London hotels trip for hospitality students

Students from the Hospitality Imagineering module of the International Hospitality Management MSc course joined Dr Ioannis S Pantelidis and students from the International Hospitality Management BA(Hons) course for a field trip to London.

The group first enjoyed the hospitality of Adam Rowledge General Manager of the Georgian House Hotel – a unique boutique hotel just ten minutes walk from Victoria Station. The hotel features the smallest cinema in London and a hidden entrance towards their wizardly themed rooms of the lower floor. Continue reading

Congratulations to Source Park

Congratulations to our KTP partners Rich Moore and Marc Moore from The Source Park, Hastings who have just won two Historic England Angel awards:

  • Historic England Followers’ and Telegraph Readers’ Favourite
  • Best Rescue of a Historic Building (joint winner)

Source Park is the world’s largest underground skate park and provides opportunities for our students as part of their studies.

Find out more about the awards and read more about the university’s KTP project with Source Park 

Hospitality students selected for Springboard GEMS

A group of second and third year International Hospitality Management students have been selected to join the Springboard GEMS mentoring programme.

The students are matched with mentors who are professionals within the hospitality industry and will provide them with guidance and support in addition to their studies.

The students met at the Royal Air Force Club this week for a networking day to be matched with their mentors. Continue reading

Teaching and learning invasion games through Lacrosse

Trainee PE teachers experienced an alternative version of invasion games now gaining increasing popularity in UK secondary schools.

The game is a non-contact version of lacrosse which uses inexpensive plastic-headed sticks and oversized lacrosse balls. It is particularly suitable for delivering invasion games skills within the PE Curriculum. Continue reading

Run the Bases Launches Pilot Program in Malta

Run the Bases is a newly formed sport for development organisation that aims to tackle gender inequalities in sport, focusing on the sport of softball.

The organisation was founded by former UCLA Softball Player Tara Henry (USA), Sebastian Cirillo (Italy) and Kelly Smith (UK) who are all recent graduates from the Sport and International Development MA program at University of Brighton. Continue reading

ATHE Annual Conference 2017

On the 7th and 8th December, the School of Sport and Service Management is hosting the 2017 Annual Conference of the Association for Tourism in Higher Education at The View Hotel Eastbourne.

This year’s theme, New Approaches to Tourism Learning in Higher Education, picks up on new approaches in all aspects of curriculum and vocational development, teaching, learning and assessment in Tourism.  As such, this might include students, alumni, industry partners or educational partners in the process. Continue reading

Events and Hospitality Taster Day

If you are thinking of studying events or hospitality with us next year why not come along to our taster day on 2 December? The event takes place from 10am-12.30pm and covers the following courses:

  • International Event Management BA(Hons)
  • International Event Management BA(Hons) top-up degree
  • International Hospitality Management BA(Hons)
  • International Hospitality Management BA(Hons) top-up degree

Find out more and book your place.

First Year students hit the ground running in the CAS

The Culinary Arts Studio is once again open to the public, being run this term by our team of enthusiastic first year hospitality students.

The students have already held afternoon tea events for various groups including the local Women’s Institute and held a very successful event to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. Continue reading

HOSPA Conference Scholarship Day

Student Sarah Waddington-Azambuja, who is studying on our International Hospitality Management top-up degree, writes on attending the recent HOSPA conference:

“On Thursday 2 November 2017 I was invited to attend the HOSPA conference via an opportunity given to me in my Financial Issues module, as part of my International Hospitality Management Top Up year at the University of Brighton. My lecturer Helen Atkinson allowed myself, and my classmate to attend and I was the lucky recipient of the scholarship kindly donated by HOSPA to attend both the conference and the gala dinner in the evening. Continue reading