Student News and Events

News and Events for University of Brighton Students

Free online learning and skills development

Before you leave for the summer, we want to show you some valuable training resources that are free to you as a University of Brighton student, and for a limited time after you graduate. These high-quality video based tutorials on Lynda.com are excellent for plugging any skills gaps you may have, and helping you to…

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General Election 2017

On Thursday 8 June, people all over the UK will be voting in the General Election. We’ve put together some information you may need for voting on the day. Polling stations Your local polling station is listed on your polling card that will have been to delivered to you ahead of the election. If you don’t…

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Information Services closure on 28 June

Information Services staff will be attending a one day training event on Wednesday June 28. All libraries, media centres and Reprographics units will be closed. The Service Desk will be open to receive enquiries during the day. However, please note that there will be no technical staff available to respond to calls on that day. Arrangements…

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Save the date! British Science Festival 2017

We’re excited to announce that the University of Brighton will be co-hosting The British Science Festival with the University of Sussex. One of the oldest and longest-running annual events of its kind in the world, the festival will be taking place this year in Brighton from 5- 9 September. Over the course of the festival,…

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The Breakthrough Awards 2017

The University of Brighton’s Breakthrough Awards are open as an opportunity for your hard work and entrepreneurship to be recognised.  The awards have been made possible through the generosity of former students and local businesses. These supporters have worked with the Alumni Association to create the Breakthrough Awards and help you make the most of your course….

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Your tips for managing stress at exam time

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, SSGTs held interactive events across schools to give you a chance to share your tips for managing stress. We’ve put together a list of some of your top tips and advice. Remember, everyone manages stress differently. If you feel you need help talking about stress or wellbeing you can…

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IDAHoBiT

The International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHoBiT) takes place on Wednesday 17 May 2017. This significant date commemorates the day in 1990 when the World Health Organisation removed homosexuality from its list of mental health conditions. To mark IDAHoBiT within the University of Brighton and wider community, several events will be taking place:…

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Global Opportunities Film Fundraiser

Come to a documentary screening to help support the Global Opportunities Scholarship Fund. The Alumni team will be screening a short series of documentaries to raise awareness of the ongoing crisis facing our refugee and asylum seeker communities. Exploring the experiences of asylum seekers’ journey from home to safety, the documentaries reiterate the need for a…

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

Are you surviving or thriving? The 8-14 May is Mental Health Awareness Week, part of a national conversation to get people thinking and talking about their mental health. The theme of this year’s campaign is ‘surviving and thriving’, to challenge you to see how the experiences learned through survival can pave the way for strength,…

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5 tips for eating well for less

Trying to eat well on a student budget can be a challenge in itself throughout life at university. Whilst it feels tempting to buy a ready meal that can be cooked in less than five minutes, or order a takeaway rather than going to the shop, we don’t often think about how our eating habits…

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