Housing Services


The Brighthelm residences consist of 60 five-bedroom houses.  Some houses are allocated to postgraduates, and the rest to undergraduates. Houses have well equipped kitchens/diners. Each bedroom has its own washbasin and there are 2 bathrooms in each house.

Tenancy Type: Undergraduates 39 weeks, Postgraduates 50 weeks
2016 guideline single room rent: £131.29 per week
Service charges: Included in the rent
Number of bedspaces: 300

Postal Address:
Brighthelm (House x, Room x),
University of Sussex,

T: 01273 873482

Building Manager: Wai-Lan Lee

2015/16 Residence Handbook Brighthelm (4.4MB, PDF).

Map, access, and travel directions.

Facebook group: For students who have been allocated a room in this residence, meet your flatmates via the Facebook group for Brighthelm.

View the Brighthelm slide-show

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Watch a short film about living in Brighthelm

Download our 2016/17 Housing Guide, At Home With Us

                 At Home with US 2016/17 cover