Student News and Events

News and events for University of Brighton students

Green Week 2015

Green Week is here! From the 9 – 13 March, the university’s annual Green Week will take place across all five campuses. Organised as part of the c-change campaign in collaboration with the Students’ Union’s Bright ‘n’ Green team, Green Week is a great opportunity to celebrate and raise awareness of all the fantastic work that is done…

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We all love saving money

We loved your money saving advice during National Student Money Week last week. Top tips included checking supermarket offers online before you shop, cook meals as a group and don’t go shopping when you’re hungry. Here are some of our favourites from Hastings, Eastbourne, Moulsecoomb, Grand parade and Falmer. If you’re looking for further money advice,…

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Why volunteer?

Lots of our students already volunteer across Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings. As Student Volunteering Week 2015 comes to a close, these students wanted to share their volunteering experience with us. Lucie, who studies Biology at the Hastings campus and volunteers with the CaSH (Contraception and Sexual Health) team to increase sexual health awareness and provide…

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RaG Week 2014 – what to expect

Raise and Give (or RaG as you may see it being shortened to) week is coming up very soon. From 27 February until 8 March, students across Eastbourne, Hastings and Brighton will have the chance to raise money for selected charities by getting involved with lots of fundraising activities and events. Kate Reynolds, Vice President…

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What I loved about uni

Annabelle graduated in July 2014 after studying Broadcast Journalism in Hastings. She now works in TV and has worked on the BBC’s Gareth Malone’s All Star Choir and Channel 4’s First Dates, to name a few. She’ll soon be starting a new Production Secretary role on the next Gareth Malone series. Here in her guest…

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Active Student Volunteering Week 2015 is here!

Student Volunteering Week is a week of celebration for student volunteering and a chance to showcase how much students give to their local communities. Universities all over the country are holding events including community days, volunteering and careers fairs, to promote what students do for others. Active Student has a packed schedule with a bit…

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What do you love about your uni?

As it’s February, the month of love, we thought we’d visit the Hastings, Eastbourne, Falmer and Moulsecoomb campuses to find out what you love about studying here. Got something you’d like to add? Comment below and let us know what you love about being at uni; whether it’s something you love about your course or…

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Do something good in 2015 – try volunteering

Alongside looking great on your CV and gaining valuable skills, volunteering gives you the chance to meet new people and makes you feel good! By volunteering you can get involved in your local community and make a difference while you get to know where you live. You can receive training opportunities, certificates and even qualifications….

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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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