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University robots put to the test

Racing robots built by University of Brighton undergraduates and students at the University Technical College in Newhaven, UTC@harbourside, were put to the test when former Education Secretary, Lord Baker of Dorking visited the school. After being shown around the new school by some of the 14-18 year old students, Lord Baker was treated to a…

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National Student Survey 2016 – voucher winners

A huge thank you to those of you who completed the National Student Survey 2016. If your name is on the list below then you are one of the lucky winners of a £50 Amazon voucher! We have sent an email to your university email account with your voucher code and instructions on how to redeem…

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Burritos, Brownies and Bratwurst sausages….

Where can you find all of these delicious treats? Only at our Street Diner events… What is Street Diner? Street Diner is a collective of Sussex based traders selling dishes from around the world. They work in partnership with the university to run fortnightly events at our Moulsecoomb and Falmer campuses. The next Street Diner…

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Meeting new uni friends

Keep your door open when you first arrive and unpack, this way people can see you exist. It’s a guaranteed way to meet people. You might also like to put up a big sign with your name/course on your room door. As soon as you know one person, go round knocking on everyone’s door in…

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Catching up with Ben

Ben studied Law with Business in the Business School, he graduated in 2013 with a First Class degree. He got in touch to tell us about what he’s doing now. “I started my degree in 2010 at the Moulsecoomb campus and was already living in Brighton so I didn’t have to worry about a big…

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Meet some of the Grad Show exhibitors

  We take a sneak preview at some of the work on display as part of the Grad Show Emily Bowers-Clark’s collection ‘Static Fluidity’, follows her internship with luxury fashion label Le Photographe where she now hopes to find full-time employment. Emily, from Kingston, South West London, describer her Fashion with Business course as “really enjoyable”, adding that it,…

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Doing a placement got me a job before graduation

Emma studies Primary Studies with Education at the Falmer campus. She’s in her final year and will be graduating in July. Her hard work on her course and during placements has landed her a job at a new school before she’s even graduated! “I originally chose Brighton because it seemed like it was the best…

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Studying with a brain tumour – Gemma’s story

“I’m Gemma and I am 32 years old, currently studying Adult Nursing at the Eastbourne campus. I’m in my third and final year of the course, juggling course work and placements with looking after a husband and two young boys who are ten and six. I have loved my course so far; it’s something that…

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My dissertation – Jordan’s story

I’m Jordan, a third year Multimedia Broadcast Journalism student at the Hastings campus. I decided to write about how lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) TV characters have developed over the past 25 years and what the public’s response to them has been like for my final year dissertation. Whilst I was writing it, as…

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Graduate Tom and his Atlantic adventure

Former Sports Journalism student Tom is training to do something extraordinary. He and his best friend James are pushing themselves to the limit this coming December by rowing 3000 miles across the Atlantic completely unaided. The team will be rowing from The Canary Islands to Antigua, rowing up to 12 hours a day for up…

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