School of Sport and Health Sciences

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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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Want to be a podiatrist?

A new career guide, developed by the College of Podiatry and The WOW Show, takes a trip behind the scenes of being a podiatrist. The film features interviews with young podiatrists including University of Brighton graduate Jamie Bedwell. Jamies graduated from our Podiatry (BSc)Hons in 2019 and now works part-time as a podiatrist alongside training…

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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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Gender equality award

The School of Health Sciences, School of Art and School of Media have achieved Bronze awards from Advance HE’s Athena SWAN Charter in recognition of their commitment to gender equality. The Athena SWAN charter seeks to promote gender equality, representation and progression within higher education and research. A Bronze award recognises the steps that the Schools have…

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International Scholarships of £2,500

We are offering undergraduate and postgraduate international scholarships of £2,500 for courses starting in the 2020/21 academic year. The deadline to apply is 15 May and applications are open to all students who qualify to pay international fees. Find out more on the University of Brighton website: Undergraduate international scholarships Postgraduate international scholarships We look…

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Podcast: Resilience during the coronavirus pandemic

In this week’s University of Brighton podcast we’ve been speaking to Professor Angie Hart, Director of the Centre of Resilience for Social Justice based in the School of Health Sciences. The podcast is on resilience during the coronavirus pandemic and the positive effect resilience can have on mental wellbeing. Dr Hart talks about how ‘resilient…

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MP opens our new £200,000 skills lab

Eastbourne MP Caroline Ansell cut the ribbon on the University of Brighton’s new Multi-Professional Skills Simulation Suite which will help healthcare professionals to develop their skills in ‘real life’ scenarios. The MP was joined by staff, students, apprentices and employers to watch demonstrations at the suite which forms part of the School of Health Sciences…

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Brighton student’s quest for healthier feet

A School of Health Sciences student is helping develop what will be Pakistan’s first podiatry service for treating foot disorders. Humeira Parvaiz, in her final year of her Podiatry MSc pre-registration course at the University of Brighton’s Eastbourne campus, cut the ribbon for the first stages of developing the Institute of Podiatry in Pakistan where…

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Celebrations for our first accelerated Podiatry (Pre-Registration) MSc graduates

1,000 University of Brighton students are graduating today, 7 February, and for two, it will be a double celebration. Madeleine Tait and Elaine Bong are the first to graduate under the University’s accelerated pre-registration MSc podiatry validation programme – and they’ve had their dissertation published in a journal. Their thesis called on podiatrists, physiotherapists, and…

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