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Student volunteers cleaning up Brighton beach

Wellbeing Week: Friday – Give

Individuals who report a greater interest in helping others are more likely to rate themselves as happy. Research into actions for promoting happiness has shown that committing an act of kindness once a week over a six-week period is also associated with an increase in wellbeing.

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Student volunteers cleaning up Brighton beach

Friday – Give (Wellbeing Week 2020)

Participation in social and community life has attracted a lot of attention in the field of wellbeing research. Individuals who report a greater interest in helping others are more likely to rate themselves as happy.

Volunteer students at the Bevy pub

The one thing that could make you more attractive to employers

Getting yourself a job straight out of university can be harder than it sounds. But all is not lost. According to a new study, employers are particularly impressed by students who do volunteering work. They obviously want candidates with the right skillsets. But they also want to hire students who go above and beyond to…

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Celebrate Pride 2018

Join us in the Pride Parade

Summer is coming and that means it isn’t long until the biggest and most joyful event in the city’s calendar, Brighton & Hove Pride 2018! Celebrations will be taking place across the city from Friday 3 – Sunday 5 August, with the jewel in the crown being the annual Pride Community Parade on Saturday 4…

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Hate crime research project looking for students

Have you ever experienced hate speech or prejudice-motivated abuse directed at you primarily because of your identity? Or perhaps you’ve witnessed or heard about others on campus experiencing this type of behaviour? Hate crime research A research team is developing a new programme for students at the universities of Brighton and Sussex which will offer…

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