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University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Key Information
Rank 87
Location Brighton, England
Established 1992
International Students 13.7%
Famous Courses Art and Design, Fashion, Architecture
Key Information
Location Brighton, England
Established 1992
Famous Courses Art and Design, Fashion, Architecture

University of Brighton Overview

The University of Brighton is a friendly, diverse and inclusive community of more than 18,000 students from over 150 countries.

Learning at Brighton is all about doing. You’ll become skilled, confident and career-ready through practical experience. With opportunities and support, you’ll evolve your personal skills and attributes so that you can build the life and the career you want.

Fun, free and forward-thinking – Brighton is based on the south coast of England, less than an hour from London (the UK’s capital), and just 30 minutes from London Gatwick International Airport.

The University of Brighton's 2024 digital prospectus can be downloaded here.

University of Brighton Services for International Students

The University of Brighton is a welcoming and well-equipped destination for international students. The university’s dedicated teams and trained specialists can support you with everything from visas and accommodation to careers, as well as your health and wellbeing.

This comprehensive support system aims to help you transition into university life in a different country. The international student support team provides advice and guidance on living in the UK, and the Brighton Student Skills Hub provides you with academic support.

University of Brighton Rankings

In REF 2021, the university was recognised for producing research that brings significant benefits to the economy and society. 88 percent of its submitted research was rated as having an 'outstanding' or 'very considerable' impact beyond academia.

In the 2024 QS rankings for Best Student Cities, Brighton is in the top 100 worldwide and top 15 in the UK.

University of Brighton Accommodation

The University of Brighton has a number of halls of residence located on, or near to, their three campuses across Brighton – City, Moulsecoomb and Falmer. On-site facilities, rent that includes utility bills, and ready-made communities help to make your transition to living in the UK straightforward and sociable.

If you accept your academic offer and book your accommodation by the deadline, you will be guaranteed a place in university accommodation in the first year of your course. This applies to both undergraduate and postgraduate international students. Brighton’s accommodation team can also advise finding a room in private halls of residence or privately rented accommodation.

University of Brighton Location

The University of Brighton has three campuses in Brighton on the southeast coast of England. Surrounded by the beach and the countryside, Brighton is only an hour away from central London by train and less than 30 minutes from Gatwick International Airport.

Brighton is famous for being independent and welcoming to a mix of cultures, nationalities and religions, meaning you’ll be at home no matter what country or background you are from. It’s also a true student city, with 14% of people living here being students. Its reputation for fun goes without saying, but it is also known for being forward-thinking and leading the way in the arts, creative technology, and the environment.

University of Brighton Alumni

  • Dato Ir.Abdule Rahim Abu Bakar (former Vice-President of Petronas Petrochemical Business, Malaysia)
  • John Pasche (Art Designer, including Rolling Stones’ Tongue & Lip motif)
  • Lin Cheung (Designer of the London 2012 Paralympic Medals)
  • Cressida Cowell (Children’s author of “How to Train Your Dragon”, subsequently made into a series of animation films)
  • Julien Macdonald OBE (Designer)
  • Dr Hong Lu OBE (Chairman of the Trustees, Chinese Education Development Project)
  • Rachel Whiteread CBE (Artist and Turner Prize winner)

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