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University of Brighton

We’re committed to developing and nurturing a diverse community, that supports not only inclusion in the university but through the impact of our activities in local, national and international communities. We recognise and value the critical importance sustainability has for the future of our students, staff, partners and community. Nurturing creativity is key to ensuring we continue to grow and develop our activities. We’re committed to creating new, radical and exciting opportunities for our students, staff and community. 

Preparation Courses

Arts, Design & Architecture (3)
Business & Management (3)
Engineering & Technology (3)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Journalism & Media (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Social Sciences (1)



The University of Brighton has been part of the city of Brighton & Hove since 1859, starting as a school of art in the kitchens of the Royal Pavilion and growing to become the diverse and inclusive institution it is today.


We have more than 21,000 students and 2,800 staff studying and working at our five campuses in Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings. Subjects taught here range from medicine to engineering, psychology to illustration, sport science to English literature.


We believe in making a difference. Our research and enterprise activities tackle global challenges, solve practical problems and seek to improve people’s lives and environments.We recognise that today’s challenges are not limited by the boundaries of traditional disciplines; neither are we. Fresh thinking, interdisciplinary research and collaborative partnerships with industry, institutions and communities enable us to bring expertise from different fields to address society’s most pressing issues to make a tangible impact. 


By working closely with business and industry, we make sure that all of our students develop the range of professional and personal skills they need to succeed in their chosen career.

At Brighton we take a career-focused approach to your learning. You will finish your course confident and ready for work, with real, practical and transferable skills as well as theoretical knowledge.

Our courses and the support and opportunities we offer are designed to give you the best possible preparation for life after university. Project work and placements will prepare you for professional life, and career planning provides focus from the start of your course.


Housing services

Brighton is one of the UK's most popular places to live and has a huge student population. There is a range of accommodation options available, from on-campus halls of residence to city-centre flats and houses.

We have over 1,600 places in halls in Brighton, 140 places in university-managed Unihomes and a number of rooms in homestays. Around 70% of eligible students get a place in university accommodation in Brighton.

There are 350 places in halls of residence in Eastbourne as well as a number of rooms in Unihomes. Many students choose to live in private rented accommodation and Eastbourne has plenty of good-quality flats and houses to choose from.

Library services

  • Falmer library
  • St Peter's House library
  • Aldrich library
  • Queenwood library
  • Hastings library

ICT services

Computer rooms:

  • Falmer computer rooms
  • Grand Parade computer rooms
  • Moulsecoomb computer rooms
  • Eastbourne computer rooms
  • Hastings computer rooms

Medical services

Get vaccinated - mumps and meningitis. Know the symptoms of swine flu. Get registered with a doctor/dentist.

Student Life

Campus life

The university is located in a number of places in Brighton, and along the coast in Eastbourne and Hastings too.

Our modern campuses reflect our professional focus.

Facilities enable students to build real-world skills and include internationally significant design archives, a radio station and TV studio, podiatric hospital, physiotherapy clinic, flight simulator, industrial textile looms, rapid prototyping facilities, a real-time trading room, human movement labs, molecular biology facilities, a dispensing pharmacy and two of the most powerful electron microscopes in south-east England

Sports facilities

Improve your fitness, play competitive sports, have fun with your friends or take a coaching qualification.

Brighton, England, United Kingdom

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