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My Experience Studying for a Degree in Marketing Management

Marketing has become one of the most innovative and indispensable sectors of a business. It is the reason why we even know organisations exist. It merges analytics and imagination – that’s why I chose it. Insight Study I’ve now stepped into that world as a BSc (Hons) Marketing Management student at the University of Brighton,…

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What is Early Clearing? Top 5 Questions

I’m Charlotte, an English Literature and Creative Writing student who went through Early Clearing. Previously I didn’t know why clearing opens so early for some people, so in this blog I’ll answer questions about it and will speak about my experience applying to the University of Brighton in my video.       What is…

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Budget-Friendly Living: Student savings strategies

For many of us receiving our student loan payments, it’ll be the first time in our lives we’ve ever had that much money. However, with the new found freedom of student life, all that money can end up getting spent surprisingly quickly, especially with cost of living affecting us all. To ensure  that you’re able…

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Commuting to university: 3 tips for students

I commute to university and I’d like share my advice for students thinking about doing it. I’m Angelica and I’m studying English Literature and Creative Writing BA. Here are my tips on how to save time and money, so that commuting to university works for you. Top 3 tips for commuting to university 1. Buy…

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What is it like to study humanities at University of Brighton?

Adjusting to university-level study It was my curiosity and passion for ethical thinking that led me to apply for the Philosophy, Politics and Ethics course at the University of Brighton. Being a first-generation student, I had no idea what to expect of university life. I was surprised by how much of my time would be…

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What is it like studying a fine art degree at Brighton?

Make your own study pathway I studied an art foundation which helped me narrow down the specialism within the field a bit more, and after finding this painting course (one of only a few which offer it in the UK), it felt tailored to everything I wanted to learn about and explore! Find your people…

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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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Starting university in September? Read TOP TIPS from our graduates!

I graduated from the University of Brighton in 2018 and learnt so much in my three years of study. You definitely don’t need seven woks in a halls kitchen and there’s always help available to students, sometimes you’ve just got to ask. To help you prepare for September I’ve gone down to our 2022 Graduation…

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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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