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My route through Clearing: Seniz Mustafa

As part of our series on student Clearing stories Seniz Mustafa, who is a student on the Ecology and Conservation BSc, tells us about the route through Clearing they took and how they overcame any challenges along the way. Why did you apply through Clearing? I did not achieve the results that I had wanted,…

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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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Tiffany Lee

What is Fashion Design with Business Studies at university like?

Fashion with business is the best of both worlds! I chose fashion at Brighton because I love the structure and content of the course. I love to create pieces and exhibit as well as fundraising – which are all skills that we develop. I also chose this course as I believe in fashion leaning towards…

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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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What is it like to study Architecture at university?

Architecture includes both creativity and problem solving Even though I studied biology, chemistry and maths at school I was always very passionate about drawing and then I discovered architecture. I researched how different countries and universities teach the course and how many technical and creative modules are in the curriculum. To my surprise, I found…

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Is it too late to apply for university in September? No, I did it!

I changed my mind about applying to university I didn’t intend to go to university but changed my mind in October. Brighton was open to applications and took me in with open arms. I chose economics as it was something I was interested in that had a general applicability to many dimensions. If you want…

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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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