School of Applied Social Science

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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New Editorial Team for Sociology of Health & Illness (SHI)

A new editorial team, based at the Universities of Brighton and Sussex, has been chosen for the prestigious journal, Sociology of Health and Illness.  Professors Flis Henwood (UoB) and Karen Lowton (UoS) will act as Joint Chief Editors. Other members of the new team are Prof Gillian Bendelow, Dr Catherine Theodosius (UoB), Dr Catherine Will, Dr…

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Jenny’s journey to first-class Psychology and Sociology BA(Hons) graduate

Jenny Terry from Brighton, left her job in IT recruitment behind to study Psychology and Sociology BA(Hons) at the University of Brighton. Jenny, said: ‘I’m so proud to be showing my daughter that her future can be as bright as she wants it to be. I hated school and left with just four GCSEs, I…

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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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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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Coming to terms with digital grief: hashtags and emojis are here to stay

Natalie Pitimson, University of Brighton I was on a train when the news broke from Brussels of a deadly terrorist attack. It was a fast developing story and, as is so often the case with today’s breaking news, social media was keeping pace with it far more efficiently than the “official” news outlets. But it’s…

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Graduation prize winners

Congratulations to the School of Applied Social Science prize winners for summer graduation 2015.

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