Brighton Student bloggers

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Nick Worman

What is it like studying Paramedic Science at Brighton?

The pandemic encouraged me to study at university I worked in travel for seven years and the pandemic finally give me the encouragement to do something new. I wanted to go to university and study a degree that would provide me with a rewarding career. I’ve always loved working with people and mentoring. Paramedics came…

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Emmanuel Akyeampon

What is it like studying Pharmacy at University of Brighton?

The foundation year prepared me for university I found the transition from studying at sixth-form to university very smooth. During my foundation year, I felt the lecturers explained well and showed how different (and often easier) studying Pharmacy at university is compared with science at A-level. I was shown how I was expected to deliver…

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What is it like studying Medicine at university?

Medical students interact with patients early on Within my first week of studying I was spending an afternoon in A&E at University Hospitals Sussex so we very quickly got comfortable interacting with patients. I’m in year 3 now where we have one day of lectures and Tuesday to Friday is on placement on a hospital…

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Ollie Moutrey

What is it like to train as a teacher at Brighton?

Prepare for your future at university Throughout my school life, I always aspired to be a teacher as I saw their job as an incredible impact on children and that’s what I wanted to do in life. The primary education teacher training course helps you tremendously to prepare you for your future career. Staff show…

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Eva

Working whilst studying at Brighton

As amazing as it feels to receive your first student loan drop, and finally be able to buy all the things you want to buy with your own money, the reality is that it doesn’t last forever. Many factors are at play; including your student loan amount, parental or family support, saving, spending, and other…

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What’s a Media degree like?

Varied learning styles at degree level I remember how nervous I was in the online Q&A’s and fast-forward to now getting along with all my course mates and having amazing lecturers. The course itself has been a perfect mix of practical to theoretical modules and even with blended learning I had the chance to come…

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Lauren smiling

What’s it like studying Law at Brighton?

I have wanted to study law for as long as I can remember I have always been interested in criminal law so wanted my degree to be tilted towards the criminal justice system. I saw that Brighton offered law with criminology and it seemed like the perfect degree for me! I grew up in a…

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Why is Fashion History so important?

Fashion and Design History is everywhere I’ve always had a really keen interest in fashion history; be that in literature, its portrayal in costume dramas, or just always keeping an eye out for exhibitions on the subject. During a gap year, I started to consider whether university could be for me; and found the course…

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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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Rebecca Healy White

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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