Life At WaterBear

We believe in empowering the artist.

WaterBear life is about teamwork, respect, nurturing resilience and, most of all, enjoying the ride.

Every WaterBear musician has their own story to tell, their own path to follow. Our city-wide campus is designed to be a safe place for students to grow artistically, personally and professionally. Find out why we’re one of the UK’s fastest growing music colleges. Learn about life at WaterBear. And what makes studying in Brighton and Hove so special.

Digital Open Days

Book a virtual visit to WaterBear and enjoy a tailored, personalised, one-to-one experience.


Where state-of-the-art digital technology meets classic vintage music gear.


From flat shares to student digs.

Life In Brighton

We namecheck what's what.

Funding & Finance

Money on your mind?


Learn about our 1-1 Consultation.

Student Support

Your wellbeing matters.

Awarding Body

The perfect partnership.

Why WaterBear?

Tardigrade (AKA Water Bear)

  • Micro-animal that is found everywhere, in all extreme climates
  • The most resilient creature known to humanity. Survives and adapts to its surroundings
  • This resilience and ability to adapt and survive inspires us in everything we do