School of Health Sciences

Starting a course with us soon?

We’re really looking forward to seeing you! 🙂   Soon you will be able to see for yourself that student life is about much more than just study. From volunteering opportunities to sport and fitness, there’s something for everyone. We have lots of useful advice and information on our website.  

Welcome to all of our new students!

When your place has been confirmed you officially become a University of Brighton student! Keep an eye on your inbox as we’ll be keeping in touch with you by email to let you know more about: activating your university user account and logging on to our online learning environment: student central how to access pre-arrival…

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Alumnus Peter gave an inspiring speech to our graduates

Peter Skelton has spent the past ten years responding to world emergencies after graduating in 2008 with a Masters in Rehabilitation Science (now Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration) MSc. Working for the charity Humanity & Inclusion and the UK’s Emergency Medical Team, Peter has travelled to world disasters in Haiti, Syria and Bangladesh and is an excellent example to…

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World Congress Physical Therapists (WCPT)

Dr Hazel Horobin (pictured below) attended the World Congress of Physical Therapists (WCPT) held in Cape Town, South Africa last month. She delivered a platform presentation titled ‘A white physiotherapy curriculum?  Interpreting the experience of UK physiotherapy education through the perspective of critical race theory.’ and also a poster finding agency:  the response of indian physiotherapists to…

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BSU Awards 2017 – Nominations for School of Health Sciences

Following the recent announcement by the Brighton Student Union (BSU) of the Union Awards for 2017, the School of Health Sciences (SHS) are pleased to announce that we have received the following nominations in the BSU Awards 2017:

The Man with Nothing

Football is helping refugees cope with the misery of camp life in Dunkirk, according to University of Brighton graduate Daniel Mansaray who spent time living with one refugee in his wooden shack. Daniel has written a blog telling how the refugee Zayran (not his real name) fled his native Iraq after being attacked by terrorists…

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Students can join the Olympic gold rush

The Rio Olympic Games have shown that not only has Great Britain has some of the best athletes in the world but also how students can take up top careers to help achieve more to medal successes. They include: head of performance, head of sports nutrition performance analysis, physiotherapists, podiatrists, engineers and sports journalists.

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Japanese Physiotherapy Congress

In May COLIN PATERSON Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy, was invited to Japan to provide a Keynote presentation at the Japanese Physiotherapy Congress in Sapporo. 

Staff and students make a big impression at IFOMPT conference 2016, Glasgow

Staff and students of the School of Health Sciences were well represented at this 4 yearly conference of international musculoskeletal Physiotherapists. DR COLETTE RIDEHALGH presented work from her collaboration with DR ANNINA SCHMID from the University of Oxford on small diameter nerve fibre testing earning her runner up prize for the best rapid 5 presentation. DR CLAIR HEBRON presented…

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Student successes

A Santander ‘Volunteering and Community Engagement Award’ and £500 were given to Physiotherapy student LUKE MORRISON, now in his third year. The award was for Luke’s volunteering as a second year student through active Student in the ‘Gig Buddy’ scheme co-ordinated by the local charity ‘Stay Up Late.’ Luke shared his experiences at an award…

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