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
17 August: Saving water, one drop at a time
A device that fits onto tap nozzles and saves water, energy and money is now in production after a successful fundraising campaign.
16 August: Planning on success
A University of Brighton town planning graduate has been shortlisted for a national award.
16 August: A crab-like film festival
An imaginary mobile film festival has won a top architecture award for a University of Brighton graduate.
16 August: Focus on photography and fashion in Summer School
Sixth form and college students took part in a fashion and photography Summer School which culminated in a showcase for friends and family.
14 August: New link between 'harmless' virus and heart damage
Researchers from Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) have discovered a link between a virus and damage to cardiovascular tissue.