Celebrating the NSS

the NSS celebration cakeSchool of Sport and Service Management staff came together for tea and cake to celebrate another successful National Student Survey result.

The school’s score for overall satisfaction was 85% – 1% higher than the average all UK universities score. We’re particularly proud of the following course results which are way above average: Continue reading

Gender equality award for School of Sport and Service Management

Athena SWANN logoThe School of Sport and Service Management has achieved a Bronze Award from Advance HE’s Athena SWAN Charter in recognition of its commitment to gender equality.

The charter exists to promote equality in representation, progression and success of staff and students in higher education. The School has a long history of providing gender parity with its founder, Fraulein Dorette Wilke, establishing a training school for women and girls in physical education in 1898. Continue reading

Eggs aren’t just for Easter!

Dr Kathy Martyn, Principle Lecturer, and the university’s nutrition expert, appeared on BBC1’s The One Show last week to explain how you can tell if an egg is fresh to eat.

Dr Kathy Martyn with the One Show presenter

Dr Kathy Martyn with the One Show presenter

Over 720 million eggs are being thrown away each year, most because they are close to their use-by date.  According to egg producers, eggs remain fresh for at least 28 days and are often safe to eat up to and just after their use-by date. Continue reading