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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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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 BSc Psychology. Compared to…

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