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Your support network during Christmas closure 23 Dec – 2 Jan

With the university being closed from Friday 23 Dec 2022 and re-opening Tuesday 3 Jan 2023, there are a wide range of external agencies and organisations that we work with during term-time who remain open to you during this period. We have put together this simple guide to outline the full range of different wellbeing support options and activities available from both the University and external services.

Helping you navigate the cost of living crisis

Cost-of-living: how we’re supporting you

As the cost-of-living and its related pressures continues to increase, your financial and wider wellbeing remains an important priority for me and my colleagues who support you in a range of ways. The University has drawn together a support package to help you navigate this difficult time and this message seeks to present this in a way that allows you to access support based on need. 

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.

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Get financial support this summer – fund opening soon to continuing undergraduates

Each year the university offers financial support to students over the long summer holiday. We call this the Summer Fund. Like the Student Support Fund, this is a non-repayable award and applications are assessed on a case by case basis. Who can apply All full-time, continuing, undergraduate students fully enrolled on a standard-length course (i.e….

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Moving into employment with a disability – we will support you

If you are a student with a disability or long-term health condition, we can help you consider how you can fulfil your career aspirations, with your disability in mind. The Careers and Employability team is here to support you into employment, be it part-time, internship or graduate roles.

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Ukraine: a message from the Vice-Chancellor

The University of Brighton is proud to be an international institution, and I know all of our community has been profoundly shocked and saddened by the terrible situation unfolding in Ukraine. Our hearts and thoughts go out to all those affected.

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Getting the best out of this winter break

Whilst some of us may be looking forward to a bit of a break or a chance to see friends and family, this time of year is often considered as quite stressful, and for some it can be quite difficult and isolating. Here are a few handy reminders on navigating this festive period.

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Opening hours over the Christmas break

With the Christmas holidays fast approaching, make sure you check our openings hours for December and January before you head off for the break. Remember, if you are travelling please follow the guidance on testing before you leave, and again in January before you return.

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Your support network during Christmas closure 23 Dec – 3 Jan

We have put together this simple guide to outline the full range of different wellbeing support options and activities available from both the University and external services.

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Money matters: how we can support

We know that finances are front of mind for our students at the moment. Here are some of the key facts about additional funding from the Office for Students (OfS), and how we can support you through difficulties.

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