Student News and Events

News and events for University of Brighton students

Mental Health Awareness Week 9-15 May

Mental Health Awareness Week: Get together and take part

This Mental Health Awareness Week (9 to 13 May) we’ll be running a series of events to bring students and staff together to tackle this year’s theme – loneliness. Check out the schedule of free events that will be taking place across all four campuses.

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Lewes Speakers Festival: Discount tickets for UoB students

Lewes Speakers Festival is offering University of Brighton students and staff half price tickets to their talks on 10, 11 and 12 June 2022. Plus, students can get a free full or half day pass in return for volunteering at the Festival.

International Women's Day - Break the bias: a panel event

Join us in celebrating International Women’s Day 2022

Sign up to our International Women’s Day events now, where we will be celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women to accelerate gender parity.

International Women's Day - Break the bias: a panel event

#BreakTheBias: International Women’s Day 2022 event

International Women’s Day seeks to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and accelerate gender parity. This year’s theme #BreakTheBias, encourages us all to imagine a gender equal world, free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination.

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Charleston Festival offering discounted tickets for the under 30s

The upcoming Charleston Festival (19-29 May) brings together a wide range of well-known writers, actors, artists, musicians, journalists, politicians and fashion designers. Highlights include talks from Brighton’s Green Party MP Caroline Lucas, BBC’s Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis, British fashion icon Zandra Rhodes, and an exclusive performance with actor Benedict Cumberbatch.

LGBTQ+ History Month

LGBTQ+ History Month: Apply for a mentor!

“Your mentor will believe in you on the days when it can be hard to do that for yourself.” Apply for the LGBTQ+ Uni-Amex mentoring programme this LGBTQ+ History month

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Starting a business? beepurple have upcoming free workshops and startup booster grants on offer for you

Whether you are a student or graduate, we are here to help you in any way we can with your business or social enterprise, startup idea or freelance plan.

LGBTQ+ History Month

LGBTQ+ History Month 2022 – Programme of events

We’ve put together a number of great events to celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month open to both students and staff.

Speakers Festival in Lewes

Lewes Speakers Festival, 22-23 January 2022

The Lewes Speakers Festival has brought together a number of authors to talk about their latest literature. This is a great chance to hear from authors with notable political, media and journalist backgrounds.

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Christmas 2021 events happening in and around Brighton & Eastbourne

Christmas is a time for coming together with your community. Here’s a range of activitiestaking place around Brighton during this festive time. Please check the event’s own website closer to the time for up to date information.

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