Student Life in Brighton

Eating out

Brighton is bursting at the seams with fabulous restaurants and sea food miracles. Whether you're after award-winning cuisine, a tasty beachfront snack or a quick and easy light bite, there are over 400 restaurants in Brighton and Hove so you won't be stuck for choice.

View places to eat in Brighton and Hove


Head to Hove, just west of the city, for the best of the shopping. You can find a great mix of high street brands, quirky lifestyle boutiques and some unique coffee shops to unwind in on lazy afternoons.

If you like to bag a bargain, head to Brighton Marina, with its handy homeware stores, sports goods retailers and a great selection of high street shops to choose from.


Vibrant and trendy, there are some fantastic pubs, bars and nightclubs to visit in Brighton and Hove. The pubs and bars are bursting with designer décor, real ales and live music.

Merkaba in Brighton offers a tranquil setting for a fantastic cocktail night with your friends or if you fancy something more upbeat head to some of Brighton's top nightclubs: Fun Fair, The Honey Club, Ocean, HedKandi Coalition or Digital.

Cool places to see

Beach life

Being by the sea you have no excuse not to explore in some seaside fun. With the famous Brighton Pier as a backdrop, you could take a day trip out at the weekend with your friends and try out some of the local water sports, or maybe you fancy an early morning stroll along the waterfront? Be sure to check out what's on offer!

Sea Life Brighton

With over 1,500 creatures and 50 displays, Brighton Sea Life Centre offers a fun and educational day out for you and your flatmates. Visit the Sea Life Centre website to find out more.

Student accommodation in Brighton

Our Great Wilkins Hall property in Brighton offers student accommodation that is conveniently located on the University of Brighton Falmer Campus. Great transport links are only a short walk away where you’ll be able to get regular buses or trains into Brighton town centre and enjoy all the attractions, restaurants and bars that the town has to offer. If you’re a football fan, it’s also a few minutes away from the AMEX stadium where Brighton & Hove Albion play their home games. Find out more about our student accommodation in Brighton and book a room today.