CIMSPA Higher Education Partnership

The University of Brighton is proud to have been chosen as one of just 10 institutions nationally, by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA), to become a CIMPSA Higher Education Partner and take part in its two-year pilot scheme.

CIMSPA is the sport and physical activity sector’s chartered institute and the pilot will look to develop develop students’ employment prospects and recognition pathways for relevant study programmes. Continue reading

University of Brighton scholars honoured

Two University of Brighton professors have been honoured for their “high quality and sustained profile of their scholarship” by the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS).

John Sugden, Professor of the Sociology of Sport in the School of Sport and Service Management, and Professor Alan Tomlinson, Professor of Leisure Studies in the School of Humanities, received the award of NASSS (Research) Fellow at the Society’s annual conference in Ontario. Continue reading

Come and visit us this winter

It might be cold outside but don’t let that stop you visiting us this winter!

If you’re considering starting an undergraduate course here in 2018, why not sign up to one of our campus tours taking place during December and find out more about what it’s like study at Brighton?

The tours will give you the chance to explore the campus where your course of interest is based, view our facilities and talk to our staff and students.

Find out more and book onto a tour

Making the most of The Careers Fair

Earlier this month the University of Brighton held its annual careers fair with the University of Sussex and lots of School of Sport and Service Management students took advantage of the opportunity.

The event took place at the Amex football stadium and featured over 120 organisations offering job, work-experience and volunteering opportunities in a wide range of sectors. 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 

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

OVERTOURISM AND TOURISM-PHOBIA

– a complex journey between economic gain socio-cultural preservation

Join us for a free seminar on:

Wednesday 6 December 2017
3-5pm

Speaker
Dr Claudio Milano, Ostelea School of Hospitality and Tourism, Barcelona, Spain

Discussant
Professor Marina Novelli, School of Sport and Service Management, University of Brighton

Venue
University of Brighton, Room 203, Robert Dodd building, Darley Road, Eastbourne
How to find us

Reserve your free place by emailing Sarah Smith: S.Smith6@brighton.ac.uk

 

Best rescue of a historic building

An underground skate park set up with help from the University of Brighton has been shortlisted for a national award.

The Source Park, a world class BMX and Skate Park created from the derelict Victorian White Rock swimming baths, under the promenade in Hastings, welcomed its first riders and Skaters in March last year. Continue reading

Clearing 2017

Good luck to everyone receiving A-Level results tomorrow!
If your exams have gone differently from the way you expected, or you have had a change of heart about the course you want to do then Clearing can be a great way to start that journey.

Our Clearing hotline will be open on Thursday from 7am  Call us on 01273 644000
Full advice about Clearing can be found on the University of Brighton website: www.brighton.ac.uk/clearing  

Get to know us better and visit us at a Clearing information day
You’ll meet academics from your subject, take a tour of your campus and facilities and get advice about student finance, university life and accommodation. Find out more about Clearing information days.