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The University of Brighton’s Students’ Union is democratically run with elected student officers who oversee democracy, campus life and community, as well as organising a huge range of events and activities. There are over 100 societies and 60 sports club, and students have the opportunity to gain experience by getting involved in student campaigns, or volunteering to become a course rep.
Clubs and societies
The SU provides a regular and varied social program and there are more than 100 societies to choose from including student co-ops, charity, culture, politics, the arts and course-related clubs. There are also 60 sports clubs including fitness, health and wellbeing.
The university has four modern campuses – three in Brighton and one further along the coast in Eastbourne. Wherever your course is taught you’ll be near the beach and countryside and within easy reach of London.
Brighton is famed for its diversity and open-minded attitude, making it a brilliant place for students. With its year-long calendar of festivals and events covering science, culture, music and the arts there is always something to do, and the nightlife, galleries, museums and theatres can’t be rivaled anywhere else on the south coast.
Forty minutes away from Brighton, Eastbourne is a friendly and relaxed town by the sea, offering shopping, art galleries, theatre and sporting facilities, as well as easy access to the beach and countryside for students to enjoy.
University of Brighton students on Postgraduate Search say:
“I have lived in Brighton for a number of years and love it. The city is well-located near the South Downs, the sea and London, and there is always something to do, no matter your background or interests.”