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Double award for University of Brighton lecturer

Media lecturer Dr Dann has won two awards at the leading industry showcase for podcast, radio and audiobook production. Lance won the Gold Award for Best Entertainment Producer, and a Silver for Best Comedy Producer at the 2021 Audio Production Awards, beating off competition from producers at BBC Radio 1 and Radio 4 among others. He…

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Brighton Works Week

Our second annual Brighton Works Week saw over 1000 students from across the university come together for informative sessions to help with their career development plans. Sessions were delivered by our dedicated Careers and Employability team as well as companies including American Express and United Us. Sessions this year included: How to find a job…

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Alumna turns scholarship opportunity into a career

Nadja Jepsen came to study for her Education MA at the University of Brighton after a scholarship opportunity enabled her to travel to England. I received my MA Education from Brighton as an international student from the US. I won a scholarship which made Brighton a cheaper option than studying back in California. The scholarship…

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Preparing for your career

As a Brighton student we’ll help you to get as much as you can out of your time with, so that you can go on to find – or to create – work that excites and rewards you. Our careers team are there to offer advice throughout your time at Brighton and after you graduate…

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University of Brighton alumna appointed Vice President of Rimini Street

Class of 1995 graduate, Emmanuelle Hose, has been appointed Vice President of Rimini Street and Managing Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Emmanuelle completed her Bachelor of Science at the University of Brighton in Information Technology. Rimini Street is a global leader in independent, third-party enterprise software support services with over 4,200 clients….

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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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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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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 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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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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