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It’s good to be back in the lab

We’re really pleased to welcome our Pharmacy students back in to the lab this term. Working with Covid guidelines in place, our new first year students got off to a flying start with their first practical session, introducing them to key laboratory skills. The lab develops skills relating to weighing, preparation and dilution of a…

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Improving my curriculum – whilst being a current student!

We employ students to work with staff and peers to review our curriculum and decolonise learning and teaching. Third year Pharmacy student Emmanuel published this piece on our student blog about his experience. Hi! My name’s Emmanuel and I’m a third-year Pharmacy student. I’m part of the Inclusive Practice Partnership (IPP) Scheme focusing on working…

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Preparing for your career

As a Brighton student we’ll help you to get as much as you can out of your time with, so that you can go on to find – or to create – work that excites and rewards you. Our careers team are there to offer advice throughout your time at Brighton and after you graduate…

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What I’ve found

Eva who is studying Pharmacy MPharm (with integrated foundation year), tells us about her first year here. A foundation year prepares you for degree study If you’ve got your heart set on a subject but don’t think you’ll meet the entry requirements, look into doing a foundation year. It’s very different to sixth form, much…

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Join us for our summer open days

Get to know us at our summer online open days – from wherever you happen to be. We’re here to help and there will be loads to see and do. All of our events are taking place online at the moment – making it easier for you to get a sense of what it will…

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Postgraduate Virtual Open Events at Brighton

Start, progress or change your career with a postgraduate degree Explore your study opportunities, talk to our lecturers, researchers and students, and find out more about postgraduate study and research at Brighton at a virtual open event. Tune into subject talks, look around our facilities in a 360 tour, get the latest on scholarships and…

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Becoming a mentor

Uyi talks about why he chose to become a mentor. I wanted to volunteer to pass on what’s been given to me. Others have invested in mentoring me and I’m now at a stage where I can pass that forward. Being mentored by a Black pharmacist was career defining. In year 10 we had the…

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The South East believes universities should focus on training of nurses, doctors, and other professionals as part of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic

A major new study has found that the public – both nationally and in the south east – think universities will help the UK bounce back after the pandemic. 86% of those that responded in the South East say it is important that universities should prioritise nursing, medicine, and engineering over all other subjects –…

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Drug treatment for COVID-19 could come before vaccine

The University of Brighton’s Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice Ravina Barrett believes existing drugs could help tackle coronavirus – but warns there’s no ‘magic bullet’. In the week in which the UK Government claimed a potential vaccine could be deployed to 30 million UK citizens by September, Mrs Barrett, who is currently volunteering as a…

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University donates safety equipment to NHS Trusts

The University of Brighton has donated face visors, half face respirators, safety glasses, disposable gloves, aprons, hand sanitizer to healthcare providers throughout Sussex. Dr James Ebdon, Head of the university’s Environment and Public Health Research and Enterprise Group, said: “This was the result of an urgent request, and we didn’t hesitate to respond. This is…

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