Life

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As a Brighton student you will have the opportunity to shape your own learning experience through the new experiences, skills and connections you choose to make. We have provided a few examples here to inspire you.

Student stories

Find out more about life at Brighton from some of our students and graduates.

Check out our subject playlists on YouTube: Graphics and Illustration, Art and Design, Architecture and Interiors, Photography, Film and Sound, Media.

Your Students’ Union

There are more than 100 student-led societies you can get involved in. Joining a society is a great way to meet like-minded people, make new friends and learn new skills.

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What societies are there and how can you join? Meg will be happy to talk you through how to join a society, what societies already exist and how to start your own if that’s want you want to do. Visit the SU homepage to find out more.

Your campus

Take a virtual look around your campus in our online tours.

Studying at Moulsecoomb campus? Find out about The Big Build Project.

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Around your campus

The Design Archives is based at Grand Parade and is an internationally significant research base with a curatorial team that initiates and promotes collaborative activity.

Screen Archive South East is a moving image archive which is part of the university’s School of Media.

Brighton Museum and Art Gallery is a great space bringing together art and history – and it’s free entry to Brighton residensts.

Brighton Festival, the biggest curated cross-arts festival in England, and Brighton Fringe Festival run in May each year.

Brighton Illustration Fair is held each year at the university.

Duke of Yorks and Komedia cinemas– two brilliant cinemas in the centre of Brighton, and the Dukes is one of the oldest cinemas in the world.

Photoworks is based at the university – it commissions new photography and produces exhibitions and events including the Brighton Photo Biennial.

If you have any questions you can always chat to staff and students before you arrive www.brighton.ac.uk/chat