Brighton Fresher's Week 2024

Internationally renowned for its fun and relaxed atmosphere, beautiful seaside, and historic architecture, Brighton attracts a thriving student population of over 33,000 across its two Universities. It’s a student's paradise with more than enough going on to keep you entertained throughout your stay.

Despite its legendary reputation, Brighton is not just a place for wild parties. The city is a cultural hub, hosting numerous events, such as the Brighton Festival, an art gathering second only in size to Edinburgh; and The Great Escape; three days of live music featuring over 400 bands across 35 venues.

Of course, as a student, you might be too busy worrying about what to expect next than planning your entertainment on arrival. But with Brighton freshers week 2023 just around the corner, there's no better time to start looking at what Brighton freshers events you think will impress your newfound pals. 

So to lend a helping hand we've broken it down into nice bite-sized chunks for you. Have a read and make use of the info we've gleaned from current and past students who studied in Brighton.

And, once you're done with Fresher's Week, why not check out our Brighton What's On Guide and see what else 'London-by-the-sea' has to offer you?



Whether you're moving down to the city for the first time or returning for another year, our freshers guide to Brighton student nightlife, covering the best venues, clubs and student areas to visit, will help you gain the knowledge you need to navigate London by sea and find the best spots for enter…

Popular Brighton venues - find out what's on where

Whether you're an avid underground clubber, fashionable funky house head or prefer your live music, check these popular Brighton venues for upcoming events, or view our full what's on guide for loads more...

The Arch


The Concorde 2


Stanmer Park




Other places near Brighton

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