School of Sport and Health Sciences

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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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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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#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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Physio working at the top of his game

Physio Sam Blanchard is working at the top of his game at one of the world’s biggest football clubs. Sam credits his learning experience at Brighton in helping him achieve his professional achievements and job at Manchester City Football Club. We caught up with him to find out more about his professional journey so far,…

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Brighton Marathon Weekend partnership with University of Brighton provides opportunities for students

A three-year partnership will strengthen ties between the two organisations and create exciting chances for students to put their learning into practice. Organised by London Marathon Events (LME), the Brighton Marathon Weekend comprises the third largest marathon in the UK, a 10K and a free mile event. The University of Brighton has 18,000 students and 2,000…

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Lecturer helping to make a difference in Zimbabwe

Senior Lecturer in physiotherapy, Dr Hazel Horobin, will be helping to improve physiotherapy in community settings in Zimbabwe as part of the CREATE PhD Programme. The CREATE PhD Programme, with funding from the Wellcome Trust, is supporting PhD fellows to address existing and emerging global health challenges. The five-year programme pairs 25 UK health professionals…

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SHARE 2024 conference

Tuesday 25 June 2024 10am to 4.30pm Online SHARE is an online conference co-hosted by the University of Brighton’s School of Sport and Health Sciences, Brighton and Sussex Medical School and the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare. The event will include keynote talks, oral presentations and posters around this year’s theme of:  Fast-tracking resilient and environmentally…

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Join us for an applicant event!

If you’ve applied for an undergraduate course starting this September learn more about the course and get to know us better at our events for applicants and offer holders. Upcoming events for Sport and Health Science applicants: Wednesday 21 February 2024 Online subject Q&A sessions Ask any questions you might have before you attend your…

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