Student News and Events

News and events for University of Brighton students

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Your support network during Christmas closure 2023-2024

With the university being closed from 23 Dec and re-opening 2 Jan 2024, there are a wide range of organisations that we work with during term-time who remain open to you during this period.

16 Days of Action Against Gender-Based Violence

16 Days of Action Against Gender-Based Violence, 25 November – 10 December

16 Days of Action Against Gender-Based Violence The 16 Days of Action for the Elimination of Violence against Women is a global initiative, seeking to call to end violence against women and girls around the world. The 16 Days run from 25 November (the UN International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women) to 10 December (Human…

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Wellbeing week – social wellbeing

Social wellbeing is a key theme of wellbeing week, and throughout Wellbeing Week there are lots of events and activities to push you outside of your comfort zone and get you meeting new people. Social connections and meaningful interactions are really Important in establishing a sense of belonging and value, so take the opportunity to…

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Wellbeing Champions programme – Wellbeing Week

Wellbeing Week is packed with useful resources and fun social activities to support good mental health and wellbeing at university – see the full schedule of events. We have 7 themes as part of Wellbeing Week, drawing on the factors that can impact and contribute to good wellbeing as a student. Todays focus is emotional wellbeing,…

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Wellbeing Week 13-17 November

Wellbeing Week is packed with useful resources and fun social activities to support good mental health and wellbeing at university.

World Mental Health Day

University can be a big transition, whether you’re new to Brighton or a returning student. We hope you’re having a great time, but it’s not uncommon to feel a bit stressed or overwhelmed. This World Mental Health Day on 10 October, we want to take the opportunity to highlight the resources and services here to support your…

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#NeverOk – How to use the Disclosure Tool

We are delighted to have you as part of our university community and there is nothing more important than everyone in our community feeling safe, respected and accepted. You deserve to feel that way at all times, and we’re committed to continuing to make sure this happens. Our #NeverOK pledge represents our work to uphold…

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Guidance on night-time safety, spiking and how to get support

Freshers is an exciting time and Brighton is generally a fun and safe place to be, but being aware on a night out is really important. Brighton Students’ Union Brighton Student’s Union (BSU) are dedicated to the safety and welfare of students and have onsite presence at every Freshers event. BSU also only work with…

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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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New support network for Transgender and Non-binary students

Today we recognise Trans Day of Visibility, which is dedicated to raising awareness of the discrimination faced by the trans community, but also to celebrating the achievements and contributions of trans people across the world. The University of Brighton is committed to supporting our trans and non-binary students and staff and creating a more inclusive environment,…

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