Student News and Events

News and events for University of Brighton students

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Wellbeing Week: Friday – Give

Individuals who report a greater interest in helping others are more likely to rate themselves as happy. Research into actions for promoting happiness has shown that committing an act of kindness once a week over a six-week period is also associated with an increase in wellbeing.

Young Couples Having Dinner at Home

Wellbeing Week: Thursday – Connect

Having good relationships, friendships and social connections with others is a key part of wellbeing. There is strong evidence that feeling close and valued by others is a fundamental human need.

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Wellbeing Week: Wednesday – Learn

Continued learning through life enhances self-esteem and encourages social interaction and a more active life. Anecdotal evidence suggests that the opportunity to engage in work or educational activities particularly helps to lift older people out of depression.

Yoga on the beach

Wellbeing Week: Tuesday – Take notice

It’s Wellbeing Week at the University of Brighton, so we have put together some brilliant resources, based around a central theme, to help you connect with other students and boost your mental health. Today’s theme: Take notice.

Groups of students taking a countryside walk

Wellbeing Week: Monday – Be Active

It’s Wellbeing Week at the University of Brighton, so we have put together some brilliant resources, each based around a central theme, to help you connect with other students and boost your mental health. Today’s theme is: Be Active.

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2021

Transgender Remembrance Reflection Spaces

Reflection spaces have been set up for Friday 19 November 2021, in advance of the International Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR). The spaces are open to all colleagues and students.  

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Free webinar from beepurple: Marketing tactics for freelancing or setting up your own business

Join beepurple and Simon on Wednesday for this practical workshop which will fire you up with great ideas and serve up practical ways to kickstart your marketing.

Tech and engineering careers fair poster

Tech and Engineering Careers Fair, Wednesday 17 November on Moulsecoomb Campus

Come along on Wednesday afternoon from 3:00pm to 5:00pm to this in-person event in Cockroft Hall, meet recruiters with jobs, placements and graduate roles in Computing, Civil engineering, Built Environment and Mathematics subjects.

UK Disability History Month (UKDHM)

Get Involved in UK Disability History Month

UK Disability History Month (UKDHM) aims to celebrate the lived experience of people with disabilities, whilst challenging disablism by exploring oppression now and in the past. The overall goal is to achieve equality for those living with disabilities. 

UB1 university free bus

Do you travel by bus around Brighton? Take part in our survey

We would like to know how you use the university’s UB1 shuttle bus service between our Brighton campuses and halls, to inform service provision moving forwards. We’re also keen to find out how you use local buses to travel around Brighton and Hove.

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