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Starting university in September? Read TOP TIPS from our graduates!

I graduated from the University of Brighton in 2018 and learnt so much in my three years of study. You definitely don’t need seven woks in a halls kitchen and there’s always help available to students, sometimes you’ve just got to ask. To help you prepare for September I’ve gone down to our 2022 Graduation…

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What’s it like studying Games Art and Design at Brighton?

The idea of making a game seemed amazing! I chose games art and design as I am interested in 3D design as well as the process of designing environments and characters. The bonus is being able to play games as research! As a mature student I have already tried some career choices. I did photography…

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A mature students guide to Brighton!

So, if like me you are a student of the more mature years you might be wondering what that entails in the city of Brighton and its University. Understandably £1 shots, cheap wine, and a messy bedroom in halls my not be your game plan, but don’t worry! For you and me alike Brighton and…

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My favourite nature spots in Brighton!

One of my favourite things about living in Brighton is that we get to have it all – city, coast, and nature all in one place. Brighton is surrounded by beautiful places to go walking, biking and hiking, but I’ve selected my top two for this article and put them on a map so you…

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Tiffany Lee

What is Fashion Design with Business Studies at university like?

Fashion with business is the best of both worlds! I chose fashion at Brighton because I love the structure and content of the course. I love to create pieces and exhibit as well as fundraising – which are all skills that we develop. I also chose this course as I believe in fashion leaning towards…

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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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Amy smiling at the camera!

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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Sofia smiling at the camera!

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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