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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Rebecca Porter

University alumna brings vital medical care to war-torn Ukraine

A University of Brighton nursing alumna has been helping to provide vital medical care for those caught up in the war in Ukraine, after joining a volunteer team earlier this year travelling across the country offering treatment and medications. Rebecca Porter, who graduated in 2017 with a BSc in Nursing (Adult), joined a small team…

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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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Nursing students stitch together their learning journey

Students from our Nursing (Child) BSc(Hons) degree were encouraged to foster a completely different form of wellbeing when they helped to design a quilt representing their student journey. The activity was part of a Belong at Brighton Extra wellbeing event, which saw 17 second and third year students gather in the Students’ Union bar to…

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Nursing student provides poetic reflection

As part of their degree placement nursing students attend a reflective meeting with their peers and a facilitator to share their experiences. Reshmi, one of our Nursing (Adult) BSc(Hons) students, shared a beautiful poem with her fellow students during one of these sessions. Reshmi explained the background to her poem: “Student nurses are allocated two placements…

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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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Karin Vertue

Nursing student writes for the Nursing Times on self-directed study

Adult nursing student Karin Vertue has had an article published by the Nursing Times. In it Karin discusses self-directed study and the resources available both inside and outside the university. Read Karin’s article on the Nursing Times website.  Karin said: “The article came after I had written some pieces for a new book that is being…

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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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