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Starting at uni with us in 2024?

We know you’re going to have the best time with us here, and The Brighton Boost will help you to make the best possible start – with discounts and bursaries to support your cost of living and university services that make everyday things just that little bit easier. Our starting at uni pages are also…

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Students developing fair play in The Gambia

“It was honesty one of the best experiences of my life with the most lovely and brilliant group of university students and lecturers.” Harrison Smith Twenty students from the university’s Physical Education with QTS, Sport Coaching, and Sport and Exercise Science degrees travelled to The Gambia to take part in a Football for Peace coaching…

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A boost for your uni journey

If you’re joining us this September you could get help with halls costs, travel, parking and laptop loans. And if you’re looking for flexible part-time work, we can help with that too! University of Brighton has launched a package of funding, support and other services worth up to £1,750 to new students starting their courses…

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Residential summer schools 2024

Learn about university life at a summer school! Taking place from 9 to 12 July 2024, University of Brighton summer schools offer you the opportunity to try out university. We offer a range of subjects including a sport summer school and a health summer school which both take place on the university’s Falmer campus and…

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Sport science graduate careers – Harry McCulloch

Harry McCulloch graduate from the University of Brighton with a BSc in Sport Science in 2014. Since graduating he’s completed two internships, worked in professional rugby and has now made a career at the top of Women’s football in England. We caught up with him to learn about his career to date and his time…

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Join us for an applicant event!

If you’ve applied for an undergraduate course starting this September learn more about the course and get to know us better at our events for applicants and offer holders. Upcoming events for Sport and Health Science applicants: Wednesday 21 February 2024 Online subject Q&A sessions Ask any questions you might have before you attend your…

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New facilities at the Falmer campus

Development work at our Falmer campus is well underway and in January our Sport and Health Complex opened its doors Newly opened leisure facilities included a gym, dance and fitness studio, spin studio and a social area. The next phase of the development will see the opening of the swimming pools, two show court hall, …

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Funding for new dual-capability environmental chamber

University of Brighton has secured funding of £325k to support its research into the health impacts of climate change – including longer, hotter summers in the UK – on vulnerable groups. The award from the Wolfson Foundation will be used to expand research carried out at the University’s pioneering Environmental Extremes Lab. A new, dual-capability…

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Sport and exercise science graduate secures £0.9m UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship

Brighton sport and exercise science graduate Dr Jessica Mee has this month secured a £0.9m UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship grant to investigate the impact of heat strain on women’s health and performance. The study, for which Dr Mee has received £942,349 in funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), will look at how to improve women’s health…

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Providing psychological support to Ukrainian elite athletes

Senior lecturer Dr Anastasiya Khomutova, course leader for the Sport Coaching BSc(Hons) degree, is working as part of a disciplinary team to support Ukrainian elite hurdlers as they train to qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympics. Ukrainian national track and field athletes have been unable to train in Ukraine since the outbreak of war and…

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