Student News and Events

News and events for University of Brighton students

LGBT+ Society at Pride

Brighton Pride parade! Free T-shirt decorating event, open to staff and students

Have you dreamed of marching in Brighton’s iconic Pride parade? The University has a space in 2023’s parade, with allocated spots for our staff, students and their friends or family.


Mental Health Awareness Week 2023

From 15 to 21 May, this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week will be taking place, during which a series of events will be running to help signpost support services and encourage conversation among students. All week, Sport Brighton will be offering free activities to get students active, with a range of events scheduled for each…

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Southern Train for Unizone travel

May and June rail strikes: applying for a temporary parking E-Permit

Further RMT and Aslef strike action is due to take place across the rail network on Friday 12 May, Saturday 13 May, Wednesday 31 May and Saturday 3 June 2023.

Your voice shapes our university graphic with people surrounded by icons and speech bubbles

My Brighton improvements coming 5 May 2023

We’re pleased to announce that the university app, My Brighton will undergo some minor changes based on your feedback, which we’ve collected since February. We thank all students who took time to share their thoughts with us: “Your Voice Shapes Our University.” Your feedback told us that some services were not easy to find on…

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Student hackathon

Job opportunity: Student Partner for Hackathon Challenge

We are looking for up to nine students (any level) to join student engagement specialists based at the University of Brighton in a small series of ‘hackathon’ challenge events.

Remember: you need voter ID

Make your student vote count in the local elections

The UK Government has introduced a requirement for voters to show photo ID when voting at a polling station at some elections. This new requirement will apply for the first time in England at the local elections on Thursday 4 May 2023. Your student ID card is not an accepted form of identification.

City Nature Challenge 2023

Take part in the City Nature Challenge 2023

Attention all budding naturalists! Get involved with the City Nature Challenge, an international campaign to discover and record as much wildlife as possible over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend. Just download and use the iNaturalist app.

Trans flag at march

New support network for Transgender and Non-binary students

Today we recognise Trans Day of Visibility, which is dedicated to raising awareness of the discrimination faced by the trans community, but also to celebrating the achievements and contributions of trans people across the world. The University of Brighton is committed to supporting our trans and non-binary students and staff and creating a more inclusive environment,…

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Fundraising Concert in aid of Sussex Cancer Fund

Fundraising Concert for the Sussex Cancer Fund 29 March 2023

Wednesday 29 March, 6:30-8pm at St Andrew’s Church, Hillside, Moulsecoomb, Brighton. Kindly organised by the School of Applied Sciences and performed by students and staff of the University of Brighton.

Remember: you need voter ID

Have you sorted your Voter ID?

Got 5 minutes? Register to vote in UK elections if you’ve never registered before, have moved house or have changed your name.

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