International Student Blog

News and information for the University of Brighton's international students

Abdulmohsen Aldayel

Brighton graduate among finalists in global Alumni Awards

Abdulmohsen Aldayel has been chosen as a finalist in the British Council’s international Study UK Alumni Awards. Abdulmohsen graduated from Brighton in 2013 after doing a Masters degree in Creative Media – now replaced by the Digital Media, Culture and Society MA – and is a finalist representing Saudi Arabia in the latest Alumni Awards, which received around…

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Nicola Peverati

From Brighton Business School to space exploration communications

We caught up with Italian alumnus Nicola Peverati who graduated with an MSc in Marketing (Branding and Communication) in 2015. Here is his story in his own words…. Back in 2014, it was a bittersweet sensation to leave Brighton, the University of Brighton and all my friends even before handing in my dissertation to start…

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likeava

Economics student creates new platform to boost access to remote working

Undergraduate Indian student Kanoj Vora has teamed up with students in the US and Germany to create a new website to link students and employers for remote work. Currently in his second year of a BSc(Hons) in Economics, Kanoj co-created his new online platform Likeava to bolster the worldwide surge in remote working. The aim is…

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Deepak receiving award

Deepak Baruah: Winning a Peace Award and founding a school

Even many years after your graduation, successes and a winning attitude will follow you in the rest of your career. Indian Student Depak Baruah has continued to accomplish huge achievements, from being recognised for international awards to making an impact at the UN.  Deepak studied on our Public Administration MPA in 2015 and in 2016…

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Mia Parker-Tang

Photography alumna receives English Heritage portfolio commission

British-Chinese photography graduate Mia Parker-Tang has received one of four New Lenses commissions by English Heritage to create a portfolio inspired by a chosen site. After graduating from her Photography BA (Hons) course in 2019, Mia – now based in Peterborough – worked as a freelance photographer and showed in an exhibition at London’s Truman Brewery….

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International Women's Day

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2021 with the University of Brighton

The University of Brighton is proud to support our female students and staff and we’ll be celebrating the day with a range of activities. The University of Brighton is holding a joint event with the University of Sussex – a conversation with award-winning science journalist and author Angela Saini. The talk will cover the history…

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Kira Krasz

Brighton Photography Graduate Selected for International Exhibition

Hungarian alumna student Kíra Krász has been selected for exhibition in a leading European gallery. Her work was shown in the Hangar Art Center in Brussels from November 2020 to January 2021. Kíra’s work was inspired following being locked down in her Hove flat with with her partner. They were finding that they felt cramped…

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Anastasiia Bondarenko

Our Forward Bound scholars – Anastasiia Bondarenko

Since 2015, the University’s has offered its prestigious Forward Bounds scholarship to MSc Health Promotion applicants from low or lower-middle income countries. The award was introduced to support health and other professionals who are employed or who volunteer in roles where they will be able to influence and shape health promotion practice and policy on…

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Virginia Mzunzu

Our Forward Bound scholars – Virginia Mzunzu

Since 2015, the University’s has offered its prestigious Forward Bounds scholarship to MSc Health Promotion applicants from low or lower-middle income countries. The award was introduced to support health and other professionals who are employed or who volunteer in roles where they will be able to influence and shape health promotion practice and policy on…

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Preparing for your PhD interview

Getting through to a PhD interview is a great achievement in your PhD acceptance journey and you are almost at the final stage. In this final article in our series of postgraduate application tips, Dr Ioannis Pantelidis of the University of Brighton Doctoral College has put together some of his tips for preparing for your…

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