International Office Blog

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

Olivia Terry

Brighton graduate wins two awards for work on Wild West women’s fashion

American student Olivia Terry has won two major awards for essays based on her recent graduate dissertation on the Fashion and Dress History degree at the university.

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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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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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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Welcome to our international student blog

Welcome to the University of Brighton’s international student blog – the place to find out about all aspects of international student life at the university. International students have a long history of excelling at Brighton, and here we are pleased to share the best of what our students achieve and how the university can help…

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Olivia Hughes

ICE student prize winner 2020 Olivia Hughes

In October 2020, Brighton graduate Olivia Hughes was awarded the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Student Prize for 2020. Olivia graduated this year with a Civil Engineering MEng with a first-class honours degree. She is really excited to move onto her next step which will be to start work with Buro Happold this November where she will be joining…

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Ella Hall

“This means an incredible amount” – Brighton graduate wins fashion award

In September 2020, Fashion Design with Business Studies graduate Ella Hall picked up the accessories prize at Graduate Fashion Foundation’s (GFF) 2020 Awards. The socially distanced ceremony was held on 22 September and was streamed live from SamsungKX in London and brought to an end Graduate Fashion Week, which featured work from a number of…

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