Brighton Student bloggers

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University student walking in Brighton pavilion gardens after getting into university through Clearing

How to balance and embrace your course as stress-free as possible

Being a first-generation student, I had no idea what to expect of university life. So it was my consistent passion for curiosity and ethical thinking that led me to apply for the Philosophy, Politics and Ethics course at the University of Brighton. Adjusting to university level study Going into university then, I was startled by…

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Emmanuel smiling at the camera

Improving my curriculum – whilst being a current student!

Hi! My name’s Emmanuel and I’m a third-year Pharmacy student. I’m part of the Inclusive Practice Partnership (IPP) Scheme focusing on working alongside department leaders in decolonising the curriculum.    Why apply for the Inclusive Practice Partnership Scheme? After seeing the post for this role, I knew I had to be a part of it….

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Rebecca and friends sitting at the beach

My favourite things about studying on Eastbourne campus

More time on campus Last year my course Occupational Therapy got about 6 days on campus, in the whole of the year, due to the pandemic! Not ideal when you’re studying a practical health-based course, but the university made the sensible decision to prioritise our practice placements. This year should (fingers crossed) be different, already…

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Why I decided to become an Inclusive Practice Partner

What is the Inclusive Practice Partnerships (IPP) Scheme? The Inclusive Practice Partnership Scheme is a collaboration between students and academic staff at the University of Brighton. It is a programme that aims to diversify and decolonise the curriculum and pedagogy within higher education. What this essentially means, is that students work alongside staff to produce a list of recommendations for…

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Amy smiling at the camera!

The new term is here! What I’m most excited about

A new term can be both nerve-wracking and exciting September is usually full of both apprehension and excitement as students all over the county get ready for back to school or university. This year I have felt this even more so as we begin experiencing a post-pandemic society, which of course will affect all of…

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Doughnuts that Stef bought from the Too Good to Go app

Brighton food: A (hungry) student’s guide

Brighton is an incredible place to live in as student – it is also the ultimate go-to destination for foodies with its wide variety of cuisines, suiting all preferences and budgets. Here is a mini guide to the best food Brighton has to offer for students, from a student (and massive foodie). Student friendly restaurants…

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Shi Pin and her coursemates at the Leaf hospital preparing for nail surgery!

A day in the life of a podiatry student!

I am a podiatry student and have just completed my second year of my degree. I am going to share a typical day as a podiatry student at the University of Brighton. Blended learning on my course Similar to other courses, my lectures are held mostly online now via Microsoft Teams (due to the current…

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The graffiti that inspired Tim to make a change

Inclusive practice enhances my studies and my future!

What is the Inclusive Practice Partnerships Scheme? The Inclusive Practice Partnerships (IPP) Scheme is a collaborative, student-staff partnership that is developing a more inclusive curriculum for the University of Brighton. The scheme focuses on the representation of racial, ethnic and cultural identities in module content and how it is delivered across the university. Recommendations are…

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Moving in day – what to expect!

Any moving day is nerve wracking and exciting but moving into halls is a completely unique experience so here is a breakdown of the day so you know what to expect and you can calm those nerves a little bit! The morning of moving in day Depending on where you are travelling from and what…

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