Student News and Events

News and events for University of Brighton students

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Apply to be a Wellbeing Champion or Inclusive Practice Partner today!

Do you want to get paid to support student wellbeing or shape our curriculum while boosting your employability skills? As a Wellbeing Champion or Inclusive Practice Partner, you can do just that! Applications for both roles are open so apply now!

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Come to our Walk My Dog events!

Do you want to make friends, play with some friendly dogs and be supported in a safe space to talk about mental health? Come along to one of our Walk my Dog events on Falmer and Moulsecoomb campuses!

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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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Supporting you on University Mental Health Day

At the University of Brighton your mental wellbeing is of the upmost importance. This University Mental Health Day, we’re raising awareness of the help and resources available if you need support.

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Sign up for the UOK? Workshops now!

Are you a foundation, first or second year student? Our Wellbeing Champions and Inclusive Practice Partners want to help support your mental health and wellbeing this semester!

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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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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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Wellbeing Week: Thursday – Connect

Having good relationships, friendships and social connections with others is a key part of wellbeing. There is strong evidence that feeling close and valued by others is a fundamental human need.

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