Dave Lawrence
Dave Lawrence - Author of Mad About Brighton.

Student Life Brighton

Student Life Brighton

Brighton beach

The Cold Wet Combination of Summer, Sea and Sand at Brighton Beach. Brighton has long been popular with tourists thanks to its ideal location on the south coast. Our coastline is varied; from the undulating bays and coves in the far east of the county to the dramatic cliffs that are central Sussex's most potent attraction. In between, youll find a number of larger resorts that draw in millions of visitors every year. Brighton is one such place and is one of Britain's more important cities for tourism thanks to its world-famous seafront.

If you can get yourself down to the beach, theres no better place to work for a few hours than Brighton, Mad About Brighton (madaboutbrighton.co.uk). This lively seaside city has endless entertainment options and great cafes where you can park yourself with a coffee and watch the world go by. Tuck into the latest delicious lunchtime treats, tap into free wi-fi and make the most of your time there. Brightons restaurants know how to treat vegetarians too, so make use of this gem of a working environment!.

With the English seaside just an hour away, youll rarely need to venture far from home to enjoy a day trip or two. This part of East Sussex is steeped in history and the beach gives you a compelling reason to pause between strolls along the pier, cafes, bars and amusement arcades. I love travel and Im really into lists so I just had to write a post about Brighton beach. I hope you enjoyed reading it.

If you havent been to Brighton and are planning a trip, make sure you check out my list of the top 10 beaches in Europe. ". Pier.  The fishing village of Hove with its weathered beach huts and pier is just 10 minutes from the city centre by train (every 15mins). Around it lie a host of cosy restaurants, high-end bars and quirky shops. In times past, Brighton simply offered a swim and a stroll for day-tripping locals.


There are many websites that specialize in events, but we want to be different. Creating a magazine style website for each campus, we will provide a platform for all the students on campus to get involved and express themselves. Not only will new students have somewhere to go for advice on what to do, but current students will have their opinions heard. Packed with interesting stories and exclusive interviews, this is the ultimate guide to getting social in Brighton.

Plus, let’s face it: what better way is there to create publicity for your brand or event than through regular feature?. Nightlife. When the sun goes down Brighton comes into its own. Ranked by students as the top university in the south of England for student nightlife (Which? University Student Survey 2016), Brighton has some of the best club nights in the country, along with fantastic pubs, restaurants, independent cinemas and a great live music scene.

There’s plenty of scope for a good time away from lectures, and the nightlife will definitely be something you can enjoy without having to make a long arduous journey back to home each night! Yet there are better reasons for choosing Brighton than just its nightlife. Where to go out for a night in Brighton? Every week there is a different theme and a range of different venues to choose from. Here are the best club nights and the best pubs and bars in Brighton to guarantee you an unforgettable night out.


Living, working and partying in Brighton in 2018 means that music is very much a part of everyday life. The city has four music venues – The Haunt, Sticky Mikes, The Music Factory and The Latest. Add to these the countless pubs around the city, and the multitude of festivals that rep Brighton every year, and its clear to see youre never far from some kind of musical goodness. The thing about Brighton is, its home to a bigger musical scene than just the famous musicians it has nurtured over the years.

Its estimated that 500 bands reside within its crazy, colourful borders. This means gigs are happening all the time in some form or another. Whether youre into rock, dubstep or any of the genres in between, you can find it in Brighton. It didnt take long for Brighton to become known as a place where music and transformative arts is held in high regard. Visit the White Rabbit Club in North Laines for the early 80s-inspired nights of top DJs and immersive events, and then head up the road to Volks Bizarre, which has been getting its visitors dancing since the 1960s.

There is a growing interest in live music, not only from fans but also from performers on all levels of the spectrum. You could be a 20-something beginner with a single guitar, or a seasoned pro with a full band depending on what youre looking for, Brighton has it all. Instead of trying to sum up Brighton music with just a few examples, the only way to really understand this city is by diving in.

