School of Applied Social Science

Spending review must boost council’s ability to support low income households

Carl Walker, Reader and Course leader, MA Community Psychology, has co-wrote a report for the London-based Centre for Responsible Credit and the Local Government Association. The report highlights the need for the spending review to boost council funding in order to help low income households. You can read the full story here.    

Be fearless and ambitious

The top diversity officer with American Express has urged University of Brighton graduates to be fearless, ambitious – and to pace themselves. Sonia Cargan, who graduated from the University in 1991 with a BA(Hons) degree in social administration, was last year appointed Chief Diversity Officer for American Express.     Giving a keynote speech at the…

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Award-winning students celebrate their achievements in 2018

On Tuesday 4th December, the university held a celebration event comprising over 150 guests including students, staff, alumni, donors and supporters. Hosted by our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Debra Humphris, and organised by our Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement team, the event recognised and applauded the efforts of a range of students who received awards for their outstanding…

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Young men matter

Cath Holmstrom, Deputy Head of the School of Applied Social Science is leading a research project, funded by the charity ‘A  Better Brighton and Hove’, to look at men who have not been benefited by existing services and explore models of working that may promote better engagement. Read the full story here.    

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New student? Hit the ground running!

To help you get the best start as a student here, we’ve put together some online activities called Hit The Ground Running. Taking part in this programme isn’t compulsory and it’s not a test, it’s just a good way to prepare yourself for your studies and get to know your way around our online learning platform,…

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New student? Enrol online today :-)

New student? Congratulations to everyone who’s received an offer. If you’ve had your place confirmed, you’ll be able to enrol online from today.

Starting with us next month?

Starting at the us next month? Has it sunk in yet? We’re really looking forward to seeing you! 🙂   Student life is about more than just study. From volunteering opportunities to sport and fitness, there’s something for everyone.  We have lots of useful advice and information on our website.  

Welcome to all of our new students!

When your place has been confirmed you officially become a University of Brighton student! Keep an eye on your inbox as we’ll be keeping in touch with you by email to let you know more about: activating your university user account and logging on to our online learning environment: student central how to access pre-arrival…

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Explore your options through clearing

Good luck to everyone who is receiving their A level exam results today and to those who received their BTEC results yesterday! If you’ve had a change of heart about what you want do next, or your exams have gone differently from what you expected, Clearing is an opportunity to assess your options and explore…

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Kate becomes new President of the British Psychological Society

Professor Kate Bullen, head of the School of Applied Social Science, will become the new President of the British Psychological Society (BPS) at its AGM on 30th August. Professor Bullen has been interviewed by the BPS’s ‘The Psychologist’ magazine as she takes the chair and said “I’m honoured to have the opportunity to serve as BPS…

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