Nutrition and sport and exercise news

Stephanie on her placement

Placements were crucial to my growth

Nutrition student Stephanie chats about her latest placement experience and how it has helped her develop. “Work placements throughout my three years at the University of Brighton have been crucial for my academic growth and to further develop my understanding of public health related practices in-action. “I am currently undertaking a placement ​with Veg Power…

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Try out University at our Sport and Exercise Summer School

Wondering what it’s like to study sport and exercise at university? Why not join us at our FREE residential summer school and find out! 19 July to 22 July 2022 University of Brighton Eastbourne campus You’ll work with University of Brighton academics and current students to get a real inside view of studying at Brighton….

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Nutrition BSc – what I’ve learnt

Final year Nutrition BSc student Isak Sidelind tells a bit about his time at Brighton: “I have learnt a lot from this course as the different modules cover the many aspects of nutrition from public health and nutraceuticals, to sports nutrition and exercise. “I find that studying nutrition differs from a lot of other courses…

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Brighton students helping all-women rowing team in world record challenge

University of Brighton students are drawing on their learning to support six Sussex women setting off in the ‘The World’s Toughest Rowing Race’ on 12 June. Starting and finishing in London, the GB Row Challenge involves circumnavigating Great Britain in a  2000 nautical mile test of around-the-clock endurance mixing sleep deprivation and dehydration with all…

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Top international coach joins the university sports team at Brighton

Leading international sport performance and conditioning coach Dan Howells has joined University of Brighton’s renowned Sport and Health Sciences school. Dan has worked at the highest levels of professional sport in both the UK and US, and will bring a wealth of insight to the student experience in terms of physical development and sports science…

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Sport awards 2022

The University of Brighton celebrated its sporting successes this week at the 2022 Sports Awards. The event took place at The Grand Hotel in Brighton where students, staff and volunteers enjoyed a three course dinner alongside the award presentations. You can see all the award winners and nominees on the Sport Brighton website. Watch the…

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Studying Nutrition at University

Final year student Rebecca chats about her time studying nutrition at the University of Brighton: Nutrition is so important! I chose to do Nutrition with Public Health as I feel that nutrition is becoming more and more important and new research and data is being produced regularly. I have always found it fascinating how foods…

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Brighton research making a world-leading impact, major review finds

The university has been recognised for research of “world-leading quality” which has “outstanding impact” on people’s lives by the UK’s HE funding bodies. The results of the Research Excellence Framework 2021 (REF) published Thursday, 12 May 2022 show that the university’s researchers have produced research consistently rated as world leading. In particular, the university has been…

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Why study Sport and Exercise Science?

Try out the course at one of Brighton’s summer schools During my first year of college, when I was researching different universities, I took part in a summer school that Brighton offered. I stayed in halls and was able to use some of the facilities that the university has to offer. This experience made me…

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Tackling football race hate in memory of Stephen Lawrence

University of Brighton researcher Mark Doidge will join Dr Neville Lawrence OBE and footballer Anton Ferdinand at an event tied to Stephen Lawrence Day. Stephen Lawrence Day is observed each year on 22 April to mark the anniversary of the murder of the young black student by a racist gang in London in 1993. Dr…

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