School of Applied Social Science

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3rd year students showcase ideas and inspiration at BUDS

The annual Brighton Undergraduate Dissertation Showcase Conference (BUDS) took place on 17th May SASS (School of Applied Social Science), and was an excellent opportunity for all our third-year students studying in the School of Applied Social Sciences to showcase their dissertation work to fellow students and staff.

SASS BSU Awards 2017 Plaque

Outstanding performance by SASS who scooped 8 awards at the Brighton Student Union Awards ceremony!!

What a fantastic event it was at the Brighton Student Union (BSU) Awards 2017 ceremony at Komedia last night! Not only did the School of Applied Social Sciences (SASS) receive a number of nominations beforehand, but on the night they scooped up a total of 8 awards, including ‘School of the Year’ award!!

Ending Fuel Poverty – How working together can keep us all warm

Brighton and Hove is highlighting the work of charities, social enterprises, businesses and the public sector in the city – and the University of Brighton is joining in by showing how people can tackle fuel poverty. ‘Any Other Business’ is a collection of local individuals and organisations who “want to open the door on the…

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SASS students and staff nominated for 7 BSU Union Awards!

Following the recent announcement by the Brighton Student Union (BSU) of the Union Awards for 2017, the School of Applied Social Sciences (SASS) are pleased to announce the following nominations:

Weird Psychology – how weird can it get?

Huxley 300 Lecture Theatre, University of Brighton Thursday 5th May 2017, 6:30pm – 9:00pm Fancy going on a whistlestop tour of strange sight, weird beliefs and ‘missing body parts?’ If so why not join us for the free event, ‘Weird Psychology: The science of strange phenomena’! Two of country’s top expert Psychologists Chris French and…

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A glimpse into our SASS Applicant Day!

You would have thought that going to an applicant day at university to have a closer look at the subject offerings would have been a serious affair – yet judging by the smiles on everyone’s faces the atmosphere was light hearted, and fun! If you didn’t make it – have look below to get a taste of…

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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…

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Book your Sociology and Politics Taster now!

Who is this for? Students interested in studying Sociology or Politics at university. What is the aim? To learn more about what’s involved in the study of courses at degree level within Sociology and Politics. To discover the exciting and wide variety of topics covered on this degree programme. What will students do? Delivered by…

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Students campaign for the homeless

Most of us can’t imagine what it would be like to sleep rough. The first things that come to mind are the cold, uncomfortable sleeping conditions; in a doorway, under a bridge, in a derelict building, in a makeshift shelter, on a bench, in a bus stop, or elsewhere. Imagine trying to go to sleep knowing…

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Festival of Social Science

Our collective thanks should go to Julie Green, Senior Administrator, for her excellent organisation skills in project managing the 2016 Festival of Social Science and a very stimulating and thought provoking Public Lecture by Professor Danny Dorling.  Thanks too to everyone who presented or chaired on the day.  We are aiming for a more amenable…

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