General UniCard Terms and Conditions

Version 30th July 2018/GD

The following terms and conditions apply to the use of a University of Brighton’s UniCard by Students, Staff and Associates. The UniCard will provide users with a range of entitlements, currently within University libraries and during student enrolment registration sessions at the start of the academic year. The UniCard is valid for the entire duration of study or employment at the university and may be required for identification when collecting official letters or cheques, attendance at examinations and queries relating to libraries or Academic Services.

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1. Faults or problems including lost or stolen cards should be reported at the earliest opportunity to the UniCard Service Centre either by telephone 01273 644555 or email This email address is protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2. All reasonable precautions must be taken by UniCard holders to prevent loss or damage to the UniCard, including tampering, defacing or misuse in any University system or in any other way.

3. Students, Staff and Associates may be asked to produce their UniCard as proof of identity when on University premises.

4. The University reserve the right to terminate, cancel or temporarily suspend a UniCard without prior agreement of the UniCard holder.

5. UniCard holders who can produce an official Police crime number in respect of a stolen UniCard will not be charged for a replacement card.

6. Lost UniCards can be replaced at a cost of £10. If your personal details change such as your name, your UniCard will be replaced free of charge.

7. Fraudulent use of the UniCard may result in the cancellation of the UniCard and is the responsibility of the card holder.

8. UniCards remain the property of the University of Brighton and must be returned on demand or when you cease to be a member of the University.

9. The University reserves the right to change the terms and conditions for the use of the UniCard and will publish in advance these changes via Studentcentral and Staffcentral.

The University shall not be liable for any delay or non-performance of these terms arising from any cause beyond its reasonable control, including, but not limited to, any of the following: acts of God, government act, war, fire, flood, and telecommunication breakdown, loss of power, explosion, accident, civil commotion, industrial dispute or impossibility of obtaining materials.

University Liability

1. The University's liability is limited to replacing cards with a faulty computer chip.

2. The University does not accept liability for lost, stolen, user damaged or destroyed cards, nor for loss of monetary value through unauthorised use.

3. The University is not liable for any loss you may suffer arising from any malfunction of the card system or if a card reader or terminal equipment is unavailable for use or unable to be used.

4. The University is not liable for any indirect or consequential loss incurred by you.

Unless required by law, the University is not liable for the availability, quality or fitness for purpose of any of the services not provided by the University or any goods or services purchased with your card not provided by the University