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What’s it like studying a games design degree 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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Working whilst studying at Brighton

As amazing as it feels to receive your first student loan drop, and finally be able to buy all the things you want to buy with your own money, the reality is that it doesn’t last forever. Many factors are at play; including your student loan amount, parental or family support, saving, spending, and other…

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Can you study Photography at uni? Yes!

Photography is so interesting I find the photography course fascinating. We are making work that I didn’t think possible. We use advanced equipment to carry out our practices like an array of digital cameras as well as film cameras, and a colour darkroom. I really like group seminars where you present your work to the…

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What’s a Media degree like?

Varied learning styles at degree level I remember how nervous I was in the online Q&A’s and fast-forward to now getting along with all my course mates and having amazing lecturers. The course itself has been a perfect mix of practical to theoretical modules and even with blended learning I had the chance to come…

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What’s it like studying Law at Brighton?

I have wanted to study law for as long as I can remember I have always been interested in criminal law so wanted my degree to be tilted towards the criminal justice system. I saw that Brighton offered law with criminology and it seemed like the perfect degree for me! I grew up in a…

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Why is Fashion History so important?

Fashion and Design History is everywhere I’ve always had a really keen interest in fashion history; be that in literature, its portrayal in costume dramas, or just always keeping an eye out for exhibitions on the subject. During a gap year, I started to consider whether university could be for me; and found the course…

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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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Studying Nutrition at university – a mixture of placements and lectures

Nutrition is so important! I chose to do Nutrition with Public Health as I feel that nutrition is becoming more and more important and new research and data is being produced regularly. I have always found it fascinating how foods can affect our bodies in different ways. A curriculum that focuses on current global issues…

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What is studying psychology at university like?

Make a difference for the community I’m fond of promoting mental health awareness and its importance, as sadly it can be difficult to identify and support. I am eager to help and it led me to be interested in a Clinical Psychologist career, of which the first step is to study a Psychology degree at…

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