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Doris with the Pantry

Supporting Students with the cost of living: Brighton Students’ Union

Hi everyone, I am Ilia Brighton Students’ Union President, along with the University, we’re committed to easing the pressures of the cost of living and making sure you have the support you need to thrive at university. Check out some of the ways that we are supporting our students: The Pantry Running low on money…

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Angelica on placement at a museum

A day in the life of an English Literature and Creative Writing student

I’m Angelica and I’m in my second year of my English Literature and Creative Writing degree. Here is a typical day for me – on placement, at lectures and socialising!

Eva doing pharmacy lab work.

What is it like studying a pharmacy degree?

Hi, I’m Eva and I’m a third year Pharmacy MPharm student. Here is my experience of studying at University of Brighton – from lectures and work experience to getting support, my favourite places, social life, living in Brighton, and tips on making and saving money. How I found university different from college I struggled with…

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Seniz at the South Downs National Park Authority at the Secrets of the Heath event in Borden.

Summer work experience as a uni student

I’m studying the four-year Ecology and Conservation MSci. I have worked both as a student ambassador and as a volunteer to get a much experience as I can during the summer months to bolster my skills, CV and connections in the community.

Angelica Blake-Lawson

My experience of working while studying at uni

Hi, I’m Angelica and I’m in my second year of my English Literature and Creative Writing degree. I am a Student Ambassador, which means I am employed by The University of Brighton, and I work in the Outreach team with local schools alongside my course.

How university helps you get a job

Studying at uni is fun and rewarding but getting a job at the end of your studies is a priority. Whether through industry placements, live client projects, gaining practical skills or polishing your CV, here 10 of our students share their experiences.

Matilda Bircham, primary teacher trainee

What I’ve found: studying a primary maths education degree.

I’m Matilda and I’m training to be a teacher on the Primary Mathematics Education degree with QTS BA(Hons). Here is what I’ve experienced on the course, studying on a beautiful campus, developing my teaching style and benefiting from exciting placements. This course is my path into teaching I was working in high schools for three…

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Sheriza DMello, psychology student

What I’ve found: studying a psychology degree at University of Brighton

I’m Sheriza DMello and I’m studying a Psychology BSc degree. Here I’m going to tell my experience – from lectures and research to gaining independence, employability skills, making friends and exploring this wonderful city! I study my passion at uni If it’s any consolation to anyone that hasn’t made up their mind, I was unsure…

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Studying at university

My top tips for learning at university

My name is Darja, I’m studying Sport Coaching BSc and here are my tips to make that jump to uni study so much easier!

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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