Student News and Events

News and events for University of Brighton students

Staying fit at home

Keeping fit doesn’t mean that you have to spend hours in the gym (although, if you’d like to be in with the chance of winning a free four month membership courtesy of Sport Brighton, click here), you can stay active even at home. Third year Sport and Exercise Science student Ben has written this guest blog…

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How the Student Support Fund can help you

If you’re worried about your finances, speak to a Student Advisor and find out if you’re eligible to apply for the Student Support fund. It’s a non-repayable grant awarded to undergraduate and postgraduate students who need extra financial support with living costs or are experiencing unexpected financial hardship. Applications are submitted to a panel that…

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The Coaching Service – coming soon!

A brand new service is being launched across all campuses to help students who want coaching to overcome any issue that may be a barrier to enjoyment and success at university. For example, seeking help, to become more organised, give better presentations, be better at interviews or just achieve more balance in your life. The…

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Get your greens the easy way

Trying to be healthy this year? It can be difficult to firstly, resist junk food and secondly, afford fresh fruit and veg. The University of Brighton Food Co-Op is a student-run organisation based at the uni that brings fresh, local food not only to students but also uni staff and the public by connecting with…

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Getting the most out of your money

It’s not unusual to worry about money as a student but there is support there for you if you’re having a hard time. Think about how much you’re going to spend every month When you get a lump sum of money like your student loan, you should try and think about how much you’ll need of…

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Dry January?

It’s the start of a new year; maybe you’d like to detox after the season of over indulgence or maybe you want to say no to booze for charity. Either way, you don’t always need alcohol to have fun; there are plenty of things you can do that don’t involve drinking, these are just a…

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Sports events – January 2015

Fancy taking up a new sport this January? Here’s a taster of what’s on offer across Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings. Hastings Archery – Sunday, 18 January Try something new! Parklife ran a taster session last year and due to the popularity of it, they’re launching a two-hour session for students. Whether you’re a complete beginner or looking…

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Christmas with Christine

In November’s edition of Brighton Rocks, you may have read about one of our incredible students, Christine, who juggles looking after her four children with studying for her degree in Law and running her successful will writing business. With the festive season upon us, things are going to get a lot more stressful for students. We…

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Struggling with your assignment?

Are you spending hours on Google and still not feeling like you have the right material for your assignment? Maybe you’re confused about journal articles or worried about referencing? Whether you’re baffled by Biology, overwhelmed by occupational therapy, puzzled by Psychology, or clueless about Criminology, the online subject guides can help. Compiled by library staff,…

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Meet your SSGT

Each campus has Student Support and Guidance Tutors (SSGT), so you’re never too far from someone who can help you out in difficult situations. They’re an invaluable source of information and advice; they’re here to help you whenever you may need it. SSGTs don’t provide academic advice – as this is the role of personal…

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