It is the arts that give us our cultural wealth, and those who study them learn to look at things differently. The University of Brighton’s arts community strives to look beyond what a human being is, to what a human being has the potential to be.
Brighton is inherently a city for the arts. In the nineteenth century, Henry Cole said the city’s ‘industries’ were ‘health, recreation, education and pleasure’, and since then it has inspired the likes of Graham Greene (Brighton Rock, 1938), Franc Roddam (Quadrophenia, 1979), Fat Boy Slim and Nick Cave.
Our institution is a platform for education, research and community engagement that extends into and beyond the city, developing opportunities with and for the highest levels of practice. Read more about our ethos and objectives as scholarly practitioners in the arts and humanities.