School of Sport and Service Management

Farran after completing the London Marathon

Student joins CIMSPA Youth Panel

Final year Sport Management BSc(Hons) student Farran Leach has been appointed to the CIMSPA Youth Panel for 12 months. CIMSPA (The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) is the professional development body the UK’s sport and physical activity sector, committed to supporting, developing and enabling professionals and organisations to succeed and,…

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Brighton graduate completes British athletics double

University of Brighton graduate George Mills claimed the 1500m title at the British Athletics Championships in Manchester at the weekend, adding to his indoor success over the same distance earlier this year. Mills, a Sport Brighton Sports Scholar who studied BSc(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science, claimed victory in the final in 3:51:39 at the event…

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Keep moving forward – Clearing 2020

Clearing is a chance to keep moving forward  Lots of things have been on pause over the last few months – but you can press play on your education. If you thought you knew where you were headed, but you’re considering a change of direction, that’s okay. UCAS Clearing 2020 is the moment for you…

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Doctoral Fellowship for PhD student

School of Sport and Service Management PhD student, Sean Heath, has been awarded a Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowship. SSHRC is the most prestigious funding agency and scholarship offered to Canadian researchers and the Doctoral Fellowship includes three years of funding, totalling £35,000. Sean is a social anthropologist specialising…

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Podcast: Catching up with sports scholar George Mills

In the latest podcast, we catch up with sports scholar and Sport and Exercise Science BSc student George Mills, who’s just become British Indoor athletics champion in the 1500m in Glasgow. A week before that he raced in a world class field to go third in the British rankings over the same distance. George has…

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Brighton student becomes British athletics champion

University of Brighton third year Sport and Exercise Science BSc(Hons) student George Mills claimed the 1500m title at the British Athletics Indoor Championships in Glasgow on Sunday (23 February). Mills, 20, who is from Leeds but represents local club Brighton Phoenix, clocked a time of 3:50:69 to take the British title at the Emirates Arena,…

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Tyldesley leads tributes to journalists of the future

Legendary football commentator Clive Tyldesley was the guest of honour at the University of Brighton’s first Journalism Awards. ITV’s lead commentator visited Eastbourne to hand out prizes and deliver a talk at the event on Monday 3 February, which recognised the work of final year Journalism BA(Hons) and Sport Journalism BA(Hons) students. Tyldesley, who also…

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Joe’s international call up

School of Sport and Service Management student Joe Murray (left in the photo) received his first international cap for Jamaica’s U23’s rugby team. Joe, who studies Sport and Exercise Science BSc(Hons), was selected to play for an away fixture against Gibraltar U23. Jamaica defeated Gibraltar 17-15 at Europa Point in Gibraltar. Jamaica’s Team Manager Hughton…

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Rugby and netball stars up for awards

The University’s Men’s Rugby Union 1st Team and a Netball Club member have been nominated for top sporting awards. The rugby team is shortlisted for the Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP Team of Year in the Sussex Sports Awards 2019, hosted by Active Sussex, and presented at Brighton’s Hilton Metropole Hotel on 22 November. Also…

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Lewis lands Spurs job

A University of Brighton sport journalism graduate has swapped the classroom for the Champions League after landing a full-time job at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club. Lewis Tizard, who graduated from his BA Sport Journalism degree in August with first-class honours, is now working in the media team of the 2019 Champions League finalists. Lewis spent…

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