University of Brighton graduate who lost both parents to AIDS awarded grant from Elton John AIDS Foundation

Graham Robson March 27, 2024

Caroline Mukebezi, who graduated with a Master’s degree in Health Promotion from the University of Brighton’s School of Sports and Health Sciences, has been awarded $50,000 from Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) for her project aimed at improving access to HIV response for vulnerable people – especially adolescents and young girls – in her native […]

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Brighton Marathon Weekend partners with University of Brighton to strengthen ties with community and provide opportunities for students

Graham Robson March 11, 2024

The Brighton Marathon Weekend and University of Brighton have announced a three-year partnership which begins for this year’s event, which takes place on Saturday, 6 April and Sunday, 7 April, and includes the 2025 and 2026 editions. Organised by London Marathon Events (LME), the Brighton Marathon Weekend comprises the third largest marathon in the UK, […]

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University of Brighton student nurse teams up with Terrence Higgins Trust to provide HIV testing on campus

Graham Robson February 2, 2024

Nursing student, Vincent Lane, has teamed up with the Terrence Higgins Trust to provide free HIV testing on University of Brighton campuses this February, to coincide with National HIV Testing Week 2024. The free testing event is open to all University of Brighton students and staff on Tuesday, February 6 at Falmer campus and Thursday, […]

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New exhibition – Trans-Sensory Storying of Gender-Based Violence – at University of Brighton’s Grand Parade Building

Graham Robson October 31, 2023

A new exhibition – Trans-Sensory Storying of Gender-Based Violence – is showing at University of Brighton‘s Grand Parade Building from November 5-7.  The exhibition includes a collection of responses to stories of gender-based violence in the UK and Mexico during and after the Covid 19 pandemic. It is a rich and diverse set of artworks in the form of […]

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Centre for Transforming Sexuality and Gender at University of Brighton seeks contributions for 2024 Lesbian Lives conference

Graham Robson October 16, 2023

The Centre for Transforming Sexuality and Gender (CTSG Brighton) at University of Brighton is seeking contributions for next year’s Lesbian Lives conference, which will take place at the university from March 22 – 23, 2024. The theme for the 2024 conference, which aims to highlight the ongoing struggles against homophobia, transphobia and misogyny across the globe, is Global […]

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Community News

Brighton research reveals hidden sexual abuse of men and barriers to seeking support

Graham Robson June 6, 2023

Men experience a range of unwanted sexual experiences including child sexual abuse, sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape. Over two thirds (65%) of the men who participated in the study had more than one unwanted sexual experience, with sexual assault and sexual harassment most reported. The majority (68.5%) of perpetrators had a pre-existing relationship with the participant.

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In The South

Brighton Marina launches competition to showcase University of Brighton talent

Graham Robson March 13, 2023

Brighton Marina, in collaboration with the University of Brighton’s School of Art and Media, are offering students the opportunity to enter a competition to create one winning design which will end up on an array of benches throughout Brighton Marina this year. 

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Centre of Transforming Sexuality and Gender and the Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics announce Activist-In-Residence Programme

Graham Robson March 9, 2023

This programme, which this year has the theme Gender, Sexuality and the Politics of Disability, offers non-academic activists working around issues of gender and/or sexuality and disability a funded residency (one to two months with flexibility) at the University of Brighton

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