University of Brighton
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
24 June: STEM festival is back with a bang
Thousands of students will be at the South of England for the UK's largest regional celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
21 June: University looks to build creative technology partnership with India
A range of technology start-up and scale-up companies in India have been welcomed by the university this week in a long-term collaboration initiative.
21 June: A fashion show with a twist
Students and staff from Computer Science for Games and Fashion with Business Studies degrees united to create a catwalk show like no other.
20 June: PhD student wins competitive scholarship
A Brighton PhD student has been awarded a prestigious scholarship for her research into the politics of the centenary commemorations of the First World War.
19 June: Glowing Ofsted report for University of Brighton apprenticeships
The Higher Apprenticeships programme at the University of Brighton has been rated 'good' by Ofsted.