Brighton city life
Brighton is not by chance called “London by the Sea” – it has a city life comparable to a metropolis. In fact, Brighton has been known as England’s’ hippest city and one of the best places to live in the UK. From numerous bars, clubs and restaurants, to seaside walks and outdoors activities, adding an active cultural life and fun vintage shops – Brighton has everything to offer.
There are loads of opportunities for activities in your spare time. You can visit the Royal Pavilion, Kemp Town, Brighton Toy and Model Museum, Hove, Brighton Pier, the Devil's Dyke, Brighton Museum and Art Gallery and much more. Brighton is a great place to attend theatre plays and host a number of famous festivals (such as the Brighton Festival, considered the second biggest arts festival in UK).
For outdoors activities you can try bike tours and a huge variety of water sports (wake boarding, kayaking, scuba diving, windsurfing, etc.). If you are more into rock climbing, you can attend courses held on the rock in Sussex. The countryside near Brighton is also quite beautiful and worth exploring.
Should you ever feel like changing the air, London is within easy reach of Brighton (less than an hour by train).
International atmosphere in Brighton
Having the reputation of one of the most eccentric cities in England, Brighton attracts annually over 8 million visitors. The city is the most popular seaside destination in the UK for overseas tourists. This makes Brighton a lively and diverse city, where you can meet someone from every corner of the world. If you pursue your degrees in Brighton, the large communities of international students here will ease your immersion and make your study abroad experience unforgettable.
The city of Brighton has a pleasant, temperate climate, which is slightly warmer than the rest of the United Kingdom. There are early springs, warm summers and generally mild winters. The maximum temperature in summer can reach 23°C (73°F), while in the winter (January) temperature can drop to 3°C (37°F).