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.

analysing the phillips stonehenge core under a magnifying glass

Brighton researcher leads first glimpse inside the giant stones of Stonehenge

Professor David Nash has led a team taking the first glimpse inside one of Stonehenge’s giant sarsen stones, providing new insights into these iconic objects. In a paper published in the journal PLoS ONE, an international team led by Professor Nash – Professor of Physical Geography at the University of Brighton’s School of Applied Sciences – were able to reveal…

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Alex Lewis Whitaker

Digital Music and Sound Arts graduate wins award from Japan

Alex Lewis-Whitaker has won the Nagoya University of the Arts Award of Excellence 2021 for his final degree show project, entitled Wɔpo. Alex graduated this year with Digital Music and Sound Art BA(Hons), and drew on his mixed English and Asante (Ghanaian) heritage to create a degree show work comprising both a live performance piece and a digital…

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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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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

Stonehenge

Brighton Stonehenge research hits the headlines worldwide

In July 2020, researchers at the University of Brighton have unravelled the 400-year-old mystery of where the sarsen stones used to build Stonehenge came from. Their two-year investigation discovered that most of the large stones that make up the iconic main circle and inner horseshoe of the monument came from around 15 miles to the…

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Brighton Business School commended by CIM

The University of Brighton’s Business School has been commended for the “excellent performance” of its students in the assessment session during the lockdown month of April. The Chartered Institute of Marketing said: “2203 Digital Strategy The Awarding Body at The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) has commended University of Brighton (Graduate Gateway) for the excellent…

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Dan Hick

Brighton engineer tipped as future innovator at major awards

Dan Hicks, a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Associate of the University of Brighton and OSET Bikes, has been shortlisted for an award for his work on OSET’s electric trial bikes. Dan has been announced as a ‘Future Innovator’ finalist at the 2020 KTP Best of the Best Awards, with a judging panel recognising ‘the enormous…

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