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The University of Brighton’s history starts in the mid 19th century, when it was established as the Brighton School of Art in the Brighton Art Pavilion. Now it describes itself as the leading university for the professions, with a particular focus on nursing, engineering and pharmacy.

Based around five campuses across Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings, there is a student population of more than 20,000. The university is structured around three academic groups: the Colleague of Arts and Humanities; the College of Life, Health and Physical Sciences; and the College of Social Sciences.

Brighton has a number of famous alumni, including children’s illustrator Quentin blake, fashion designer Julien MacDonald and Turner Prize winner Rachel Whiteread.

For 2014-15, the university states graduate employment reached its highest recorded levels, with 92.9% of leavers going on to find employment.

Statistics
UK Average

Students

  • Undergraduate
    17005
  • Postgratuate
    4005
  • PhD (TBC)
    54
  • National
    21010

United Kingdom

59th

Worldwide

836th

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