The University of Brighton’s BA Sport Journalism’s partnership with Brighton and Hove Albion has been shortlisted for ‘Innovation of the Year’ in the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) Awards for Excellence.
Launched at the start of the 17/18 season, the University’s pioneering Premier League Apprenticeship with Albion sees six final-year sport journalism students employed as matchday media assistants at the club. Continue reading →
Students at the School of Sport and Service Management have access to a few facility – the Imaginarium.
The Imaginarium is a start-up and entrepreneurial unit where students can develop and build their own business ideas. It is linked up to nine study modules, with more to follow, offering the possibility of also gaining credits for getting involved. Continue reading →
The new partnership will provide a platform for a range of activities, including potential research projects (including potential co-funding of PhD opportunities) and joint work on community programmes. Students studying in a wide variety of areas such as sport science, sport coaching, sport management, sport journalism, hospitality, event management, travel and tourism, and physical education will all benefit from the partnership. Continue reading →
To help you get the best start as a student here, we’ve put together some online activities called Hit The Ground Running.
Taking part in this programme isn’t compulsory and it’s not a test, it’s just a good way to prepare yourself for your studies and get to know your way around our online learning platform, studentcentral.
The activities will include tips for getting ready to study with us and help put you in touch with current students who can answer any questions you may have about the uni or your course.
You’ll be able to access this area the day after you enrol online, by logging in to studentcentral and clicking on the Hit The Ground Running banner on the home page.
Sky Sports presenter Kelly Cates believes women can now “see a path for themselves” when seeking careers in journalism and the media.
Cates, who also works as a presenter Radio 5 Live, was speaking to University of Brighton Journalism and Sports Journalism students at the University’s annual Sport Journalism Lecture.
Cates said: “As I have gone through my career, it’s coincided with women becoming more involved in sport. I see it with younger reporters coming through and women who are in the earlier stages of their careers. Continue reading →
In just seven days, 109 students from all three years of study created, edited and published the magazine from scratch. They also managed to simultaneously multiply the www.overtimeonline.co.uk audience fourteen-fold!
More than 2,500 copies of the magazine, Overtime, is being distributed across all University of Brighton campuses from today. Continue reading →
Undergraduate and postgraduate students at the School of Sport and Service Management took part in a mock assessment day organised by the university’s careers service.
The event was linked to two modules, Employability Enterprise and Innovation, and Professional Practice, but was opened up to all students. Many organisations run assessment days as part of their recruitment process and the event aimed to give students a head start for when they graduate.
Capgemini, a global consultancy company, sent four of their consultants who worked in areas including IT, Finance and HR down for the afternoon. Continue reading →
A School of Sport and Service Management graduate has become the first full-time British newspaper esports journalist.
Jack Stewart, 21, graduated with a Sport Journalism BA(Hons) degree just this summer and was quickly snapped up by a national newspaper to report on competitive video games.
He said: “The Daily Mail advertised they were looking for an esports journalist online and, luckily, one of my course mates had just started working there and pointed it out to me – blabbing on about esports for three years clearly paid off in the end. Continue reading →