Student News and Events

News and events for University of Brighton students

Meningitis symptoms

Health advice for meningococcal disease (meningitis and septicaemia)

Meningitis is an infection of the lining of the brain that can be caused by viruses or bacteria. Please read the following advice to understand the potential harm and the precautions you can take.

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Things to do in Brighton over the festive period – 2022

If you are in Brighton or Eastbourne over the festive period, check out some of the fun events happening around the city and at the university, put together by our residential wellbeing team.

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Train strikes 13 December to 7 January 2023

Please be aware that some national and local rail services will be unavailale due to recently announced industrial action. This means there will be no trains serving Moulsecoomb, Falmer or Eastbourne on these strike days in December and January.

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Your support network during Christmas closure 23 Dec – 2 Jan

With the university being closed from Friday 23 Dec 2022 and re-opening Tuesday 3 Jan 2023, there are a wide range of external agencies and organisations that we work with during term-time who remain open to you during this period. We have put together this simple guide to outline the full range of different wellbeing support options and activities available from both the University and external services.

Southern Train for Unizone travel

Train strikes December & January – car parking and alternative travel arrangements to help

Students affected by the RMT rail strikes planned between 13-16 December and 3-6 January, who do not have an E-Permit to park on campus, may apply for a temporary E-Permit valid for these dates only.

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Top tips to protect your valuables over the Christmas holiday

Brighton (and Eastbourne) are safe places to live and study however it always helps to be vigilant and take appropriate precautions to look after yourself and your belongings, especially as we approach the Christmas break

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COVID-19 vaccination offer Tuesday 6 December

On Tuesday 6 December, our local Public Health team will bring their mobile vaccination unit to the pedestrian area outside the Cockcroft building on the Moulsecoomb campus between 10:30am and 2:30pm.

Helping you navigate the cost of living crisis

Cost-of-living: how we’re supporting you

As the cost-of-living and its related pressures continues to increase, your financial and wider wellbeing remains an important priority for me and my colleagues who support you in a range of ways. The University has drawn together a support package to help you navigate this difficult time and this message seeks to present this in a way that allows you to access support based on need. 

Be covid aware - Nov 2021

Overseas COVID-19 vaccination checking service available at Brighton Racecourse

If you had any of your COVID-19 vaccinations outside of England, they will not automatically show on your medical records or in the NHS App.  

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BTN Bikeshare to be ‘paused’ from December until Spring 2023

Brighton & Hove’s BTN BikeShare scheme is to pause operations from 31 December in preparation for a new look scheme to launch next year. 

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