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Doris with the Pantry

Supporting Students with the cost of living: Brighton Students’ Union

Hi everyone, I am Ilia Brighton Students’ Union President, along with the University, we’re committed to easing the pressures of the cost of living and making sure you have the support you need to thrive at university. Check out some of the ways that we are supporting our students: The Pantry Running low on money…

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University of Brighton campus in Moulsecoomb

Our favourite places on campus at Brighton uni

In Brighton we have a fantastic location for students, and the university has three very different campuses: in the heart of the city, in the suburbs and in the countryside. Moulsecoomb is the biggest campus, Falmer the most scenic and City campus is in Brighton’s creative hub. Whether it’s working in studios, studying in the library, hitting the gym or relaxing in the Student Union bar, here 10 students reveal their favourite places on campus.

Moulsecoomb campus and halls of residence student accommodation

Student tips for when you move into uni accommodation

Whether you choose halls of residence or rent privately in a shared house, living at university is an opportunity to make lifelong friends and have a lot of fun. Here 10 of our students share their experiences and give tips on how to choose the best university accommodation.

Brighton student life: 10 reasons why it’s a good place to live

Brighton is one of the UK’s most diverse, entertaining cities. It’s a great place to live for students and here are 10 reasons why

Pound coins

Top tips for saving money at uni

The cost of living makes savvy spending at university crucial. Here our students give their tips to keep on top of the bottom line, whether through part-time work, smart shopping or applying for student loans

Team sports at University of Brighton

Societies, sport and social: uni life outside class

Studying is very important but there’s much more to university life than lectures and seminars. We talked to some of our students and asked them to share their extra-curricular choices – from sports to politics, ecology and charity work

Studying at university

My top tips for learning at university

My name is Darja, I’m studying Sport Coaching BSc and here are my tips to make that jump to uni study so much easier!

Studying on campus

Studying on Moulsecoomb campus: a photo tour of my favourite study areas

I’m Katy and I’m in my final year studying media on the Moulsecoomb campus. Here are my favourite areas to get work done on campus – from editing suites to study areas and my favourite little corner of the library. Uni study space 1: The Edit Suites I love the practical side of my course!…

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Looking for books in the library

How to learn more effectively at uni

When becoming a university student, something I noticed straight away is there are lots of gaps in the timetable. And this is because there is a lot more scope for independent study. Whatever your course, you will be expected to do further research in your own time, and this may seem overwhelming. However, something that…

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Staying in touch with family on an online call

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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