Student News and Events

News and Events for University of Brighton Students

Hate crime research project looking for students

Have you ever experienced hate speech or prejudice-motivated abuse directed at you primarily because of your identity? Or perhaps you’ve witnessed or heard about others on campus experiencing this type of behaviour? Hate crime research A research team is developing a new programme for students at the universities of Brighton and Sussex which will offer…

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Mental Health Awareness Week 14-20 May

The focus of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May) is on stress. Research has shown that two thirds of us experience a mental health problem in our lifetime, and stress is a key factor in this. As well as looking at ways to tackle stress, we will be raising awareness of smart approaches…

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Ramadan 2018

Many Muslim staff and students will be observing Ramadan during May and June this year. In the month of Ramadan observant adult Muslims will give up food or drink during the hours of daylight. The University has developed these Ramadan Guidelines (pdf) for managers and teaching staff on how to support staff and students who…

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EFEL teaching award winners 2017

Teaching staff nominations wanted

Do you know someone who is exceptional at teaching or in the facilitation of learning, someone who goes over and above to improve the student experience? You can nominate a University staff member who you think is excellent by completing the form. Closing date for nominations is 14 May 2018. Awards will be presented at…

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Free breakfast and bike checks next week

As part of the Unicycle Challenge, we’re encouraging you to get on your bike with a free breakfast or hot drink if you cycle in next week, plus free bike maintenance checks from Dr Bike! Moulsecoomb – Wednesday 14 March 8-10am: Cycle in and pick up your free breakfast voucher from outside the Cockcroft building…

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Weather update: Tuesday 27 Feb, 3pm

*Tuesday 27 Feb: Weather update for all students* There has been continuing snowfall across all campuses, but all buildings remain open.   Wherever possible, we will continue to ensure that there is no disruption to services provided, but this may change dependent upon the severity of the weather conditions. Please refer to your university email…

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February Dr Bike checks

Free bike maintenance checks are being held across campuses again this week! Find out when and where the bike doctors will be: Wednesday 7 February Moulsecoomb, outside Cockcroft entrance, 11am-2pm Hastings, Priory Square basement, 11.30am-1pm Thursday 8 February Grand Parade, Main Building quad, 11am-2pm Eastbourne, outside Hillbrow Sports centre, 11.30am-1pm Friday 9 February Falmer, outside…

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New wellbeing workshop: A Student’s Guide to Managing Worry and Anxiety

We can help you learn how to manage worry and anxiety. We are pleased to confirm that we will be running a free workshop in partnership with the Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service. The session will teach you more about anxiety and the ways that you can manage it, so you can make the most of your…

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Travel Smart to campus

Win prizes to celebrate the re-launch of Travel Smart The Travel Smart platform is a great and simple way to find other students or staff to share your car journey into university with, saving you money, reducing pollution and congestion. Register your journey, save money & win prizes! To celebrate the re-launch of the platform,…

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Will you be observing Ramadan?

Are you concerned about exam dates clashing with Ramadan? If you will be observing Ramadan, or other religious festivals and holy days, which may clash with the scheduled examination period, you can complete a Religious Observance and examinations form, and your School will then do what they can to accommodate your needs and make reasonable…

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