Studying at FTA means living in or near to Brighton – one of the UK’s most vibrant cities. Brighton has a cosmopolitan, friendly and creative atmosphere, with a character unlike anywhere else in Britain. The Sussex area also offers ideal conditions for Pilot flight training.


Brighton is located on the south coast of England, less than an hour by train from central London, and half an hour from Gatwick Airport.


There’s always something to do in Brighton. The city hosts dozens of festivals – from celebrations of food and new music, to comedy events and the largest arts festival in England.


Brighton is the perfect location for getting outdoors and enjoying nature. Surfers, swimmers and kayakers can flock to the sea. The many city parks provide facilities to play football, tennis, cricket and other sports. And just 15 minutes from the city centre you will find the stunning South Downs – a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


Brighton is home to more pubs per square mile than anywhere else in the UK, and many famous music venues and nightclubs.


People from all over the world come to Brighton to study, work and live. Its bohemian and welcoming spirit make it a great place for overseas students to discover British culture.

Find out more about Brighton events, sights and attractions at VisitBrighton.