School of Applied Social Science

Imagine a world 50 years from now – that no longer consumes animals or their by-products…

This sounds like the start of a campaign to persuade you to give up your daily McDonald’s and to start growing your own veg!  However, not quite. What’s being referred to, is the compelling concept put to us by a feature-length BBC film aptly named Carnage, which depicts a 2067 utopia where humans no longer raise animals for consumption….

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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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Can technology provide ‘care’ for older people?

In the past, to a much older generation, it could be said that technology was perceived as ‘something to keep up with’ and that is more ‘inconvenient’ than convenient. “What is the benefit?”                 “I don’t need it” “I don’t have time for gadgets”   Can technology be embraced if its purpose is shunted, and the subject closed…

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Social Work Students are set to benefit from a new partnership that will help transform the lives of our local community

The South Coast Regional Centre for Education (SCRC), is a new formed partnership consisting of the University of Brighton, the University of Sussex, East Sussex County Council and Brighton & Hove City Council. One of its key aims is to recruit and retain high quality social work graduates in the local area, equipping them with…

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SASS undergraduate prize winners – summer graduation 2016

Our school undergraduate prize winners for this year have now been announced and the prizes will be presented at the summer graduation ceremony later this month.

Open day – 2nd July

On July 2nd we held the first Open Day leading up to the 2017/18 UCAS round – it was a really busy and hopefully successful day.  I sent my thanks to staff and students yesterday but I have subsequently received the stats for the day.  SASS had 507 attendees with their families, this was 43%…

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