School of Sport and Health Sciences

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Executive Head provides guidance to future PE teachers

PGCE and School Direct physical education trainee teachers were provided with valuable professional advice when executive Head Teacher of Gildredge House School, Craig Bull, spoke to them about securing their first teaching position. Craig is an alumni member of the University of Brighton and studied a BA in Physical Education with Qualified Teacher Status 20…

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Marcus Condon

My career in strength and conditioning

Marcus Condon is a two time University of Brighton graduate – we caught up with him to find out how studying at Brighton set him up in his career. My studies I studied the BSc in Sport and Exercise Science from 2018-2021 for my undergraduate degree, and then the MSc in Strength & Conditioning for…

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Lecturer helping to make a difference in Zimbabwe

Senior Lecturer in physiotherapy, Dr Hazel Horobin, will be helping to improve physiotherapy in community settings in Zimbabwe as part of the CREATE PhD Programme. The CREATE PhD Programme, with funding from the Wellcome Trust, is supporting PhD fellows to address existing and emerging global health challenges. The five-year programme pairs 25 UK health professionals…

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Secondary school revision day

PGCE and School Direct Trainee PE teachers organised a V-Cert revision day for year 11 pupils from Peacehaven Community School. The focus of the day was to develop the pupils understanding of fitness and sport specifically related to Unit 3 of the new V-Cert qualification now being offered in some secondary schools. Pupils were provided with…

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Student shortlisted for Nursing Times award

Huge congratulations to student Emma Hansford who has been shortlisted in the Student Nursing Times Awards 2024. Emma is a third year student on our Nursing (Adult) BSc(Hons) degree and has been shortlisted in the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Sustainability’ category alongside four other student nurses. Emma was encouraged to make an application to the awards…

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SHARE 2024 conference

Tuesday 25 June 2024 10am to 4.30pm Online SHARE is an online conference co-hosted by the University of Brighton’s School of Sport and Health Sciences, Brighton and Sussex Medical School and the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare. The event will include keynote talks, oral presentations and posters around this year’s theme of:  Fast-tracking resilient and environmentally…

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Careers in sport and exercise science

Third year Sport and Exercise Science BSc(Hons) students benefitted from a career progression day as they head towards the final stages of their degree. The event was part of the final year core module Personal and Professional Development which is designed to help students evaluate the individual skills, knowledge and ability required to fulfil specific…

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Graduate returns to inspire student teachers

Mark Watt, Assistant Principal at East Sussex College, returned to the university to present his insight into teaching to our PGCE and School Direct student PE teachers. Mark trained to teach at Brighton on our undergraduate Physical Education BA(Hons) with Qualified Teacher Status and graduated twenty years ago. Trainees learnt more about the use of…

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Brighton student nurse teams with charity to provide HIV testing on campus

Nursing student, Vincent Lane, partnered with the Terrence Higgins Trust to provide free HIV testing on University of Brighton campuses this February. The two-day testing campaign is a personal project of the 51-year-old student mental health nurse, which was inspired by lessons in HIV complex care. Vincent decided to take action to raise awareness about…

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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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