International Office Blog

News and information from the International Office at the University of Brighton

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UBIC students celebrate the start of summer in the sunshine

After completing their degree preparation courses, University of Brighton International College students celebrated in style at a fun-filled afternoon last week.  UBIC students and staff gathered to celebrate the end of their course and the start of summer at Kaplan Living in Brighton.   There was plenty of fun and games, from Connect 4, to hula-hoops,…

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Dean of the School of Business and Law supports international recruitment in India

Colleagues Sarah Kaiser, Nidhi Manocha and Upasana Handa were recently joined by the Dean of the School of Business and Law, Rachael Carden, on a trip to India. The packed itinerary included stops in New Delhi, Noida, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore. The group embarked on a full schedule of engagements with offer holders, prospective…

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Where to go in Brighton for American style pancakes to commemorate the Fourth of July!

What do Americans celebrate on Fourth of July? Officially known as Independence Day in America, 4 July is a national holiday that marks the passage of the Declaration of Independence. Dating back to the 18th Century during the American Revolution, 2 July saw the Continental Congress vote in favour of independence. On 4 July delegates…

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Enhancing your career prospects at the University of Brighton

At the University of Brighton, we’re dedicated to ensuring that you make the most of your time here, empowering you to find or create a career that excites and rewards you.    Studying at Brighton offers an experience that goes way beyond the classroom. From day one we’ll help you build the real-world knowledge and transferable…

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International students on why they chose to study at the University of Brighton

When it comes to selecting a university, international students have unique needs and expectations. The University of Brighton stands out as a top choice for many because of its practical courses, supportive community, and exceptional facilities. Here’s what some of our international students have to say about their experiences at Brighton.  Practical learning for career…

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Top reasons why you should study at the University of Brighton

Choosing the right university is a significant decision for any student, particularly if you’re considering studying abroad. We welcome more than 3,000 international students to the University of Brighton each year. Our focus is on helping you unlock your potential. We provide a thriving academic community where you can learn from experts and gain the…

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Graduate Mario shares how Brighton has shaped his aerospace career

An international student from Italy, Mario made the most of every available opportunity while studying here at Brighton.   He tells us how his Aeronautical Engineering course helped him get where he is today working for European multinational aerospace corporation, Airbus.   Mario also shares how university societies and his role as a course representative contributed to…

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Happy Vesak Day: An insight into the history of Buddhism and the Vesak celebration

Thursday 23 May marks this year’s Vesak celebration for those in the Buddhist community. Vesak is a time for bringing happiness to others and paying homage to the religious figure Buddha.  What is Vesak? Vesak has many names, and is most commonly referred to as Wesak, Buddha Jayanti, Buddha Purnima, Buddha Day and even Buddha’s…

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Mental Health Awareness Week 13-19 May 2024

From 13 to 19 May, this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week will be taking place, during which a series of events will be running to help signpost support services and encourage conversation among students. All week, we will be offering free activities to get students active, with a range of events scheduled for each day,…

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University of Brighton signs pledge for Agent Quality Framework

We are pleased to announce that the University of Brighton has recently signed the pledge for the Agent Quality Framework, showcasing our commitment to excellence in international student recruitment.   This framework aims to ensure higher standards and quality assurance in our partnerships with international agents.  The UK Agent Quality Framework Universities’ Pledge is a combined…

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