Brighton Student bloggers

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Studying Criminology at university – practical placements and guest speakers!

Pursue your interests at university University learning is really interesting because you can tailor it to what you actually like – and can read around topics that you are interested in. I’m interested in poverty, and since starting my course I have learnt so much about the nature of poverty and the ways in which…

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Studying Nutrition at university – a mixture of placements and lectures

Nutrition is so important! I chose to do Nutrition with Public Health as I feel that nutrition is becoming more and more important and new research and data is being produced regularly. I have always found it fascinating how foods can affect our bodies in different ways. A curriculum that focuses on current global issues…

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What is studying psychology at university like?

Make a difference for the community I’m fond of promoting mental health awareness and its importance, as sadly it can be difficult to identify and support. I am eager to help and it led me to be interested in a Clinical Psychologist career, of which the first step is to study BSc Psychology. Compared to…

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Is Marketing Management a good course to study at university? Yes!

I was ready for a career change After working for five years in a recruitment role, both internal and external, I was ready for a change in my career. As part of my job I was working closely with the marketing team, and this is where I found my love for marketing. I believe my…

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Why study Sport and Exercise Science?

Try out the course at one of Brighton’s summer schools During my first year of college, when I was researching different universities, I took part in a summer school that Brighton offered. I stayed in halls and was able to use some of the facilities that the university has to offer. This experience made me…

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Uni isn’t all about studying – I started my career as a writer!

Follow your passion and achieve your goals Journalism had always been an industry that I had loved without even being aware of it. Writing and telling stories is always something that I have enjoyed. Over the lockdown I watched countless documentaries and have realised this is an area of journalism I would love to enter….

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What is a Creative Writing degree? And more!

What do you study in Creative Writing? It’s more than just writing! This course is about the art of putting words together to construct something emotionally relatable, something that can guide others on their paths or help them recognise how they’re feeling. The lecturers provide us with opportunities to present our work to others and…

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Claudia Gardner

What I loved about studying Quantity Surveying

I’m interested in environmentally friendly building Construction has long been one of my interests and I have devoured programmes like Grand Designs since I was teenager. I am very interested in new ideas regarding house building that are environmentally friendly. So, when I discovered Quantity Surveying I was excited that I would be part of…

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Anyone can study Computing – here’s my experience

Find your speciality at university Starting the course I was unsure on what jobs you can get apart from the stereotypical ones, but after completing first year I had a bigger understanding of how versatile the course is. The university gives you the chance to specialise and focus more on one aspect after the first…

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Chris Hunter

I graduated from Civil Engineering with a job!

Discover your interests at university I chose this university because it offered a foundation engineering degree tied in with a three-year BEng(Hons) degree. After completing the first year you select which discipline you want to pursue, I continued with civil engineering. It was the freedom to choose that really appealed to me, because if I’m…

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