Students from Compact schools and colleges
Make sure you add 'Compact' or 'Compact Plus' to the further details field when you complete your application. Eligible students at our Compact partner schools and colleges can benefit from guaranteed offers and interviews and financial support when they apply to Brighton.
If you tell us that you are a care leaver on your UCAS form we will be able to offer you extra support. This includes our care leavers bursary, worth £1,000 in the first year of your course and guaranteed accommodation for the whole of your first year – including during the holidays. You will also have access to a student support and guidance tutor throughout your course. Your details will remain confidential.
You can tell us if you have been and care and how long for in the additional information tab on your UCAS form. Use the drop down tabs to enter your details. UCAS have made a short film that shows you how to do this and explains more about how you can benefit from sharing this information with us.
Declaring a disability
If you have a physical disability, mental health difficulties or an autistic spectrum disorder and you tell us on your UCAS form, we may be able to offer you extra support. You can tell us about this in the personal details section of your UCAS form under the heading Disability/special needs.
You can declare a physical disability, mental health difficulties or an autistic spectrum disorder at any time, but the sooner you do the better we will be able to support you. If you indicate this on your UCAS form we will contact you to discuss your needs when you are offered a place at Brighton.
International engineering students
If you are an international student and want to apply for our Aeronautical Engineering MEng, Automotive Engineering MEng or Mechanical Engineering MEng, you will also need to apply for an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate.
Please make sure you read the UK government’s advice on ATAS before making an application to us.