International Office Blog

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

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University of Brighton signs pledge for Agent Quality Framework

We are pleased to announce that the University of Brighton has recently signed the pledge for the Agent Quality Framework, showcasing our commitment to excellence in international student recruitment.   This framework aims to ensure higher standards and quality assurance in our partnerships with international agents.  The UK Agent Quality Framework Universities’ Pledge is a combined…

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Hasan Gilani at an SI-UK recruitment fair in Pakistan

Brighton academic travels to Pakistan to meet potential new students

Last month Dr Hasan Gilani, Principal Lecturer in our School of Business and Law, visited Pakistan for a number of international recruitment fairs with SI-UK. The trip included multiple stops around various major cities in Pakistan including Peshawar, Karachi, Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Lahore. Attending recruitment fairs around the world is part of our internationalisation strategy…

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Professor Marina Novelli wins award for contribution to sustainability in African tourism sector

Professor Marina Novelli has won a Changemaker Impact Award for her work to support innovation and sustainability in the African tourism sector. The University of Brighton professor received the Changemaker Impact Award at the Aviators Africa Conference and Tower (AACT) Awards in Johannesburg on 22 October, in recognition of her 20 years working in collaboration with…

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Professor Marie Harder at the Magnolia awards speech

Meet the Brighton professor leading Shanghai’s fight against food waste

University of Brighton’s Professor Marie Harder has received the city of Shanghai’s Magnolia Gold Award for her contributions to life in the Chinese metropolis.

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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.

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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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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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