School of Sport and Service Management

Getting Onside for World Peace day

Over 250 local school students and sports coaches from around the globe converged on the University of Brighton in a festival of football to celebrate the International Day of Peace on Wednesday 21 September. The annual Football 4 Peace (F4P) international training camp brought together pupils from 14 local schools with delegates from Ghana, South…

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Getting onside for World Peace Day

Over 250 local school students and sports coaches from around the globe will converge on the University of Brighton in a festival of football to celebrate the International Day of Peace on Wednesday 21 September. The annual Football 4 Peace international training camp will bring together pupils from 14 local schools with delegates from Ghana,…

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Football 4 Peace volunteers head to Ireland

During the Easter break volunteers from Football 4 Peace International (F4P), travelled to Ireland to assist the Irish Football Association (IFA) coaches to deliver F4P methodology based sessions with values such as trust, respect and responsibility. Graham Spacey, International Partnership Manager, was delighted to be back working in Ireland and Northern Ireland with the programme that…

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Students run Football 4 Peace training camp in Korea

In August 2015, a group of ten students, staff and alumni travelled to Seoul, Republic of Korea to run a Football 4 Peace (F4P) training camp at Seoul National University.  The event was to train staff and students from the Physical Education Department and at the Institute of Peace and Reunification Studies in how to…

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Cool Club and Challenge Camp

Nearly 200 primary school children from Eastbourne and Brighton participated in the University of Brighton’s widening participation project during the school Easter holidays. From 30 March to 2 April, children aged between seven and eight worked in teams during the week as part of the Cool Club whilst those aged nine and ten followed a similar programme known as the Challenge Camp.

Recognition for Football for Peace in Korea

Dan Gudgeon, the Head Coach at Football for Peace (F4P) and Project Manager with the Sport Operation Team at the PyeongChang Organising Committee Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, received an appreciation plaque at a recent fundraising event hosted by the Korean Sharing Movement (KSM) in Seoul.

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Football 4 Peace May Challenge Camp

Boys and girls from Eastbourne and Hastings came together during the school half term holidays in May to take part in the Football 4 Peace Challenge Camp at The School of Sport and Service Management in Eastbourne. As part of the University of Brighton’s widening participation scheme, they participated in a range of physical activities designed to…

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Football 4 Peace v Homophobia at Sussex Downs College

University of Brighton students and Football 4 Peace (F4P) coaches led a festival of sport for students at Sussex Downs College entitled F4P v Homophobia. The group worked alongside a small group of the college’s enterprise apprentices to run the festival. The festival is F4P’s own take on the Football v Homophobia international initiative.

Football 4 Peace and Sustainable Tourism Development in The Gambia

In December, a group of 27 students and staff on the Niche Tourism module at the School of Sport & Service Management returned to the Gambia to work alongside 12 local stakeholders from the Village of Kartong.  The aim was to produce a series of sustainable development plans for the community.  One was to develop…

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