About the University of Brighton

The University of Brighton has more than 20,000 students and 2,600 staff studying and working across four campuses in Brighton and Eastbourne. Subjects taught range from medicine to engineering, psychology to illustration, sport science to English literature. 

The University’s wide-ranging research has been assessed as world-leading in a number of areas, including Computer Sciences and Informatics and Sports and Exercise Science, and as internationally excellent in the areas of Engineering and Earth Sciences. In addition to its internationally renowned teaching, practice and research in the Arts and Design, it is also one of the UK’s leading teacher training universities and a major Higher Education provider for healthcare and engineering professions.  

In partnership with the University of Sussex and local NHS, the University of Brighton sponsors the Brighton and Sussex Medical School, which is rated by students as one of the best in the UK. 

The University is a major contributor to the social and economic health of the city and region including through its many partnerships with local government, public sector, business and industry. Through its Academies Trust it directly supports the education of over 7,500 local pupils in 15 schools across Sussex

To learn more about our history, ethos, governance and statistics, see here.

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