Sport and Health Sciences at Brighton

Study abroad opportunities

Sport Coaching students can take advantage of the Erasmus study exchange programme and learn in a European country. Studying abroad can help improve your employment prospects as well as helping you improve your foreign language skills and increasing your self-confidence. You’ll also make new friends and contacts. Student Sophie Matthews said of her exchange trip: “The study visit…

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Sport Coaching and Development Top Up Graduate News

Sport Coaching and Development Top-up degree graduates, with course leader John Lambert (second from right), enjoying a well-earned glass of champagne at the Summer graduation. Courtney Daniel (third from the right) is presently studying for a Primary PGCE with additional special educational needs at Liverpool Hope University. She commented, “It was when we covered coaching children with special needs…

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Field trip to Manchester United FC

Sports coaching students recently took a field trip to Manchester United Football Club. The students were given a guided tour of Old Trafford including the changing rooms as you can see from the image below. They were also able to watch the first team training at the £60 million Aon Training Complex at Carrington. Students…

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Responsible Tourist Behaviour

Responsible Tourist Behaviour is a new publication written by Dr. Clare Weeden who is Senior Lecturer in tourism and marketing at the School of Sport and Service Management. The book looks at what is important to ethical consumers when thinking about going on holiday, how they satisfy their values whilst on holiday and whether they automatically become ethical tourists….

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16 new research studentships for 2014 valued at £60,000 each

Building on an investment of £5 million over three years, the University of Brighton Doctoral College is providing 16 fully-funded research studentships starting in 2014. Each studentship is worth £60,000 and will support full-time doctoral study over a three-year period. Two of the 2014 studentships will be based at the School of Sport and Service Management: 

TARGET Dance: Bodies in Motion

Undergraduate and postgraduate students from the School of Sport and Service Management have been working with 19 schools from our local network and the university widening participation network to create dances to perform on the largest public stage in Eastbourne; the Congress Theatre.

Football 4 Peace and Sustainable Tourism Development in The Gambia

In December, a group of 27 students and staff on the Niche Tourism module at the School of Sport & Service Management returned to the Gambia to work alongside 12 local stakeholders from the Village of Kartong.  The aim was to produce a series of sustainable development plans for the community.  One was to develop…

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New publication: Values in Youth Sport and Physical Education

Values in Youth Sport and Physical Education, published December 2013, was co-edited by Jean Whitehead (Honorary Research Fellow,  University of Brighton School of Sport and Service Management), John Lambert (Senior Lecturer in Sport and Physical Education, School of Sport and Service Management and Hamish Telfer (ex-University of Cumbria). As sport has become more intense, professional and commercialised so…

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School of Sport and Service Management lecturer leads England’s Triathletes at Glasgow 2014

Glenn Cook, part of the sports coaching staff at the School of Sport and Service Management, has been appointed as the England Triathlon Team Head Coach at the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow. This will be Glenn’s third Commonwealth Games following on from his work in this role at the Manchester 2002 and Melbourne 2006…

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Retail Trends Exhibition

As part of their final year assessment retail students held a ‘Retail Trends’ exhibition which was attended by members of the public and the university. Each stand focussed on a different key trend which included the growth of the counterfeit goods market, the use of technology in retail, fast fashion, cause related marketing and the growth of home baking…

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