Student News and Events

News and events for University of Brighton students

Christmas Carol Service 6pm 9th December

The Universities of Brighton and Sussex Christmas Carol Service

Join us virtually at 6pm on 9th December for a look at what’s been happening in our local community, seasonal readings and performances by the combined university choirs. And a chance for us all to sing our favourite carols!

Student volunteers cleaning up Brighton beac

Friday – Give (Wellbeing Week 2020)

Participation in social and community life has attracted a lot of attention in the field of wellbeing research. Individuals who report a greater interest in helping others are more likely to rate themselves as happy.

Young Couples Having Dinner at Home

Thursday – Connect (Wellbeing Week 2020)

Having good relationships, friendships and social connections with others is a key part of wellbeing. With lockdown, social distancing and isolation, we know that it can be harder than ever to stay connected, and this can have a negative impact on your mood and wellbeing. Try and think today about ways to reach out to others whilst maintaining social distance – we’ve got some suggestions below to get you started in thinking about new and creative ways to stay in touch.

Three students sharing a laptop screen

Wednesday – Learn (Wellbeing Week 2020)

Continued learning through life enhances self-esteem and encourages social interaction and a more active life. Anecdotal evidence suggests that the opportunity to engage in work or educational activities particularly helps to lift older people out of depression.

Yoga on the beach

Tuesday – Take notice (Wellbeing Week 2020)

Reminding yourself to take notice can strengthen and broaden your awareness. Studies have shown that being aware of what is taking place in the present directly enhances your wellbeing, and savouring ‘the moment’ can help to reaffirm your life priorities.

Groups of students taking a countryside walk

Monday – Be active (Wellbeing Week 2020)

Getting active is not only great for your physical health but can also improve your mental wellbeing. It doesn’t mean you have to spend hours in the gym – focus on what you enjoy, there are lots of different ways to get active and to fit this into your daily routine.

Unicard example

Changes to building access arrangements – remember your unicard

As part of the continuing effort to keep staff and students safe during the Covid-19 pandemic, we will shortly be making some changes to building entry and exit arrangements across all of our campuses.

Help keep everyone safe and well

COVID-19 update on teaching, testing and travel

A short update on our response to date whilst we continue to work though the detailed implications of the Government’s recent announcement regarding the end of the academic term.

My Brighton screenshot - If you test positive for COVID-19

COVID-19 self-isolation: What you need to know

Here are some basics on what to do for self-isolation after displaying symptoms or have contracted COVID-19.

COVID-19 Checking in with you

Checking in with you survey – Your Student Voice Matters

We invite you to complete our COVID-19 – CHECKING IN survey. In this series of questions, we want to gather your views and opinions on issues that matter to you.

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