Student News and Events

News and events for University of Brighton students

Special LGNTQ Game Jam Weekend 23-24 February

A Game Jam is an event where you are given a theme and a time limit to create a game. It can be an computer game, a mobile game or anything you think you can create in that time. For our event in honour of LGBTQ+ History we will be using a theme that can…

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Concerned about exams clashing with a religious festival?

If you’re unable to take an exam on a particular day due to observing a religious festival or holy days, such as Ramadan, it’s important to let us know. Please Complete a Religious observance and examinations form (.docx) Get the form authorised by your course leader (or equivalent) Return the form to your school office by 1 March for…

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The Big Build

Moulsecoomb campus development update

We are pleased to confirm that the next stage of the Big Build will commence on Monday 28 January. Our partners ULiving will take possession of the Mithras car park from this date to enable preparatory works for the construction of our new student accommodation and other facilities. Mithras car park closure As previously communicated,…

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Southern Train

Major rail engineering works in February

Students who travel on the Brighton Main Line will be affected by a nine-day closure between 16-24 February. Please be advised that Network Rail will be carrying out major engineering works on the Brighton Main Line, with no trains running between Three Bridges and Brighton and Three Bridges to Lewes between 16-26 February. These works…

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New year, new cheer: tips for combating the January blues

By Katie Roberts, SSGT, School of Health Sciences (Falmer) It’s normal to feel mixed emotions at the start of a new year. You’re probably excited for the year ahead, but you may also be struggling with the short days and finding it hard to get back into a routine. Here are a few tips and resources…

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Roch McLean

Award-winning students celebrate their achievements in 2018

On the evening of Tuesday 4 December 2018, the university held its fourth annual Celebration Event at the Huxley Building on the Moulsecoomb Campus. Over 150 guests comprising students, staff, alumni, donors and supporters came together for an important occasion, hosted by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Debra Humphris, and organised by the Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement…

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Christmas lights in Brighton

Here for the holidays?

Staying in halls or your accommodation over the holidays? Anyone staying in Brighton, Eastbourne or Hastings over the holidays? Maybe it’s your first Christmas in the area or even in the UK? Check out the International team’s Festive Guide for information about festive events for joining in with. The guide also has information about university…

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Sexual violence: information, help and support for our students

We are committed to providing a safe, respectful and supportive environment for everyone in our community. We all have a role to play in creating this environment together. Think about the ways in which you act and talk. Know about consent and, where possible, challenge sexual harassment, abuse and violence. If you have experienced any…

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Door security staff or bouncers

Police and Bouncers keeping you safe in Brighton

If you’re heading out to the bars and clubs of Brighton, local door security staff are working closely with Sussex Police to ensure student safety for this winter holiday. Tonight, Friday 30 November, the Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) South East Partnerships and Interventions team and Sussex Police will be calling at Brighton’s top student pubs…

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Carers rights day logo

Do you look after someone? Join us this Carers Rights Day

Carers Rights Day  (Friday 30 November) aims to help carers know their rights and find out how to get the help and support they are entitled to. Students at the university who are carers can access a number of activities today: ‘Carers Hub’ drop-in At our ‘Carers Hub’, a support worker from The Carers Centre is…

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