Student Accommodation in Brighton near University of Brighton
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Casita offers 14 University of Brighton student accommodation options and Brighton student halls near the university. Our accommodations include a variety of room types, as well as a variety of facilities and services to meet your needs. Studios, ensuites, and flats are among the several types of accommodations available. Wi-Fi, all-inclusive bills, on-site laundry, common spaces, bike storage, and 24/7 security and CCTV are among the amenities and services.
Why Study at the University of Brighton
The University of Brighton is a public university with four campuses on the south coast of England, in Brighton and Eastbourne. It started out as the Brighton School of Art in 1858 with only 110 students studying in the kitchens of the Royal Pavilion. It then moved to its own building in Grand Parade in 1876 under the direction of Prime Minister, William Gladstone. In 1897, The Municipal School of Science and Technology opened in Brighton with 600 students. The 1960s witnessed the addition of the Brighton College of Technology in Moulsecoomb. The School of Art and Brighton College of Technology then merged to form Brighton Polytechnic. Mergers continued in the 1970s when Eastbourne and Seaford Colleges of Education merged with Chelsea College of Physical Education in Eastbourne, forming the East Sussex College of Higher Education. Then the Brighton College of Education merged with Brighton Polytechnic, creating a campus in Falmer for the Polytechnic. The final merge was the East Sussex College of Higher Education with the polytechnic, forming the Eastbourne campus. In 1992, the polytechnics were granted university status and became the University of Brighton.
The Sussex and Kent Institute of Nursing and Midwifery joined the University of Brighton in 1994. As part of Kaplan International Colleges, the university opened the Brighton Campus in 2011 specifically for international students to receive English language courses and preparatory education for undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Considered one of the top universities in the UK, it ranks 57th nationally, 120th in the Times University Guide 2021, and 102nd in the Guardian University Guide 2021. Its Community University Partnership Programme attained an honourable mention at the 2010 Community-Campus Partnerships for Health awards. As for its research, 79% of the university’s research is of international standing according to the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. The university was named one of the leading modern universities for the quality of its research according to the Research Fortnight newsletter. It’s also considered the leading research centre in the country for art and design.
Departments and Divisions
The University of Brighton has a wide range of academic departments and schools on its campuses offering various subjects for students to choose from. They are the School of Applied Social Science, the School of Architecture and Design, the School of Art, the Brighton Business School, the Brighton and Sussex Medical School, the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, the School of Education, the School of Environment and Technology, the School of Health Sciences, the School of Humanities, the School of Media, the School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, the School of Sport and Service Management, and Brighton Doctoral College. Each school has a range of subjects you can specialise in with postgraduate options as well. The university also has a Centre for Academic English Language Development for students to improve their language skills before starting their university studies.
Postgraduate studies at the University of Brighton are highly-acclaimed and offer a wide variety of subjects. You can study Accounting (ACCA) MSc, Advanced Occupational Therapy MSc, Approved Mental Health Practice PGDip, Aquatic Environments MRes, Atmospheric Science MRes, Biomedical Sciences MRes, Civil Engineering MSc (PGCert PGDip), Clinical Pharmacy MSc, Community Psychology MA, Cultural and Critical Theory MA (PGCert PGDip), Digital Media Arts MA, Education MA or MRes, and much more.
The university offers a wide range of short courses, evening classes, and workshops that are accredited by professionals. They aim to develop new skills for students or enhance their existing ones. They include professional development short courses, Arts Summer School, Business and management short and part-time courses, IT and digital communications short courses, creative writing short courses, and more.
Facilities and Resources
There are various facilities on all university campuses for students to get the most out of their campus experience. There is free Wi-Fi offered to all students and staff members. The Eastbourne campus facilities include a 36 station fitness suite with bikes, treadmills, rowers, cross-trainers and steppers. There are six large sports courts for badminton, basketball and volleyball, an outdoor pitch for Football, Hockey and Lacrosse, two gymnasiums with disabled access, a dance studio, and meeting rooms that can seat 30 people. There are also computer rooms, the Queenwood library, a learning technologies suite, and restaurants. Learning resources in the Eastbourne campus include a culinary arts studio, an environmental chamber, a human movement laboratory, exercise physiology laboratories, and the Leaf Hospital.
The Moulescoomb campus offers a sports hall with a basketball court, a fitness suite with modern machines including treadmills, bikes, cross-trainers and rowers, and a 15m x 6m climbing wall. There are also computer rooms, the Aldrich library, two restaurants and five cafes. Learning resources in the Moulescoomb campus include design equipment like 3D scanners, CNS lathes and laser cutters, clinical skills and molecular biology laboratories, geotechnics, thermal dynamics, hydraulics and avionics, flight simulator, real trading room, and interior architecture studios.
University of Brighton Student Accommodation
On-campus University of Brighton student accommodation is offered to students on all four campuses. The City campus has the Phoenix Brewery university hall with single rooms shared with 6–8 flatmates, all-inclusive bills, and 24/7 security. The Falmer campus has Cliffe, Coastland, Firle, Framfield and Kingston, Great Wilkins, Highview, Hillside, The Hub, Paddock Field, Selsey and Chalvington, Upland, and Woodland and Downland university halls. The Moulescoomb campus also has University of Brighton student accommodation in Cliffe, Coastland, Firle, Framfield and Kingston, Highview, Hillside, The Hub, Mithras, Moulsecoomb Place, Selsey and Chalvington, Upland, and Woodland and Downland. As for the Eastbourne campus, University of Brighton student accommodation is available in Welkin Halls with standard and large rooms, all-inclusive bills, 24/7 security, and cleaning of communal areas.
There are many other universities located close to the university such as the University of Sussex.