Sport and Health Sciences at Brighton

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Students developing fair play in The Gambia

“It was honesty one of the best experiences of my life with the most lovely and brilliant group of university students and lecturers.” Harrison Smith Twenty students from the university’s Physical Education with QTS, Sport Coaching, and Sport and Exercise Science degrees travelled to The Gambia to take part in a Football for Peace coaching…

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A boost for your uni journey

If you’re joining us this September you could get help with halls costs, travel, parking and laptop loans. And if you’re looking for flexible part-time work, we can help with that too! University of Brighton has launched a package of funding, support and other services worth up to £1,750 to new students starting their courses…

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Residential summer schools 2024

Learn about university life at a summer school! Taking place from 9 to 12 July 2024, University of Brighton summer schools offer you the opportunity to try out university. We offer a range of subjects including a sport summer school and a health summer school which both take place on the university’s Falmer campus and…

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Sport science graduate careers – Harry McCulloch

Harry McCulloch graduate from the University of Brighton with a BSc in Sport Science in 2014. Since graduating he’s completed two internships, worked in professional rugby and has now made a career at the top of Women’s football in England. We caught up with him to learn about his career to date and his time…

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Combining studying and international hockey

Lauren Roberts studied her undergraduate physical education degree with us. She has now returned to study and is training to be a teacher through the Teacher Apprenticeship. Lauren plays hockey for Wales and received her first senior international call up in 2019 as an undergraduate student. She was one of our sport scholarship students and…

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Happy Café focuses on wellbeing

University of Brighton physiotherapy students and staff are getting together to focus on wellbeing in a new ‘Happy Café’ initiative. The first event took place in February and was attended by physiotherapy students on our undergraduate and postgraduate physiotherapy degrees and was led by Nicky Walker, lecturer in physiotherapy. Over the two hours students engaged…

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Brighton graduate who lost both parents to AIDS awarded grant from Elton John Aids Foundation

Alumna receives $50,000 from Elton John AIDS Foundation to improve access to HIV care and education for youth in Uganda. Caroline Mukebezi, who graduated with a Master’s degree in Health Promotion, was awarded the grant for her project aimed at improving access to HIV response for vulnerable people – especially adolescents and young girls – in…

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Scholarship funds ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunity for nursing student

Emily Cleaver, Nursing (Child) BSc student, received The Sally Adams scholarship, which enabled her to visit the Philippines. Emily was awarded her scholarship last year and used the funding to facilitate a three-week placement opportunity. We caught up with Emily to find out more about receiving the scholarship and her visit to The Philippines. What did…

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How football stadiums become classrooms

University of Brighton Sport Management BSc(Hons) students are being provided with a unique opportunity to get involved in major football events thanks to lecturer Mark Perryman‘s ‘day job’. Students were given the opportunity to work at Euro 2022 (the one the Lionnesses won), as well as past and future event including men’s and women’s England…

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#BrightonMarathon: How to stay fit from training till after race day

For marathoners, keeping in shape is non-negotiable whether before, during and after race day. From what you eat to what you wear, here’s how to be ready. The secret to a successful marathon is always in the details. It is the little changes that make the difference. In addition to the weeks of training, there…

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