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Rainbow graffiti in Brighton

University 101 – preparing for university life

The jump to university can feel like a leap of faith if you are unprepared. It can be overwhelming, both mentally and physically, but it does not need to be! Making sure you know what to expect and taking the time to process the change will help you along the way. I will be sharing…

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What EXACTLY should you pack for halls?

I feel that when prospective students prepare to move to their university home, there are two types of people. The first received their accommodation acceptance email and immediately drove at (lightning speed) to Ikea with their meticulously planned list of items and secured everything they will need for the next four years of their life….

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Viktorija sitting on Brighton beach

STUDENT life – what is Brighton really like?

Whether you’re a fan of cafés, vintage clothes, or arcade games, Brighton has got something for you! Although it’s one of the sunniest places in the UK, you don’t even have to bank on the good weather to find loads to do. Travelling in, around and out of Brighton Travel around Brighton is incredibly easy,…

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Franco Manca pizza

Five Instagram accounts that you need to follow!

Brighton. You’ve got to love it. Whether it’s the city’s impressive variety of shops, bars and restaurants or its sweeping seafront, there is bound to be something for everyone. Although I quickly felt right at home when I started my degree at the University of Brighton, it’s not a small area and it can be…

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Carnival street party at Brighton Pride

Pride 2021 – how I will be celebrating

It’s easy to take for granted how lucky we are in Brighton. Everything you’ve heard about how tolerant, how accepting, how liberal it is – by and large, it’s all true. And more than anything else, this is shown by our massive annual Pride celebration.  What is Brighton Pride? Brighton Pride has grown to be…

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Aerial photograph of Brighton houses

What are my accommodation options in second year?

Trying to find accommodation can be a bit daunting, especially if it’s not something you’ve done before. As a UniBuddy ambassador, I often get asked about what options are available for your second year. So, I figured it might be a good idea to break it down a little. Since private renting is the most…

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Do Infinite Good graffiti

I chose Brighton because of the community!

As a young adult, leaving the comfort zone of secondary school and familiar home life is a huge and terrifying thought, but for me, knowing I was coming to the University of Brighton made the experience much less intimidating and more exciting.   My course is very specific – Globalisation: History Politics and Culture – and…

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