Student News and Events

News and events for University of Brighton students

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Wellbeing Week: Wednesday – Learn

Continued learning through life enhances self-esteem and encourages social interaction and a more active life. Anecdotal evidence suggests that the opportunity to engage in work or educational activities particularly helps to lift older people out of depression.

Yoga on the beach

Wellbeing Week: Tuesday – Take notice

It’s Wellbeing Week at the University of Brighton, so we have put together some brilliant resources, based around a central theme, to help you connect with other students and boost your mental health. Today’s theme: Take notice.

Groups of students taking a countryside walk

Wellbeing Week: Monday – Be Active

It’s Wellbeing Week at the University of Brighton, so we have put together some brilliant resources, each based around a central theme, to help you connect with other students and boost your mental health. Today’s theme is: Be Active.

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day 10 October 2021

This year’s theme is ‘mental health in an unequal world’. Find out what local and university support is available for mental health, trans health and housing, and LGBTQ+.

Anti-racist forum

Anti-Racist Forum – make sure your voice is heard

On Friday 26 March we are holding our second Anti-Racist Forum. Please take part so that your voice is heard.

Your support network during the university closure period

Your support network during the university closure period

Check out this simple guide outlining the different wellbeing support available during the Christmas holiday break. 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.

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.

Young Couples Having Dinner at Home

Thursday – Connect (Wellbeing Week 2020)

Having good relationships, friendships and social connections with others is a key part of wellbeing. With lockdown, social distancing and isolation, we know that it can be harder than ever to stay connected, and this can have a negative impact on your mood and wellbeing. Try and think today about ways to reach out to others whilst maintaining social distance – we’ve got some suggestions below to get you started in thinking about new and creative ways to stay in touch.

Three students sharing a laptop screen

Wednesday – Learn (Wellbeing Week 2020)

Continued learning through life enhances self-esteem and encourages social interaction and a more active life. Anecdotal evidence suggests that the opportunity to engage in work or educational activities particularly helps to lift older people out of depression.

Yoga on the beach

Tuesday – Take notice (Wellbeing Week 2020)

Reminding yourself to take notice can strengthen and broaden your awareness. Studies have shown that being aware of what is taking place in the present directly enhances your wellbeing, and savouring ‘the moment’ can help to reaffirm your life priorities.

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