Student News and Events

News and events for University of Brighton students

Don’t let exams ruin your summer term

Top tips for managing stress, getting organised and rocking your exams The summer term brings many joys: afternoons on the beach, (occasional) sunshine, iced coffee and Frisbee in the park. But summer also brings exam time. This can be a cause of stress for students, but there are plenty of ways to ensure that exams…

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New Reprographics Service for Grand Parade students

The new facility will open on Monday 25 April 2016. The service will be run by well-trained Student Helpers, Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm and also supported and managed by technical staff in the Reprographics team using Lync (video conferencing) and remote management software There will be a Canon 700 series Professional A3/A4 colour digital…

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University of Brighton Social Media policy for students

The University has a number of policies relating to the use of social media for students.

Gender-neutral toilets

The number of gender-neutral toilets across the university campuses is set to increase. Currently, there are gender-neutral toilets at our Grand Parade Main Building, and the Aldrich Library, Moulsecoomb Campus. The Equality and Diversity Committee, Chaired by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Debra Humphris, recently agreed to more by converting existing single toilet cubicles and some disabled…

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Gender-neutral toilets FAQ

Q: What are gender-neutral toilets? Gender-neutral toilets (GNTs) are toilets and/or bathroom facilities which do not have gendered signage and which do not require the person using them to define into a gender. Rather than being unisex (both male and female), gender-neutral toilets assign no gender whatsoever to people using them. Q: Who uses gender-neutral…

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Spring Vacation – library opening hours

All university libraries will be operating extended opening hours over the Spring Vacation. (19 March – 10 April inclusive) All libraries will be closed on the 25, 26, 27 and 28 March for the Easter weekend.

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Cycling with power

Love cycling but can’t be bothered to cycle up Eastbourne hills? An e-bike could solve that! You can now rent an e-bike for less than you would spend at a monthly bus ticket and climb those hills with ease! By signing up and completing a two-hour training session Eastbourne students will be able to rent…

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Important message for Apple users

There has recently been an eduroam (university wireless connection) update, which may affect connections on Apple devices. To avoid disruption to your wireless connection it is essential that users of Apple devices check the status of their connection and update their settings if necessary. How will I know if I need to do this? On…

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Student Employee of the Year award – how can you be nominated

Are you working a job while you study? Why not ask your employer to put you forward for this year’s Student Employee of the Year award? The impact on your future career could be massive! SEOTY is a national award that recognises students who demonstrate excellence in the jobs they do while studying. There are…

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RefME – Launch of University of Brighton styles

Library Services have been working with the suppliers of the popular RefME referencing app to produce new customised styles tailored to the needs of University of Brighton students and staff. From the start of Semester two, users of RefME will find that it includes customised settings for all of the University of Brighton’s major referencing styles (Harvard,…

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