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Graduates 2021: Sherry Shi: MA Sequential Design/Illustration

Chinese student Sherry Shi is a 2021 graduate from our MA Sequential Design/Illustration course. Please tell us a bit about your work and your influences This project captures moments of everyday life to chronicle the many societal changes taking place in the last three decades in China. The intention of this project is to use…

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Elaine Hills

Workshops and Tutorials for Improving Academic Skills

Since September 2020, CAELD has been working with tutors and students to provide the appropriate support that will elevate their academic writing skills. This in turn serves to boost the number of students that pass assignments the first time. The CAELD team and staff from across the university have been working together to create tailored…

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Five tips for settling into Brighton as an international student

Attend orientation week Orientation week is an extremely critical week that will help you ease into university. During orientation week, you get to meet your professors, staff members, and classmates. It is essential that you make the most out of this week and get acquainted with your professors since they will assist you later during…

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Forward Bound scholarship – reflection from our scholar, Marwa

Egyptian student Marwa was the fourth recipient of our Forward Bound scholarship to study MSc Health Promotion. Since 2015, we have been delighted, with the kind support of Fiona Deane with money left to her by a family legacy, to have offered the Forward Bound scholarship to MSc Health Promotion applicants from low or lower-middle…

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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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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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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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Preparing for your PhD interview

Getting through to a PhD interview is a great achievement in your PhD acceptance journey and you are almost at the final stage. In this final article in our series of postgraduate application tips, Dr Ioannis Pantelidis of the University of Brighton Doctoral College has put together some of his tips for preparing for your…

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