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How I balanced studying whilst working from home

With the many pandemic restrictions I contemplated whether or not it was wise to continue with my course. Textiles Design with Business studies depends greatly on contact hours and in many ways, progress is gained through time spent in the studio. Despite this, the adapted curriculum proved me wrong. I have gained new skills Studying…

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The best bits about studying Photography at Brighton

Studying BA Photography at University of Brighton has taught me to be independent and to build a professional practice. However, I wouldn’t have been able to do this without the facilities and staff on the course. The staff – they are so supportive The staff on this course are friendly, willing and flexible. If you…

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I chose Brighton because of the community!

As a young adult, leaving the comfort zone of secondary school and familiar home life is a huge and terrifying thought, but for me, knowing I was coming to the University of Brighton made the experience much less intimidating and more exciting.   My course is very specific – Globalisation: History Politics and Culture – and…

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Which accommodation should I apply for?

Deciding where to live while at University can be a daunting and overwhelming process, especially if you’ve never lived away from home before. It’s completely normal to feel this way, and you definitely aren’t alone! I was incredibly nervous and overwhelmed despite having lived independently for 2 years before coming to university. It can be…

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My experience of lockdown life

Hello everyone, my name is James and I am a final year Primary Education student. Today I am writing a blog about what it is like to be a student in lockdown. I am particularly going to focus on the social aspect and how I have been able to cope during this tough time. Firstly,…

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Rainbow graffiti in Brighton

Top tips for staying positive at the moment

Remote learning changes the way we interact, and makes it easy to feel distanced from your course mates. This coupled with lockdowns and tier regulations make our usual social lives a distant memory, but there are ways to stay connected and keep your spirits up! It’s worth remembering that everyone is in the same boat…

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Staying positive with online learning

I’m sure we can all agree that lockdown sucks. I’m going to be really honest with you, studying during a lockdown also sucks. It’s a challenge that no one could have predicted. Despite these being really tough circumstances, we are somehow making all of this work. When we, as current students, found out we’d be…

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