School of Health Sciences

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.  

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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Graduate journey: from podiatry graduate to Chief Executive

Every graduate has a different journey, Siobhan Melia (Podiatry BSc, Podiatry MSc) tells us hers, from podiatry graduate to Chief Executive of Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust.

Podiatry graduate and NHS Chief Executive spoke to health care graduates at the university’s summer awards ceremony

Siobhan Melia, awarded a degree in podiatry by the University of Brighton 21 years ago spoke to health care graduates at the university’s summer awards ceremony at the Brighton Centre last week, on Wednesday 26 July. The Chief Executive of Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust said she is humbled every day by her colleagues’ strive…

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Podiatry students at The Leaf Hospital
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Podiatry success: from student to Senior Lecturer at 25 years old

At only 25, our very own University of Brighton, Podiatry BSc (Hons) graduate, Dao Tunprasert has been promoted to Senior Lecturer and for anyone who knows her; this is so well deserved!

Joanna Woollard wins ‘Clinician of the Year Award’ at the Oscars!

Pardon the pun – but University of Brighton Podiatry students are literally ‘one foot ahead of the rest!’… It’s not every day that you can say that you have been to the Oscars, picked up your very own award and rubbed shoulders with Olympic hurdles silver medallist and former world champion Colin Jackson CBE! However…

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