School of Sport and Service Management

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Starting your course in 2020?

We know you’re going to have a brilliant time at Brighton. There’s a lot to think about before starting university so we have put together some information you will find useful before you arrive and for your first few weeks at uni, to get your student life off to the best possible start. Your course…

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University of Brighton’s ground-breaking firefighter training goes global

An education pack created by the University of Brighton and the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has taken off around the world. Initially developed for FBU’s UK members with multimedia company Beach Design and financed by the Union Learning Fund, the Heat Illness Prevention Awareness (HIPA) programme aims to reduce the risk of firefighter fatalities through…

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Our online summer schools are open for bookings

Our online summer schools are free, open to sixth form and college students, and offer the opportunity to get a real feel for what it’s like to study a subject you love at university. Summer schools normally take place on campus but this year we are taking them online, from 14-17 July. Students will get…

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CIMSPA Endorsement for Sport Coaching degree

We’re delighted to announce that our sport coaching course has been endorsed by a national institution. Sport Coaching BSc(Hons) has received backing from the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) against the CIMSPA Professional Standard: Coach. This confirms that the course meets industry standards and provides graduates with the knowledge…

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Monitoring recovery from Covid-19

The University of Brighton’s Dr Alan Richardson is working with hospitals in Sussex and Surrey on research which will support the long-term recovery of critically ill patients who have received intensive care treatment for coronavirus. The study is in conjunction with University of Brighton and Brighton and Sussex Medical School alumnus Dr Todd Leckie and…

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New sport coaching book by course leader

Dr Jim Wallis, Course Leader for our Sport Coaching BSc(Hons), has co-written a new book. The book will be published by Routledge on 1 September and is titled Sport Coaching with Diverse Populations: Theory and Practice. The book will provide valuable knowledge for coaches who work with specific populations; including people of all ages, those…

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Sport coaching during the lockdown

Dr Jim Wallis, Course Leader of our Sport Coaching BSc(Hons) has been working with Sussex Cricket on sport coaching during the Covid-19 lockdown. Jim has taken part in a series of webinars for Sussex Cricket in which he talks about the ways in which we can continue to try to coach cricket during lockdown. The…

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Sports PR guest lecture

Sport Management BSc students had a guest lecture from PR and Media Operations specialist Andria Rudy just before the lockdown. Andria has over 20 years’ experience working in elite sport and global sporting events including at multiple Olympic games, Formula 1 Jackie Stewart Team, FIFA World Cup, Commonwealth Games and more local events including the…

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International Scholarships of £2,500

We are offering undergraduate and postgraduate international scholarships of £2,500 for courses starting in the 2020/21 academic year. The deadline to apply is 15 May and applications are open to all students who qualify to pay international fees. Find out more on the University of Brighton website: Undergraduate international scholarships Postgraduate international scholarships We look…

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Get off the sofa, turn up the music – and dance!

A University of Brighton exercise expert believes a good bop beats the isolation blues by increasing positive emotions while reducing negative ones. “Dancing is good for you physically and mentally – it makes you happy,” according to Dr Nick Smeeton, Principal lecturer with the university’s Sport and Exercise Science and Sports Medicine Research and Enterprise…

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