COVID-19 update

If you’re studying or thinking of studying here and have questions about COVID-19, our helpline 01273 641234 is open Monday–Friday, 10am–12pm and 1-3pm.

Following the government’s announcement that universities would be unable to resume full face-to-face teaching until at least 17 May, we wrote to all our students expressing our disappointment, and setting out the next steps in a safe return. You can also take a look at our FAQs, check the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the university and read the latest emails sent to studentsCurrent students can book a test online.

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Professor Tara Dean

Brighton professor selected to chair a key national panel to boost gender equality

Professor Tara Dean will chair one of the UK Athena SWAN panels reviewing award applications under a charter to address gender equality in Higher Education.

Professor Marina Novelli

University of Brighton and African Artists Foundation facilitate new arts-based cross-cultural dialogues across continents

The Building Bridges through Contemporary Arts (BBTCA) initiative aims to foster cultural knowledge exchanges between Africa and Europe in the face of pandemic.

Dr Katherine Staines

Major grant for Brighton Rising Star researcher to study osteoarthritis

Dr Katherine Staines has been awarded a grant of £885,512 from the Medical Research Council, for a study on how disease and ageing impact on knee joints.

Close up of spots in a petri dish

COVID-19 university FAQs

Frequently asked questions for our students and their supporters on the university’s response to COVID-19.