brighton Midwifery Society who won BSU 2017 ‘Society of the Year’ award

What a fantastic event it was at the Brighton Student Union (BSU) Awards 2017 ceremony at Komedia Tuesday night. It was a incredible evening celebrating the very best in student volunteering, student representation and outstanding teaching.  With such great nominations in each category, it must have been a difficult decision to identify only one winner per category.

BSU Awards 2017 – Nominations for School of Health Sciences

Following the recent announcement by the Brighton Student Union (BSU) of the Union Awards for 2017, the School of Health Sciences (SHS) are pleased to announce that we have received the following nominations in the BSU Awards 2017:

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