University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Mithras House, Lewes Road, Brighton, BN2 4AT
01273 600900
Vice Chancellor
Professor Debra Humphris

The University of Brighton is defined by its commitment to social relevance, steering its curriculum and research toward the public good as a trusted partner. Social and community activity is at the heart of its ethos, defining both who they are as an institution and what they strive to achieve. This is exemplified in its support for 14 academy schools and its award-winning community partnerships and Widening Participation programme.

The University is part of a forward-thinking city that is loved for being original, eclectic and a welcoming and exciting place to be. With over 20,700 students studying across five campuses in Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings it has a footprint in diverse communities across the south coast. A £200 million investment programme is ensuring that its students have access to sustainable world-class facilities, including a state-of-the-art Advanced Engineering Building being developed with its industry partner Ricardo.

Its research has been assessed as world-leading in the areas of Art and Design, Computer Sciences and Infomatics, Sports and Exercise Science, and Leisure and Tourism. In the areas of Engineering and Earth Sciences much of its research is classed as internationally excellent and it is a top five university for research impact in Business and Management Studies.

It is one of the UK’s largest teacher training universities and a major Higher Education provider for healthcare and engineering professions. Together with its local partners it supports the Brighton and Sussex Medical School, rated by its students as the best in the country. 93 percent of the University’s students are in employment or further study within six months of graduating.

With staff and students drawn from over 150 countries around the globe the University is proud of its diversity and international focus.

Recent news from University of Brighton

19 November: University sponsoring children's parade
The university is sponsoring the Children's Parade marking the beginning of the city-wide Brighton Festival, one of the largest of its kind in the world.

16 November: Waste house gets a makeover
The University of Brighton's award-winning Waste House is having a makeover as new recycled and reused materials are incorporated into its structure.

16 November: Head joins national council for business schools
Professor Toni Hilton, the head of the Brighton Business School, has been elected to serve on the Chartered Association of Business Schools' Council.

15 November: University of Brighton launches cancer rehabilitation programme in Eastbourne
The university has launched an exercise-based rehabilitation programme to help individuals with or recovering from cancer called Active Recovery.

14 November: Brighton graduate displays work in solo Brussels show
A University of Brighton graduate is displaying his work in a solo exhibition at the prestigious Centrale for Contemporary Art in Brussels.

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