Student News and Events

News and events for University of Brighton students

Celebrate Pride 2018

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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Christmas lights in Brighton

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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