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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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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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Brighton Philosophy grad becomes leading agency Versa’s first futurist

Tomas Haffenden, described as a strategist and industry thought leader, has been appointed in the new senior role at Australian company Versa – his role will include leveraging emerging technologies, specifically, conversational AI. Find out about studying Humanities subjects at Brighton, including: Philosophy, Politics, Ethics BA(Hons) Politics and Philosophy MA

“It felt safe for me to be my authentic self for the first time and be automatically accepted for that too”

George Green graduated in English Language and Linguistics in 2014 – he told the university’s alumni team about his experience. University was a transformative experience for me personally, academically and professionally. Even though it’s impossible to know an alternative universe where I did not go to university and how my life would have been if…

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Sahar Tobin

Alumni stories: “Dream big, dream far, and do the work that no one wants to do.”

In July 2020, Sahar Tobir, Legal Counsel/Data Protection Officer at APSIS International AB, described her journey from a Law LLB(Hons) student at Brighton Business School to law professional and gives advice to current students on how to move forward in a positive way, despite the uncertain times. “Dear current students and future alumni, I am Sahar, Brighton…

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Roslan Abdullah

Brighton graduate appointed car giant’s vice president

The Malaysia car company Proton has appointed a University of Brighton Business School graduate as its new Vice President of sales and marketing. Roslan Abdullah, who was awarded a BA(Hons) in Accounting and Finance in 1992, has also been named Chief Executive Officer of Proton Edar, Proton’s wholly owned subsidiary responsible for the distribution of Proton cars…

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Daisy Kyle

My placement in LA has been life-changing

Daisy Kyle, a Building Surveying BSc(Hons) student, has secured a job thanks to her placement in Los Angeles. In January 2020, she talked about the experience and about her time at the University of Brighton. Thanks to my placement, I now have a graduate job… My year’s placement in Los Angeles working for Alan and…

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