Sport and Health Sciences at Brighton

Caroline Mukebezi

Brighton graduate who lost both parents to AIDS awarded grant from Elton John Aids Foundation

Alumna receives $50,000 from Elton John AIDS Foundation to improve access to HIV care and education for youth in Uganda. Caroline Mukebezi, who graduated with a Master’s degree in Health Promotion, was awarded the grant for her project aimed at improving access to HIV response for vulnerable people – especially adolescents and young girls – in…

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University Of Brighton 2023 highlights

2023 has been another extraordinary year at the University of Brighton with world-leading research, major awards and new facilities for our students, staff and the community. Check out some of the highlights from our incredible Brighton students, staff and alumni in our 2023 review. Season’s greetings and a happy new year!

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Comfort reflects on her Forward Bound Scholarship

Since 2015, the university has been delighted to offer the Forward Bound scholarship to Health Promotion MSc applicants from low or lower-middle income countries. The scholarship supports health and other professionals who are employed or who volunteer in roles where they will be able to influence and shape health promotion practice and policy on their…

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The Lionesses

Sport as a platform for health promotion

As the Women’s Euro 2022 tournament grips the nation with the prospect of it ‘coming home’, the potential for using sport as a platform for health is a hot topic. The aptly named ‘Grasping the Opportunity’ pre-tournament Impact Report highlights the chance to promote the perception of women’s football but to also provide opportunities for…

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Reflections from three of our Forward Bound scholars

Since 2015, the University of Brighton, with the kind support of Fiona Deane, has offered the Forward Bound Scholarship to Health Promotion MSc applicants from low or lower-middle income countries. This award is intended to support health and other professionals who are employed or who volunteer in roles where they will be able to influence…

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Marwa

Forward Bound Scholarship – there’s still time to apply!

Our Forward Bound Scholarship supports health and other professionals who are employed, or who volunteer, in roles where they will be able to influence health promotion practice and policy on return to their home country. The scholarship is available to eligble Health Promotion MSc applicants and offers up to £25,000 to the successful candidate to…

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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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The Cornavirus virus

What did we get right in the fight against COVID-19?

Research is needed to evaluate what worked well in response to the pandemic to ensure the successes can be sustained for future use. That’s the view of Dr Theo Fotis, Principal Lecturer in the School of Health Sciences and Assistant Director of the Centre for Secure Intelligent and Usable Systems. Speaking during a webinar on…

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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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