School of Sport and Health Sciences

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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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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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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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Get ready for uni – live event 27 April

Our 2023 online get ready events will help you prepare for university and offer the opportunity to meet other students who’ll also be joining the School of Sport and Health Sciences in September. Join us for our school get ready for your course online event to hear about how you can prepare for your subject,…

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Meet Dr Leonard Henry Joseph

Dr Leonard Henry Joseph is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Brighton. He is a physiotherapist and his research interests focus on the health promotion, prevention, diagnosis and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal disorders. Your journey into teaching My mother who was a staff nurse was my role model and inspiration which motivated me to choose…

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Explore your subject at one of our events

We have a range of upcoming events where you can explore studying your chosen subject at Brighton. Subject tasters Our subject taster sessions will help you focus in on the courses that interest you. These sessions offer an interactive and informative mini-lecture with University of Brighton academics and current students that will help you get…

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The Three Degrees: meet the sisters creating a University of Brighton tradition

Student Emma Folwell has become the third of three sisters to take the same degree in Physiotherapy at the University of Brighton, after starting this month. “Already planning the group photos in matching UoB physio jumpers!” is how sister Anna Folwell  reacted on Twitter to Emma’s success in gaining a sought-after place on the family…

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Brighton students helping all-women rowing team in world record challenge

University of Brighton students are drawing on their learning to support six Sussex women setting off in the ‘The World’s Toughest Rowing Race’ on 12 June. Starting and finishing in London, the GB Row Challenge involves circumnavigating Great Britain in a  2000 nautical mile test of around-the-clock endurance mixing sleep deprivation and dehydration with all…

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