For those travelling by car to visit the Brighton campus,  here are our best parking suggestions so you can park safely and be only a short walk away;
 
– NCP Churchill Square – Cannon Place, Brighton BN1 2FB
– NCP Church St – Brighton BN1 1US
 
– Street Parking is a bit of a lottery as we are so central […]

Hello, My name is Callum and I’m studying on the Media Production course at Dv8. I wanted to write my first guest blog in support of International Women’s Day. Read on to discover five inspirational women who have had amazing careers in the creative industries and have stories that we can all learn from.

COCO CHANEL
Profession
Fashion […]

Monday 18th March 2019

We are very pleased to be able to announce that the ESFA have now approved, by exception, that Dv8 can continue to be funded to offer 16-18 Study Programmes from our centres in Brighton and Bexhill.

This also immediately lifts the temporary suspension of in-year recruitment to our programmes, allowing Dv8 to offer […]

TBC Events host a show as part of the Brighton Fringe Festival

Pride to Youth: Drag it Out is a fun, fabulous and flamboyant cabaret style drag event in the heart of Brighton to celebrate the young LGBTQIAPP+ community. Expect the unexpected from this interactive and all inclusive event. Watch live performances from a plethora of […]

3D Character Artist, Natural Motion

We were thrilled to welcome 3D Character Artist George Brierley from Brighton’s Natural Motion Games into Dv8 to help inspire the next generation of game developers and 3D Artists!

George shared a vast amount of his own personal games industry insights and character production pipeline. He also took the time to […]

Statement Re: Dv8 Sussex’s Recent Ofsted Inspection and Outcome
Following our current Ofsted inspection and overall grading of inadequate, please see link to a statement regarding the matter from Dv8’s Managing Director Dan Wallman.
Statement Re: Dv8 Sussex’s Recent Ofsted Inspection and Outcome
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For further information or to ask any questions regarding the current position, our plans […]

Taken by Level 3 Media Production student James
Taken by Level 3 Media Production student James
Taken by Level 3 Media Production student James
Taken by Music, Media & Digital Student Santo
Taken by Level 3 Media Production student James
Taken by Music, Media & Digital Student Santo
Taken by Level 3 Media Production student James
Taken by Level 3 Media Production […]

“Your showreel is your calling card.”
On Tuesday 4th December, Media Production students welcomed Motion Graphics Designer Richard Dufty to hear about his career in the media industry and to learn from his experience and passion for all things graphic. 
Richard has had a long and successful career in the industry. He first began his journey at […]

Two days full of industry guest speakers and skills workshops
Careers Day is all about giving our young people valuable insights into the working world and inspiration for their next steps in life. We explored University as a progression route, the types of Apprenticeships you can get and how they can get themselves meaningful work experience.
We […]

“Your mental health is a priority. Your happiness is an essential. Your self-care is a necessity.”
To mark the importance of World Mental Health Day on Wednesday 10th October, young people and creative arts organisations across East Sussex came together in the evening at Dv8 Sussex to share their thoughts and experiences around the issue of […]

“Follow your dreams. Don’t give up!”
We were lucky enough to catch up and interview Miss Melody, a previous Dv8 student and now successful MC / DJ, to find out a little bit more about her journey into the music industry.
Where did you grow up and what was your childhood / earliest ambition?
I grew up […]

A Showcase featuring Music, Media, Games & Fashion
Every year our students get together to perform and exhibit to peers, family and friends, sharing all their hard work and achievements throughout the year. This year was no different as we had another fantastic Spring End of Year Showcase for the students of Bexhill at the De […]

Part of the Last Dance: Re-imagined Future Series
Throughout May, Lighthouse hosted a series of events called Last Dance: Re-imagined Futures with a full programme of free talks, workshops and events exploring the future of culture and arts. The roster of events featured independent figures who have contributed to the cultural landscape both locally and beyond, […]

Highlights from our Careers Day 2018, Brighton & Bexhill
The Dv8 Careers Day was held across both Brighton and Bexhill campuses to give students the opportunity to explore what options and pathways are out there for their next steps in work or education. We had careers hubs, university talks and lots of guests speakers from various creative […]

Industry Guest Talks at Dv8 Sussex
On Tuesday 30th January we welcomed Elijah, the Director of independent Record Label Butterz into our Brighton campus. Elijah swung by to give an honest insight into the world of music and to share his top tips for breaking into it and succeeding. 

 
In the lead up to Christmas we had three events this year to celebrate the end of term and the start of the festive holidays. One game-tastic event, and two music showcases. Big thanks to everyone that came to see what our students have been working on and to support creative education!