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News and Events for University of Brighton Students

New app to boost student and graduate employability

Have you ever come out of an interview feeling like you’d forgotten to mention loads of your strengths or achievements? A new app has been created by University of Brighton educator, Clare Griffiths, to help you evaluate your employability skills, set development goals, and find graduate jobs, schemes and internships. SKILLS ON TAP allows you…

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See what’s out there at a Careers Fair

It’s getting to that time of year where you might be thinking about life after university. We will be holding a number of sector-specific careers fairs this term to give you an idea of what is waiting for you after study. Careers fairs provide a great opportunity to meet prospective employers face to face and ask…

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New PC Bookings service

There’s nothing worse than turning up at the library, desperate to finish the last bits of your assignment, only to discover all of the PCs are already being used. Or worse still, dashing over to what appeared to be a vacant spot, and finding the computer has already been occupied but the user is nowhere…

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Drink responsibly this Christmas

The festive season is a great time to eat, drink and be merry, but sadly too much merriment can have repercussions. We want to ensure that you have a Christmas that is safe as well as fun, so here are a few things to consider as the festive party period kicks in. The Christmas and…

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University opening hours over the Christmas period

As we begin to wind down for the holidays, here are a summary of the university’s opening hours this festive period. Closing times on 23 December Buildings on all campuses will be closed by 5pm on 23 December, unless otherwise stated below: Accommodation & Hospitality Services All restaurants and cafes on all campuses will close at…

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Join the Big Xmas Switch-Off

Switch off, cut carbon and win chocolate! Before heading off for a well-deserved break, students and staff across the university will be coming together as part of our c-change campaign, to switch off unnecessary energy-guzzling equipment and lights.

University stars celebrate success

Over 100 student and staff award-winners had the chance to meet the donors who sponsored their awards last week at an annual University of Brighton event celebrating a wide range of academic and extra-curricular achievements.

Top honour in the People & Planet University League

The University of Brighton has been ranked second in the United Kingdom for sustainability. Brighton was declared the second greenest out of the country’s 150 universities and higher education institutions in the People & Planet’s University League 2016, published this week. Cutting carbon emissions, increasing recycling and installing more solar panels were among the projects…

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‘Highly Commended’ for university-wide sustainability

The University has picked up a Highly Commended Green Gown award for its institution-wide work around sustainability. The Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges Green Gown awards highlight exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and colleges across the UK. The award was received in the ‘Continual improvement: Institutional Change’ category, which recognises HE or…

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Falmer solar panels

University of Brighton’s 1000th solar panel

230 new solar panels have recently been installed at Varley Park, reducing carbon emissions by around 25 tonnes. This installation will bring the total number of solar panels installed on University of Brighton buildings to over one thousand – when combined with the 132 panels installed on the Cockcroft building in 2012, and the 663…

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