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Journalism students investigate life under Covid-19

Journalism students got their first bylines by the end of Welcome Week as they launched a unique investigation into life under Covid-19 for our student-run journalism website overtimeonline.co.uk.  The first years interviewed freshers across England and Wales, as well as at universities in Spain, Italy, Malta, Finland, Sweden and the Netherlands, to hear about their experiences. The…

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Starting your course in 2020?

We know you’re going to have a brilliant time at Brighton. There’s a lot to think about before starting university so we have put together some information you will find useful before you arrive and for your first few weeks at uni, to get your student life off to the best possible start. Your course…

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New Overtime magazine

The latest edition of Overtime magazine, produced by University of Brighton journalism students, is now available. Students from the Journalism and Sport Journalism BA(Hons) degrees collaborated to produce the publication, which comes out once a semester. Features in this edition include: the perils of social media challenges the environmental impact of cosmetics fan power in…

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Celebrating International Women’s Day through sport

The University of Brighton welcomed teenage students from a school in Horsham to focus on careers for women in sport. Following the University’s special feature on women in sport on International Women’s Day, Dr Gary Stidder and female students in the third year of their respective degree programmes invited fifty girls from Millais School to…

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Tyldesley leads tributes to journalists of the future

Legendary football commentator Clive Tyldesley was the guest of honour at the University of Brighton’s first Journalism Awards. ITV’s lead commentator visited Eastbourne to hand out prizes and deliver a talk at the event on Monday 3 February, which recognised the work of final year Journalism BA(Hons) and Sport Journalism BA(Hons) students. Tyldesley, who also…

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A successful election debate

Students and members of the public grilled Eastbourne’s parliamentary candidates at a hustings at the University’s Eastbourne campus on Friday. The audience at the Hillbrow site questioned Liberal Democrat’s Stephen Lloyd, Conservative’s Caroline Ansell, Labour’s Jake Lambert, the Brexit Party’s Stephen Gander and independent candidate Ken Pollock. They listened to answers on topics including what…

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New edition of Overtime magazine

Thousands of copies of Overtime, a printed magazine produced by journalism and sport journalism students, have hit university campuses. All three year groups on both degree courses collaborated over the course of a week to publish stories on their website, www.overtimeonline.co.uk, and produce the magazine, which was edited by third-year journalism student Jamie Edkins and…

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Public General Election debate for the Eastbourne parliamentary candidates

University of Brighton journalism students are pleased to announce a public General Election debate for the Eastbourne parliamentary candidates. This is your chance to put your questions to a panel of: Stephen Lloyd, Liberal Democrat Caroline Ansell, Conservative Jake Lambert, Labour Stephen Gander, Brexit Party Ken Pollock, Independent The debate is taking place on December…

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NCTJ accreditation

We’re delighted to announce that our two new postgraduate journalism courses have joined our undergraduate programmes to receive accreditation by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ). National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) accreditation is recognised in the industry as the best indication that new recruits have the skills and knowledge…

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New Journalism Masters

Following on from the success of our undergraduate journalism degrees we are delighted to be introducing two new postgraduate courses from September 2019: Journalism MA Sport Journalism MA You can find out more and chat to the course leader at our postgraduate open evening on Tuesday 26 February.  

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