Student News and Events

News and events for University of Brighton students

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Your support network during Christmas closure 2023-2024

With the university being closed from 23 Dec and re-opening 2 Jan 2024, there are a wide range of organisations that we work with during term-time who remain open to you during this period.

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Wellbeing week – social wellbeing

Social wellbeing is a key theme of wellbeing week, and throughout Wellbeing Week there are lots of events and activities to push you outside of your comfort zone and get you meeting new people. Social connections and meaningful interactions are really Important in establishing a sense of belonging and value, so take the opportunity to…

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Trans Day of Remembrance 20 Nov 2023

Transgender Awareness Week focuses on educating the wider community about transgender and gender non-conforming people and to advance advocacy around the issues of prejudice, discrimination, and violence.

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Donate your food this Christmas

Why not help your local community this Christmas by donating food and toiletries at one of the donation points found in your halls. Your small contribution will help feed one of hundreds of people visiting Bevendean food bank and Phoenix food shop this winter.

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Wellbeing Champions programme – Wellbeing Week

Wellbeing Week is packed with useful resources and fun social activities to support good mental health and wellbeing at university – see the full schedule of events. We have 7 themes as part of Wellbeing Week, drawing on the factors that can impact and contribute to good wellbeing as a student. Todays focus is emotional wellbeing,…

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Wellbeing Week 13-17 November

Wellbeing Week is packed with useful resources and fun social activities to support good mental health and wellbeing at university.

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Get free or reduced-price entry to UK museums and galleries

A Student Art Pass lets you dive into culture on a budget with free or reduced-price entry to hundreds of museums and galleries across the UK, and 50% off major exhibitions.

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National Hate Crime Awareness Week

14 – 21 October marks National Hate Crime Awareness Week, a week dedicated to raising awareness of hate crimes and encouraging reporting. What is a hate crime and a hate incident? A hate crime is any criminal offence which is perceived by the victim or any other person, to be motivated by hostility or prejudice…

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Your ultimate guide to eco-friendly recycling in Brighton and Hove

New to living in shared houses or flats? Want to make a positive impact on the environment in Brighton and Hove? Recycling is a simple yet effective way to reduce your carbon footprint and contribute to a cleaner, greener city. However, sorting your rubbish correctly and avoiding contamination of recycling bins can be a bit tricky. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the best way to recycle and sort your waste according to the Brighton and Hove City Council (B&HCC) guidelines while keeping contamination at bay.

World Mental Health Day

University can be a big transition, whether you’re new to Brighton or a returning student. We hope you’re having a great time, but it’s not uncommon to feel a bit stressed or overwhelmed. This World Mental Health Day on 10 October, we want to take the opportunity to highlight the resources and services here to support your…

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