Student News and Events

News and Events for University of Brighton Students

Is your Wi-Fi connection slow?

If you are currently using the ‘Wi-Fi Guest’ network across the University and in Halls, you may be experiencing issues such as a slow connection. The network you should be using is eduroam, our student service with the best performing internet, unlimited connections and 100 times the capacity of Wi-Fi Guest. Wi-Fi Guest should only…

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A student’s guide to managing worry and anxiety

Bookings for this workshop are now closed. However, if you are interested in taking part in an anxiety and worry workshop in the future, you can register your interest by contacting a member of the team. Are you new to university and feeling anxious? Perhaps worrying about upcoming deadlines or life after your degree? We’re running…

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10,000 cups and counting

TV Chef and campaigner Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall shows support for our MyCUP initiative, which has already saved over 10,000 paper cups since its September launch. Since the beginning of September, students and staff have reused their own mugs 10,000 times – saving this many disposable cups from being thrown away. This huge reduction in paper cup…

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Updated: UoB bus services

Updated 23 October 2017 In light of feedback received on services during the first few weeks of term, we can confirm that: The revised bus service currently serving Varley Park and Falmer will be extended to provide an hourly service linking all of our Brighton campuses for the remainder of the current academic year This service will…

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Staying safe when you’re out and about

When you’re part of a large student population, it’s worth being careful about a few things. Some of this information may seem obvious, but it’s important to read the following safety advice before heading on a night out. As a University of Brighton student, you are also part of a local community. Please be considerate…

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Travel Week events

The University’s annual c-change Travel Week starts Monday 9 October. A sustainable travel roadshow will be visiting one campus every day from Monday 9 to Friday 13 October. Drop by for information and advice on all things sustainable travel, with free bike maintenance checks and some fantastic freebies! Click here to find out when we’ll be on your campus. The roadshow will…

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Ditch the disposables with MyCUP

Did you know we throw away nearly 1 million disposable cups a year at the University? UK-wide, it’s estimated that 2.5 billion paper coffee cups are being thrown away every year. That’s almost 5,000 a minute, or 7 million per day. MyCUP is the University’s new reusable cup scheme, encouraging students, staff and visitors to…

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New and improved facilities

The Modern Spaces Programme aims to deliver state-of-the-art technology and equipment to make your spaces smarter. With over 20 projects being delivered this summer, you will notice the increased flexibility of our facilities and technology. We have created new spaces similar to the dual-purpose desk units in Checkland A512 and Aldro G20, now also available…

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Wellbeing workshops for 2017/18

We know there is a lot to juggle whilst you study, which is why our Counselling and Wellbeing team work hard each year to put on free, practical sessions to give you tips and strategies to help you keep on track. Whether you are prone to procrastination, anxiety or nerves, or simply want to improve…

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Get involved with UniCycle and win great prizes

This year, we’ve teamed up with Love to Ride to bring you UniCycle – an exciting pilot project with the NUS, aimed at getting more students experiencing the joys of the bicycle! There will be UniCycle events and challenges running throughout the year, with some amazing prizes to be won, including: • Holidays • Bikes…

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