University of Brighton
The University of Brighton dates back to 1859 when it was part of the Brighton School of Art. In the 1970’s it became Brighton Polytechnic, and merged with the East Sussex College of Higher Education. It was not until 1992 that it gained official university status. In 2011 the university formed the University of Brighton Doctorial College which focuses on postgraduate research and has a postgraduate community of more than 500 students. The university itself has over 20,000 students.
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The main things you need to know about studying at the University of Brighton.
The University of Brighton is ranked 69th out of 130 Universities in the UK by the Times Higher Education.
96.1% of graduates from the University of Brighton are either in education or further study 15 months after completing their degree.
UK students will pay £9,250 for their tuition. International fees range from £13,416 for classroom based courses, £14,604 for non-classroom (laboratory courses) and can increase to £35,517 for courses such as medicine.
Find the full information about bursaries and scholarships here.
All those who make the University of Brighton their firm choice via UCAS, will be eligible for guaranteed accommodation during their first year of study, provided that students apply within the accommodation deadline. The university has many accommodation options available and has 4 campuses: the City Campus; Falmer Campus; Moulsecoomb Camus and Eastbourne. Across these campuses students have a variety of accommodation options available, from en-suite to shared bathrooms and catered to self-catered accommodation. Prices range from £82 per week to £205 per week, depending on accommodation type and contract length. Find out more about the accommodation available at the University of Brighton here.
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Brighton Students’ Union is here to support all students from the university, and to represent their views. Students are encouraged to join societies, help the community through volunteering or to join sports teams during their time at university. The Students’ Union is the student hub across campus.
Many notable Alumni are from the University of Brighton, such as: DJ Norman Cook, commonly known as Fatboy Slim; artist Jesse Waugh and Sue Hendra, children’s author.
Dr Oyuna Rybdlyloya, researcher at the University of Brighton, has been awarded the Future Leaders Fellowship and has been given a grant of £1.1 million. Dr Rybdlylova specialises in multiphases flows, and modelling sprays using numerical techniques. This is a huge achievement for Dr. Rydblylova and the university commemorates her success.
"Boasting a tremendous foodie community, Brighton has something to offer everyone. Discovering the best places is an enjoyable quest – and will keep you occupied well into your final year at university".
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