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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Couple walking through a field of sheep on the Downs.

Brighton and Sussex universities go head to head in City Nature Challenge 2021

Brighton's two universities have added a competition to their participation in a major annual global challenge to boost ecological engagement worldwide.

Black and white photograph of boys on a house roof from the Other lives of the image collection

New PhD scholarship to delve apartheid era photography in South Africa

Professor Darren Newbury will supervise a fully funded PhD on the cultural legacies of two key South African photography archives from the 1940s and 1950s.

Video installation by Will Kendrick

Brighton welcomes its first Freelands Painting Fellow

Artist Will Kendrick has begun working and teaching in the School of Art as part of the £20,000 Freelands Painting Fellowship scheme.

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.