Student News and Events

News and events for University of Brighton students

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Trans Day of Remembrance 20 Nov 2023

Transgender Awareness Week focuses on educating the wider community about transgender and gender non-conforming people and to advance advocacy around the issues of prejudice, discrimination, and violence.

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Wellbeing Week 2022: Thursday – Connect

Having good relationships, friendships and social connections with others is a key part of wellbeing.

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2022

Transgender Awareness Week 2022

This week, 13-19 November, is Transgender Awareness Week, leading up to International Transgender Day of Remembrance on 20 November, which memorialises the victims of transphobic violence. 

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Safety on the street – advice on staying safe whilst out at night

Whilst incidences of aggression or violence are very low, there are some things we can do to help mitigate risk and feel more assured. Here are some tips to consider which you may find helpful.

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2021

Transgender Remembrance Reflection Spaces

Reflection spaces have been set up for Friday 19 November 2021, in advance of the International Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR). The spaces are open to all colleagues and students.  

No one should experience spiking

Spiking: guidance on how to get support

No one should experience spiking. Everyone should be able to enjoy themselves on a night out without worrying about their safety. If you, or a friend has experienced an incident like this, we encourage you to report it through our Disclosure Response Tool, so that we can offer the appropriate support.