Sport and Health Sciences at Brighton

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New Accreditation for our Advanced Clinical Practice Programmes

We’re thrilled to announce that our Advanced Clinical Practice programmes have received accreditation by the Centre for Advancing Practice. The Centre for Advancing Practice was established by Health Education England to standardise post-registration education by accrediting advanced practice courses that achieve the standards outlined in the multi-professional Advanced Practice Framework. The accreditation acknowledges that our…

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Being an Occupational Therapy MSc student

Rachel Dinnage is just starting her second, and final, year of our Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration) MSc. She took some time out to answer a few questions about her experience. What made you choose Brighton and your course? I was drawn to the courses teaching style of problem-based learning as I felt this would be an…

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Brighton Students’ Union Awards 2021

The Brighton Students’ Union Awards 2021 took place this week and we’re delighted to announce three fantastic wins for the school: Course Leader of the Year Congratulations to Patricia Fordham. Patricia was nominated for being a supportive and enthusiastic course leader, as well as championing varied teaching and assessment techniques on their course. Volunteer of…

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Want to know more about being an allied health professional?

Springpod is a new project funded by Health Education England which offers the opportunity to learn more about becoming an allied health professional. The programme provides an overview of what a career as an allied health professional can offer, as well as helping you develop key skills for the profession. There’s also the opportunity to…

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New book: Leisure in Later Life

School of Sport and Health Sciences Principal Lecturer, Dr Tania Wiseman, has written a book based on her doctoral thesis. The book was published on 17 May and challenges presumptions about later life leisure and the purposes it serves. Active ageing through leisure is an idea close to the core values of sports and health…

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All about Occupation

Many of us would think of ‘occupation’ as our job however in occupational therapy the meaning is far wider reaching. In occupational therapy, occupations are the everyday activities that we want, need, or are expected to do – it is literally anything you do. It includes all those activities that allow us to live, to…

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Fresh start for February 2021?

There’s still time to start your masters degree with us this academic year as a selection of our degrees are available to start in February 2021. Our health courses offer a core research-related module as the basis of your degree, with the option to choose an academic route that is best suited to your professional…

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We’re top for careers!

The Guardian University Guide 2021 has recently been published and it’s good news for students on our health courses: health professions courses at Brighton are joint 1st in the UK for career prospects our nursing and midwifery courses are also joint 1st in the UK for career prospects In the overall rankings health professions courses…

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PENNA win for OT students

Congratulations to Occupational Therapy MSc students Ella Brunton and Krista Etchells on winning the Patient Experience Transformer of Tomorrow at the Patient Experience Network National Awards (PENNA). Ella and Krista were nominated by Principal Lecturer Tania Wiseman in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the clinical work they completed on their diverse practice placement in…

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Our online summer schools are open for bookings

Our online summer schools are free, open to sixth form and college students, and offer the opportunity to get a real feel for what it’s like to study a subject you love at university. Summer schools normally take place on campus but this year we are taking them online, from 14-17 July. Students will get…

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