Come visit us at our School of Applied Social Science ‘Open Day’ on 1st July

The School of Applied Social Sciences are based in Falmer, Brighton and we teach a number of inspirational and thought provoking Applied Social Science courses.

If you are interested in Criminology, Politics, Psychology, Social Policy and Practice, Social Science, Social Work, or Sociology we would love to talk to you about why you should ‘Choose University of Brighton’.

The Falmer open day will be held on the Saturday 1 July 2017, 9am to 5pm.
To find out more, see the timetable and book your place now!

Royal Pavillion


Kate Bullen BPS Presidential Elect

SASS Head of School elected as President of the British Psychological Society

Professor Kate Bullen, Applied Social Science Head of School and Professor of Psychology, has been elected as President of the British Psychological Society (BPS).  The BPS is the second largest psychological association in the world, second only to the American Psychological Association. Continue reading “SASS Head of School elected as President of the British Psychological Society”

Our turbulent minds: everybody’s crazy but nobody’s ill!

Sallis Benney Theatre, University of Brighton, BN2 0JY

Tuesday 2 May 2017, 6:00pm – 7:00pm

A radical rethink is needed in how we understand mental health.  As part of The British Psychological Society Annual Conference in Brighton 3-5 May, join host of a BBC TV Horizon Special Professor Peter Kinderman for a lively discussion on the need to offer care rather than coercion, to fight for social justice and to establish a society that provides the basis for genuine mental health and wellbeing for all.

Peter Kinderman is a professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Liverpool and an honorary Consultant Clinical Psychologist with Mersey Care NHS Trust.

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Our response to the government’s green paper ‘Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice’