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
14 December: Building life skills, brick by brick
The University of Brighton is hosting a robot-building competition for schools in Sussex and astronaut Tim Peake has asked teams to send him their ideas.
13 December: University wins top journalism award for Albion partnership
The University of Brighton's Sport Journalism course's partnership with Brighton and Hove Albion FC has won a prestigious journalism prize.
13 December: Disabled Sports Personality of the Year
A former commando who lost both legs in Afghanistan is the winner of the 2018 University of Brighton's Disabled Sports Personality of the Year award.
13 December: Maths Masterclass
Students aged 12-13 from Sussex schools took part in mathematics masterclasses at the university.
12 December: Tokyo trip for professor ahead of Olympics
A University of Brighton academic was invited to Tokyo to conduct field work ahead of the Olympic Games in 2020.