Student News and Events

News and events for University of Brighton students

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Supporting you during industrial action

A small number of staff in our university are currently taking industrial action. Most students aren’t affected, but if you’re at all concerned you can read our FAQs on how we’re supporting those affected.

What could you do with an extra £1000? 10 Brighter Futures Grants to be won.

Fancy winning £1000? We’ve got 10 lots up for grabs!

Exclusively for University of Brighton students, the Brighter Futures Grants have been created to support our students through their university experience. There are 10 grants each with a value of £1000. You could use the funds towards accommodation or bills to help with the cost of living, or you could spend it on a new laptop or tablet.

Black History Month 2023 events

Join us in celebrating Black History

Black History Month serves as a special opportunity to amplify the voices of minority ethnic communities. Join us in this collective effort to build a brighter future by drawing wisdom from the past.


#NeverOk – How to use the Disclosure Tool

We are delighted to have you as part of our university community and there is nothing more important than everyone in our community feeling safe, respected and accepted. You deserve to feel that way at all times, and we’re committed to continuing to make sure this happens. Our #NeverOK pledge represents our work to uphold…

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No one should experience spiking

Guidance on night-time safety, spiking and how to get support

Freshers is an exciting time and Brighton is generally a fun and safe place to be, but being aware on a night out is really important. Brighton Students’ Union Brighton Student’s Union (BSU) are dedicated to the safety and welfare of students and have onsite presence at every Freshers event. BSU also only work with…

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Protect yourself from online abuse – ‘Sextortion’

‘Sextortion’ is an increasingly common form of blackmail that involves threatening to publish sexual information, photos or videos about someone. This may be to gain money or to coerce the victim to do something against their will. People are often targeted through dating apps, social media, webcams or pornography sites. Perpetrators may use a fake…

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Debra Humphris, Vice-Chancellor sitting with current students

Welcome to the University of Brighton for 2023/24

Our Vice-Chancellor, Debra Humphris, has prepared this message for you to let you know what it means to be a student at the University of Brighton.

Beryl hire bike outside Cockcroft, Moulsecoomb, Brighton

Beryl offers exclusive 25% student discount for bike share hire

Beryl, the leading bike and scooter sharing scheme operating in towns and cities across the UK, is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with the University of Brighton. Starting today and running until July 2024, Beryl is offering University of Brighton students an exclusive 25% discount on all Minute Bundles and Riding Passes.

Santander £100k prize draw - 200 lots of £500 to be won

Santander Universities biggest prize draw of the year

Santander Universities have announced the return of their £100k prize draw. They’ll be giving away 200 lots of £500 to university students across the UK.

Falmer campus car park

Car parking and permit arrangements for 2023/24

You can apply for an E-Permit using the application process. Please note that permits are limited and will continue be allocated on the basis of our parking criteria

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