International Student Blog

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

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Applying through Clearing as an international student – why I did it [video]

Why I applied through Clearing I applied through Clearing because it was mid-August, and I still wasn’t happy with my university choices. After being offered unconditional offers from three different universities none of them felt like the right fit for me. So, I rejected all my options and not long after, I found out about the…

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Five tips for settling into Brighton as an international student

Attend orientation week Orientation week is an extremely critical week that will help you ease into university. During orientation week, you get to meet your professors, staff members, and classmates. It is essential that you make the most out of this week and get acquainted with your professors since they will assist you later during…

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Five things to remember before travelling to the UK – student tips

It is natural to feel nervous and/or anxious! Travelling to a new country is a big move especially because you are travelling away from home where you are used to. You are travelling away from family and friends. It is important to remember that feeling scared, nervous, anxious are all natural feelings. After all, you…

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Photography and textiles graduates create Spanish art academy

Spanish class of 2019 graduates, Ángel Luis Sánchez Flores (MA Photography) and Rosa Brualla (MA Textiles) have created an art academy in Salamanca, Spain. The pair, founded a company called ‘La U mutante’ together which is an interactive project to share experiences around art and design. As well as offering workshops and seminars the academy…

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Graduates 2021: Andrea Hladikova: Digital Music and Sounds Arts MA

Czech student Andrea is a 2021 graduate from our Digital Music and Sound Arts MA. “I love combining different techniques in order to achieve the most accurate expression of my concept. I have always gravitated towards sound and music and when I learned more about this course and its experimental and often multimedia approach I…

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Belong at Brighton: International Q+A

We’ve arranged two online Microsoft Teams events where students can come and ask us all their questions about preparing to join us in Brighton this September. Our International Q+A events will take place on 21 July 10:00 – 11:00 BST and 28 July 17:00 – 18:00 BST.   Please note links to the events will not be…

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Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) is the highest-ranked UK institution in the latest Times Higher Education Young University World Rankings

The Brighton medical school is also the only UK institution in the global top 50, coming in at number 44 on a list of 475 universities spread around 68 countries. It is the fourth successive year BSMS website has been awarded a top 50 place in the Young University World Rankings. Formed in 2003 out of a partnership…

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Brighton the biggest climber in latest Complete University Guide

The University of Brighton has recorded the largest improvement of any UK institution in the 2022 Complete University Guide, published on 8 June, climbing 32 places from last year.  The results from the latest CUG table follow the university’s high achievement in Research England’s Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) rankings in March this year. In those, Brighton…

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It’s not too late to start a degree in the UK in September 2021

We want to make it as easy as possible for your students to get their application to us and begin their studies at Brighton.  Students can use our self-apply form to apply directly for their place to start university in September. Those applying from 10 August who have their exam results can call +44 (0)1273 644000 to apply directly…

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Forward Bound scholarship – reflection from our scholar, Marwa

Egyptian student Marwa was the fourth recipient of our Forward Bound scholarship to study MSc Health Promotion. Since 2015, we have been delighted, with the kind support of Fiona Deane with money left to her by a family legacy, to have offered the Forward Bound scholarship to MSc Health Promotion applicants from low or lower-middle…

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