International Office Blog

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

Brighton students Darine and Mitchelle

An update from Forward Bound scholars, Darine and Mitchelle

Darine (left) and Mitchelle (right) were awarded the Forward Bound scholarship in 2022, here they let us know how they are getting on now that they have completed their studies. Since 2015, the University of Brighton has been delighted to offer the Forward Bound scholarship to MSc Health Promotion applicants from low or lower-middle income…

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Brighton graduate who lost both parents to AIDS awarded grant from Elton John Aids Foundation

One of our alumni has received a $50,000 grant from the Elton John AIDS Foundation to improve access to HIV care and education in Uganda. Caroline Mukebezi, who graduated with a Master’s degree in Health Promotion from the university’s School of Sports and Health Sciences, has been awarded a grant for her project aimed at improving access to…

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Group photo at the PIE international student event in London_March 2024

The PIE Live: International student roundtable 2024

Representing the University of Brighton, our International Student Ambassador Fernando Davila Vargas attended one of the biggest international student events for 2024. PIE Live Europe 2024 hosts a range of workshops, live speakers and networking events for the higher education sector. This year our International Student Ambassador was invited to attend the international student roundtable….

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Vice-Chancellor Prof Debra Humphris quote

New Vice-Chancellor scholarships designed to enable more international students to study at Brighton

We’re delighted to launch our new Vice-Chancellor international scholarships at both postgraduate and undergraduate level. The scholarships are automatically granted as a reduction in fees to students from specific regions studying in the following schools: School of Business and Law; School of Architecture, Technology and Engineering; School of Humanities and Social Science. Vice-Chancellor, Professor Debra…

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University of Brighton Student Ambassadors helping out on open day

Exciting job opportunity for current University of Brighton students

We’re recruiting for new student ambassadors to work part-time in our Student Recruitment and Outreach team.   Working as a student ambassador is a way to showcase your unique skills and inspire the next generation of students to start their University of Brighton journey.   As a student ambassador, you’ll support our recruitment and outreach work…

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Ramadan 2024 graphic from the university of brighton

Happy Ramadan 2024!

10 March marks the start of this year’s Ramadan celebrations, serving as a period to strengthen the connection with Allah and celebrate a significant time within the Muslim community.  Muslims achieve this by observing fasting, engaging in the recitation of the Qur’an, and performing acts of selfless charity.   The start of Ramadan is signified by…

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Happy Easter!

10 things to do over Easter weekend in Brighton

Find out what’s happening in Brighton & Hove over this year’s Easter weekend. We’ve scoured the internet to find the best seasonal activities in Brighton. Easter is a Christian festival that marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ. In the UK there are three key dates over Easter: Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. Good…

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Hasan Gilani at an SI-UK recruitment fair in Pakistan

Brighton academic travels to Pakistan to meet potential new students

Last month Dr Hasan Gilani, Principal Lecturer in our School of Business and Law, visited Pakistan for a number of international recruitment fairs with SI-UK. The trip included multiple stops around various major cities in Pakistan including Peshawar, Karachi, Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Lahore. Attending recruitment fairs around the world is part of our internationalisation strategy…

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Brighton student wins global competition to promote inclusive nightlife

A University of Brighton student has won €50,000 to build a music studio and nightclub from decommissioned shipping containers in his native Kenya. Jesse Mugambi, who is studying for a Master’s degree in Sustainable Design at the university’s Moulsecoomb campus, has been confirmed as one of two winners of Jägermeister’s #SaveThe Night competition, which supports…

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BIEG and UOB group photo

Welcoming the Beifang Education Group to Brighton

We recently welcomed China-based Beifang International Educational Group to our Falmer campus here in Brighton.   The visit was arranged in order to enhance our connections with Beifang International Education Group (BIEG) and Yanching Institute of Technology, who we have not had the opportunity to meet face-to-face in the UK previously.  Beifang International Education Group (BIEG)…

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