Student News and Events

News and events for University of Brighton students

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Observing Ramadan 2024

Many Muslim students will be fasting during the month of Ramadan, which falls this year between Sunday 10 March and Tuesday 9 April. We’re committed to supporting students who will be observing this holy month. Religious observance during assessments For the academic year 2023/24 Ramadan will coincide with the University Spring holiday period and is…

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Spiking: guidance on how to get support

No one should experience this, but if it does happen to you, please know that there is help and support available. We have prepared this guidance as a central point of reference for what to do if it does happen to you or someone you are out with. What to do immediately Drinks can be…

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Concerned about exams clashing with a religious festival?

If you’re unable to take an exam on a particular day this Spring / Summer due to observing a religious festival such as Ramadan, it’s important to let us know as soon as possible. You should: Complete a Religious observance and examinations form (university login required) Get it authorised by your Course Leader (or equivalent)…

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Exams and assessment support

With assessment deadlines and end of semester exams approaching, we wanted to remind you of the wide range of support available from the university to help you succeed and to manage your stressful.

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New year goal setting and online support community

Sometimes we can put so much pressure on ourselves to improve every aspect of our lives, we can feel anxious, depressed, or overwhelmed. Here’s some tips to help with goal-setting.

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Warning: Phone scammers targeting students

Please be aware of scam calls claiming to be from the University. Never provide personal details over the phone – especially information related to your bank account.

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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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