University of Brighton Personal Statements

These UCAS personal statements have been kindly provided by students applying to University of Brighton. You can click on one of the links below to view the entire statement and find out if the applicant was offered a place.

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Politics and International Relations Personal Statement ****
I believe that we are living in a time of social and political revolution. From the election of a black President to the Arab spring and more locally the London riots of 2011, people's interest into politics is becoming ever more apparent...

Biomedical Science Personal Statement
Venturing into the unknown and never-ending world of science and medicine has been a passion and desire of mine for the majority of my life. I am captivated by how a simple idea can be transformed into a reality that can pave the way for new cures and more advanced anatomical understanding...

Aerospace Engineering Personal Statement
The Aeronautical industry is currently one of the most rapidly advancing and high tech industries, it fascinates me to see how the machines are being built and developed to achieve magnificent goals. I have a basic understanding of how this is achieved through documentaries and research, however I endeavor to know more about this industry and broaden my understanding as the more I know the happier and more content I will become, the thought of working within this industry and helping mankind to advance and improve really excites me and your university provides me with the key features and opportunities to achieve this...

History and International Relations Personal Statement *****
'If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday.' - Pearl Buck. This quote illustrates my enthusiasm and interest in history; you can be enlightened of the events of the past, while furthering your understanding of the present...

Criminology and Sociology Personal Statement
Do you never think about what your purpose in life is? Being of a British African background the statistics don't always paint a rosy picture. They display a high level of educational underachievement and criminality...

Criminology and Sociology Personal Statement
Do you ever think about what your purpose in life is? Being of a British African background the statistics don't always paint a rosy picture. They display a high level of educational underachievement and criminality...

Media Personal Statement *****
From studying for my GCSE’s it has always been an ambition of mine to go to university to study a course that I love and believe in. I have looked into all areas that had taken an interest to me. I have a creative flare and enjoy all things that involve digital design through the web and applications ever since early secondary school...

Civil Engineering Personal Statement
Aged 4, my favourite question was "why?". This eventually developed into "Why is the sky blue", "Why does 2 plus 2 equal four", and after the first time I crossed the Severn Bridge, "Why does that stand up?"...

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