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Four ways to boost wellbeing at uni outside class

There are lots of support services to help you out at uni, but also plenty of things you can do yourself. I’m Faye and I’m in my final year of Business Management with Finance BSc. Here are my top tips on how to stay healthy and happy at uni – from sport, societies, keeping in…

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The Brighton Pavilion

My first year at university – a photo blog

Hi – I’m Trish and I moved all the way from India to the UK last year to pursue my Interior Design MA at the University of Brighton. This is a photo blog of a few of my highlights, both academic and social, during my first year at university. Part 1: Academic Our first task…

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George Diamantopoulos, an SRA

A Student Residential Advisor’s role at uni

Hi – I’m George and I’m an engineering student from Greece, entering the final year of my Mechanical Engineering BEng. I have served as a Student Residential Advisor (SRA) for my uni campus since September 2021. Here I’m going to tell you how SRAs help students and what’s involved. The role of an SRA The…

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Pot painting: just one of many activities offered by Student Residential Advisors

How to become a Student Residential Advisor at uni

Hi – I’m Luis and I’m in my third year studying English Literature and Creative Writing BA (Hons). Here I’m going to tell you about how I became a Student Residential Advisor and what the role involves. Applying to be a Student Residential Advisor (SRA) When I was about to finish my second year of…

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Brighton Pier

My favourite places in Brighton

Brighton has so many of the most unique venues I have ever come across and today I have the pleasure of getting to share my top five with you. I easily could have done top five hundred, but who has the time? So, let’s get to it, I hope you find these useful!  Where to…

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Moulsecoomb campus

Commuting to university: 3 tips for students

I commute to uni and I’d like share my advice for students thinking about doing it. I’m Angelica and I’m studying English Literature and Creative Writing BA. Here are my tips on how to save time and money, so that commuting to uni works for you. Top 3 tips for commuting to university Buy your…

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A mature students guide to Brighton!

So, if like me you are a student of the more mature years you might be wondering what that entails in the city of Brighton and its University. Understandably £1 shots, cheap wine, and a messy bedroom in halls my not be your game plan, but don’t worry! For you and me alike Brighton and…

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Eva's top nature spots

My favourite nature spots in Brighton!

One of my favourite things about living in Brighton is that we get to have it all – city, coast, and nature all in one place. Brighton is surrounded by beautiful places to go walking, biking and hiking, but I’ve selected my top two for this article and put them on a map so you…

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Eva

Working whilst studying at Brighton

As amazing as it feels to receive your first student loan drop, and finally be able to buy all the things you want to buy with your own money, the reality is that it doesn’t last forever. Many factors are at play; including your student loan amount, parental or family support, saving, spending, and other…

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Halls bedroom at Brighton

How to be a space-saving superstar when setting up your halls bedroom

Moving into halls can be one of the most daunting parts of going to university. For some, it signals moving away from home for the first time. On the other hand, putting your own stamp on your halls bedroom is one of the most exciting parts of starting university. Here is a guide on how…

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