Student News and Events

News and events for University of Brighton students

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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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The Student Finance Survey 2014

In 2014, we asked our second year undergraduates to complete the Student Finance Survey. On 26 February we launch the Student Finance Survey 2016.  Below are the key findings from the 2014 survey that we thought you might find interesting. How will the responses compare this year? What you told us:  The 2014 survey showed the lowest…

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Incompatible browsers with the Brighton Student Survey

If you’re using any of the following browsers to access the Brighton Student Survey you may experience problems logging on. We recommend that you use Firefox or Chrome. These browsers update automatically and aren’t tied to an operating system so there should be no problem. Smartphone browsers shouldn’t be an issue either as long as…

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Workshops to sharpen up your study and research skills!

Do you wish you were getting better academic results? Are you looking to make the most of your time at university? If so, the Study Skills and Library & Research Skills workshops are here to help. Free of charge and open to all students, these workshops will be running across all campuses during the coming weeks. The…

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We buy what you read

Library Services is embarking on an exciting new project that puts the decisions about which eBooks we buy firmly into the hands of students. You don’t even have to do anything! Recent feedback from students, particularly postgraduates, is that you want access to more books and want to be involved in the selection process for…

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Wellbeing Workshops 2016

Think our wellbeing workshops aren’t for you? Think again! We know there is a lot to juggle whilst you study, so our Counselling and Wellbeing team work hard each year to put on practical sessions, and visit every campus to give you tips and strategies to keep you on track. Whether you are always putting…

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