News and events for University of Brighton students

Trans flag at march

Unity and support on Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today’s Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance that honours the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. Additionally, during the week of 12 to 19 November, people and organisations in countries around the world participate in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility of transgender people and address the…

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World Mental Health Day 10th October 2018

According to the mental health charity Mind, mental health problems can affect anyone, any day of the year, but today is a great day to show your support for better mental health and start looking after your own wellbeing. For Moulsecoomb students Visit our stands for information about how we can help support your mental…

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Interested in becoming a Student Ambassador?

We are looking for current University of Brighton students to act as positive role models for their subject and Higher Education! Our Student Ambassador team work with students, parents/carers and teacher across our multiple campuses and within in schools to encourage young people to consider university as an option for them. Rate of pay: £10.01…

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Enter your final year project for the Environmental Award

Does your dissertation or final year project address or provide a solution to an environmental issue? Then why not submit it for the University of Brighton’s Environmental Award? The award seeks to recognise bright and innovative ideas that aim to increase environmental sustainability in a range of fields. The criteria for the Environmental Award are…

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Volunteer students at the Bevy pub

The one thing that could make you more attractive to employers

Getting yourself a job straight out of university can be harder than it sounds. But all is not lost. According to a new study, employers are particularly impressed by students who do volunteering work. They obviously want candidates with the right skillsets. But they also want to hire students who go above and beyond to…

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Student Employee of the Year awards

Congrats to our student employee awardees!

Well done to our winners and nominees of this year’s Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) Awards. Five University of Brighton students have been recognised for excelling in their work. All had been working either part-time at the University or part-time with private employers. A big congrats to our winners and nominees: Anna Pack –…

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Celebrate Pride 2018

Join us in the Pride Parade

Summer is coming and that means it isn’t long until the biggest and most joyful event in the city’s calendar, Brighton & Hove Pride 2018! Celebrations will be taking place across the city from Friday 3 – Sunday 5 August, with the jewel in the crown being the annual Pride Community Parade on Saturday 4…

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Hate crime research project looking for students

Have you ever experienced hate speech or prejudice-motivated abuse directed at you primarily because of your identity? Or perhaps you’ve witnessed or heard about others on campus experiencing this type of behaviour? Hate crime research A research team is developing a new programme for students at the universities of Brighton and Sussex which will offer…

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Mental Health Awareness Week 14-20 May

The focus of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May) is on stress. Research has shown that two thirds of us experience a mental health problem in our lifetime, and stress is a key factor in this. As well as looking at ways to tackle stress, we will be raising awareness of smart approaches…

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Ramadan 2018

Many Muslim staff and students will be observing Ramadan during May and June this year. In the month of Ramadan observant adult Muslims will give up food or drink during the hours of daylight. The University has developed these Ramadan Guidelines (pdf) for managers and teaching staff on how to support staff and students who…

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