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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Bronze Athena SWAN awards for Brighton Business School and School of Education

Brighton Business School and School of Education have achieved Bronze Awards from the Athena SWAN Charter, recognising their commitment to gender equality.

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Crowdfunding postgraduate scholarship to transform sexuality and gender research

The university's Centre for Transforming Sexuality and Gender (CTSG) has turned to crowdfunding for the latest in a series of unique UK scholarships.

Professor Phil Ashworth using ground penetrating radar for flood research

River researcher honoured with prestigious Royal Geographic Society Award

Professor Phil Ashworth has received the Cuthbert Peek Award for pioneering research that has boosted understanding of river dynamics and flooding worldwide.

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COVID-19 university FAQs

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