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Studying at university

My top tips for learning at university

When I started at university, I really felt that I had been pulled in at the deep end. It was so different from college with so many new things to learn. But I soon realised that everyone else was also making the same huge leap. My name is Darja, I’m studying Sport Coaching BSc and…

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Team work at university

How university prepares you for a career

Although I went to university without a clear pathway in mind, I chose to study Business Management with Finance and Placement Year BSc. Business Management can open doors to many jobs and I told myself that I could find my way along the course and at least get a job at the end of it….

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Studying on campus

Studying on Moulsecoomb campus: a photo tour of my favourite study areas

I’m Katy and I’m in my final year studying media on the Moulsecoomb campus. Here are my favourite areas to get work done on campus – from editing suites to study areas and my favourite little corner of the library. Uni study space 1: The Edit Suites I love the practical side of my course!…

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Looking for books in the library

How to learn more effectively at uni

When becoming a university student, something I noticed straight away is there are lots of gaps in the timetable. And this is because there is a lot more scope for independent study. Whatever your course, you will be expected to do further research in your own time, and this may seem overwhelming. However, something that…

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The Brighton Pavilion

My first year at university – a photo blog

Hi – I’m Trish and I moved all the way from India to the UK last year to pursue my Interior Design MA at the University of Brighton. This is a photo blog of a few of my highlights, both academic and social, during my first year at university. Part 1: Academic Our first task…

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Trisha Dasgupta working on projects for her Interior Design MA

How winning an award at uni boosts my career

Winning a design prize was very satisfying and a real boost for my career. I’m Trish and I’m studying Interior Design MA. In this blog, I’m going to explain how I did it and why it makes a difference to my future. What is the award and who runs it? Will + Partners is a…

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Active Hearts exercise session

Uni work placements: the best part of my degree

Hi – I’m Darja and in this blog I’m going to tell you about my experience of work placements at university. My Sports Coaching degree involved compulsory placements in the second and third year. The way you find and do placements is different for each course but for my degree we could find our own…

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Making friends through university activities

How to make friends at university: tips and advice

Making friends in a new place can often feel like a daunting prospect. But no fear, here is a guide to help you with the ins and outs of university social life! 5 ways to make friends at uni Meet people in uni halls  Make friends at Freshers’ Week  Making friends at uni through mutual…

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Home from home: an intern’s view of the University of Brighton (long read)

I’m Aderonke Ademola, and I study Sociology and Criminology at Warwick University. This summer I took part in the 10,000 Black Interns programme at the University of Brighton.

George Diamantopoulos

International student Clearing stories: George Diamantopoulos

George studies Mechanical Engineering BEng(Hons). As an international student their Clearing experience was a little different. Still, as with our other student blogs about Clearing, they have useful insights and advice. Why did you apply through Clearing? During the summer of 2019 I was expecting my IELTS results which I needed to apply to university…

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