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Student City Guide to Brighton and Hove: Top 10 Things To Do

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We wrote a blog for WhatUni in order to provide students an essential guide on living and studying in Brighton. If you want the low-down on the clubs, pubs and food, read on for our top 10 things to do in Brighton & Hove...

So you've chosen to study in Brighton? Well done, these are going to be the best three + years of your life!

Brighton is renowned for being the UK's bohemian answer to San Francisco, and is just 50 minutes on the train away from the capital. So without further ado, here are the Top 10 things to do in Brighton, as told by Lizzi Hart, a recent Sussex graduate and marketing assistant at the Graduate Recruitment Bureau...

The Lanes/North Laine

Good for: Shopping, eating and drinking.

What it is: Two sets of winding lanes full of shops, bars and restaurants to suit all tastes.

Why you should go: The Lanes and the North Laine hold a plethora of culture, entertainment and kooky unusual shops. With some of the best bars, shops and eateries residing in these two iconic shopping districts, they represent the epitome of Brighton life.

In terms of the shops, either opt for retro and kitsch (North Laine) or independent and designer boutiques. Make sure you get a chance to explore both areas at a leisurely pace before you get too bogged down with coursework.

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lizzi hart grb author

Lizzi Hart is the Social Media & Content Manager at the Graduate Recruitment Bureau (GRB). Outside of work, she enjoys reading, music, binge-watching TV and dreaming about the dog she'll one day own.

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