General News

Dementia patients wanted in Sussex

Gary Hart August 15, 2019

Dementia patients needed for new research into ways to rectify inequalities in care. Brighton and Sussex Medical School, run by Brighton and Sussex Universities, will follow 900 people over three years, as part of a national study DETERMIND.

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REVIEW: I AM THEY @Sallis Benney Theatre

November 30, 2017

The film is engaging and interesting without being preachy and using this young couple’s obvious and romantic personal experiences and relationship as the main narrative thrust allows us to keep the focus on them, and the daily struggle they face and the struggle they have to marry – something the rest of British society takes for granted.   I left with the image of Owl’s mother & father in my mind; rugged landscape behind them, ruddy cheeked, giddy with pride and smiling with joy as they spoke of their love for their child and although not erasing the struggle or pain, they infused me with the hope that the world is slowly getting better for all of us.

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Community News

Annual Brighton Trans and Non-Binary Conference 2017

Besi Besemar February 25, 2017

Brighton University holds its Annual Brighton Trans and Non-Binary Conference on July 20, to take place alongside Brighton Trans Pride. Conference organisers invite trans and non-binary people; researchers; people from the public, community and voluntary sector, and those who want to know more about trans lives and trans issues to the 2017 conference.

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Community News

Students remember the young victims of Orlando massacre

June 15, 2016

Last night about 180 people attended a Vigil at the Old Steine, organised by the LGBT Q university societies from Sussex and Brighton Universities. Students from both universities, young people and allies held a moving vigil for the dead of Orlando massacre.

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Paris Lees scoops top award

Paul Gustafson May 26, 2015

University of Brighton alumna and transgender role model Paris Lees has been named Young Campaigning Journalist of the Year. The writer, TV personality and transgender activist was presented with her gold award at a gala even organised by MHP Communications. Paris was one of the winners of MHP’s 30 to Watch 2015, an annual awards ceremony which recognises up and coming media talent.

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