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News and Events for University of Brighton Students

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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Rail network disruption

Message from Professor Debra Humphris, Vice-Chancellor I am aware the rail dispute has caused difficulties for many students getting to and from campuses and with attending lectures and exams. This is a difficult time for many, I know, but I am immensely impressed with the extra efforts made by you to continue your studies and…

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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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Moulsecoomb plans

Plans on show for Preston Barracks

The proposals for the Moulsecoomb campus and Preston Barracks sites will go on show on Friday 18 and Saturday 19 November. These exhibitions are open to members of the public and will showcase how the plans on both sides of the Lewes Road have evolved based on feedback received on earlier proposals for this mixed-use development,…

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The 2016 Undergraduate of the Year Awards are now open! | Careers Service Blog

Source: The 2016 Undergraduate of the Year Awards are now open! | Careers Service Blog

Stress Awareness Day at Falmer – Monday 14 November

On Monday 14 November the university will be holding a Stress Awareness Day at Falmer, with a wide range of events and activities designed to bust stress and help you feel calmer and more relaxed. We know university can be a stressful experience, so we are inviting all students to stop by and explore fun…

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