Ever since I was a little girl I have been obsessed with books. I remember walking home from primary school with my nose buried in a book completely oblivious to the world around me. Continue reading “Student view: Why I chose English Literature and Creative Writing”
The public lecture series continues this autumn with a wide-ranging programme of inspiring and educational talks from leading academics. Continue reading “Humanities lecturer speaks on climate change as part of lecture series”
“There is a sense of vintage fashion throughout Brighton and its culture which was of interest to me.” Continue reading “Graduates 2023: Nhung Hoffman: Fashion and Dress History”
My placement encouraged me to look into museum/gallery education and engagement as a potential career in the future. Continue reading “Graduates 2023: Ellie Taylor: Visual Culture”
“This is a great time to network and build connections with fellow students and use resources provided by the university.” Continue reading “Graduates 2023: Sid Upton: Fashion and Dress History”
Vicky features in two recent podcasts, one on 1897 horror novel, The Beetle, and one on the ghost story writer, Eleanor Scott. Continue reading “Listen to podcasts featuring Humanities lecturer Dr Vicky Margree”
“On placement my main job was to edit a film of home movies of the seaside that was shown as part of an exhibition at Worthing Museum. Seeing people at the museum watching the film I’d helped make, I felt a real sense of achievement.” Continue reading “Graduates 2023: Kevin Hayes: Visual Culture”
“There is always a solution if anything goes wrong, but in the meantime I just go with the flow and think positively about myself and my work.” Continue reading “Graduates 2023: Martha Doyle: Visual Culture”
Second-year students are hosting a day of presentations today to discuss placements and the creative projects they’ve been involved in as part of the Literature and Media in Practice module. Continue reading “Future Horizons event today!”
Pier Review, an anthology of work from students and staff has been relaunched and is welcoming submissions. Continue reading “Writing anthology relaunched”
The workshop will give you a chance to meet teaching staff and find out more about the course. Continue reading “Online workshop for Social Work offer holders!”
Wesley Ankrah graduated from Brighton in 2012 with a BA(Hons) in Criminology and Sociology is now the Director of Social Value at Savills.
Continue reading “My experience at Brighton gave me the platform to find meaning and purpose in my future career.”
University of Brighton students have landed three out of five competitive placements as researchers on the latest series of BBC Radio 4’s You’re Dead to Me, one of the station’s most popular programmes.
Continue reading “Three Humanities and Social Science PhD students land research roles at BBC”
George Green graduated in English Language and Linguistics in 2014 – he told the university’s alumni team about his experience. Continue reading ““It felt safe for me to be my authentic self for the first time and be automatically accepted for that too””
When she graduated, alumna Cat van Maanen put her Media and English Literature course learning to immediate practice setting up Conker Magazine. Continue reading ““My degree gave me a unique perspective on writing and creating that I still reflect upon””
Local autistic artists have opened up about their experiences of loneliness through a series of animated videos produced in partnership with University of Brighton. Continue reading “Artists with autism work with the University”
History of Art and Design PhD student Jo Lance has drawn on her PhD research to curate an exhibition of vintage hats at Worthing Museum – plus a hat making workshop.
Continue reading “Hats off to HOAD student’s new museum exhibition”
When individuals have challenges that seem insurmountable, the answer may lie in communities’ building of an often ignored factor called ‘resilience’.
History of Art and Design lecturer Dr Harriet Atkinson story of how a long lost photo album made its back to her was featured on R4.
In the 2021/22 academic year our Law, Society and Justice Research and Enterprise Group (LawSoJust REG) hosted a number of guest lectures for students and staff across the University of Brighton. Continue reading “Guest lectures for students on topical legal and social issues”
The exhibition, titled Design Matters, will feature objects chosen by 14 MA and PhD students which they consider to be particularly ingenious examples of design. These objects could be made by the students or something of historical, social or cultural significance. Continue reading “Student-led exhibition explores the nature of design”
The Flight of the Dragonfly night will return on July 12. Continue reading “Popular spoken word event returns”
Second-year student Nell Gulliver talks about her placement with Screen Archive South East. Continue reading ““The placement experience and knowledge will be a great addition to my CV””
University of Brighton has received £450,000 to boost its innovative arts and humanities-based research and impact initiatives over the next three years. Continue reading “New UKRI funding for Brighton to accelerate real-world research impact”
School of Humanities and Social Science academic Rebecca Atkinson has won a national award for groundbreaking research behind a new digital music therapy portal called DUET. Continue reading “Award for life-changing music therapy tool”
The chance discovery of an 1890s poster campaigning for Worthing to have its first public library strikes a chord with public service battles that continue today. Continue reading “HOAD lecturer restores Victorian poster to shed light on historic library battles”
I graduated from my full time MA study in Creative Writing in 2021, with a high distinction. During my year of study at University of Brighton, I sharpened my writing skills across a variety of modules including rhetoric, poetry and narrative, as well as becoming a course representative and even publishing an e-book, all remotely!
Another chance to listen to our staff and students on our Humanities programme speak on a variety of subjects on our podcast series. Continue reading “Listen to staff and students on Spotify”
The eye-opening history of naturism in 20th century Britain is the subject of a new book by Fashion and Design History lecturer Dr Annebella Pollen. Continue reading “Lecturer’s revealing book about Britain’s historic nudist movement”
Olivia Terry has won two major awards for essays based on her recent graduate dissertation on the Fashion and Dress History degree at University of Brighton. Continue reading “Fashion History graduate awarded for work on Wild West women’s fashion”
Dr Annebella Pollen has teamed up with Historic England to explore pictures taken by the public during the first 2020 lockdown. Continue reading “Fashion and design history lecturer teams up for lockdown photo project”
Humanities lecturer Dr Christian Høgsbjerg has co-edited a new book exploring the implications that the Russian Revolution had on racism and how it inspired many black radicals internationally. Continue reading “New book examines link between Russian Revolution and anti-colonialisms”
Students taking part in the Census project, a collaborative project using historical census data to highlight changing patterns in health, disability, housing, employment and identity) have spoken about their experiences.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences historian, Deborah Madden, has been awarded Santander Scholarships Research for the Global Challenges Undergraduate Research Scheme (URS). Continue reading “Historian awarded Scholarship Research Scheme”
I feel proud of what I’ve achieved during my time at the University of Brighton, particularly in light of the lockdown limitations. Continue reading “Graduates 2021: Leah Squires: MA Creative Writing”
The positive feedback from the MA tutors has given me more confidence in my ability, whilst their constructive criticism has helped me to become a better writer. Continue reading “Graduates 2021: Marianne Lemond: MA Creative Writing”
Perhaps the biggest thing I’ve learnt is the confidence to stand up and say ‘I am a writer’. Small words with huge potential. Continue reading “Graduates 2021: Joseph Lee: Creative Writing”
It was important to me to focus my research on something that felt close to me personally. Continue reading “Graduates 2021: Leonie Houching: History of Art and Design”