Student News and Events

News and events for University of Brighton students

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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Grad Show 2015

More than 12,000 visitors are expected to attend one of the South East’s largest exhibitions of architecture, fine art, design and film. The University of Brighton’s annual Graduate Show is a free-to-attend exhibition that lets visitors search out stars of the future who hope to follow in the footsteps of alumni such as fashion designer…

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Student Awards and Scholarships

Last year the University of Brighton awarded prizes worth just under £200,000 to students Yes, that’s right.  Thanks to donations from local businesses, our Alumni Association and friends of the university, 200 students won awards ranging from £50 to £1000 for their achievements. Available awards: Up to 50 x £1000 scholarships each academic year Awards…

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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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The graduate perspective

It can be hard to think about life after uni when you have deadlines and exams on your mind. But sooner or later, your time at the university will sadly come to an end. We decided to speak to former students to find out what they miss about being at university, what they got from…

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Stress busters

In the lead up to exam and deadline period, we spoke to the Counselling and Wellbeing team to find out their tips for dealing with stress. Stop to think Take five minutes to think about your day and gain perspective of the revision you need to do or essay you need to write. Planning and…

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Susie Styles helps you dress for success

Last week local Brighton stylist Susie Styles came to the university to give students advice about looking fashionable yet professional at work. Susie, a London College of Fashion graduate, has worked with the likes of Stella McCartney and Adidas Women and spoke to students at the Moulsecoomb campus offering interview style advice. She gave us…

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