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Prospective students at the University of Brighton

University locations

The University of Brighton has five campuses at three different locations on the south coast and, whilst each campus has its own distinctive character, all contribute toward making the university as a whole a unique and exciting place to study.

Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings are all by the sea, within easy reach of London and with great links to mainland Europe and beyond. Each town has lots of opportunities to get involved in its culture and community – offering something for everyone and a great place to study and live.


Brighton campuses

There is always something interesting happening in Brighton. The city is bright, upbeat and unconventional but with a laidback, friendly atmosphere and sense of community. Find out more about living in Brighton.


Checkland Building at Falmer, interior of Checkland, Sports Centre.

Our Falmer campus is located on the edge of the South Downs National Park on the outskirts of Brighton. Approximately 7,000 students are based here.

Map and directions to our Falmer campus

Grand Parade

Interiors and exterior of main building at Grand Parade.

Our Grand Parade campus is located in Brighton city centre, in the heart of the cultural quarter. Grand Parade is home to the Faculty of Arts, the University of Brighton gallery and Sallis Benney theatre.

Map and directions to our Grand Parade campus


Huxley Building, Huxley entrance, Cockcroft Building.

Located to the north of Brighton city centre, the Moulsecoomb campus offers students an excellent learning environment and a wide range of facilities. It is the largest of our five campuses with over 8,000 students.

Map and directions to our Moulsecoomb campus


Eastbourne campus

Welkin halls of residence, Eastbourne Sports Centre with artificial pitch and the School of Sport and Service Management.

Eastbourne is a thriving town which offers traditional seaside attractions, modern nightlife, good shopping and a wide range of sporting activities. It’s one of the sunniest places in the UK.

Our Eastbourne campus is located at the foot of the South Downs National Park, about ten minutes walk from the seafront and 20 minutes from the pier and Eastbourne town centre. Almost 3,000 students are based here.


Hastings campus

Havelock Road Building, Robert Tressell halls of residence in St Leonards, Priory Square Building opening autumn 2012.

The historic town of Hastings has been described as the south coast's best kept secret. The town combines natural beauty with an exciting cultural centre and close knit student community.

Our Hastings campus is in the town centre, just three minutes south of the station and about the same distance from the seafront and the shopping district. It is a small and friendly campus of about 700 students.

Which campus am I on?


Search for your course using the Find a course box below. Go to the course page and click the Location option in the central column of the page.


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The University of Brighton is a multi-campus university, with courses available in Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings.

Download a map of all our teaching locations (336k pdf)

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