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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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Why study Geography and Archaeology?

How to decide what to study at university? When choosing a specific course to study, I went with gut instinct. I enjoy both humanities and sciences, and the course is combined with geography which is a perfect balance of both. I also liked the options you get with combined courses, since I enjoy both geography…

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Blended learning – finding the right balance for me!

Since the new academic year started in September, there’s been even more changes to the way teaching is being approached. After adjusting to online teaching for almost an entire year, the chance to return to campus offers so many new possibilities, and the chance to experience a much more rewarding University student life. Studying and…

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Change begins gradually and it starts with us

For most students, academia being “male, pale, and stale” is not a new concept. Our society is heavily influenced by outdated Eurocentrism due to decades of global colonialism. These outdated concepts no longer reflect the world we live and work in, which is why we must eliminate them from our classrooms. The Inclusive Practice Partnership…

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Improving my curriculum – while 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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Why I decided to become an Inclusive Practice Partner

What is the Inclusive Practice Partners (IPP) Scheme? The Inclusive Practice Partners 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…

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

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

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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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Studying with a disability – what resources are available to help me?

I have just finished my work for my fifth and final year at the university. I was originally on the Biomedical Science course for two years before changing over to Psychology and Criminology, restarting from year one. I have suffered from painful joints throughout my life, and needed to have extra time in exams during…

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