School of Sport and Service Management

the new gym facilities

Boosting facilities for students

A new gym, learning space and seminar room have been unveiled at the University’s Eastbourne campus. The Queenwood Seminar Room and Social Learning Spaces feature state-of-the-art furniture and technology to facilitate student collaboration. Key additions include two edit suit rooms, USB power chargers throughout and fixed and flexible furniture, including coffee tables and collaboration desks. The…

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Catching up with Professor Nick Webborn

As a preview to his upcoming inaugural lecture we spoke to the clinical professor of sport and exercise medicine at the University. Nick Webborn OBE has been at the forefront in the development of Paralympic medicine, and is now chair of the British Paralympic Association. Nick incurred a spinal cord injury while serving in the…

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a picture of Nick with a paralympic athlete

Paralympic Sports Medicine – The Evolution of a Specialty

Nick Webborn OBE, Professor of Sport and Exercise Medicine at the School of Sport and Service Management, presents his inaugural lecture, Paralympic Sports Medicine – The Evolution of a Specialty, on Wednesday 27 February. The event starts at 6.30pm and takes place in the Hillbrow building of the Eastbourne campus. Find out more and book…

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Harley-Davidson and Identity visit

Students from the School of Sport and Service Management and the Brighton Business School (based on the Brighton Moulescoomb campus) were visited by Harley-Davidson, including motorbikes, and Identity group. The afternoon provided an opportunity to meet key figures from both organisations and gain an insight into the importance of events for high-profile brands. Identity is one of…

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the colourful Imaginarium branding

Welcome to the Imaginarium!

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…

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Developing enterprise and innovation

School of Sport and Service Management students took advantage of the option module Enterprise and Innovation to enhance their business acumen and employability. The module, offered in the final year on many of the school’s undergraduate programmes, and provides the opportunity to develop a product idea, a business development idea or a social innovation. Student…

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University joins the Albion

The University of Brighton is the new Official Higher Education Partner of Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club. The new partnership between the city’s largest university and its Premier League football club will build on existing collaborations through the School of Sport & Service Management and School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences in the areas…

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Explore your options through clearing

Good luck to everyone receiving A-Level results tomorrow!  If you’ve had a change of heart, or your exams have gone differently from what you expected, clearing is an opportunity to assess your options and explore the possibilities.  If you need help navigating your way through the Clearing process, check out our handy guide. Or call…

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The students practise their New Age Kurling

The fun of organising a real sport event

As part of their Sport Business Management BSc(Hons) degree students at the School of Service Management have successfully delivered a range of events for Sport Brighton’s Parklife programme.   During their course students have taken part in a number of workshops delivered by the Sport Brighton team to showcase how to manage and deliver a…

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Joseph Lowe

Guest speaker gives financial insight

First year students on the Sport Business Management BSc(Hons) welcomed Joseph Lowe, an ACCA qualified accountant, to deliver a talk on leisure trust management and community sport. Student John Hanson reports on the lecture: “Joseph Lowe came to the University of Brighton to give a presentation to first year students studying the Finance for Sport…

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