There are many great venues if youre after live jazz and blues, and you can find a mix of gigs in almost every genre throughout the week. Music. If youre a music fan then Brighton is your kind of town. With an estimated 500 bands in the city, and gigs every night of the week, youre bound to find something for you. Today it is one of the UKs top beach destinations, surrounded by sea-front amusement arcades, bars and restaurants.


Known for its vibrant and friendly atmosphere, Brighton's creativity has earned it the title of The World's Coolest City. Make sure you take time out to visit one of the many art galleries. A good tip is to start at the southern end of the Lanes as this is where you will find most of Brighton's art galleries. The world-famous Royal Pavilion, where Prince George lived until his eight year is another must-see attraction. As is Church Street Market which was inspired by the famous Borough Market in London and has a wide-range of stalls offering everything from bric-à-brac to clothes, there is also an organic fruit and vegetable market held every Saturday morning.

Each year Brighton provides a platform for new work from some of the UK’s leading artists and performers. The city’s busy schedule of festivals, events and shows also keep Brighton buzzing all year round. All the world’s arts are on display in this cosmopolitan city. From Cannes-level drama to cutting edge fashion, Brighton has the lot. Filled with contemporary art galleries, antique shops, quirky cafes and fascinating museums, it's easy to fall in love with Brighton and Hove.

Food and drink

Food is closer to my heart than almost anything else.  It appeals to all five senses – the sights, the textures, the tastes, the smells (and memories) of a meal can often trigger us in ways that other sensory experiences cannot. Speaking of tastes and smells, Brighton has some unusual combinations which are a real treat for any foody. Looking for something to do in Brighton? Whether its live music, arts and crafts or sport youre looking for, Brighton has it all.

Brighton is a city of culture, colourful characters and an exciting nightlife. Theres no wonder that this seaside city has been named in the top 10 places to visit this year. Brighton also has a huge selection of places to drink. From the obligatory Wetherspoons pubs to hundreds of quirky, trendy or classical bars youll find it here. Brighton is very much geared towards the younger generation, which is one of the reasons its so popular with tourists and college students.

There are no shortages of good places to eat, drink and refuel in Brighton. With a melting pot of cultures, diverse groups and unique traditions, the city boasts a diverse range of eateries serving up international dishes alongside locally-sourced menus - from cheap eats through to fine fare. Food and drink dominate Brighton’s cuisine. Here you will find every type of taste, from fine dining to rustic beach chow, and from Indian street food to fresh fish and chips.

Sport at Sussex: On your marks

Our campuses are located in beautiful St Leonards and Falmer, which both have lots of green spaces for you to enjoy a game of football or rugby. Or simply head to the gym or studio to stay fit and active. You can also join a club, there’s loads to choose from. With clubs being run by students and staff, there is something for everyone!. Sport is a big part of what makes living in Brighton so fantastic.

It’s an integral part of the student experience here at Sussex. As well as being fun, sports can also help you get fit and improve your skills for a future career. Cricket, tennis, football, hockey and rowing are just some of the sports teams that are available to you. Sport at Sussex is a growing community. Our competitive sports teams train in some of the best facilities around, and are supported by a state-of-the-art Fitness Centre .

If you are into more social sports such as football , cricket , hockey , netball or even volleyball then we have lots of teams to join and get involved with. Sport is a big part of most students’ lives at Sussex. The facilities are excellent – including a 25-metre pool, an indoor climbing wall, a sports hall, a gym and several playing fields. There’s not much you can’t do. Sport is a major sport at the University.

You’ll have your pick of plenty of clubs and teams to get involved with, or you could even start your own. Sport at Sussex is a great way to make friends and have fun. It’s also a place where you could develop your skills and try something new. The city sits on the south coast of England and is sandwiched between the sea and snow-capped hills in the South Downs National Park. I want to tell you briefly about one of my favourite cities on Earth – Brighton.