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News and events for University of Brighton students


Mental Health Awareness Week 2023

From 15 to 21 May, this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week will be taking place, during which a series of events will be running to help signpost support services and encourage conversation among students. All week, Sport Brighton will be offering free activities to get students active, with a range of events scheduled for each…

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University Mental Health Day – 9 March 2023

This Thursday, 9 March is officially University Mental Health Day but your mental health and wellbeing is always our priority – all year around our expert teams are here for you. To mark University Mental health Day our Student Support and Guidance tutors (SSGTs) will be on campus to chat to you about the variety…

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UOK workshop

UOK? Workshop themes and dates – 2023

Our wonderful student Wellbeing Champions are running a series of online sessions centred around a range of topics to support you in life and study. Open to all students, you are welcome to attend as many sessions as you wish but if a particular topic catches your eye that also suits.

Student volunteers cleaning up Brighton beach

Wellbeing Week 2022: Friday – Give

It is the final day of Wellbeing Week – we hope you have found our events and resources useful for boosting your mental wellbeing. Individuals who report a greater interest in helping others are more likely to rate themselves as happy.

Wellbeing Week 2022

Wellbeing Week 2022 events schedule

Wellbeing week events are a great opportunity to step outside of your comfort zone and meet new people. Add the events to your calendar now, so you don’t miss out!


Get tips and help for life’s pressures: Sign up for the ‘UOK?’ workshops now

Are you a foundation or first year student? Our Wellbeing Champions want to support your mental health and wellbeing this semester!

BSMS logo and Rosena MP

Free lecture: ‘MP on the frontline’ with Dr Rosena Allin-Khan, 20 October 2022

MP on the frontline: Shadow Minister for Mental Health and A&E doctor Rosena Allin-Khan MP discusses her journey into the challenging worlds of emergency medicine and Westminster, and working on the frontline during a global pandemic.

World Mental Health Day 2022

World Mental Health Day 10 October 2022

As part of World Mental Health Day on 10 October, we want to highlight the resources and services here to support your wellbeing all year round. Whatever your situation, there is always help that can be given.

Mental Health Awareness Week 9-15 May

Mental Health Awareness Week: Connect with nature

On the last day of Mental Health Awareness Week we want to inspire you to make connections with other people and connect with nature, to tackle loneliness and boost your wellbeing.

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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