School of Sport and Health Sciences

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University of Brighton teams up with Ringmer AFC to give students football industry experience

Students from the School of Sport and Health Sciences will have the opportunity to gain vital industry experience as part of a new partnership with the club. The partnership means that students will be able to shadow members of Ringmer AFC’s coaching and support staff throughout the 2023-24 season and beyond. The University of Brighton’s…

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Rafting day for trainee PE teachers

A group of 50 students headed to the Cuckmere River and Buzz Active Outdoor Centre at the start of their degree. The students are studying Physical Education BA(Hons) with QTS (qualified teacher status) and the trip provided a great way for students to get to know each other and work together. During the day students…

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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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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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Brighton saves the day for elite athletes

The University of Brighton has come to the rescue of Australian elite athletes Matthew Hussey and Will Lewis. Matthew and Will both study Property and Construction Management at RMIT University in Melbourne and were faced with the dilemma of missing out on the British Milers Club races due to clashes with their course exams. The…

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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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Water sports afternoon for PE students

A group of physical education students spent an afternoon paddle boarding and kayaking at Buzz Active. The event was funded by Belong @ Brighton and the Brighton Students’ Union. The event was designed to develop students skills and attributes to become change-makers and engaged global citizens in the future. Outdoor adventurous activities (OAA) like these help…

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Students support grassroots football during placement

Students from our sport science courses supported Parkfield FC this season during placement. Parkfield FC were established in 1970 and are part of the East Sussex Football League. They are one of the longest-standing teams in the county and their manager has been at the helm since day one, currently in his 53rd season! The…

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PE students lead inspiring dance workshop

A group of first and second year students from our Physical Education BA(Hons) with QTS  visited GCSE Dance students at Drapers’ Academy in Romford. The students performed their dance, titled ‘Beneath’, to a group of over 50 young female students and then lead a practical workshop with the school’s GCSE Dance students based on the…

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