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

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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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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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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Alice Giraudi

Digital Film graduate recognised at international film festival

Italian Scottish student Alice Giraudi has placed third in an women’s international film festival. Alice’s short film, entitled Il Giardino, takes a documentary look at Italian chef Maria Zingarelli as she sets about opening her own vegetarian restaurant – in a part of Italy famed for its meat… Alice is an Italian Scottish student and…

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Madeleine Orr

Pioneering Brighton Management alumna returns to Brighton

Dr Madeleine Orr, a Canadian graduate, recently returned to the University of Brighton to host a research seminar on her work in Sport Ecology, which has seen Forbes list her among the leading young people in sport for 2021. After graduating in 2015 with a Masters in Event Management from Brighton, Dr Orr completed her PhD…

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Denzil Marvin

Black in Business: Brighton Open Podcast

Brighton Business School alumni, Marvin Okai and Denzil Lawrence, talked to us in October 2020 through a new podcast series; BOP (Brighton Open Podcast) about their journey to becoming Chartered Accountants and why they developed their blog Black and in Business to share their experience. Denzil and Marvin “discuss topics relating to our university experiences…

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