Inclusive physical activity workshop

Physical Education and Dance PGCE and School Direct students at the School of Sport and Service Management took part in a whole day of inclusive sport and physical activity as part of the preparation for their forthcoming school placements.

dscf2361The emphasis of the day was on equity and inclusion within the secondary school physical education and dance curriculum. The day comprised of an introductory theory session and practical application through activities such as boccia, sit-down volleyball, parachute games, new-age kurling and goalball. Continue reading


The number of University of Brighton graduates finding work or moving on to further study after completing their studies has hit its highest ever level. 

According to the latest annual figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency, more than nine out of ten graduates who completed their first degree in 2014-15 were in employment or further study, with over 70 percent employed at a managerial and professional level.  Continue reading

Kickstart Dance Company School Workshop

Kickstart alongside its female equivalent Fidget provides opportunities for students to gain experience in the teaching of dance and provides extracurricular opportunities to perform to individual classes, year groups and entire schools. Teaching work ranges from singles classes, designed to motivate and inspire groups, to residences where the group work on reconstructions of the company repertoire or the creation of new work for performance, with extracurricular clubs and school performance groups. The companies also offers continual professional development events for teachers. Continue reading

A Weekend with Wayne Sleep

6-8 November 2015

As one of a great number of guest lecturers hosted by the university this year to enhance and enrich the curriculum this was an outstanding opportunity for students (involved in dance or not) to meet a distinguished dancer, choreographer, actor and director: Wayne Sleep OBE. Wayne shared decades of knowledge and experience and delivered an in-depth insight into the culture of British dance from the point of view of one of its primary benefactors. Continue reading