Student News and Events

News and Events for University of Brighton Students

The Breakthrough Awards 2017

The University of Brighton’s Breakthrough Awards are open as an opportunity for your hard work and entrepreneurship to be recognised.  The awards have been made possible through the generosity of former students and local businesses. These supporters have worked with the Alumni Association to create the Breakthrough Awards and help you make the most of your course….

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Your tips for managing stress at exam time

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, SSGTs held interactive events across schools to give you a chance to share your tips for managing stress. We’ve put together a list of some of your top tips and advice. Remember, everyone manages stress differently. If you feel you need help talking about stress or wellbeing you can…

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IDAHoBiT

The International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHoBiT) takes place on Wednesday 17 May 2017. This significant date commemorates the day in 1990 when the World Health Organisation removed homosexuality from its list of mental health conditions. To mark IDAHoBiT within the University of Brighton and wider community, several events will be taking place:…

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Global Opportunities Film Fundraiser

Come to a documentary screening to help support the Global Opportunities Scholarship Fund. The Alumni team will be screening a short series of documentaries to raise awareness of the ongoing crisis facing our refugee and asylum seeker communities. Exploring the experiences of asylum seekers’ journey from home to safety, the documentaries reiterate the need for a…

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University of Brighton student shortlisted for innovation in business competition

This month University Alliance will hold its inaugural student enterprise competition ‘Innovating Future Business’, showcasing and supporting forward-thinking business ideas. Budding entrepreneurs representing 11 Alliance universities will pitch to a panel of investors for a chance to win cash prizes from a prize pool of £5,000. The University of Brighton has entered Finlay Thorburn into…

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

Are you surviving or thriving? The 8-14 May is Mental Health Awareness Week, part of a national conversation to get people thinking and talking about their mental health. The theme of this year’s campaign is ‘surviving and thriving’, to challenge you to see how the experiences learned through survival can pave the way for strength,…

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5 tips for eating well for less

Trying to eat well on a student budget can be a challenge in itself throughout life at university. Whilst it feels tempting to buy a ready meal that can be cooked in less than five minutes, or order a takeaway rather than going to the shop, we don’t often think about how our eating habits…

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Registering to vote

With the sudden news of a snap election for June 2017, it’s important to make sure you register to vote in time so that you can have your say. If you would like to make your voice heard, you will need to register by Monday 22 May. It only takes a few minutes, so make…

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Student finance: key dates for 2017

Student finance 2017/18 As the end of one year at university approaches, it’s time to start thinking about preparing for the next. If you will be continuing your course next year, and intend on applying for student finance, you will need to make a new application for 2017/18. The deadline for applications is Friday 23 June…

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Learn a language as part of your course

It’s almost time to choose your option modules for next year, but have you considered learning a language? Learning another language can significantly increase your future employment prospects, and help to make you a more desirable candidate to companies operating globally. You have the option of learning French, Italian, German or Spanish either on its…

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