Formerly City College Brighton and Hove

Social activities and free time

What can you do in your spare time?

Our social programme

We offer a range of leisure and sports activities for students studying at our Brighton campuses. We encourage you to meet new people, make friends, practice your English, get to know Brighton and settle into life in the UK. 

The MET is so much more than a place for you to study. International students are also welcome to join the general college sports and enrichment programmes offered during term time at all Brighton MET and Northbrook MET campuses.

Sample monthly timetable


Activities for international students*

Social activities:
International meet-ups
Pub nights (over 18s)
U18s discos
Treasure hunt
Beach barbecue
Coffee morning
Laser tag
Glow golf
Brighton festivals and events

Sports:
Bouldering
Beach volleyball
Football in the park
Bowling
Paddle boarding
Kayaking

*Brighton campus only

Activities for international students*

Trips around the UK and Europe

Half-day trips:
Beachy Head & Seven sisters
Lewes
Arundel

One-day trips:
London sighseeing tour
Bath & Stonehenge
Cambridge & Greenwich
Oxford & Windsor
Harry Potter Warner Bros studio

Multi-day trips:
Liverpool & Manchester
Cardiff & Bristol
Edinburgh, York & Scottish Highlands
Amsterdam & Bruges
Paris & Disneyland

...& many more. Most trips are offered through Discovery Tours, specialists in group travel.

Trips around the UK and Europe
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To find out more, contact our international team