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About the University of Brighton

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Milestones in our history

The following is a pictorial overview of the milestones and major landmarks in the history of the University of Brighton. You can either click through the slides at your own pace one by one or let us do it for you by selecting 'start slideshow' at the bottom of this page.


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1859: The School of Art opens with the first 110 students, housed in the kitchens of the Royal Pavilion.