School of Sport and Health Sciences

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Brighton secures national Silver Award for teaching excellence

The University of Brighton has been recognised for the quality of its teaching and student outcomes in a UK-wide evaluation of higher education institutions. The university has today secured a Silver award in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The award confirms that the student experience and student outcomes across all of the university’s undergraduate provision including…

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Brighton in the top tier for social and economic benefits

Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) results announced today place the University of Brighton in top tiers for delivering benefits with partners. Research England’s third Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF3) confirmed that Brighton continues to perform highly across key categories. The University achieved a ‘very high’ rating for its research partnerships and public and community engagement, complemented by…

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Guardian University Guide 2024 results

The Guardian University Guide 2024 arrived this week and we’re delighted to report that: Brighton is 1st in England, 2nd in the whole of the UK, for physiotherapy courses Brighton is 7th in the UK for sport science courses Brighton is 6th in the UK for education courses Brighton is 16th in the UK for Children’s…

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Helping to train Sierra Leone’s first physios

Our Alumni Association recently caught up with alum Desmond Macaulay to learn about the work he is doing to help train the first physiotherapists in his home country of Sierra Leone and his clinic in the UK. As well as being involved in training the physiotherapists he has been helping with providing library resources for…

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Podiatry placement in Thailand

Two podiatry students spent a placement like no other in Bangkok as part of their degree. Lily and Penny are on the final year of the Podiatry (Pre-Registration) MSc and took a four week elective placement at Theptarin Hospital in Thailand. Theptarin is a specialised hospital for metabolic conditions with its own foot clinic run…

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Starting at uni with us in 2023?

We know you’re going to have a brilliant time here! Our getting ready for university pages are full of useful information to help you get your student life off to the best possible start. We have also organised a range of online Belong at Brighton events for School of Sport and Health Science students: Wednesday 12…

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Donor Research – co-creating student-led donation awareness education

The University of Brighton Donor Research Team is comprised of student champions and academics from the School of Sport and Health Sciences and the School of Applied Sciences, and wider collaborators from other universities, organisations, charities and the NHS. It has been a busy year for the team with another round of funding secured from…

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EMPOWERCARE project shows how technology can help older people manage their own care

University of Brighton researchers contributed insights to €4 million project investigating how innovative solutions can address gaps in care and empower users. Key findings from the EMPOWERCARE project have been shared regarding innovative solutions to support individuals and communities to manage their own care. Held virtually, the final conference brought together representatives from all 13…

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Moving on up: Brighton climbs again in latest Complete University Guide

Brighton rose to 68 in the rankings – an overall improvement of 13 places on last year – and has now climbed a total of 44 places over the last three years. The university has also been ranked seventh in the south-east and in the top 60 nationally for graduate outcomes, reflecting the proportion of…

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Explore our summer schools

Our summer schools programme offers you the chance to experience what it’s like to study at university. They’ll help you to decide what’s right for you after sixth form or college. Our summer schools take place in July, and we offer three options: on-campus residential (staying overnight in halls) on-campus non-residential online All our summer…

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