Student News and Events

News and Events for University of Brighton Students

Free bike sessions throughout Green Week 2017

As part of Green Week 2017, we will be holding free Dr Bike sessions across campuses and your Halls of Residence. These sessions are a great opportunity to get your bike checked over to help you maintain it, and promote more sustainable travel. When and where you can find us Monday 13 March 1-4pm, The quad near…

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Could you be the next Student Employee of the Year?

Do you work part-time alongside your studies? You could be the next Student Employee of the Year! The Student Employee of the Year Awards (SEOTY), now in their 15th year, celebrates the hard work and achievements of students who have jobs whilst they study. It’s not easy balancing assignments with working evenings and weekends, which…

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RefME is changing

You may have already heard that RefME is changing, but what exactly do those changes mean for you? 1. RefME has been acquired by Chegg Chegg are an educational company that operate Cite This For Me (CTFM), another citation tool. As of 7 March, RefME will become Cite This For Me and you will have free access to…

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Get involved in Student Volunteering Week 2017

Student Volunteering Week (SVW) 2017 is taking place on 20-24 February, and there will be a variety of projects, talks and drop-ins happening across campuses. Why Volunteer? Dedicating your own time to another cause shows serious commitment and looks fantastic on your CV. Many voluntary roles also provide training opportunities, helping you to develop skills…

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Free bike maintenance

Could your bike do with a bit of a health check? The university’s sustainability campaign, c-change, have some events coming up to help you look after your bike better, and promote more sustainable travel. Have a look at what’s coming up near you to see how you can get involved! _______________________________________________________________________________ Free bike maintenance training Wednesday 1…

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Celebrating LGBT History Month

Throughout February we will be celebrating LGBT History Month. This is a national campaign that aims to promote equality and diversity by raising awareness and visibility of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, their history, lives and experiences. Throughout February, a range of activities will be taking place across the university including: film nights, tours of…

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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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