If you’ve applied for an undergraduate course starting this September learn more about the course and get to know us better at our events for applicants and offer holders.
The University of Brighton’s Politics course team and the student-led European Political Affairs Society introduce the second candidate in their series ahead of the general election – and this time it’s local Liberal Democrat James MacCleary.
Lily is in the first year of a Politics, Sexuality and Gender degree and tells us why she chose it and how it’s going living and studying in Brighton.
Course leader of our Politics, Gender and Sexuality degree, Dr Jo Kellond, recently facilitated an event with psychoanalysts and authors
Whether you are an art historian or a psychologist, a creative writer or a criminologist, as a student in our school you will be studying in our newly renovated Mithras House building. Why not take a look round?
English Literature and Creative Writing student Amy has written an article for her Citizen Journalism module on how the institution is responding to artificial intelligence, speaking to Dr David Walker, Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Education and Students and fellow English student Angelica.
At Brighton we offer two degrees in this programme area: a Fashion and Design History course and an Art History and Visual Culture course – lecturer Veronica Issac, who has a background in the museum sector and worked for the Department of Theatre and Performance at the V&A Museum, answers key questions on what you can expect at the University of Brighton.
Our history of art and design programme has its own blog where you can see what students are doing on the course, including curating exhibitions and going on placement.
Take a look at these great, short, affordable introductions to some of the key ideas and concepts we explore across the Humanities Programme. Some are fiction, some non-fiction, some classics, some more recent. Read them to prepare for university, or simply read them to engage your mind, then discuss them too.
On Wednesday 22nd November at 6.30pm, Parliamentary Candidate for Brighton Pavilion, Siân Berry, will be speaking to students at the European Political Affairs Society event.
Take a look at these suggestions from undergraduate course leader Dr Bea Hitchman, described by her as “indispensable to the study of writing at university.”
Two former Psychology students visited the university last week to chat to current forensic students about their roles in Thames Valley police and at global media agency Mindshare.
Jess Moriarty has co-edited a book featuring insights into the experiences of practitioners who use their creative process in a professional and personal context, showing how their creative process has helped them to achieve a fulfilling work/life balance.
Trans-sensory stories of gender-based violence: I feel, therefore I resist is at Grand Parade (14 – 18 Nov) and features artwork, sometimes provocative and disturbing, and includes illustration, fine art painting, comic stories, zines, performance, poetry, film, video, sculpture, light art and creative writing.
Hear from current student Lucille about the types of topics you’ll cover and the skills you’ll learn on the Contemporary History degree at the University of Brighton.
At Brighton our Humanities degrees cover disciplines including philosophy, history, politics, cultural studies, and literary studies – but what does ‘Humanities’ really mean and why choose to study them?
Continue reading “Why choose a Humanities degree?”
Honorary Fellow of the School of Humanities, Richard Jacobs, has 40 years experience of teaching literature, so The English Association invited him to write about why it’s such an important subject to study . Read the article here. Continue reading “Why study Literature?”
Dr Jem Price, Principal Lecturer in Social Work offers advice and questions to consider for international students considering studying social work at the University of Brighton.
Take a look at some of the partnerships, prizes and events you will benefit from if you choose our Creative Writing courses at the University of Brighton.
Hear from Angelica, year 2 student who says “All of the lecturers and members of staff are so friendly and welcoming. Although I was extremely nervous, I felt at home almost instantly.”
In May, students and staff watched the Art of Attachment (2018) and used the screening as a springboard to discuss trauma-informed practice and the importance of allowing people space and time to share their stories and for practitioners to listen and be aware of their own vulnerability.
Leanne Shorely, who is studying our Creative Writing MA, appeared on BBC Radio Sussex discussing her important work using her performance poetry to stop sexual harassment in clubs.
Third year student Merci Roberts is supporting Joelle Taylor at the Brighton Fringe Festival’s Queer the Mic night on 1 June 2023.
Here Dr Vicky Margree, Principal Lecturer in our School of Humanities and Social Science tells us about studying the humanities at Brighton and why the subject is so important at the moment in terms of global challenges such as climate change and racism.
English language and media student Bella on why taking the Media in Practice module and finding a placement at a production company helped her find her career goal after a difficult second year.
Dr Laura Harvey’s research shows that LGBTQI+ people continue to face harassment, bullying and deteriorating mental health while in immigration detention.
Check out this long-read feature in Vice.com into the troubling world of ‘Dark Psychology’ – effectively, coercive techniques masquerading as ‘pickup artistry.’
Hear what else Ousainou has to say about studying for a philosophy, politics, ethics degree at the University of Brighton. Continue reading ““My first-year history tutor Becca was remarkable. Her seminar sessions were great and full of fun””
Organised by the University of Brighton’s Social Work degrees, the Working Together to Safeguard and Promote the Welfare of Children day allows our students to learn more about other professional roles and consider their role in promoting the welfare of children and keeping them safe from harm.
We asked our lecturers about their path to the University of Brighton. Today it’s Principal lecturer and Subject Lead for English Language Dr Chrystie Myketiak, who says: “At the University of Brighton we’ve nurtured a lot of fantastically talented students in the area of language, gender and sexuality. When those students have their work externally recognised it is very powerful.”
Veneta Roberts who studied Creative Writing at undergraduate and postgraduate level at the University of Brighton has been offered a place on the publishing giant’s six-week programme which helps students to participate in, and navigate, the publishing industry.
Angelica Lawson-Blake submitted her piece Walking and writing to the Writers and Artists blog inspired by the Walking as Creative Practice project.
Laura Harvey and Sarah Leaney and award-winning comics creator Danny Noble have created an illustrated journey through the history, sociology and lived experience of class.
We know the path to success doesn’t always go smoothly, so we asked our lecturers about the ups and downs on their path to the University of Brighton. Today it’s Criminology lecturer Dr Hannah Thurston, who says: “I was the first in my family to come to university… I enjoyed the independence, of moving out and having more control over what I studied.”
Craig Jordan-Baker, who teaches creative writing and literature, has just published a new book featuring prose and poetry, charting the history, landscape and divisions of the Bann, Northern Ireland’s longest river