International Office Blog

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

Mercy Wasike

Brighton nursing alumna earns groundbreaking NHS appointment

University of Brighton nursing graduate Mercy Wasike has become the first Kenyan deputy chief nurse to be appointed in the NHS.

Ambassador Yama Yari with Vice-Chancellor Debra Humphris

Graduate who went from refugee to ambassador returns to Brighton

University of Brighton alumnus Yama Yari returned to his old campus to share his journey to major leadership roles in both Afghanistan and Europe.

Shi Pin

Shi Pin: how the Careers and Employability team helped me find a part-time job

I am a third year Podiatry BSc(Hons) student from Malaysia.  People always say that a good CV is important for future job applications and one of the most important components in a CV is work experience. During the first year of my Podiatry degree, I started thinking about getting a part-time job to earn some…

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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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Nadja Jepsen

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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Emmanuelle Hose

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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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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